Astrolux ft03 50.2

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Astrolux ft03 50.2

How do you tell the Astrolux ft03 50.2 led from the sst40 led? I ordered a 50.2 from Banggood and the box says 50.2, and the instructions inside said it was the sst40 led. I want to confirm I got the 50.2 version.

Thank for any help.

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I got the 50.2 version as well and I think they just didn’t bother to update the manual. The hotspot on mine looks pretty big relative to photos of the sst40 version I’ve seen so I believe I have a 50.2 version.

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Thank you zeroair, the pics of the LED’s were very helpful. I got the 50.2.

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Anyone ever think of making a bat signal cover for the fto3 got the idea when thick clouds were hovering low over our campsite

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HKSJOSHUA_ wrote:
Anyone ever think of making a bat signal cover for the fto3 got the idea when thick clouds were hovering low over our campsite

Don think its possible. Those lights with logos on them are made with AA searchlights

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If anyone knows, can I run the Vapcell 26650 5900mah 20amp cell in the FT03 50.2 without damaging it? I do not know what driver is in the FT03. Thanks Big Smile

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Sunnysunsun wrote:
I got the 50.2 version as well and I think they just didn’t bother to update the manual. The hotspot on mine looks pretty big relative to photos of the sst40 version I’ve seen so I believe I have a 50.2 version.

I to have this light. Is this the best thrower for under 50 bucks U.S.?

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Fwhomeboy wrote:
Sunnysunsun wrote:
I got the 50.2 version as well and I think they just didn’t bother to update the manual. The hotspot on mine looks pretty big relative to photos of the sst40 version I’ve seen so I believe I have a 50.2 version.

I to have this light. Is this the best thrower for under 50 bucks U.S.?

I would go with Astrolux FT02/Mateminco T02. Ramping UI with XHP35 Hi. There is some cheaper options too like Lumintop GT Mini etc.
I been also itching to get some single cell compact thrower with under 50 €/$ and Convoy C8+ with Osram white flat is kinda super too, just dont like cool white leds and waiting for Emisar D1SV2 or what ever the D1S successor will be named before I make my final decision.

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MoreLumens wrote:
Fwhomeboy wrote:
Sunnysunsun wrote:
I got the 50.2 version as well and I think they just didn’t bother to update the manual. The hotspot on mine looks pretty big relative to photos of the sst40 version I’ve seen so I believe I have a 50.2 version.

I to have this light. Is this the best thrower for under 50 bucks U.S.?

I would go with Astrolux FT02/Mateminco T02. Ramping UI with XHP35 Hi. There is some cheaper options too like Lumintop GT Mini etc.
I been also itching to get some single cell compact thrower with under 50 €/$ and Convoy C8+ with Osram white flat is kinda super too, just dont like cool white leds and waiting for Emisar D1SV2 or what ever the D1S successor will be named before I make my final decision.


So, which one is better than the FT03?

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Fwhomeboy wrote:
MoreLumens wrote:
Fwhomeboy wrote:
Sunnysunsun wrote:
I got the 50.2 version as well and I think they just didn’t bother to update the manual. The hotspot on mine looks pretty big relative to photos of the sst40 version I’ve seen so I believe I have a 50.2 version.

I to have this light. Is this the best thrower for under 50 bucks U.S.?

I would go with Astrolux FT02/Mateminco T02. Ramping UI with XHP35 Hi. There is some cheaper options too like Lumintop GT Mini etc.
I been also itching to get some single cell compact thrower with under 50 €/$ and Convoy C8+ with Osram white flat is kinda super too, just dont like cool white leds and waiting for Emisar D1SV2 or what ever the D1S successor will be named before I make my final decision.


So, which one is better than the FT03?

Well the thing is that I dont have any of those. I been only doing comparisons from reviews, pics and stuff. FT03 aint bad and its throwish with both leds, green and blue are beautiful body colors too, but if you want smaller hotspot and even more throw then I would look other way. What kind of batteries you wanna use 18650/21700/26650?
Really hard to say which is better, all are good lights with different properties. Depends on your need and personal preferences mostly, unless we are comparing just measurements and see which has biggest kcd, that would make it a “best” thrower, kinda.

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yeah the manual isnt updated, it says sst40 on my xhp50.2 too.. and its rather easy to identify as the xhp50 is a kind a large led compared to a smaller sst20 or xhp 35 or whatever…

both are good lights and for price they are hard to beat.. not sure if there is anything similar that performs as good doubt it..

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