[4K Review] CONVOY S2+ SST40

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[4K Review] CONVOY S2+ SST40

Can’t go wrong for the price. Review friendly UI lol.

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I appreciate the lumen measurements and the throw measurements. Not a fan of the mode spacing to be honest after seeing your numbers but at least it has a moonlight mode. Too bad they didn’t send you the 5000K version as that’s definitely something that I personally would have desired to see and know if there was and tint shifts to green or something along the sort. Thanks for the review.

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Yea I don’t especially appreciate the basic convoy 4 mode UI. While it is simple, second highest mode is only 30%, a big gap from the highest mode. And typically these small lights heat up quickly so would be nice to have another mode in there at least 50%. Of course I guess some of you all could easily replace the driver for a better UI. Just got an S12 with the same UI.

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almax1800 wrote:
Yea I don’t especially appreciate the basic convoy 4 mode UI. While it is simple, second highest mode is only 30%, a big gap from the highest mode. And typically these small lights heat up quickly so would be nice to have another mode in there at least 50%. Of course I guess some of you all could easily replace the driver for a better UI. Just got an S12 with the same UI.

The issue is actually that 30% and 100% modes are actually far too close in visual brightness on most of the lights using the new driver. Should be 10 or 15 instead of 30, or even better keep 30 in the rotation too.

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Yeah, that always bugged me that so many lights would have lower modes with huuuuuuuuuge gaps between, but then you’d have 50% and 100% right next to each other, with little if any visual difference.

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I was happy with the spacing, 2 levels for indoor, 2 for outdoors with presumably the 30% being the highest the light can run without burning fingers.

A 5th at 200 lumens would be great for long runtime walks but then you start losing the ease of use factor.

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mcfarlie6996 wrote:
I appreciate the lumen measurements and the throw measurements. Not a fan of the mode spacing to be honest after seeing your numbers but at least it has a moonlight mode. Too bad they didn’t send you the 5000K version as that’s definitely something that I personally would have desired to see and know if there was and tint shifts to green or something along the sort. Thanks for the review.

The SST40 5000k on the Convoy S2+ looks sort of “pink”:
(left = Convoy S2+ SST40 6500k ; right = Convoy S2+ SST40 5000k)

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I know I’m resurrecting an older thread, but “thank you” for the review. I enjoy watching your youtube reviews. I got one on the way, the sale price is pretty good right now off of Banggood for CNY. Maybe this will be my first one I mod, and put a biscotti driver in it.

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Hi, maybe somebody has current draw measurements of this light?

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Low is too bright to be 1 lumen.

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Had anyone did a runtime on this version of S2+?

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Thanks for the excellent review, like others I’d prefer HIGH to be more than 30%. Still a very nice flashlight. I have multiple Convoys and it’s great to see a 1800 Lumen version out.