Andúril 2 coming to Sofirn - The general Sofirn development thread

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JasonWW wrote:
I don’t know if the SP70 sold well enough, but it certainly wasn’t a “fail” by any means. Maybe they still plan a BLF edition? IDK. They do seem to be working on their own smaller version based on the Thorfire S70. It’s called the Sofirn TK70.

Yeah, I just figure if I have to swap a driver anyway, I’ll buy an L6.
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Scallywag wrote:
] Reminds me of something CRX did inside of a Carclo Triple-TIR (had to ream one optic for a tiny reflector as the polycarbonate blocks UV)

You mean this?

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TrueRMS wrote:
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] Reminds me of something CRX did inside of a Carclo Triple-TIR (had to ream one optic for a tiny reflector as the polycarbonate blocks UV)

You mean this?


No, I mean this.
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Magnets are easy to add to the tail cap by yourself in most cases. Although it would be nice to have an option from the manufacturer, if they’re very busy, I can see it being very low priority, if even on their “list” at all. In other words, they have more important things to do.

THIS PLACE sells magnets of all different sizes and shapes. They even have a small ring magnet that would fit around the post on the tail of the tan i3e that Olight recently were giving away, making it capable of tail-standing, as well as being magnetic, of course.

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the SP70 BLF Version is waiting for Anduril

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Barry, first of all congratulations to your newborn child! Party Beer

I guess you'll be kept busy in the next weeks and months. Wink

Lately, it seems Sofirn's team in Shenzhen is more than busy.

I sent Cissy a PM a couple of days ago but did not get any reply.

Can you be so kind to help us with following questions?

  1. Will you still be active here on BLF in the next months or will there be anyone taking over?
  2. If so, can you please keep an eye on the development of the SP10S Andúril boost driver? I'm about to find out where the driver experts and Toykeeper are right now.
  3. What's the status on the "Q8 Pro" with XHP50.2? Is this project still alive?
  4. What's the status of the Q8 extension tubes? Can you please give us a rough estimate when these become available for sale?
  5. What's the status of the AT35 prototype you once showed here on BLF? The host looked very promising so far.
  6. Does Sofirn intend to producing and selling the Wurkkos WK30 to a wider audience? It seems this flashlight has drawn more attention to it than expected. So far, it can only be ordered from Amazon US but it ran out of stock quickly. I sent Mark Lee a PM but he wouldn't reply to me, so if you see a chance to tell him, I'd deeply appreciate it.
  7. What parts of our "wishlist" do you deem reasonable and feasible for the SP70 BLF edition? There are a lot of ideas collated in the corresponding thread but we don't know yet what of these ideas will become real in the final version.

Thank you.

Take care!

Thomas

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im putting alot of faith on SP10S Andúril boost driver flashlight.

Even though lithium flashlights are dominating but still love AA flashlight for travel and everyday carry. If this project go ahead i will get atleast 5 pieces.

Nico -.-

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Congratulations Barry! Welcome to never sleeping again Big Smile It gets better, I promise.

What nm is the UV in the W30? It looks pretty damn good.

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AFAIK, it's 395nm, so more or less the typical "blacklight" with a visible part of blue light.

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Ah, damn. Although for that price point, 365nm would be a very big ask.

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Barry0892 wrote:
the SP70 BLF Version is waiting for Anduril

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rost333 wrote:
So… there is a reason to release SP10S V2 and to add this shortcut to Eco.

Reversible deep carry pocket clip would be cool too Thumbs Up

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Is 4000K version already sold out? Or will it be available later?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32917707163.html

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rost333 wrote:
Is 4000K version already sold out? Or will it be available later?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32917707163.html

I didn’t even know this was a thing. I might get the 4000k if it shows up. My only experience with the 6500k SST-20 is miserable. Horrible green tint and super low CRI.

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Shocked whaaaaat

Might just mod my existing ones, but any more I get will be sst20 when it’s avail in 4000k.

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I have C8A driver that randomly starts flashing as if low voltage warning or something. Usually locking it out then back on resets it but it gets annoying . I know of a few posts about the same problem before. Short of removing the driver, is there a cure for this and has the problem been addressed in later ones?

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My Sofirn headlamp just did that. I wonder if a battery swap might help. I haven’t had time to check though.

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Oh as in the red LEDs? It’ll be to do with it thinking there’s a ton of resistance – reseat all the springs if possible, and try and feel for other spots that get hot where they shouldn’t. My SP40 did that when I installed a magnet cause I didn’t have the spring siting right; pushed it back in solidly and it was fine.

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When is Sofirn going to start using those LH351Ds in more lights? I would but several models in a heartbeat if they used that or SST-20 4000K.

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BurningPlayd0h wrote:
When is Sofirn going to start using those LH351Ds in more lights? I would but several models in a heartbeat if they used that or SST-20 4000K.

I’m dreaming about SST-20 4000K version of SP31A with direct access (by long press from off) to true firefly mode (3 or 4 lm) and direct access (by double click from any mode) to turbo.
Strobe could be hidden in next double click after turbo.

I love very first SP32’s runtimes. Especially 918hr in firefly mode. I don’t think sofirn has any other light that can run longer on firefly mode.

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Did anyone test the 918 hour?

(Quick calculation: 3500mAh/918h=3.8mA. If the driver has no leaks, the MCU eats at least 2mA, so 1.8mA leftover for the led with which you can make 0.8 lumen max, not 3 )

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New design, variable temperature color EDC flashlight.
2pcs LH351D 6000-6500K and 2pcs LH351D 2700K
TIR optics, Type C USB port and with indicator.
Very compact 16mm length only
Photo comparison to C8G.

Source: Sofirn’s facebook page

Perfect for 4* SST20 high CRI 21700 version with Anduril (IMHO) Love

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rost333 wrote:
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New design, variable temperature color EDC flashlight.
2pcs LH351D 6000-6500K and 2pcs LH351D 2700K
TIR optics, Type C USB port and with indicator.
Very compact 16mm length only
Photo comparison to C8G.

Source: Sofirn’s facebook page

Perfect for 4* SST20 high CRI 21700 version with Anduril (IMHO) Love


I’m gonna guess… that’s 106mm length? Not 160mm. But definitely not 16mm either Wink
Cool. Good to see more USB-C, and I see the LT1 tint-mix theme is spreading. Mix it to 4000K-5000K and the average should be nice. It beats slicing dogfarts…
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Sofirn in the house!

That looks like a winner right there.

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Barry0892 wrote:
the SP70 BLF Version is waiting for Anduril

Hello Barry,

Excuse me for coming (maybe) late, and asking a question:

Will the SP70 BLF version include better emitter choices, than the current non-BLF version SP70?

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Nice! tint ramping? Probably, they directly applied the Lantern firmware I assume.

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djozz wrote:
Nice! tint ramping? Probably, they directly applied the Lantern firmware I assume.

Yes, you need a special UI for tint control and I don’t think Anduril is designed for that.

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I thought Sofirn already had a developed tint ramping UI in one of their lights a while back?

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rost333 wrote:

New design, variable temperature color EDC flashlight.
2pcs LH351D 6000-6500K and 2pcs LH351D 2700K
TIR optics, Type C USB port and with indicator.
Very compact 16mm length only
Photo comparison to C8G.

Source: Sofirn’s facebook page

Perfect for 4* SST20 high CRI 21700 version with Anduril (IMHO) Love

Hope no only black once again

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It could also be 116 mm.
With a thinner bezel and powerbank capabilities it would be a must-buy. As it is I find it interesting but not special.

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