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I NEVER worry about run times on any torch.
Small ones I carry spare in pocket.
Large ones I usually have enuff power in multiple battery setup to last the normal times I’m using it for.

Personally I’m quite happy with Astrolux AO1.
BCF 348, OLight I3T EOS Copper the same.
10440/AAA cells. Jetbeam Jet-1 MK. Up to 14450 and AA.
Plus a coupla others in AA \14450
ALL cheap and basic. ALL work well.
With not one having a problem yet with regular usage.

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nobody wrote:
That’s a little over double what Wuben claims for the NiMh. I guess the question now is – how much energy was left in the cell ( see post # 16). If not too late can you report what charge was put back?

BTW – thanks again for the test.

Sorry, I didn’t even think to do that. I have it running on Med now. It’s well over 8 hours so far and still going. Not sure for how much longer. As I type this it’s starting to flicker a bit. I imagine LVP will be kicking in pretty soon.

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8 hours and 46 minutes on Mid. High was 2 hours 15 minutes. All times with the Amazon Basic 2400mah cell.

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toddcshoe wrote:
8 hours and 46 minutes on Mid. High was 2 hours 15 minutes. All times with the Amazon Basic 2400mah cell.

Thanks for doing this. Looks like Wuben indicated runtimes are waaay off.
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Pete7874 wrote:
toddcshoe wrote:
8 hours and 46 minutes on Mid. High was 2 hours 15 minutes. All times with the Amazon Basic 2400mah cell.
Thanks for doing this. Looks like Wuben indicated runtimes are waaay off.

Yeah, I’d say so. I was quite impressed with the Low level runtime. It was plenty of light to light up a room when it’s pitch black. Even with small diffuser on there it gave just enough light to be able to see the whole room.

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Nice test and thanks for your time in doing this. I been running the 14500 and haven’t had any issues with run time, but it’s good to know about the MUCH better than advertised time on NiMh for when I might use those.

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No problems with the switch. Had it about a month. I like the Lumintop tool 2.0 and the Nicron n7.

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