(prototype) the GT Mini

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Hi,

I’m wondering whether I can use a Convoy C8 lens as a replacement for the lens in my GT mini. I don’t have a Convoy C8 lens at the moment but I am planning to buy one since I couldn’t find a replacement lens for the GT mini in Banggood.

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I received my GT Mini today. I didn’t receive my GT Mini holster and my GT Mini didn’t work. I tried with all the 18650 still nothing. One very dim light came on for 1 second when I pushed the button then nothing after that. The rubber button has a green light when I click on it, it flashes then stop then flash couple time but still no light. I tried following the user manual still nothing. I emailed Martin. What do I do now?

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sherman2k wrote:
I received my GT Mini today. I didn’t receive my GT Mini holster and my GT Mini didn’t work. I tried with all the 18650 still nothing. One very dim light came on for 1 second when I pushed the button then nothing after that. The rubber button has a green light when I click on it, it flashes then stop then flash couple time but still no light. I tried following the user manual still nothing. I emailed Martin. What do I do now?

You’ll need to talk to Martin or Neal.

Do you get the 2 blinks when the battery is connected?

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I emailed Martin already. I only see some green light flash in the rubber button when the battery is connected.

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bunnicula wrote:
Hi,

I’m wondering whether I can use a Convoy C8 lens as a replacement for the lens in my GT mini. I don’t have a Convoy C8 lens at the moment but I am planning to buy one since I couldn’t find a replacement lens for the GT mini in Banggood.


The C8 lens is much too small.

You would probably need to get a lens at Lumintop or else an aftermarket lens. If you are in the USA, you might try: https://www.flashlightlens.com

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JasonWW wrote:
You would probably need to get a lens at Lumintop or else an aftermarket lens. If you are in the USA, you might try: https://www.flashlightlens.com

Thanks Jason, I hope BG will start selling parts for the GT Mini soon.

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Are you in ramping mode? Are you pressing and holding from off to get to moonlight? You have to release the button as soon as the light turns on otherwise it starts ramping up. It just stays at moonlight for maybe 0.5 second.

The bottom of the ramp seems to be about moonlight 4 brightness level.

I checked moonlight levels 1-4 and all seemed to work as they should. Moonlight 1 just barely had the led glowing. I had to turn off the room light just to see it it was on or not.

Yes I’m in ramping mode. I just tried again and clicking once for the setting “moonlight 1” is a lot brighter than clicking twice for setting “2”.

It’s not that big a deal because setting 2 is plenty low enough for me. I just thought the situation is bizarre.

Thanks for the help Jason.

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My Mini has shown up in Queens and is on its way to me ( I hope) maybe others will see similar tracking with theirs

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Some pictures of my defective gt mini
Smoke inside the ref:

Smoke in the right

Beamshots both on turbo and both neutral white

Have contacted Neal yesterday, still waiting for answer

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Glov wrote:
Some pictures of my defective gt mini
Smoke inside the ref:
https://imgur.com/fime1BL
Smoke in the right
https://imgur.com/8AF4BlI
Beamshots both on turbo and both neutral white
https://imgur.com/dn9n3fe

Have contacted Neal yesterday, still waiting for answer

sad u got a kaputt light, its clearly looks defective and they hopefully will send u a new one.

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mortuus wrote:
Glov wrote:
Some pictures of my defective gt mini
Smoke inside the ref:
https://imgur.com/fime1BL
Smoke in the right
https://imgur.com/8AF4BlI
Beamshots both on turbo and both neutral white
https://imgur.com/dn9n3fe

Have contacted Neal yesterday, still waiting for answer

sad u got a kaputt light, its clearly looks defective and they hopefully will send u a new one.


I hope so too
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Thanks JasonWW, I have edited my post

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Mine came today, a couple days early from what tracking said earlier in the week. All my add-ons were also in the box. Everything works well, and unfortunately mine came with a ton of glue in the bezel.

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Light came and it’s my first thrower! Neat light but the backlit button isn’t aligned for me…nbd just looks like the light is smirking at me.

I am missing the diffuser and 18350 I ordered tho ): email sent to Neal

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severide wrote:
Mine came today, a couple days early from what tracking said earlier in the week. All my add-ons were also in the box. Everything works well, and unfortunately mine came with a ton of glue in the bezel.

I think all the bezels are glued. Nothing else, though.

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Light came and it’s my first thrower! Neat light but the backlit button isn’t aligned for me…nbd just looks like the light is smirking at me.

I am missing the diffuser and 18350 I ordered tho ): email sent to Neal

My button looks like this, what does yours look ?

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GT Mini arrived. A couple things I noticed:

-Identical head size vs. D1S
-Lower moon than D1S
-Pretty much identical beam profile, D1S has a marginally smaller spot but wider corona
-My D1S has a bit more rosiness to the beam, GT Mini is more neutral, no green
-Switching between the two on momentary turbo, there’s practically no telling them apart
-Mushy switch cover, but good distinctive click, no trouble doing 5x clicks in a row
-18350 tube is ridiculous

So, if you have the D1S and don’t need more configurable NarsilM and its mode config, the silly but adorable 18350 tube, there’s no need to get the more expensive GT Mini.

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maukka wrote:

So, if you have the D1S and don’t need more configurable NarsilM and its mode config, the silly but adorable 18350 tube, there’s no need to get the more expensive GT Mini.

I thought they were both $40.

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D1S is F-ugly! Facepalm The Mini GT …. soooo cute! Thumbs Up

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JasonWW wrote:
maukka wrote:
So, if you have the D1S and don’t need more configurable NarsilM and its mode config, the silly but adorable 18350 tube, there’s no need to get the more expensive GT Mini.
I thought they were both $40.

I bought my D1S from Int-Outdoor 3 months ago for $35 shipped. Looks like the price is still the same.

http://intl-outdoor.com/emisar-d1s-thrower-p-926.html

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ssschen wrote:
JasonWW wrote:
maukka wrote:
So, if you have the D1S and don’t need more configurable NarsilM and its mode config, the silly but adorable 18350 tube, there’s no need to get the more expensive GT Mini.
I thought they were both $40.

I bought my D1S from Int-Outdoor 3 months ago for $35 shipped. Looks like the price is still the same.

http://intl-outdoor.com/emisar-d1s-thrower-p-926.html


Okay, I’m in the US and Mountain Electronics sales them for $40. I didn’t look outside the USA for cheaper.

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mortuus wrote:
Moomoomao wrote:
Light came and it’s my first thrower! Neat light but the backlit button isn’t aligned for me…nbd just looks like the light is smirking at me.

I am missing the diffuser and 18350 I ordered tho ): email sent to Neal

My button looks like this, what does yours look ?


Got my order of GT Mini too (CW & NW). In both cases, the buttons do look like smiley faces (2 “eyes” and a smile).

Also, in both cases, when the tube is properly screwed up, the tube label “GT Mini” doesn’t align to the side button… (more like at a 90-degree angle). I would like it better when the “GT Mini” words line up with the button, when the tube is properly screwed up…

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Yes my gt mini text doesnt align proper either but not much u can do atleast the light performs very nice.

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So far no response from Neal with my issue with the light.

Can someone help me to contact Neal or tell me how to get hold of him? Thanks.

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So far no response from Neal with my issue with the light.

Can someone help me to contact Neal or tell me how to get hold of him? Thanks.


It may take him a few days or more to respond. His last post in this thread was last week.

You can also contact M4D M4X. He posted in this thread just a few days ago.

Did you PM him?

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I did. But I got a replied says he is not Neal. I guess I got the name wrong. I believe i placed my order through m4d m4x web site. This is not my first time never had any problem before. There is first time for everything. I will wait few more days. Hopefully I get contact soon. It really sucks that you wait for few weeks and the light don’t work.

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Here are PM links:

Neal

M4D M4X

Here are emails:

Martin@m4dm4x.com

Neal@m4dm4x.com

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sherman2k wrote:
I did. But I got a replied says he is not Neal. I guess I got the name wrong. I believe i placed my order through m4d m4x web site. This is not my first time never had any problem before. There is first time for everything. I will wait few more days. Hopefully I get contact soon. It really sucks that you wait for few weeks and the light don’t work.

It’s on M4D M4X’s website, but Neal runs his own “Neal’s Deals” page within that website. Neal is the one who actually handles the transactions for things like the Mini GT.

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Thank you. I am sure Neal will contact me soon.

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Neal was traveling this week
(visited Lumintop and another manufacturer) and he has issues using VPN and stuff to fight the chinese wall of censorship 

he definetely will contact you Smile


 

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