[4K Review] AMUTORCH yootoo SD2 - 1000 lumens - SST20 - 34kcd

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[4K Review] AMUTORCH yootoo SD2 - 1000 lumens - SST20 - 34kcd

Not bad, I thought it’d hold Turbo longer though

My 4K Lumen Whore Reviews (MS18, X70, MS12, DX80, X80-GT, X45vn etc) - http://www.youtube.com/c/FLASHAHOLIC_TV

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I impulse bought one yesterday, glad I did!

EDC rotation:
FW1A, LH351D 4000k (second favorite)
FW3A, LH351D 3500k
FW3A, SST20 FD2 4000k
FW3A, Nichia 4000k sw40 r9080 (favorite light!)
FW3A, Cree XP-L Hi 5A3
Emisar D4V2, SST20 4000k
S2+, XM-L2 T6 4C

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It’s not bad, throw is unbelievable for just 800 lumens, especially as the spill is still useful.

Tint and beam is easy on the eye as well.

A similar higher powered 21700 light won’t throw as far for as long

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Well said… And I purchased it to run with one of the big capacity cells and provide good light for a good amount of time. Now, in the end… I may end up making it a hotrod! Love the form factor of the light, I am a huge fan of 26650 tube lights and expect this to fit my hand just a well.

EDC rotation:
FW1A, LH351D 4000k (second favorite)
FW3A, LH351D 3500k
FW3A, SST20 FD2 4000k
FW3A, Nichia 4000k sw40 r9080 (favorite light!)
FW3A, Cree XP-L Hi 5A3
Emisar D4V2, SST20 4000k
S2+, XM-L2 T6 4C

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Is the bezel glued?

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Great review!
Some disassembly photos would be even nicer Big Smile

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Great video, have one of these en route so was waiting for some real world views.
Looks like a nice outdoor light.

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Ryley wrote:
Is the bezel glued?

Nope, turns without effort.

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Muto wrote:
Great video, have one of these en route so was waiting for some real world views.
Looks like a nice outdoor light.

Later,
Keith

It’s a quality looking beam but a touch too throwy for me. It’s a borderline thrower.

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Flashaholics wrote:
Ryley wrote:
Is the bezel glued?

Nope, turns without effort.

Thanks, this will be a nice 21700 host.

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Just tried this SD2 outside and man for a small flashlight it will throw.
Your Video mentions 35K lux and I can remember having to pay about $50 to get a C8 that would do that kind of lux, my how times have changed Smile
Great light and thanks again for the video review.

Later,
Keith

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it sometimes rhymes,” Mark Twain

After the Apocalypse there will be only 2 things left alive, Cockroaches and Keith Richards

“You’ll develop like a herd mentality,”
“It’s gonna be herd-developed and that’s gonna happen.”

Yep it already happened

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Just ordered one with Fin17’s coupon. Ended up 12.12USD shipped. Oddly excited for this little thing. It’s essentially a 21700 P60 sized light with better thermals. Driver quality will determine if this was a great deal or a total steal.

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Ordered 2 of these from banggood on April 14, and the package was just handed over to the airline in China a couple days ago. The wait is killing me. Tired

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Recently received the SD1 as a gift. Basically the same but with an 18650. Same rated throw. Very impressive. Bezel does screw off. Rear cap removable but the head and main body on mine seem to be one piece or glued together.

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YogibearAl wrote:
Recently received the SD1 as a gift. Basically the same but with an 18650. Same rated throw. Very impressive. Bezel does screw off. Rear cap removable but the head and main body on mine seem to be one piece or glued together.

Yes, it is glued, because the battery tube is also the retainer for the driver. With some heat and some force it can be loosened though.

I like both the SD1 and SD2, good-looking and well-built designs, for little money. A surprise was how shallow the driver cavity is, I planned to mod a SD2 with a boost driver for a 12V led, but the driver is way too thick to fit. The shallow driver cavity does keep the light compact which is a good thing.

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Just like the JKK21700 I tested…they do step down pretty quick. Beam profile looks to be the same.

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djozz wrote:
A surprise was how shallow the driver cavity is, I planned to mod a SD2 with a boost driver for a 12V led, but the driver is way too thick to fit. The shallow driver cavity does keep the light compact which is a good thing.

Oh, I was worried about that. I was planning to put an FX35 boost driver in there. Looks like I’ll have to think of something else.