** BLF LT1M-Mini Project - The little Lantern! ( PM's sent today June 21, 2022)**

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This this an identical UI to the LT1?

my LT1 came with the original anduril, not the newer anduril2.

Your right, my original LT1 came with Andruil, my later one came with Sofrin board and Andruil2.

I bought a board from Oshpark to program my original, not done it yet, but of course Sofrin seem to make up a new pin pattern on every light. We already had competing “standards” to chose from Facepalm

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whitecitadel wrote:

Your right, my original LT1 came with Andruil, my later one came with Sofrin board and Andruil2.

I bought a board from Oshpark to program my original, not done it yet, but of course Sofrin seem to make up a new pin pattern on every light. We already had competing “standards” to chose from Facepalm


that’s a bummer man. kills me when there are multiple ‘standards’. Tired
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species8472 wrote:
How do you get to temperature check?

LT1 and LT1 Mini do not have a temperature sensor so they do not have a temperature check mode. They are designed to never get too hot so you do not have to worry about temperature.

JenkinsMatti wrote:
How do you get to “Tint Ramping Mode”??

Click 3 times from on and hold the last click

DudeMan wrote:
whitecitadel wrote:

Your right, my original LT1 came with Andruil, my later one came with Sofrin board and Andruil2.

I bought a board from Oshpark to program my original, not done it yet, but of course Sofrin seem to make up a new pin pattern on every light. We already had competing “standards” to chose from Facepalm


that’s a bummer man. kills me when there are multiple ‘standards’. Tired

Agreed. Of my few complaints with LT1 Mini, that is the largest. Sofirn continues to use different flashing pad layouts on various models rather than standardizing so that we can easily do firmware updates. They even changed the flashing pad layout on LT1 when they released the latest powerbank version.

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tactical_grizzly wrote:
species8472 wrote:
How do you get to temperature check?

LT1 and LT1 Mini do not have a temperature sensor so they do not have a temperature check mode. They are designed to never get too hot so you do not have to worry about temperature.

tactical_grizzly wrote:
JenkinsMatti wrote:
How do you get to “Tint Ramping Mode”??

Click 3 times from on and hold the last click

THANK YOU tactical_grizzly!!! Beer

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Got my LT1 Mini yesterday, awesome little lantern!

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Where is the picture of the UI for this light, it’s normally in the OP.

Also: how to know if you’re in simple mode or not? And how to toggle it?

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lionheart_2281 wrote:
Where is the picture of the UI for this light, it’s normally in the OP.

Also: how to know if you’re in simple mode or not? And how to toggle it?

https://budgetlightforum.com/node/76941

I assume it’s the same as the Sofirn LT1 Anduril 2 chart.

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lionheart_2281 wrote:
Where is the picture of the UI for this light, it’s normally in the OP.

Also: how to know if you’re in simple mode or not? And how to toggle it?

To know if you’re in simple mode or not, click 3x from off to do a battery check. If it blinks out the voltage once and then turns off, you’re in the Simple UI. If it continues to blink out the voltage until you click to stop it, then it’s in the Advanced UI.

To toggle from Simple to Advanced, click 10x from off and hold the last click.

To toggle from Advanced back to simple, click 10x from off.

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Thanks mate, yep mine shipped in stepped ramping and simple UI

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Lord_Polymath wrote:
lionheart_2281 wrote:
Where is the picture of the UI for this light, it’s normally in the OP.

Also: how to know if you’re in simple mode or not? And how to toggle it?

https://budgetlightforum.com/node/76941

I assume it’s the same as the Sofirn LT1 Anduril 2 chart.

Thanks! I thought with all the little UI revisions there might have been a different chart made, guess I was wrong!

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I made a reflector and wider base for my LT1 Mini that attach magnetically. The base stows on top and only adds 1mm of height. Complete kits for sale here if you’re interested. Thanks to Lixivium for the idea to have the base store on top!

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Great lantern. I like it as a flashlight. Hope to see it with a bezel, or IF25 pro / blf version, anduril 2, instant tint shift, xp-l hi 2850/5000 or 519A’s.

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Is it still time to get on board ?

If so i’m interested in the code.

Thanks.

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Barry0892 wrote:
Hi, there are some of you who want to order multiple units and encounter the issues of the discount code. we created a new code 24% off code: IPHHQTLY , which can apply to one piece or multiple units. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you ordered multiple units in one order the $11.5 off code, PM me your order number and we will cancel your order in our end. you can reorder it with the new code. Smile

Let us know as soon as possible when the colored versions of the LT1 Mini is available Barry! Big Smile

That Canadian flashlight guy & Lantern Guru -Den / DBSARlight

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Sofirn has updated LT1 Mini’s driver design to use an ATTiny1616 instead of an ATTiny85. Below to the left is a photo of my early-production review sample, and below to the right is a brand new LT1 Mini someone posted in the comments of my review. New lights use the “blf-lantern-t1616” firmware.

Does anyone know a good way to remove these drivers? I’d like to reflash mine using an SOIC clip but I can’t figure out how to remove the driver.

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tactical_grizzly wrote:
Sofirn has updated LT1 Mini’s driver design to use an ATTiny1616 instead of an ATTiny85. Below to the left is a photo of my early-production review sample, and below to the right is a brand new LT1 Mini someone posted in the comments of my review. New lights use the “blf-lantern-t1616” firmware.

Does anyone know a good way to remove these drivers? I’d like to reflash mine using an SOIC clip but I can’t figure out how to remove the driver.

Interesting.. The test unit i have has the Atiny85, and waiting for orders of the production model to arrive to see if its like the one you have.

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I don’t believe an Attiny1616 is flashable using a SOIC clip. It’s a different form factor with more pins.

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I have the 85 version on the left, not the 1616 version on the right. Unfortunately some users over on Reddit informed me that this driver is difficult to remove and even then it’s hard to get to the MCU, so I’ll probably just solder wires to do the firmware update.

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It looks like this might be the new normal for Sofirn, because my new SC31 Pro also seems to be a 1616.

If this is the case, it’s a good thing, because the 1616 is a significantly better chip than the 85!

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Kakapo wrote:

It looks like this might be the new normal for Sofirn, because my new SC31 Pro also seems to be a 1616.

If this is the case, it’s a good thing, because the 1616 is a significantly better chip than the 85!

Hope Barry can give us some information as to why they they went with using that 1616 chip and not the more standard Atiny85 chip.

That Canadian flashlight guy & Lantern Guru -Den / DBSARlight

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DBSAR wrote:
Kakapo wrote:

It looks like this might be the new normal for Sofirn, because my new SC31 Pro also seems to be a 1616.

If this is the case, it’s a good thing, because the 1616 is a significantly better chip than the 85!

Hope Barry can give us some information as to why they they went with using that 1616 chip and not the more standard Atiny85 chip.

I believe it’s cheaper to buy despite being more advanced and having twice the flash storage.

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I have been away for a while. Just popped in and received the PM with group buy code from the interest list. However, when I try to purchase the code does not show to be valid. Just curious if the group buy period has elapsed? Thanks.

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I have been away for a while. Just popped in and received the PM with group buy code from the interest list. However, when I try to purchase the code does not show to be valid. Just curious if the group buy period has elapsed? Thanks.

The code should still work, (contact Sofirn or Barry here on BLF.

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Question: What’s the sequence to turn off the orange led ?? I can’t read the small print manual.

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Question: What’s the sequence to turn off the orange led ?? I can’t read the small print manual.

click 10x and hold the last click
click 7x repeatedly until the orange LED’s turn off

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