New 3x18650 Barn-burner at KD

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New 3x18650 Barn-burner at KD

http://www.kaidomain.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductID=6757

Looks ridiculously bright.  And ridiculously expensive too.

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Could be fun...

 

But it is going to be very fat with 3 18650s side by side in some sort of carrier as far as I can tell. Lose the carrier and the light is toast. I know that you can't get two 18650's side by side in a D Maglite tube, let alone 3 so it is going to be fatter handled than a D Maglite. I have fairly small hands and might find that too fat to hold for long. But then if it is properly heatsinked and the LEDs are driven hard, that is a 25-30 watt device so this point is moot as it'll probably get too hot to hold fairly quickly. The  head resembles the WiseLED 2000 which uses K2 LEDs and costs a lot more than this (575 euros, US$783). It is quite a bit brighter though. Last time I looked, the WiseLED claimed 1500 lumens so they've obviously put new LEDs in the latest ones.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

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I think i will need two hands just to hold that sucker.....

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alfreddajero wrote:

I think i will need two hands just to hold that sucker.....

That's what she said. Laughing

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haha...that is just too much....lol.  I wonder if they added a low voltage cutoff to the circuit for someone like me that likes to use unprotected 18650's.

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Hi guys!

 

I own this light and like it. If you have any questions, i gladly answer

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It would be nice if they could offer bare P4 U2 bin for sale. I like a nice smooth beam of the P4 much more than Cree XR-E and XR-C (XP is close, but still not that nice).

 

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Just had a look at the SSC website - should be possible to get V bin in "pure" white this year. Can't say i regard the range 4,500-10,000K as pure white though.

http://www.acriche.com/en/product/prd/zpowerLEDp4.asp

As to finding someone to sell you some...

 

That may be harder.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...