Sofirn SF 10 VS Sofirn SF 14

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Sofirn SF 10 VS Sofirn SF 14

What are important differences between the two considering the price $6.96 vs $11.01?
Thanks, Jerry

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Here's a snap shot of the basic differences:

 

Manufacturer
Model
LED/Tint
Output in lumins
Runtime (hrs + min)
Dimensions Weight
(grams)
Reflect Comments
Length
(mm)
Diam
(mm)
Sofirn
SF14
XP-G2
5350-5700 K
  L M H
14500: 5 (100+00) 110 (5+40) 600 (0+50)
Alklne: 3 (111+00) 33/(10+27) 230 (1+30)
Steps down from High to Med after 3 1/2 minutes
97.6 19 39 OP

Always starts in Low.

No Strobe

Sofirn
SF10
XP-G2
5500 K
  H M L L
14500: 430 () 200 () 30 () 5 ()
Alklne: 100 () 50 () 15 () 2 ()
Double tap to activate strobe.
98 21 53 OP

 Always starts in High.

Noticeable PWM.

The SF10 has the worst PWM of any flashlight in my collection. I can detect it in all modes but High. It is the worst in Low. I am fortunate that the SF10 PWM doesn't affect me, but it it does my wife very much. 

Some BLF members have reported that the SF14 goes spastic with blinking when a Ni-MH battery is used. I haven't experienced this anomaly with mine. According to Sofirn, this problem was fixed with the SF14 V2. 

Edit: Neither flashlight has mode memory. Both have a tail switch, are made from anodized aluminium, and, are IPx-8 rated. 

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Many thanks, Al.

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So, some things I remember (I have both lights, both moded)!
Some threads you may wanna look at:
SF10http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55658; http://budgetlightforum.com/node/59702; http://budgetlightforum.com/node/56747

SF14 (old version)http://budgetlightforum.com/node/56992; http://budgetlightforum.com/node/57408; http://budgetlightforum.com/node/57412; http://budgetlightforum.com/node/57599; http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60872; http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60037 (about runtime);

SF14 (V1 vs V2)http://budgetlightforum.com/node/61976

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SF10PWM; 4 modes (H-M-L-ML + Strobe with double click); can’t remember if it has memory; bigger and larger flashlight, modder friendly, NW tint (yellowish or rosy tints, depends); tough host
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SF14 (old version) – No PWMN; 3 modes (L-M-H); no Memory; thinner, lighter, modder friendly, NW tint (white, sometimes yellowish), throwier (+70mts distance)

Hope this helps! About the new version of SF14, take a look at the thread above Wink

EDIT: Took too much time to write, ActiveAl beat me in an elegant way Wink Beer

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Thanks, MascaratumB. Everything helps. Big Smile
Jerry

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jerm03 wrote:
Thanks, MascaratumB. Everything helps. Big Smile
Jerry

You’re welcome Jerry Wink
BTW, length is inverted on Al table Silly The SF10 has that 0.4mm extra Big Smile

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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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MascaratumB wrote:
BTW, length is inverted on Al table Silly The SF10 has that 0.4mm extra :D

Yes, the SF10 is indeed slightly longer than the SF14. Thanks.

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I saw that the SP31 V2.0 has a $9 coupon on the light, charger, battery package.

https://amzn.to/2OwtpzX