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CD's Review Central - Listing of my reviews - UPDATED: New Throw and Lumen tables

I’m finding it harder to keep track of my review threads. This thread will serve as an index.

List is chronological, with newest at the top.

YLP F15 Falcon – TIR optic zoomy with an XP-L HI – better than a Led Lenser?

Convoy S2+ Triple SST-20 4000K 95CRI

Too much throw! FT03 vs L21A

Convoy L21A CULPM1.TG (Osram W2 HX) 300,000cd+

No LEDs!!!

Convoy M1 MT-G2

AA Mini Mag is it worth a look in 2021?

Astrolux FT03 – that isn’t a thrower!!!

Bloody Brilliant! Mini Mag AAA LED – 100 Lumens

Astrolux A02 – SST-20 (4000k) – Li-ion 10440

Throwers!! – Maglite, Astrolux, Noctigon, Olight & others

10,000 Lumens!!! – Lumintop FW21 Pro

Astrolux EA01 – SST-40 5000k

Maglite ML25LT – is it any good?

Multi LED or single LED – which is better?

Convoy vs Astrolux C8 comparison – XP-G3 vs Nichia vs XHP50.2

Noctigon KR1 pocket thrower with Osram W2 LED

Maglites…

Astrolux MF01 MINI vs FourSevens MMU – Review

Teekland Glare Headlight 1825A

TEEKLAND 5W XML T6 + COB 850LM

Manker E14II 18650 4 x XP-G3

Manker E02 AAA/XP-G3

Square beam light – Bushnell T300L HD

Maglite XL200

Rofis G01 Weaponlight Series XP-G2 CR123a

Rofis TR10 XP-L HI mini angle and tube flashlight

Rofis TR18 XP-L HI angle and tube flashlight

Thorfire TD26 XP-L Dive light

Rofis KR20 XP-L HI

H4 (HB2/9003) Car headlight XM-L2 – quick review inc 7 inch round lamp

Convoy S2+ 18650 – XM-L2 T6-3B 7135*8

Zeusray FL05518 Domed & De-Domed Comparison

Convoy S4 Nichia219B & 3amp Qlite

Lumintop SD20 XM-L2 side switch EDC

Fenix HP05 – XP-G – 3xAA

XB-D Trustfire Z8 vs a SK68 XR-E

Solarforce Z1

Tank007 PA01 and PA02 1xAAA clicky

DQG Tiny 18650 XM-L2 Review & Comparison

POP lite T33 (BEAM shots added) a Led Lenser clone/copy/alternative

A8 BLF Edition – 1×26650 – XM-L T6 NW

TTS XP-E/XP-G drop in for D series MagLites

Crelant V9CS

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Updated, two reviews of Teekland products from Tmart.

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So I’ve spent some time with the Ceilingbounce App and have measured the Lux/throw of many of my torches. Obviously please don’t take these figures as absolute, although I did try to calibrate against some known ANSI FL1 lights. And a few have been pretty close to the claimed specs.

However the below should serve as a relative reference between different setups as they have all been tested as consistently as I could make it. It has helped me understand some of my mods and torch models better. And likely to influence me in my future mods and purchases.

Make Model LED Battery Driver Optic/Reflector PEAK cd PEAK Distance (m)
UniqueFire UF-1504 Osram W1 Samsung 40T Convoy SST-40 5amp Aspheric 510,787 1429
UniqueFire UF-1504 Osram W1 KeepPower 26650 Convoy SST-40 5amp Aspheric 421,541 1299
Olight M3XS-UT Javelot de-domed XP-L AW IMR18500 × 2 Stock SMO 198,436 891
Astrolux FT03 XHP50.2 5700k Samsung 30T Stock Anduril SMO 129,969 721
Astrolux FT03 XHP50.2 5700k HLY 26650 Stock Anduril SMO 110,288 664
Noctigon KR1 Osram W2 Samsung 30Q Stock Anduril SMO 94,812 616
Convoy C8 Osram W1 Samsung 30Q Convoy SST-40 5amp OP 93,702 612
Olight SR52 Intimidator XM-L2 18650 × 3 (using 2 cells) Stock SMO 66,430 515
Astrolux EA01 SST-40 5000k Samsung 40T Stock Anduril TIR 63,407 483
Klarus XT12GT XHP35 HI Samsung 30Q Stock SMO 56,089 474
Lustefire U2-X3 XP-L HI (V4 3C) x 3 Samsung 30Q x 3 Stock SMO 53,667 463
Convoy C8 XP-G3 Samsung 30Q BLF A6 OP 47,263 435
Astrolux C8 XHP50.2 6500k Samsun 30Q BLF A6 SMO 39,905 400
Kronos X6 XP-L HI Samsung 25R BLF A6 SMO 37,446 387
Jacob A60 XR-E 18650 Stock SMO 35,732 378
Maglite ML25LT XP-E2 2 x C cell Stock SMO 33,796 368
Astrolux MF01 MINI SST-20 × 7 5700k Samsung 40T Stock Anduril TIR 31,862 357
Convoy C8 Nich219B Samsung 30Q Direct Drive OP 28,706 339
ArmyTek Predator Pro XHP35 HI Pansonic ICR 2900 Stock SMO 26,212 324
Maglite 6D TTS-ULT10MM XM-L2 Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO 25,215 318
Maglite MagCharger Stock Halogen Eneloop AA x 6 None SMO 21,525 293
Crelant V9CS XM-L 18350 × 2 Stock SMO 21,048 290
SkyRay King XM-L2 × 4 Sanyo 18650 × 4 Stock SMO 19,869 282
Maglite 3D TTS-3WCREE XP-E Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO 18,060 269
Kronos X5 XP-L HI Efest IMR14500 V2 BLF A6 SMO 17,586 265
Lumintop FW21 Pro XHP50.2 × 3 Samsung 30T Stock Anduril OP 16,505 257
Maglite 3D TTS-3WCR90 XP-G2 Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO 16,487 257
Aleto (giant SK68) XP-G2 HLY 26650 Qlite Aspheric 15,303 247
Tesco 2D XP-E 2 x D cell Stock SMO 15,129 246
Convoy S4 de-domed XP-G2 (R5 5A2) Samsung 30Q Qlite OP 14,883 244
Small Sun ZY-T13 MT-G2 5000k 18650 × 2 Stock SMO 14,421 240
4Sevens Malestrom MMU SST-90 Efest Green IMR26650 Stock SMO 13,875 236
Eagle Eye X6-SE XP-G2 (S3 3C) x 3 Samsung 30Q BLF A6 TIR 13,866 236
Zeusray de-dome XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock Aspheric 13,811 235
POP lite T34 XP-E Eneloop AAA x 3 Stock TIR 13,722 234
Convoy S2 XP-L HI (V2 3B) Samsung 30Q BLF A6 SMO 13,193 230
Maglite 3D TTS-3WCR90 XP-G Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO 12,962 228
UltraFire ZB-006 de-domed XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Qlite Aspheric 12,280 222
Convoy M1 XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock 2.8amp HOP 11,988 219
Convoy M2 Nichia219B Samsung 30Q Qlite OP 9,930 199
Solarforce L2M Nichia219B Klarus 3600mAh Qlite SMO 9,205 192
Manker U11 XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock OP 9,205 192
ZebraLight SC600w XHP50.2 4000k Samsung 30Q Stock OP 8,528 185
Shadow JM35 MT-G2 5000k HLY 26650 Stock OP 8,520 185
Convoy S2+ XP-L HI Samsung 30Q Stock Convoy 2.8amp TIR 8,239 182
POP lite T33 XP-E AA x 3 Stock TIR 8,121 180
Manker E14II XP-G3 × 4 Samsung 25R Stock TIR 7,797 177
Maglite 2D MT-G2 4000/4500k 2 × 26650 Direct Drive OP 7,806 177
POP lite T62 XR-E Samsung 30Q Stock TIR 7,846 177
Solarforce L2 Nichia219B Samsung 30Q Qlite OP 7,511 173
Convoy S2+ SST-20 × 3 (4000k) Samsung 30Q BLF A6 TIR 7,300 171
TrustFire A8 BLF Edition XM-L HLY 26650 Stock SMO 6,763 164
Sunwayman G25C XM-L2 Rofis 3400mAh Stock SMO 6,667 163
Convoy S4 XP-G2 NW Samsung 30Q Qlite OP 5,771 152
Solarforce T1 de-domed XM-L Samsung 30Q Stock HOP 5,633 150
Maglite Mini Maglite 245 lumen XP-G2 × 3 AA x 2 Stock SMO 5,534 149
Jet Beam Jet II Pro XP-L HI Efest IMR16340 Stock OP 5,488 148
BLF A6 XP-L Samsung 25R BLF A6 OP 5,416 147
EagleTac D25LC2 Mini XP-G2 18650 Stock LOP 5,237 145
BLF Ti XP-G2 × 3 Samsung 25R Qlite TIR 5,167 144
Solarforce L2D XP-L (S3 3C) Samsung 30Q Qlite SMO 5,141 143
Klarus XT2C XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock OP 5,049 142
Maglite XL200 XP-E AAA x 3 Eneloop Stock SMO 4,647 136
Maglite 3D 6D incan bulb Eneloop AA x 6 None SMO 4,419 133
Astrolux S41 Nichia219C x 4 Samsung 30Q BLF A6 TIR 3,887 125
EagleTac D25A Ti Limited XP-L HI EagleTac 14500 Stock OP 3,454 118
DQG Tiny 18650 XM-L2 Samsung 25R Stock TIR 3,462 118
SK68 XR-E Trustfire 14500 Stock Aspheric 3,292 115
Lumintop FW21 Pro (HIGH mode) XHP50.2 × 3 Samsung 30T Stock Anduril OP 2,951 109
Klarus Mi7 XP-L HI Efest IMR14500 V2 Stock OP 2,850 107
Klarus NT20 XP-G 16650 Stock OP 2,850 107
Sunwayman V11R NW XM-L2 16650 Stock LOP 2,630 103
POP lite T22 XR-E AA Eneloop Stock TIR 2,549 101
Bushnell HD Rubicon T300L Maybe XP-G2 4 x AA Eneloop Stock Sqaure Beam 2,509 100
Maglite Mini Maglite 100 lumen XP-E2 2 x AA (alkaline) Stock SMO 2,428 99
Coast HX5 XP-G2 Efest IMR14500 Stock TIR 2,338 97
Solarforce Z1 XP-G2 LiFePo4 RCR123 Stock OP 2,324 96
Trustfire BLF Mini XM-L T6 NW EagleTac ICR16340 Stock OP 2,098 92
Maglite 2D MT-G2 5000k 2 × 26650 3amp TIR 2,075 91
Solarforce Z1 XP-G2 CR123a Stock OP 1,731 83
Maglite Old Lumens Mini Mag AAA XP-G2 NW Efest IMR10440 Direct Drive TIR 1,592 80
Balder HD1 XM-L NW Efest IMR14500 V2 Stock OP 1,506 78
Astrolux A02 SST-20 4000k Efest IMR10440 Stock TIR 1,185 69
Led Lenser P6.2 XP-G2 2 x AA Enellop Stock TIR 1,153 68
Tank007 E09 XP-E AAA Alkaline Stock SMO 916 61
Thrunite T10 Saber 1A XP-G2 AA Eneloop Stock OP 902 60
Thrunite T10T XP-L AA Eneloop Stock OP 566 48
Fenix E05 XP-E2 AAA Alkaline Stock TIR 338 37
Maglite Solitaire Luxeon C AAA Alkaline Stock SMO 327 36
Maglite Solitaire Luxeon C AAA Eneloop Stock SMO 298 35
Astrolux A01 Nichia219B AAA Alkaline Stock OP 277 33
Manker E02 XP-G3 AAA Alkaline Stock OP 234 31
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Thanks for sharing Chicken-D
thumbs up!!

I’m really enjoying my UF-1504 build its not a candela-retina scorcher like yours. I’m FET driving an XPL-HI with Efest purple 26650 IMR.

How well does the 1504 handle the added length from the 21700? Is it close to crushing it?
This is the cell correct? I didn’t realize 21700 cells are 1/2~1/4 the price of 26650. My cells are 2-3 years old, and I’m thinking this is the way to go. I dont mind DIY-ing an adapter sleeve or using O-rings.
https://www.batteryjunction.com/samsung-40t-21700-battery.html?gclid=Cjw...

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The cap screwed on fine, didn’t notice any crushing. Yeah I couldn’t believe the 21700’s where cheaper than the 26650’s.

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What distance did you measure the UF-1504 at?

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So, I’ve built a Mk 1 lightbox to estimate Lumen output. I’m using the Ceilingbounce App for all readings. I’ve used some ANSI FL1 lights to calibrate the app. These lights also made very close matches on the Lux/Cd readings above.

Obviously these lumen ratings should not be used to compare directly with manufacture claims, although I’m please to see quite a few lights seem to align very nicely in terms of output and throw.

Low output lights (sub 100 lumen) and especially AAA seem to record lower than expected numbers. I found the same with the throw cd readings on these lights also. However their ‘relative’ brightness can still be compared to other lights on the list.

Make Model LED Battery Driver Optic/Reflector Mode PEAK OTF lm @ 30 sec OTF lm
Lumintop FW21 Pro XHP50.2 × 3 Samsung 30T Stock Anduril OP Turbo 9,603 935
Astrolux MF01 MINI SST-20 × 7 5700k Samsung 40T Stock Anduril TIR Turbo 5,545 4,739
Astrolux FT03 XHP50.2 5700k Samsung 40T Stock Anduril SMO Turbo 4,322 3,900
Astrolux FT03 XHP50.2 5700k HLY 26650 Stock Anduril SMO Turbo 3,455 3,321
Manker E14II XP-G3 × 4 Samsung 25R Stock TIR Turbo 2,686 2,564
Astrolux C8 XHP50.2 6500k Samsun 30Q BLF A6 SMO Turbo 2,610 2,419
Astrolux MF01 MINI SST-20 × 7 5700k Samsung 40T Stock Anduril TIR High 2,362 1,809
SkyRay King XM-L2 × 4 Sanyo 18650 × 4 Stock SMO High 2,127 1,922
ZebraLight SC600w XHP50.2 4000k Samsung 30Q Stock OP High 1,971 1,843
Astrolux EA01 SST-40 5000k Samsung 40T Stock Anduril TIR Turbo 1,919 1,520
Lustefire U2-X3 XP-L HI (V4 3C) x 3 Samsung 30Q x 3 Stock SMO High 1,829 1,689
Astrolux FT03 XHP50.2 5700k HLY 26650 Stock Anduril SMO High 1,751 1,726
Maglite 2D MT-G2 5000k 2 × 26650 3amp TIR High 1,746 1,428
Shadow JM35 MT-G2 5000k Samsung 40T Stock OP High 1,680 1,601
Convoy S2+ SST-20 × 3 (4000k) Samsung 30Q BLF A6 TIR Turbo 1,639 1,358
Maglite 2D MT-G2 4000/4500k 2 × 26650 Direct Drive OP High 1,507 1,385
Eagle Eye X6-SE XP-G2 (S3 3C) x 3 Samsung 30Q BLF A6 TIR Turbo 1,411 1,343
Lumintop FW21 Pro XHP50.2 × 3 Samsung 30T Stock Anduril OP High 1,380 1,351
Astrolux S41 Nichia219C x 4 Samsung 30Q BLF A6 TIR Turbo 1,351 1,206
Astrolux EA01 SST-40 5000k Samsung 40T Stock Anduril TIR High 1,288 1,238
Noctigon KR1 Osram W2 Samsung 30Q Stock Anduril SMO Turbo 1,234 1,136
4Sevens Malestrom MMU SST-90 Efest Green IMR26650 Stock SMO High 1,197 1,176
Kronos X6 XP-L HI Samsun 30Q BLF A6 SMO Turbo 1,135 968
Small Sun ZY-T13 MT-G2 5000k 18650 × 2 Stock SMO High 1,045 985
Olight M3XS-UT Javelot de-domed XP-L AW IMR18500 × 2 Stock SMO High 967 933
Convoy S2 XP-L HI (V2 3B) Samsung 30Q BLF A6 SMO Turbo 950 924
Olight SR52 Intimidator XM-L2 18650 × 3 Stock SMO High 942 911
Kronos X5 XP-L HI Efest IMR14500 V2 BLF A6 SMO Turbo 891 760
BLF A6 XP-L Samsung 25R BLF A6 OP Turbo 876 769
Convoy C8 XP-G3 Samsung 25R BLF A6 OP Turbo 836 813
Klarus XT12GT XHP35 HI Samsung 30Q Stock SMO High 814 792
Convoy M1 XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock 2.8amp HOP High 745 668
Sunwayman G25C XM-L2 Klarus 3600mAh Stock SMO High 633 621
Convoy S2+ XP-L HI Samsung 30Q Stock Convoy 2.8amp TIR High 618 604
BLF Ti XP-G2 × 3 Samsung 25R Qlite TIR High 610 607
Maglite 6D TTS-ULT10MM XM-L2 Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO High 601 589
Crelant V9CS XM-L 18350 × 2 Stock SMO High 588 569
Klarus XT2C XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock OP High 569 554
Convoy C8 Osram W1 Samsung 30Q Convoy SST-40 5amp OP High 555 536
Convoy S4 de-domed XP-G2 (R5 5A2) Samsung 30Q Qlite OP High 548 495
Zeusray CE XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock Aspheric High (Flood) 547 518
Maglite Mini Mag AA P60 – twist tailcap XM-L 2 × 14500 Stock TIR High 533 473
Maglite Mini Mag AA P60 – clicky XM-L 2 × 14500 Stock TIR High 531 487
Convoy S4 XP-G2 NW Samsung 30Q Qlite OP High 526 525
Zeusray XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock Aspheric High (Flood) 509 486
Convoy M2 Nichia219B Samsung 30Q Qlite OP High 468 430
Zeusray de-dome XM-L2 Samsung 30Q Stock Aspheric High (flood) 444 409
EagleTac D25A Ti Limited XP-L HI EagleTac 14500 Stock OP High 435 389
TrustFire A8 BLF Edition XM-L Kingking INR26650 Stock SMO High 427 382
Klarus Mi7 XP-L HI Efest IMR14500 V2 Stock OP High 422 383
Solarforce T1 de-domed XM-L Samsung 30Q Stock HOP High 409 400
Trustfire BLF Mini XM-L T6 NW EagleTac ICR16340 Stock OP High 408 360
Solarforce L2D XP-L (S3 3C) Sanyo ICR2600mAh Qlite SMO High 390 381
Jet Beam Jet II Pro XP-L HI Efest IMR16340 Stock OP High 387 252
UniqueFire UF-1504 Osram W1 Samsung 40T Convoy SST-40 5amp Aspheric High (Flood) 377 359
Maglite Old Lumens Mini Mag AAA XP-G2 NW Efest IMR10440 Direct Drive TIR High 372 256
Maglite MagCharger Stock Halogen Eneloop AA x 6 None SMO High 369 346
Solarforce L2 Nichia219B Klarus 3600mAh Qlite OP High 364 338
EagleTac D25LC2 Mini XP-G2 18650 Stock LOP High 343 319
Solarforce L2M Nichia219B Klarus 3600mAh Qlite SMO High 341 326
Astrolux A02 SST-20 4000k Efest IMR10440 Stock TIR High 285 239
Maglite ML25LT XP-E2 2 x C cell Stock SMO High 279 276
POP lite T34 XP-E Eneloop AAA x 3 Stock TIR Turbo (Flood) 276 222
Coast HX5 XP-G2 Efest IMR14500 Stock TIR High 270 260
Balder HD1 XM-L NW Efest IMR14500 V2 Stock OP High 265 239
Maglite Mini Maglite 245 lumen XP-G2 × 3 AA x 2 Stock SMO High 253 244
Olight S15 Baton XM-L2 2 x AA Eneloop Stock SMO High 246 242
Olight S15 Baton XM-L2 Efest IMR14500 V2 Stock SMO High 245 232
Maglite 3D TTS-3WCR90 XP-G2 Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO High 244 238
Maglite 3D TTS-3WCR90 XP-G2 Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO High (Flood) 229 221
Solarforce Z1 XP-G2 LiFePo4 RCR123 Stock OP High 218 204
Klarus NT20 XP-G 16650 Stock OP High 215 206
Klarus NT20 XP-G 2 × 16340 ICR Stock OP High 215 201
Maglite XL200 XP-E AAA x 3 Eneloop Stock SMO High 197 189
POP lite T33 XP-E AA x 3 Stock TIR High (Flood) 196 176
Bushnell HD Rubicon T300L Maybe XP-G2 4 x AA Eneloop Stock Sqaure Beam High 187 173
Olight S15 Baton XM-L2 AA Eneloop Stock SMO High 167 144
Maglite 3D TTS-3WCR90 XP-G Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO High (Flood) 161 155
POP lite T62 XR-E Sanyo ICR2600mAh Stock TIR High (Flood) 159 153
Jacob A60 XR-E 18650 Stock SMO High 157 153
Tesco 2D XP-E 2 x D cell Stock SMO High 155 148
Thrunite T10T XP-L AA Eneloop Stock OP High 151 130
POP lite T33 XP-E AA x 3 Stock TIR High (Throw) 132 127
Led Lenser P6.2 XP-G2 2 x AA Enellop Stock TIR High (Flood) 124 121
Maglite 3D TTS-3WCREE XP-E Eneloop AA x 6 Drop-in SMO High (Flood) 123 110
Maglite 3D 6D incan bulb Eneloop AA x 6 None SMO High (Flood) 123 117
Maglite 3D 6D incan bulb Eneloop AA x 6 None SMO High (Spot) 102 97
SK68 XR-E Trustfire 14500 Stock Aspheric High (Flood) 98 93
Led Lenser P6.2 XP-G2 2 x AA Enellop Stock TIR High (Throw) 89 87
Maglite Mini Mag AA – Terralux XR-E 2 x AA Eneloop Stock SMO High 89 89
POP lite T22 XR-E AA Eneloop Stock TIR High 66 62
Maglite Mini Maglite 100 lumen XP-E2 2 x AA (alkaline) Stock SMO High 63 60
Maglite Solitaire Luxeon C AAA Eneloop Stock SMO High 23 19
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The Osram W1 in your UF-1504 is the CSLNM1.TG (1mm X 1mm) correct?

Are you FET direct driving it with the samsung 40T cell? In this scenario you can only leave it on for short bursts… correct? Any issues with cooking the LED?

thanks again