✌ ASTROLUX EA01 SST40 (2300lm)/ XHP50.2 (3500lm) TIR 26650/ 26350 Flashlight Group Buy - ALIVE!

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No offence to anyone but I don’t think 1×26650 makes sense these days, with 21700 cells catching up capacity a single 26650 cell makes the body wider and that’s about it.

The best 26650 cells can sustain significantly higher currents with much less voltage sag than 21700s of the same capacity. Not a big deal for lights drawing 10A or less but for lights with multi or high-power emitters there is definitely an advantage.

Just like we now have some 16340, 18350 and 14500 with newer chemistries the same will almost certainly happen for 26650 down the road as wel.

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phantom23 wrote:
No offence to anyone but I don’t think 1×26650 makes sense these days, with 21700 cells catching up capacity a single 26650 cell makes the body wider and that’s about it.

The best 26650 cells can sustain significantly higher currents with much less voltage sag than 21700s of the same capacity. Not a big deal for lights drawing 10A or less but for lights with multi or high-power emitters there is definitely an advantage.

Just like we now have some 16340, 18350 and 14500 with newer chemistries the same will almost certainly happen for 26650 down the road as wel.


I did not know about 26650’s better handling of voltage sag with higher current loads.. hopefully we see manufacturers putting more effort into developing non battery pack 26650 batteries. I was defintely against the 21700 movement until about 4 months ago, mostly because I needed a new charger for them. I was totally on the 26650 team until I experienced the array of lights using 21700’s, and there benefits as well. I have some Efest 26650 4200 mah purple that are pretty good, but my ft03s for example seems to run better on the 40t’s. Who knows, I have no way of measuring it afterall.
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Interested in blue xhp50.2.

Thanks.

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Interested! please send my the codes, thanks.

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Im in.
Tanks Freeme

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Thanks for the coupon, ordered.

I have a question, do you know if this flashlight work with flat top batteries? i want buy Vapcells and need know this, thanks in advance.

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I am going with the assumption that YES it will work with flat top batteries, already ordered a couple extra 40t’s.. Hope i’m right lol.

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Interested

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I’m interested. Thanks!

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Ordered Blue SST40

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I’m interested. Thanks!

Nice light list! Question – which GT do you like more? The xhp35 or 70?

Sorry about the random question..

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Interested. Any chance I can get a code?

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td1042k wrote:
I’m interested. Thanks!

Nice light list! Question – which GT do you like more? The xhp35 or 70?

Sorry about the random question..

Art

The XHP35 GT definitely has a hotter beam than the XHP70.2 but I much prefer the 70.2. It’s like a light cannon on turbo. I’ll see if I can take a comparison picture this evening.

Astrolux FT03 XHP50.2
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Sofirn SP40 3000k
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Mini Mag Lite 2X AAA
Convoy M1 build (4X XPL 3V MCPCB, Mnt Elec FET driver)

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Interested

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td1042k wrote:
Artiet59 wrote:
td1042k wrote:
I’m interested. Thanks!

Nice light list! Question – which GT do you like more? The xhp35 or 70?

Sorry about the random question..

Art

The XHP35 GT definitely has a hotter beam than the XHP70.2 but I much prefer the 70.2. It’s like a light cannon on turbo. I’ll see if I can take a comparison picture this evening.


Awesome, thanks!
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Deal is alive now.

2 questions:

1- In some of the photos I see what appear to be auxiliary LEDs, is this so? Does this model have auxiliary LEDs? what kind of LEDs?

2- What is the name of the equivalent model in Mateminco? Do you know any other place to find more photos or information about this flashlight?

Thank you.

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freeme wrote:
<p>Deal is alive now.</p>

2 questions:

1- In some of the photos I see what appear to be auxiliary LEDs, is this so? Does this model have auxiliary LEDs? what kind of LEDs?
2- What is the name of the equivalent model in Mateminco? Do you know any other place to find more photos or information about this flashlight?

Thank you.

Decided to try checking Mateminco flashlights in Taobao site, and noticed that the picture of the "Mateminco MT04" looks quite similar to the Astrolux EA01.

https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a21wu.12321156-tw.0.0.7ab1771fNmuPI...

 

However, there seem to be more variants of the MT04 than the EA01.

Astrolux EA01, single SST40 or single XHP50.2 (TIR optic)

From what I can understand, the Mateminco MT04 can also come in single SST40 or single XHP50.2, but additionally also single SST20 (?).
Plus also there are quad-LED variants (also 4x SST20 / 4x SST40 / 4x XHP50.2)

 

**note: I may misunderstand the product description of the Mateminco MT04 on the Mateminco Taobao website though.  It could perhaps be the MT04 uses the same body as the EA01, but the MT04 is quad-LED whereas the EA01 is single-LED...

 

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Artiet59 wrote:
BurningPlayd0h wrote:
phantom23 wrote:
No offence to anyone but I don’t think 1×26650 makes sense these days, with 21700 cells catching up capacity a single 26650 cell makes the body wider and that’s about it.

The best 26650 cells can sustain significantly higher currents with much less voltage sag than 21700s of the same capacity. Not a big deal for lights drawing 10A or less but for lights with multi or high-power emitters there is definitely an advantage.

Just like we now have some 16340, 18350 and 14500 with newer chemistries the same will almost certainly happen for 26650 down the road as wel.


I did not know about 26650’s better handling of voltage sag with higher current loads.. hopefully we see manufacturers putting more effort into developing non battery pack 26650 batteries. I was defintely against the 21700 movement until about 4 months ago, mostly because I needed a new charger for them. I was totally on the 26650 team until I experienced the array of lights using 21700’s, and there benefits as well. I have some Efest 26650 4200 mah purple that are pretty good, but my ft03s for example seems to run better on the 40t’s. Who knows, I have no way of measuring it afterall.

If only tesla or samsung made 26650 cells but they are not , consider 26650 a bit outdated . 21700 is the future and other batteries where 26650 will not.

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Artiet59 wrote:
BurningPlayd0h wrote:
phantom23 wrote:
No offence to anyone but I don’t think 1×26650 makes sense these days, with 21700 cells catching up capacity a single 26650 cell makes the body wider and that’s about it.

The best 26650 cells can sustain significantly higher currents with much less voltage sag than 21700s of the same capacity. Not a big deal for lights drawing 10A or less but for lights with multi or high-power emitters there is definitely an advantage.

Just like we now have some 16340, 18350 and 14500 with newer chemistries the same will almost certainly happen for 26650 down the road as wel.


I did not know about 26650’s better handling of voltage sag with higher current loads.. hopefully we see manufacturers putting more effort into developing non battery pack 26650 batteries. I was defintely against the 21700 movement until about 4 months ago, mostly because I needed a new charger for them. I was totally on the 26650 team until I experienced the array of lights using 21700’s, and there benefits as well. I have some Efest 26650 4200 mah purple that are pretty good, but my ft03s for example seems to run better on the 40t’s. Who knows, I have no way of measuring it afterall.

If only tesla or samsung made 26650 cells but they are not , consider 26650 a bit outdated . 21700 is the future and other batteries where 26650 will not.

Newer chemistries and production methods trickle down to less common cell formats. 26650, 18350, 16340 and 14500 have already benefitted from this in the past year or two.

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Plus also there are quad-LED variants (also 4x SST20 / 4x SST40 / 4x XHP50.2)

Quad XHP50.2! Shocked

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Plus also there are quad-LED variants (also 4x SST20 / 4x SST40 / 4x XHP50.2)

Quad XHP50.2! Shocked


That’s what I’m saying! Even quad sst40 in this little light?!

Also, I’m more excited for this EA01 then I have been for any light since I ordered my kr4 the week it came out.

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So will it be EA04 then? I’m always in for a small turbo lights which can also maintain “enough” lumens to be usable with walks when you dont need to go full on lights. Then turbo for a quick handwarmer and awesomeness.

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So will it be EA04 then? I’m always in for a small turbo lights which can also maintain “enough” lumens to be usable with walks when you dont need to go full on lights. Then turbo for a quick handwarmer and awesomeness.
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Thank you very much for that information. At the moment it seems to be quite complicated or impossible to find information about the E01, I still have doubts as to whether it has auxiliary LEDs, in a photo I think they can be seen clearly, but perhaps it is something else.

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Miguel_79 wrote:
freeme wrote:
<p>Deal is alive now.</p>

2 questions:


1- In some of the photos I see what appear to be auxiliary LEDs, is this so? Does this model have auxiliary LEDs? what kind of LEDs?
2- What is the name of the equivalent model in Mateminco? Do you know any other place to find more photos or information about this flashlight?


Thank you.


Decided to try checking Mateminco flashlights in Taobao site, and noticed that the picture of the “Mateminco MT04” looks quite similar to the Astrolux EA01.


https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a21wu.12321156-tw.0.0.7ab1771fNmuPI...


 


However, there seem to be more variants of the MT04 than the EA01.


Astrolux EA01, single SST40 or single XHP50.2 (TIR optic)


From what I can understand, the Mateminco MT04 can also come in single SST40 or single XHP50.2, but additionally also single SST20 (?).
Plus also there are quad-LED variants (also 4x SST20 / 4x SST40 / 4x XHP50.2)



 


**note: I may misunderstand the product description of the Mateminco MT04 on the Mateminco Taobao website though.  It could perhaps be the MT04 uses the same body as the EA01, but the MT04 is quad-LED whereas the EA01 is single-LED


 

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Astrolux EA01 = Mateminco MT01

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BOMBAY wrote:
Astrolux EA01 = Mateminco MT01

Any link of the Mateminco MT01?

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Astrolux EA01 = Mateminco MT01

Any link of the Mateminco MT01?

unfortunately no, I only got that answer from the aliexpress seller

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We will have more news for 4-emitter variant next week.

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We will have more news for 4-emitter variant next week.

I think that will replace my MF01 Mini.

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We will have more news for 4-emitter variant next week.

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The only the more exciting then you having more info on the potential EA04 is if this is the OTHER release by end of year or not….

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