Lumintop EDC05C Quality Control Issues.

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Lumintop EDC05C Quality Control Issues.

I received my Lumintop EDC05C yesterday. I am relatively pleased with the light concept and function but with a few disappointments.

The Micro USB charge port is not centered, so the light body makes for a very difficult time inserting the provided USB cable to charge the battery. I am unable to insert the micro USB into the light I received to charge.

Secondly, the USB rubber boot cover is very flimsy and completely pops off when trying to access the charge port. I have not been successful with the reinstallation of the rubber Micro USB port cover.

I’m planning on sending Lumintop and Banggood a note regarding my findings.

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Edited by: weklund on 07/19/2019 - 13:13
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That’s a bummer.

It will probably be a month or more until I receive the two that I ordered this week.

I hope that they don’t have this issue.

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LightObsession wrote:
That’s a bummer.

It will probably be a month or more until I receive the two that I ordered this week.

I hope that they don’t have this issue.

I have sent a detailed email with photos to Lumintop and Banggood regarding my findings. We shall see what sort of response I receive. I will post the communications I receive in this thread.

I certainly hope your new lights are issue free … Smile

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I’ve not got much confidence in lumentop lately on QC , they usually make good stuff but can be a bit hit & miss with details , eg gt mini switch , fw3a sloppiness , a few but not many blfgt’s were a bit wonky, & I have an HLAAA ,With the first one I got a refund because it’s tint was VERY green & the second one was a nice white tint BUT it has a design floor ,the first one had it & the second one also had it & I suspect every one of them has it but no one else has noticed, the fault is , when the aaa battery is low ( you can tell when that happens because you can only get low & medium & it won’t go in high) you then can turn the torch off ,it will only switch off if you unscrew the tailcap & or take the battery out.

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I suspect an assembly error.

I don’t recall having either of the problems OP reported with my EDC05C

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Firelight2 wrote:
I suspect an assembly error.

I don’t recall having either of the problems OP reported with my EDC05C

That is encouraging news. Please post a photo of the centering of the Micro USB Charge port on your light for comparison. I would find it most helpful.

Many Thanks

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Part of your port looks bent to me. If it is that would certainly prevent insertion.
Look closely at the bottom right of the port in the picture below.

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teacher wrote:
Part of your port looks bent to me. If it is that would certainly prevent insertion.
Look closely at the bottom right of the port in the picture below.

!{width:100%}https://i.postimg.cc/J0jDwj6q/LUMINTOPEDC05-CUSBPORT1.jpg!

It is not bent. It is installed off-center. What you see in the photo of the micro USB port is how the light arrived right out of the box.

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weklund wrote:
teacher wrote:
Part of your port looks bent to me. If it is that would certainly prevent insertion.
Look closely at the bottom right of the port in the picture below.


It is not bent. It is installed off-center. What you see in the photo of the micro USB port is how the light arrived right out of the box.
I can plainly see it is off center. And I do not doubt at all the picture is how you received it right out of the box.

The lower right still looks bent “to me”. It could be bent right out of the box too.

But… I am looking at a picture, you are looking at it in person. If it is not bent… it’s not bent. . Thumbs Up

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weklund wrote:
teacher wrote:
Part of your port looks bent to me. If it is that would certainly prevent insertion.
Look closely at the bottom right of the port in the picture below.


It is not bent. It is installed off-center. What you see in the photo of the micro USB port is how the light arrived right out of the box.
I can plainly see it is off center. And I do not doubt at all the picture is how you received it right out of the box.

The lower right still looks bent “to me”. It could be bent right out of the box too.

But… I am looking at a picture, you are looking at it in person. If it is not bent… it’s not bent. . Thumbs Up

I am interested to hear feedback from new owners as these roll out. I really like the combination of cool thrower and warm CRI area side light. Very nice UI and simple to select outputs.

I hope mine is an isolated specimen.

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These problems are rather… problematic.

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weklund wrote:

I am interested to hear feedback from new owners as these roll out. I really like the combination of cool thrower and warm CRI area side light. Very nice UI and simple to select outputs.

I hope mine is an isolated specimen.

As requested….

I have no complaints about mine. Everything is as it should be & fit n’ finish is excellent.

Also my charging port is pretty well centered & I have no problem plugging it in to charge.

The rubber boot was attached when I received the light & has remain attached to this point. It seals well as a rubber boot can I think.

That is what I find with my unit.

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Has anyone heard more about these problems? I started looking for info on Lumintop’s QC/QA after the FW3 problems started being discussed.

http://www.lumintopflashlight.com/quality.html