Nightwatch NI40- De-domed sst40cw/nw and xhp50.2 - new budget throwers @ nealsgadgets

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Nightwatch NI40- De-domed sst40cw/nw and xhp50.2 - new budget throwers @ nealsgadgets

Available at: NEALGADGETS

For an even lower group buy price, post in this thread to express your interest: NI40 interest thread / M4D M4X

Specification:
Brand:NIGHTWATCH
Model: NI40
LED: CREE XHP50.2 Dedomed 3800lm,Luminus SST40 CW 2400lm,Luminus SST40 NW Dedomed 2000lm
Max output: 3800lm
Battery: 26650 (not include)
Bezel: stainless steel
Lens: Glass with anti-reflective coating
Body: Aluminum with Type III hard-coat anodizing
Swtich: 20mm,10A reverse switch
Ingress rating: IP68, underwater 2 meters
Weight: 254g without cells
Dimensions: 53 mm head x153mm length
Function: 1. Reverse polarity protection 2.Temperature control, 50°C will step down 3.low voltage warn
Modes: M-L-M-H-T double clickes strobe

SST40NW SST40CW XHP50.2NW
Flux 2000lm 2400lm 3800lm
Intensity 200000cd 120000cd 105000cd
Throw 894m 693m 648m
Current 7.5A 8.5A 18A
Power 27W 30W 60W




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Nice flashlight. So is it the SST40 that is dedomed or the XHP50.2? What is the color temperature of the leds?

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Skylight wrote:
Nice flashlight. So is it the SST40 that is dedomed or the XHP50.2? What is the color temperature of the leds?

SST40 NW and XHP50.2 NW dedomed

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Wow, that looks very nice.

That light is built like an absolute tank.

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  • Are the fins sharp or have they been smoothed on the edge?
  • Is that a C8 bezel? Is it the same size as C8 reflector?
  • Can it tail stand? Their last few lights could not Sad
  • Is it FET+7135 driver finally?
  • What CCT is the SST40 before being dedomed? 5000, 5700, 6000, 6500? Many options exist now so good to be specific
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This looks very interesting. I especially like the heat fin design, which is typical of the Nightwatch series.

What flux bin are the emitters?

I always wanted to try the Maxtoch Archer M1, which is the size of the D1S and GT Mini but brighter and throws farther due to the P2 bin SST40. This light is much cheaper, though this seems much bigger and too bad it doesn’t use the 21700.

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Any idea how long the SST40NW version will maintain max brightness (2000 lm) before it starts stepping down?

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I like the design, just wish they could get away from using multiple different fonts (including comic sand) for their laser etching.

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Any beamshots and whitewallshots of this nice looking flashlight ?

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Nice flashlight but 50°C threshold for maximum driver temperature is an absolute no go for me. That stepdown temperature is way too low for using turbo for more than just some seconds. For comparison please refer to Convoy M3 and Sofirn C8G that also have a too conservative stepdown.

 

I would highly recommend 65 - 70°C instead.

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Very nice.

Give me thrower or give me pizza.

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@NEAL
My order please with most CD !!!!,please.

SST40NW

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Would it be possible to get better pics of dedomed LEDs? I wonder what technique do they use…

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can we buy host?

wanna put in flat white for more throw.

Nico -.-

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Neal, do you see any chance to ask Jackie (Enogear) if he can raise the thermal stepdown threshold up? 50°C is way too conservative in my opinion. Surely, the light will not get too hot to hold but you sacrifice a lot of turbo runtime with such a low stepdown temperature. Thank you!

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Lux-Perpetua wrote:

Neal, do you see any chance to ask Jackie (Enogear) if he can raise the thermal stepdown threshold up? 50°C is way too conservative in my opinion. Surely, the light will not get too hot to hold but you sacrifice a lot of turbo runtime with such a low stepdown temperature. Thank you!

Enogear?
which light is it

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Ooops...sorry, I was certain that NIGHTWATCH is a brand sold or at least manufactured by ENOGEAR, see NIGHTWATCH IRA with XHP70.2 for reference.

http://kaidomain.com/Nightwatch-IRA-Cree-XHP70_2-White-6500K-3800-Lumens-6-Mode-LED-Flashlight-Black

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/57957

https://www.taschenlampen-forum.de/threads/nightwatch-ira-mit-xhp70-kurz...

 

That's why I was thinking you could ask Jackie (the owner of ENOGEAR and FIREFLIES). May I ask what manufacturer is behind the NIGHTWATCH NI40?

I would be highly interested into the NI40 but as I said it sacrifices a lot of turbo runtime due to the low thermal stepdown threshold of only 50°C.

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Neal wrote:
!https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0031/0155/6806/files/93611.jpg?269!

Looks like slice n’ dice!
Awesome to see a manufacturer doing this!
AND this is not even a $100 light!
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Is the 50.2 a 3 volt led ?, and what type of driver Fet + AMC ?

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Nicolicous wrote:
can we buy host?

wanna put in flat white for more throw.


Looks like host has been added with driver.
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Curious about runtimes before step down. Was planning on getting a Catapult V6 but I’ll wait for this.

When will reviewers get theirs?

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4492011 wrote:
Nicolicous wrote:
can we buy host?

wanna put in flat white for more throw.


Looks like host has been added with driver.

hmm i prefer no driver and led.

dont like stock driver Sad

Nico -.-

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Lux-Perpetua wrote:

Nice flashlight but 50°C threshold for maximum driver temperature is an absolute no go for me. That stepdown temperature is way too low for using turbo for more than just some seconds. For comparison please refer to Convoy M3 and Sofirn C8G that also have a too conservative stepdown.


 


I would highly recommend 65 – 70°C instead.

Are you sure? I have a LD-A4 driver in a Convoy C8+. The LD-A4 has onboard temp threshold that turns off the driver at 65 degrees Celcius. At that point, the host is impossible to hold except at the tail. I then went and wired in the temp sensor on the MCPCB to the driver and set it to trip at 55 degrees Celcius surface temp of the head, measured on the fins with an infrared thermometer more or less in line with the shelf. The LD-A4 driver is at that point still far from exceeding it’s own onboard threshhold of 65 degrees celcius.

Maybe 55 to 60 degrees celcius driver temp would be fine, but in my opinion 65 to 70 degrees Celcius driver temp is pushing it…

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Jack used to sell the dual switch version of the Nightwatch IRA with the copper pill on his Enogear site and that was a beast of a host. I put in a 4x E21A in that host and it can pretty much sustain turbo indefinitely in outdoor use while holding it in the hands.

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One might have to buy both the SST40 NW dedomed and the sliced and diced XHP50.2 versions just because of the leds. Crazy Signed up for SST40 NW in M4D M4X interest list.

Neal, do you think it may be possible to get a dedomed XHP50.2 seperately, without the flashlight?

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Not my photos, but shots taken from this light, though it’s unknown what type of led used:

Mine is still to be sent.


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Would love to get an MCPCB of the dedomed SST40 NW…

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The Nightwatch NI40 Stalker beside its brethren:

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For an even lower group buy price, you may post your interest in this thread:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67546#comment-1515845

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are they going to revise the driver mode spacing?

i like this light but dislike the driver . Shocked

Nico -.-