[BLF special edition light] new Sofirn AAA twisty high CRI Yuji 5mm LED (CCT 3200K or 5600K) for 6.50 USD

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Snagged up the last blue 5600K.

Little tip, one gets a slightly lower price on Ali’s app. There’s also a 3 dollaroff coupon offer for new customers……….

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Kame Sennin wrote:
Hello BLF !

Nice to see that the color ones are available eventually !

I received my two black ones (one of each) a few days ago and noticed that the two had some kind of hot spot and the 3200K one had an iridescent halo around that hot spot, not very bright but i am very sensitive to that kind of thing and found it ennoying when reading in bed with the torch.

I might have missed some previous posts (busy vacations !) about that but i blackened the upper half part of the “reflector” with a permanent marker and the hot spot is gone along with the halo !

Good work coming up with a way to eliminate the beam artifact. A couple others have tried the same thing upthread. There seems to be variation between samples whether there is a hotspot or other artifact, and to what degree, and it sounds like the 3200K is more likely to have it.

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weird that they made the warm ones blue and the cooler one red. I thought the point of making them colored is to discern them better.

I will pass on the red/blue ones I guess. I am waiting for my black ones I ordered on the first day the 2nd batch was available.

Their plan has been to make equal numbers of each color in each tint. There should be a total of 250 pieces of each in red and 150 pieces of each in blue being made. I assume they had all of them anodized in one batch, but we’ll see them trickle onto the store in small numbers as they get the lights assembled. The black version was the same way.

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Received one with a crossed threaded tube..:( Awaiting for Sofirn’s reply.

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Kame Sennin wrote:
i blackened the upper half part of the “reflector” with a permanent marker and the hot spot is gone along with the halo

I tried that too (did not have a fine point sharpie)

Im not sure it helped eliminate the hotspot

after partial black out, I got 3.3 lumens, on my meter
I then used a qtip with alcohol and removed the black sharpie markings
now it reads 7.8 lumens, same battery

the reflective cone more than doubles the output Smile

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weird that they made the warm ones blue and the cooler one red.

Hmmm, what were they thinking? Surely not “cold blue ice, warm red flame”

Maybe:

Spectral Classes
Star Type ————Color ————Approximate Surface Temperature
F ————Blue to White————6,000 – 7,500 K
G ————White to Yellow————5,000 – 6,000 K
K ————Orange to Red ————3,500 – 5,000 K
M ————Red ————————under 3,500 K

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fwiw
they made Red ones in Both 3200 and 5600,
the 3200 Red ones sold out first
I got one of the Red 3200, will sell to highest bidder.. PM me if interested in bidding.. LOL!

they made Blue ones in Both 3200 and 5600,
the 5600 Blue ones sold out first
I got one of the Blue 5600, will sell to highest bidder.. PM me if interested in bidding.. LOL!

they made black ones in both 3200 and 5600,
they sold about equal quantities of each
I got one of the Black 3200, and one of the Black 5600, both have very stiff clips, no gumby here
will sell to highest bidder.. PM me if interested in bidding.. LOL!

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Hindsight being 20/20, yeah this should have been anticipated and they should have focused on blue just being 5600k and red 3200K, black being available with either.

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jon_slider wrote:

fwiw
they made Red ones in Both 3200 and 5600,
the 3200 Red ones sold out first
I got one of the Red 3200, will sell to highest bidder.. PM me if interested in bidding.. LOL!

they made Blue ones in Both 3200 and 5600,
the 5600 Blue ones sold out first
I got one of the Blue 5600, will sell to highest bidder.. PM me if interested in bidding.. LOL!

they made black ones in both 3200 and 5600,
they sold about equal quantities of each
I got one of the Black 3200, and one of the Black 5600, both have very stiff clips, no gumby here
will sell to highest bidder.. PM me if interested in bidding.. LOL!

Exactly…. Thumbs Up . Smile

If you can’t make a deal with jon_slider for your desired color & CCT combo… PM me. LOL . I might be able to help. Big Smile Big Smile Wink

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Just curious…. has anyone got a ‘price adjustment’ yet??

I got a message reminding me to pay, but no price adjustment.

Just curious about the experience of others.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! . Thumbs Up

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Same here. I was reminded to pay but still no price adjustment.

And Happy New Year to everybody!

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Thumbs Up …. Thank you. I was just checking to see if I was the only one. Wink

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For my order, not price adjustment, I paid the regular price.

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Same here, still waiting for price adjustment.

What I think happens is that with little batches stock shows up, you can order them but not not pay and wait for price drop, but the ordered lights are not reserved for you until payment, someone else pays full price and your lights are gone. And the price adjustment is not done until there’s new stock to fulfil your order.

Or they are in hibernation over there at the Sofirn store

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Hum, I had an authomatic price adjustment from 15,75€ to 14,87€ (far from the 11,62€ I paid for my 2 black C01).
I sent a message to Sofirn with my BLF name, placed my order and now I’m waiting as well!

Today is 1st day of the 2019 Year and maybe Sofirn staff also had a day out! Even if their New Year is different from most of ours!
I’m sure they will adjust our prices Wink

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That makes sense djozz… :THUMBS:UP:

Your probably right too MascaratumB, as well as being asleep/hibernating as djozz said… maybe they did get the day off to celebrate…. Party

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After I made my order I got a message saying my order will be shipped after they return from new year holiday on the 2nd.

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defloyd77 wrote:
After I made my order I hot a message saying my order will be shipped after they return from new year holiday on the 2nd.

same here. It is Jan 2nd (early morning) in China now, so maybe by later this afternoon price adjustments and shipments will start to materialize.

PocketSammich wrote: I don’t need this, but I want it. Please sign me up.

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I have not asked for any price adjustments, Ive just paid full price and my orders have been filled immediately.

I gave away my two black C01’s yesterday, since Ive now ordered red and blue ones..

I hope you all get the light you wish for. Happy New Year!

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Many thanks for the speedy reply and price adjustment, Sofirn..:)

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My blue 5600K has shipped. Now for the fun part.

Row, row, row your boat slowly overseas, merrily, merrily, merrily, don’t lose it in the heap!

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I think in this case “shipped” only means, “address label and postage has been printed”

next the packaged item has to get loaded into a mailroom basket
it has to get loaded into a truck
it has to arrive at the shipping sorting center, and dumped in a big pile on the ground
it has to get sorted and loaded into a shipping container
the container has to get loaded onto a boat
and THEN they have to start rowing.. LOL!

once it crosses the great water, it will again get dumped into a sorting pile
will get loaded into a basket, onto a truck, and will arrive at yet another sorting center, another basket, another truck

and when it finally reaches my local post office, it will again be put in a big pile, sorted, basket, and loaded into a truck

its amazing it ever gets here

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A very accurate summary of the ‘shipping trail’ my friend. . Thumbs Up

And it is truly amazing anything ever arrives. . Big Smile

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Price is adjusted. But now AE is making problems.

New WildTrail (former LuckySun) D80v2 Sale has Started http://budgetlightforum.com/node/66255

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Price adjustment here too, plus site errors in the payment process including spontaneous log-out halfway and a reversing of the discount called exchange correction or something. Cancelled payment, went to glibal site, logged in again and then payment went well.

Ali is not going smooth today.

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Payment over Win PC still not possible. Using my Android tablet with AE App payment went throu. So now the waiting beginns.

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Payment over Win PC still not possible. Using my Android tablet with AE App payment went throu. So now the waiting beginns.

Did you try replacing all the umlauts with their normal letter counterparts in your name and shipping information (credit card info included)?

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I order ~10-20 times a month on AE and only had a few times this problems. If i try it 1-2 days later it will usualy work. It happens only on AE. Ordering from BG, GB Fastech. . . workes without problems.
I think it is a problem between AE and Paypal. But aslong it resolves by itself it is not a big problem. Contacting the support with this will end with the same solution. They will ask you to wait for 24h and try it again. They say they will look into it and contact you after that but i never get any respond from their support. But aslong it is working a day or two later its ok.
I noticed a few problems with AEs payment system.
After talking with one or two sellers i know that it is not easy for them to set up the payment system on AE. And if a seller has not set every option right on AE it could lead to real problems (often it has to do with currency exchange . . . ). Had this problem a few weeks back. I confirmed the receive of the package (usually this is the moment AE is transfering the money to the seller. But i had set my AE to pay in €. But the seller had not set his AE right to receive €. Only $. So the money was hold by AE for ~a month till this was solved. Same problem when a seller adjusted a price a few weeks back (he adjusted the $ price) but i wanted to pay in €. It was not working. Solution from AE support: please cancel the order and ask the seller to redo the process with option to receive another currency.

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@ People paying with € and price already adjusted:
How much did you pay for each light?

Sorry for the question but I’m trying to check how much these coloured lights will actually cost!
After the store authomatic adjustment (that I mentioned above) there was no further change.
I don’t mind paying the 14,87€ I have listed so far, but it the final adjusted value is much lower…I will wait!
Thanks in advance!

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I had a surprise today when I arrived home Blushing
And now I say even more: good work to all that were involved in this project, djozz, Sofirn, iamlucky13 and many others I may have “lost track” along the way!! Thumbs Up

2 awesome little lights Love
(BTW, the clips are tough!)

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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Did you paint the reflectors?

MascaratumB wrote:
I had a surprise today when I arrived home Blushing
And now I say even more: good work to all that were involved in this project, djozz, Sofirn, iamlucky13 and many others I may have “lost track” along the way!! Thumbs Up

2 awesome little lights Love
(BTW, the clips are tough!)

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