Skyray King (3xXML, 4x18650 Fatty)

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lol, if it makes you feel better, i would have never paid the full retail of $260 for the tm11, i figured 150 was as cheap as i would EVER see it

Would you mind keeping the wrong flashlight?
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lol, if it makes you feel better, i would have never paid the full retail of $260 for the tm11, i figured 150 was as cheap as i would EVER see it

 

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is the tm11 in those photos the newest version and is the beamshot of turbo mode or high?

 

edit: i am def interested in getting one of these now to compare myself... at this price its worth it lol

Would you mind keeping the wrong flashlight?
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jmpaul320 wrote:

is the tm11 in those photos the newest version and is the beamshot of turbo mode or high?

 

edit: i am def interested in getting one of these now to compare myself... at this price its worth it lol

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haha, no disrespect i promise Smile

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i will put it on my long long long wish list for now... ive spent too much in may on lights Smile

Would you mind keeping the wrong flashlight?
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jmpaul320 wrote:

i will put it on my long long long wish list for now... ive spent too much in may on lights Smile

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Couple of questions... Does the Skyray King have built-in low voltage protection, meaning if the cells get below a certain voltage the light flashes or goes to low power? And if it doesn't, would it still be ok to use unprotected Panasonic NCR18650A 3100mAh cells? (I ask because I have some extras.) 

Also, these NCR18650A's don't have much of a button on the (+) end. Will they make adequate contact with the Skyray circuit board?

panasonic ncr18650a

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gvmelbrty wrote:

Couple of questions... Does the Skyray King have built-in low voltage protection, meaning if the cells get below a certain voltage the light flashes or goes to low power? And if it doesn't, would it still be ok to use unprotected Panasonic NCR18650A 3100mAh cells? (I ask because I have some extras.) 

Also, these NCR18650A's don't have much of a button on the (+) end. Will they make adequate contact with the Skyray circuit board?

 Thxs, -t

1. The king has standard low voltage protection, that is, until the microcontroller can no longer function (~2.5-2.6V). Then it will turn off and can no longer be turned on.

2. High will stay high until turned off or #1 above. 

3. Panasonics NCR18650 has no contact problem. In fact, they fit perfectly, not too tight, and the smooth battery tops don't scratch the PCB. 

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Pulsar13 wrote:

gvmelbrty wrote:

Couple of questions... Does the Skyray King have built-in low voltage protection, meaning if the cells get below a certain voltage the light flashes or goes to low power? And if it doesn't, would it still be ok to use unprotected Panasonic NCR18650A 3100mAh cells? (I ask because I have some extras.) 

Also, these NCR18650A's don't have much of a button on the (+) end. Will they make adequate contact with the Skyray circuit board?

 Thxs, -t

1. The king has standard low voltage protection, that is, until the microcontroller can no longer function (~2.5-2.6V). Then it will turn off and can no longer be turned on.

2. High will stay high until turned off or #1 above. 

3. Panasonics NCR18650 has no contact problem. In fact, they fit perfectly, not too tight, and the smooth battery tops don't scratch the PCB. 

Best place to buy these panasonics 3100s??? 

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Here are few beamshots I did of my King. It did really well I think. I love this little light.

CONTROL SHOT100 YARDS200 YARDS300 YARDS400 YARD

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And here is a combination of them -

combination

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Good job . Thanks Smile

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And here is some beamshots showing the King vs some other nice lights at 100 yards -

all lights

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Shaquille wrote:
Best place to buy these panasonics 3100s???
Since I'm in the US, I got mine at Orbtronic's ebay store and they arrived w/in a few days (shipped from Florida), but since then they've raised the prices $1 each. ... Also available at several other ebay sellers and the usual suspects: Intl-outdoor.com, cnqualitygoods.com, hkequipment.net and more I'm sure. 
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Hey RDR, great job on the photos.  Thanks for your hard work putting them together for us.

Richie

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gvmelbrty wrote:

Shaquille wrote:
Best place to buy these panasonics 3100s???
Since I'm in the US, I got mine at Orbtronic's ebay store and they arrived w/in a few days (shipped from Florida), but since then they've raised the prices $1 each. ... Also available at several other ebay sellers and the usual suspects: Intl-outdoor.com, cnqualitygoods.com, hkequipment.net and more I'm sure. 

 

Thanks!!!

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Shaquille wrote:

gvmelbrty wrote:

Shaquille wrote:
Best place to buy these panasonics 3100s???
Since I'm in the US, I got mine at Orbtronic's ebay store and they arrived w/in a few days (shipped from Florida), but since then they've raised the prices $1 each. ... Also available at several other ebay sellers and the usual suspects: Intl-outdoor.com, cnqualitygoods.com, hkequipment.net and more I'm sure. 

 

Thanks!!!

Orbtronic charges $34 shipping for a tiny package of 18650s to vancouver!!!

Iv ordered from goinggear ( which is also located in Florida) and they charge 4 to 5 bucks for large packages Smile 

 I ended up ordering from hongkong .free shipping Smile

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A new king in black 5 x T6 with lanyard and handle ?

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/10426

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You guys are really making me want one of these. Im saving for a TK41 but do i really need another single xml thrower? Lol. 

Wheres the best place to get a branded one?

What to do...what to do.

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Has anyone info if the King can handle 8xCR123's ?

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Manny wrote:

Has anyone info if the King can handle 8xCR123's ?

I wouldn't recommend it. The king's design is simple, yet it works flawlessly, because it takes advantage of compatible voltage range between the single Li-ion, MCU, and the XM-L Vf.

As such, I doubt it has buck converter, since it didn't need to. And without buck, your 6V input will probably just fry the MCU (2.7V min - 5V max).

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Manny wrote:

Has anyone info if the King can handle 8xCR123's ?

I wouldn't recommend it. The king's design is simple, yet it works flawlessly, because it takes advantage of compatible voltage range between the single Li-ion, MCU, and the XM-L Vf.

As such, I doubt it has buck converter, since it didn't need to. And without buck, your 6V input will probably just fry the MCU (2.7V min - 5V max).

Thanks Pulsar ..... I was hoping that It would handle the Voltage because I have tons of those batteries I never use .... I didn't want to fry it .... 

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fishmaniac wrote:

You guys are really making me want one of these. Im saving for a TK41 but do i really need another single xml thrower? Lol. 

Wheres the best place to get a branded one?

What to do...what to do.

Mine's from lightmalls and it has Skyray King brand on it. $64.80, free registered, Singpost (7 days order to receive for me!).

But of course.. you can never tell, any seller when they're out of stock probably will try source one quickly, so FandyFire? Tangsfire? No guarantee with cheap... err.. budget.. sellers Wink

Seriously though, this is a serious flooder. Get it. I don't think you'll be disappointed, not at this price. I even think it's too much light <10m, all the raw lumens just make things blend together. 

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hi all,  bought my  branded sky ray king from taobao about a  week ago, so far pretty happy with it. just wondering what others are getting for lux @ 1m, im at about 16500 which i think is low? also seem to be drawing around 3.6a from 4 x ncr18650a's. i get over 14000lux from a single 18650. anyone else with similar results? def not putting out 2k lumen. maybe i just got a sleepy driver?

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Pok wrote:

my9221 wrote:

I don't see the doughnut hole on the King's!

No doughnut hole for almost multiple LED Wink

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Welcome to the club, Shaquille, Steve Head, and JA7!

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JA7, perhaps yours is a little lazy? I tested my King At 25,100 lux at 1m and I also tested it to put out 2200 lumens with my light box. It's an impressive light for its size. Basicaly it's like a very serious light producing little coke can Smile

And I also got my King from Lightmalls. It was a branded light, performs flawlessly, cost about $65, and arrived in about 10 days. Couldn't be more pleased with their service or my light.

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