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Various lights with lumen estimates

Updated 26th August 2010

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These are pretty approximate. To get lumen numbers take the lightbox number and multiply by 160 and divide by 892. Those numbers were arrived at by taking the reading for the Preon 2 with new AAA alkalines which is claimed by the manufacturer to be 160 lumens OTF. It read 892 lux on high on my lightbox. So here are some numbers for a variety of lights. These numbers are not hugely accurate and need some fiddling with. Not to mention that lights may well vary from sample to sample but these give some idea of what the lights can do. Any other numbers people would like to see? I hope this includes all the methodological recommendations from everyone who has commented. Thanks for your inputs. 

 

This will get updated as time permits, and supply of fully charged cells. Where possible I'll try to link to reviews, but this quickly gets messy.

 

I have now pasted the more accurate table from here into this top post.

 

LightBatteryLightbox ImmediateLightbox 30 secondsLightbox 2 MinutesEstimated lumens on high30 secs2 Minutes
Fenix E0 *Alk. AAA121212222
4Sevens Preon 2 Low2AAA NiMH181818333
4Sevens Preon 2 Low2Alk. AAA181818333
Trustfire XP-E F23 Low **AAA NiMH3334** 660
Maglite Solitaire w. Lambda LEDAlk AAA343333666
Aurora SH-035 Low14500363636666
Fenix E01 ***AAA373332766
Powerlight 1AA NiMH646462111111
MDXL "3W"AA NiMH697273121313
TiKey3xLR44817164151311
Trustfire Z1 lowRCR123879084161615
Trustfire XP-E F23 Low10440908887161616
Romisen RC-C6 Low ZoomRCR123959799171718
Lumapower MRV SE Low18650110110110202020
BLF DeLight 1AA NiMH135144128242623
Aurora SH0031 ****Alk. AAA14299100251818
Ultra-budget C3 clone2xNiMH14411183262015
Ultrafire WF-504B - 5 mode R2 Low18650155155155282828
Romisen RC-C6 Low wideRCR123181189192323434
4Sevens Preon 2 Med2AAA NiMH187182182343333
Akoray K-106AA NiMH189198198343636
4Sevens Preon 2 Med2Alk. AAA195188183353433
Ultraqfire WF-602C10440210190185383433
Hugsby P32 LowAA NiMH214199195383635
Mrlite Lipstick *****AAA NiMH214201194383635
MX Power ML-310 Low14500216211208393837
Tank007 TK-703Alk. AAA237181160433229
Aurora AK-P7 Low18650266269272484849
Aurora SH-035 Med14500269266265484848
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E Low18650282286288515152
Tank007 E07 (2)AA NiMH310385384566969
Romisen RC-C6 High ZoomRCR123333335349606063
Trustfire XP-E F23 HighAAA NiMH383334312696056
Tank007 E07 (1)AA NiMH423372343766762
Golston "7W"2xRCR123425327311765956
Ultrafire WF-504B - 5 mode R2 Med18650445442440807979
Uniquefire AA-S1AA NiMH56555753110110095
Uniquefire S10AA NiMH575  10300
Smallsun ZY-C85 full zoom145005815424981049789
Trustfire F22AA NiMH586  10500
Lumapower MRV SE Medium18650630634633113114114
Aurora SH-035AA NiMH644  11600
Hugsby P32 HighAA NiMH65059755411710799
Trustfire R5-A3AA NiMH650  11700
Akoray K-10310440697681682125122122
Romisen RC-C6 high wideRCR123697732751125131135
Ultrafire C3 SS Q5AA NiMH718  12900
Aurora SH-033RCR2744  13300
Solarforce L2R Solarforce low voltage R22xNiMH779  14000
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E Med18650800816824143146148
Smallsun ZY-C8514500867766735156137132
Solarforce Skyline 12 CR123880  15800
4Sevens Preon 2 High2Alk. AAA892823768160148138
Aurora SH-035 High14500898856817161154147
MX Power ML-310 High14500900798739161143133
Ultrafire A30BRCR123909  16300
Trustfire Z1 HighRCR123919875833165157149
Ultrafire WF-502B R2 single mode18650940  16900
Trustfire XP-E F23 High 6*10440957785702172141126
First batch Aurora SH-034RCR1231016  18200
Akoray K-10614500105510191004189183180
4Sevens Preon 2 High2AAA NiMH1074944912193169164
Uniquefire S101450011121017962199182173
Ultrafire WF-504B - 5 mode R2 High18650114810921023206196183
Trustfire F2214500125411281030225202185
Uniquefire AA-S114500125511831162225212208
Ultrafire RL-118RCR1231260  22600
Ultrafire C3 SS Q514500139112591122250226201
Fusion 36 dropin3D NiMH139913821348251248242
Uniquefire L2 w DX 5 mode R5 dropin2 RCR1231437  25800
Lumahunter MRV SE High18650146213801323262248237
Uniquefire R5 5 mode XP-G R5186501565  28100
Uniquefire L2 w DX 5 mode R5 dropin186501578  28300
Trustfire R5-A3 7*14500163014821416292266254
Ultrafire WF-503B DX MC-E186501636  29300
ROP Low6D NiMH167015681422300281255
Fusion 36 dropin 8*6D NiCd193718681790347335321
Solarforce L2M DX P7186501956  35100
Ultrafire WF-500 9*2 18650230020401507413366270
Ultrafire Wf-504B KD MC-E186502310  41400
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E High18650240022802120430409380
Aurora AK-P7 High18650242021402120434384380
Ultrafire WF-501B M bin MC-E18650324029902720581536488
ROP High2x32600376036003080674646552
Varapower prototype4C NiMH865083306260155214941123

 

* - An ancient alkaline. Will restest with a brand new one. The cell in there is at least 3 years old.

** - battery on light meter gave out. Will redo the test.

*** - Pulled off keyring to test. Needs to be retested with a fresh cell. I think it is the same one the light came with.

**** - Pulled out of office desk drawer. There's a theme here - I think I need to buy a big box of AAA alkalines.

***** - At some point I will go through the multiplicity of modes this one has. Don't hold your breath.

6* - I'd not trust the two minute reading too much - I was using protected 10440s and the protection kept kicking in - need to test this with a good unprotected 10440.

7* - This still feels too high to me - I guess around 280

8* - Need to do this with the 8,000mAh NiMH Ds which seem to have lower internal resistance.

9* - This one is usually said to be around 350-370 lumens but that may just be that the cells in it were at 4.2V

 

 

There are several lights in here to be retested. Must get around to building balancing harnesses so I can charge more lithium cells at a time. That way I can pull cells from the charger and guarantee uniform performance unless I have a dud cell. See my comments on the R5-A3 for the startling effects a dud cell can cause.My guess is that there is a systemic over-reading here. It'd be nice if I could find some other light that is well standardised to check against.

 

Next trick I suppose is to compare the five Ultrafire C3s I have so I can get a feel for "natural" variation.

 

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

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

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Have you tested the Varapower?

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Trustfire F23 and your newly acquired lights please Cool

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brted wrote:

Have you tested the Varapower?

 

1500 or thereabouts. I plan to expand this but try to make it reasonably straightforward which means not giving in to my tendency to put in all the data I've got every time. The lights that I have more than one of may help in getting some sort of error boundaries.

 

Edit: Batteries probably need topping up. 6150 lux / 1367 lumens

         They did. I got 8290 lux / 1840 lumens with the cells just out of the charger.

 

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

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

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midieval10 wrote:

Trustfire F23 and your newly acquired lights please Cool

 

No problem - will do

 

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

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

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Trustfire Z1 889 lux high 82 lux low - 198 lumens high, 18 lumens low. These are peak readings as almost all of these lights will not hold their maximum output for all that long.

10440 charging for F23

TiKey 81 lux - this is with the battery that came with it.  18 lumens. Using button cells I doubt it'll hold that for a long time.

Romisen RC-C6 618, 166 - 137, 37 lumens

Hugsby P32 NiMH - is around this site somewhere.

 

Having just noticed the time, I'd better go to work - more results later.

 

 

 

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

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

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F23 numbers

NiMH 396/33 - 88/7 lumens

10440 850/82 - 189/18 lumens.

 

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

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

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Thanks Don! Is your F23 10440 high brighter than your Hugsby P31/P32 NIMH? Mine looks the same.

Aren't you suppose to be at work? Tongue out

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With an element of reluctance as I've got a completely pointless all-day meeting to go to. 40 agenda items, some of them referring to stuff from a year ago.

 

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

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

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Nice work Don thank's, i would very much appreciate it if you could fit an ROP low into your testing schedule. 

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Ways wrote:

Nice work Don thank's, i would very much appreciate it if you could fit an ROP low into your testing schedule. 

 

ROP Low in a 6D Mag. Stock Mag plastic reflector and 6 5,000mAh NiCd cells. 1365 lux - 303 lumens which seems on the low side.

 

Edit: This is close to the output of the showerhead Mag dropin on 3 D cells. Given what a pair of short-livedROP bulbs cost, the ROP low no longer makes any sense really. The showerhead dropin on 6 D's (Or 6AAs in a 2D with two of the 3AA-D KD adapters) is way brighter.

Edit2: Topped off the NiCd cells. Meter now saying 1401 lux / 311 lumens. Still seems a bit on the low side

 

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

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

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midieval10 wrote:

Thanks Don! Is your F23 10440 high brighter than your Hugsby P31/P32 NIMH? Mine looks the same.

 

F23 10440 high 850 lux / 189 lumens

P32 High NiMH 675 lux on an Eneloop charged two days ago. But the runtime is a bit better. / 150lumens - close enough

 

Here's a beamshot at about 60cm from the ceiling. F23 on the left, Hugsby on the right. Both on high, Trustfire with a 10440 freshly charged and the P32 on high with a freshly charged Eneloop. 

F23 on left, P32 on right

 

It is hard to compare the beams - the Trustfire has the nicer beam colour - I'd call it vanilla which is my favourite tint. The path length for the Trustfire is a bit longer as it is standing drunkenly inside a 24mm socket that I just happened to have lying around. The Hugsby tailstands very nicely on top of the door.

 

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

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

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Light Battery Lightbox H Lightbox M Lightbox L Estimated lumens on high
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E 18650 1735 665 237 386
Ultrafire WF-501B M bin MC-E 18650 3220 1237 165 716
Ultrafire WF-503B DX MC-E 18650 1636   675 364
Ultrafire Wf-504B KD MC-E 18650 2310 1575 61 513
Solarforce L2M DX P7 18650 1956   199 435
Uniquefire R5 5 mode XP-G R5 18650 1565 164 84 348
Ultrafire WF-502B R2 single mode 18650 940     209
Ultrafire WF-504B with the 5 mode R2 18650 1102 449 168 245
Solarforce L2R Solarforce low voltage R2 2xNiMH 779     173
MX Power ML-310 14500 857   220 190
Trustfire R5-A3 14500 1600   576 356
a first batch Aurora SH-034 RCR123 1016 304 39 226
Ultra-budget C3 clone 2xNiMH 163     36
Trustfire F22 14500 1210 535 115 269
Powerlight NiMH 94     21
BLF DeLight NiMH 85     19
MDXL "3W" NiMH 77     17
Aurora SH-035 NiMH 644 201 26 143
Uniquefire S10 NiMH 575     128
Ultrafire RL-118 RCR123 1260   145 280
Aurora SH0031 Alk. AAA 142     32
Aurora SH-033 RCR2 744 221 33 165
ROP High 2x32600 3250     722
Golston "7W" 2xRCR123 390     87
Fenix E01 AAA 37     8
Varapower prototype 4C NiMH 8290     1842
ROP Low 6D NiCd 1401     311
Trustfire XP-E F23 AAA NiMH 396   33 88
Trustfire XP-E F23 10440 850   82 189
Trustfire Z1 RCR123 889   82 198
TiKey 3xLR44 81     18
Romisen RC-C6 RCR123 618   166 137
Hugsby P32 NiMH 650   189 144

 

 

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

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

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Light Battery Lightbox H Lightbox M Lightbox L Estimated lumens on high
Fenix E01 AAA 37     8
MDXL "3W" NiMH 77     17
TiKey 3xLR44 81     18
BLF DeLight NiMH 85     19
Powerlight NiMH 94     21
Aurora SH0031 Alk. AAA 142     32
Ultra-budget C3 clone 2xNiMH 163     36
Golston "7W" 2xRCR123 390     87
Trustfire XP-E F23 AAA NiMH 396   33 88
Uniquefire S10 NiMH 575     128
Romisen RC-C6 RCR123 618   166 137
Aurora SH-035 NiMH 644 201 26 143
Hugsby P32 NiMH 650   189 144
Aurora SH-033 RCR2 744 221 33 165
Solarforce L2R Solarforce low voltage R2 2xNiMH 779     173
Trustfire XP-E F23 10440 850   82 189
MX Power ML-310 14500 857   220 190
Trustfire Z1 RCR123 889   82 198
Ultrafire WF-502B R2 single mode 18650 940     209
a first batch Aurora SH-034 RCR123 1016 304 39 226
Ultrafire WF-504B with the 5 mode R2 18650 1102 449 168 245
Trustfire F22 14500 1210 535 115 269
Ultrafire RL-118 RCR123 1260   145 280
ROP Low 6D NiCd 1401     311
Uniquefire R5 5 mode XP-G R5 18650 1565 164 84 348
Trustfire R5-A3 14500 1600   576 356
Ultrafire WF-503B DX MC-E 18650 1636   675 364
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E 18650 1735 665 237 386
Solarforce L2M DX P7 18650 1956   199 435
Ultrafire Wf-504B KD MC-E 18650 2310 1575 61 513
Ultrafire WF-501B M bin MC-E 18650 3220 1237 165 716
ROP High 2x32600 3250     722
Varapower prototype 4C NiMH 8290     1842

 

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

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

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I think it would be better to just update the OP with the new information. Keeps it more clean so we don't have to scroll down to get the information. Thanks for your hard work Don.

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Please note the various qualifications and caveats in the first post. There are likely errors in the method and measurement, not to mention calibration but the lux numbers for comparison are reliable for comparison with other lights measured on the same lightbox as the method is consistent.

 

Light Battery Lightbox H Lightbox M Lightbox L Estimated lumens on high
Fenix E01 AAA 37     8
MDXL "3W" NiMH 77     17
TiKey 3xLR44 81     18
BLF DeLight NiMH 85     19
Powerlight NiMH 94     21
Aurora SH0031 Alk. AAA 142     32
Ultra-budget C3 clone 2xNiMH 163     36
Akoray K-106 NiMH 222     49
Golston "7W" 2xRCR123 390     87
Trustfire XP-E F23 AAA NiMH 396   33 88
Smallsun ZY-C85 full zoom 14500 456     101
Uniquefire S10 NiMH 575     128
Trustfire F22 NiMH 586 249 55 130
Romisen RC-C6 RCR123 618   166 137
Aurora SH-035 NiMH 644 201 26 143
Hugsby P32 NiMH 650   189 144
Trustfire R5-A3 NiMH 650   360 144
Smallsun ZY-C85 14500 654     145
Uniquefire AA-S1 NiMH 665     148
Ultrafire C3 SS Q5 NiMH 718 249 49 160
Aurora SH-033 RCR2 744 221 33 165
Solarforce L2R Solarforce low voltage R2 2xNiMH 779     173
Aurora SH-035 14500 785 250 36 174
Trustfire XP-E F23 10440 850   82 189
MX Power ML-310 14500 857   220 190
Trustfire Z1 RCR123 889   82 198
Ultrafire WF-502B R2 single mode 18650 940     209
a first batch Aurora SH-034 RCR123 1016 304 39 226
Akoray K-106 14500 1077     239
Ultrafire WF-504B with the 5 mode R2 18650 1102 449 168 245
Uniquefire S10 14500 1112     247
Trustfire F22 14500 1210 535 115 269
Trustfire F22 14500 1254 563 122 279
Ultrafire RL-118 RCR123 1260   145 280
Ultrafire C3 SS Q5 14500 1391 620 128 309
ROP Low 6D NiCd 1401     311
Uniquefire AA-S1 14500 1445     321
Uniquefire R5 5 mode XP-G R5 18650 1565 164 84 348
Trustfire R5-A3 14500 1600   576 356
Ultrafire WF-503B DX MC-E 18650 1636   675 364
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E 18650 1735 665 237 386
Solarforce L2M DX P7 18650 1956   199 435
Ultrafire Wf-504B KD MC-E 18650 2310 1575 61 513
Ultrafire WF-501B M bin MC-E 18650 3220 1237 165 716
ROP High 2x32600 3250     722
Varapower prototype 4C NiMH 8290     1842

 

Edit: By calculation, the R5-A3 should be no more than 280 lumens which is what I think it should be. From the DX spec it is driving the LED at 1300mA. The R5 bin is 463-493 lumens at 1500mA. So, by calculation 13/15 x 493 = 427 lumens though it'll be less than that as the output is not linear with current. The conventional reckoning is that 70% of the LED's output makes it out the front so at best the output is 280-299 lumens rather than the 356 lumens my lightbox/meter/calculations come up with.

 

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

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

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midieval10 wrote:

I think it would be better to just update the OP with the new information. Keeps it more clean so we don't have to scroll down to get the information. Thanks for your hard work Don.

 

Makes sense. I'll see if anyone wants any more measurements - if I've got it I'm happy to measure it - the measuring just takes a few seconds to do.

 

Once that's done I'll tidy up the first post, add comments and qualifications and put in the best data I can get. I've had to work every day for the last month or so, but a colleague has kindly offered to cover this weekend for me so if it works out, I get my first weekend off since June. Then I'll do the tidying. If not it'll get done shortly.

 

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

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

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Thanks for all of your hard work Don.  I don't care what everyone around here says about you because you're alright in my book. Wink 

 

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"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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Thanks for all of your hard work Don.  I don't care what everyone around here says about you because you're alright in my book. Wink 

 

 

Thanks for the vote of confidence Smile Wink

 

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

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Hey Don what about the bargain of the century the MRV lunapower..   also i don't suppose you have any runtimes on said light do you? 

 

 

 

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I will get to it at the weekend if the wonderful Pam is working for me. If not, I'll get it done ASAP.

 

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

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

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Thanks Don your a STAR !!!

 

 

 

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Very nice Don!  This is an excellent resource.  It's on the frontpage and sticky'd.

 

Quick suggestion: If you select all the cells in the table and click on cell properties you can set the border color to #000000.  It would look like this:

Light Battery Lightbox H Lightbox M Lightbox L Estimated lumens on high
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E 18650 1735 665 237 386
Ultrafire WF-501B M bin MC-E 18650 3220 1237 165 7162
Ultrafire WF-503B DX MC-E 18650 1636   675 364
Ultrafire Wf-504B KD MC-E 18650 2310 1575 61 513

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Thanks for all the hard work Don!

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I'll certainly clean it up - at the moment it is just copied and pasted from a spreadsheet - I hope I can make a much better looking table once I've got all the data together.

The biggie for me is the errors - I got bitten hard by that once in a lab job. If my results had been correct, someone was going to jail - it turned out my results depended only on how long the spectrophotometer had been switched on... Sad

I plan to go through the light collection and get numbers for most of them. Since I'm doing instantaneous peak readings they only take a few seconds each - it takes longer to make sure I'm using fully charged cells in everything than it does to take the measurements.

 

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

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

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Don wrote:

Since I'm doing instantaneous peak readings they only take a few seconds each - it takes longer to make sure I'm using fully charged cells in everything than it does to take the measurements.

Don't you think it would be more useful to take the reading after at least 30 seconds or so - not going for the highest output, but real-life performance?

IMO it makes the comparison more practical...

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anduril wrote:

Don wrote:

Since I'm doing instantaneous peak readings they only take a few seconds each - it takes longer to make sure I'm using fully charged cells in everything than it does to take the measurements.

Don't you think it would be more useful to take the reading after at least 30 seconds or so - not going for the highest output, but real-life performance?

IMO it makes the comparison more practical...

 

Can do. It might be interesting to have both. This suit? The numbers are on the whole lower as I just grabbed cells that were lying around.

 

Light Battery Lightbox Immediate Lightbox 30 seconds Lightbox 2 Minutes Estimated lumens on high 30 secs 2 Minutes
Fenix E01 AAA 37 33 32 8 7 7
Powerlight 1 NiMH 64 64 62 14 14 14
MDXL "3W" NiMH 69 72 73 15 16 16
TiKey 3xLR44 81 71 64 18 16 14
BLF DeLight 1 NiMH 135 144 128 30 32 28
Aurora SH0031 Alk. AAA 142 99 100 32 22 22
Ultra-budget C3 clone 2xNiMH 144 111 83 32 25 18
 






Uniquefire AA-S1 NiMH 565 557 531 126 124 118








Akoray K-106 14500 1055 1019 1004 234 226 223








Uniquefire S10 14500 1112 1017 962 247 226 214
Trustfire F22 14500 1254 1128 1030 279 251 229
Uniquefire AA-S1 14500 1255 1183 1162 279 263 258








Ultrafire C3 SS Q5 14500 1391 1259 1122 309 280 249








Trustfire R5-A3 14500 1630 1482 1416 362 329 315








ROP High 2x32600 3760 3600 3080 836 800 684
Varapower prototype 4C NiMH 8650 8330 6260 1922 1851 1391

 


 

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

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

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Very nice job Don. Thanks

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Looking really good!

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Light Battery Lightbox Immediate Lightbox 30 seconds Lightbox 2 Minutes Estimated lumens on high 30 secs 2 Minutes
Fenix E01 AAA 37 33 32 8 7 7
Powerlight 1 NiMH 64 64 62 14 14 14
MDXL "3W" NiMH 69 72 73 15 16 16
TiKey 3xLR44 81 71 64 18 16 14
Lumapower MRV SE Low 18650 110 110 110 24 24 24
BLF DeLight 1 NiMH 135 144 128 30 32 28
Aurora SH0031 Alk. AAA 142 99 100 32 22 22
Ultra-budget C3 clone 2xNiMH 144 111 83 32 25 18
Mrlite Lipstick AAA NiMH 214 201 194 48 45 43
Akoray K-106 NiMH 222     49 0 0
Golston "7W" 2xRCR123 390     87 0 0
Trustfire XP-E F23 AAA NiMH 396     88 0 0
Smallsun ZY-C85 full zoom 14500 456     101 0 0
Uniquefire AA-S1 NiMH 565 557 531 126 124 118
Uniquefire S10 NiMH 575     128 0 0
Trustfire F22 NiMH 586     130 0 0
Romisen RC-C6 RCR123 618     137 0 0
Lumapower MRV SE Medium 18650 630 634 633 140 141 141
Aurora SH-035 NiMH 644     143 0 0
Hugsby P32 High NiMH 650 597 554 144 133 123
Trustfire R5-A3 NiMH 650     144 0 0
Smallsun ZY-C85 14500 654     145 0 0
Akoray K-103 10440 697     155 0 0
Ultrafire C3 SS Q5 NiMH 718     160 0 0
Aurora SH-033 RCR2 744     165 0 0
Solarforce L2R Solarforce low voltage R2 2xNiMH 779     173 0 0
Aurora SH-035 14500 785     174 0 0
Trustfire XP-E F23 10440 850     189 0 0
MX Power ML-310 14500 857     190 0 0
Solarforce Skyline 1 2 CR123 880     196 0 0
Trustfire Z1 RCR123 889     198 0 0
Ultrafire A30B RCR123 909     202 0 0
Ultrafire WF-502B R2 single mode 18650 940     209 0 0
a first batch Aurora SH-034 RCR123 1016     226 0 0
Akoray K-106 14500 1055 1019 1004 234 226 223
Ultrafire WF-504B with the 5 mode R2 18650 1102     245 0 0
Uniquefire S10 14500 1112 1017 962 247 226 214
Trustfire F22 14500 1254 1128 1030 279 251 229
Uniquefire AA-S1 14500 1255 1183 1162 279 263 258
Ultrafire RL-118 RCR123 1260     280 0 0
Ultrafire C3 SS Q5 14500 1391 1259 1122 309 280 249
ROP Low 6D NiCd 1401     311 0 0
Uniquefire L2 w DX 5 mode R5 dropin 2 RCR123 1437     319 0 0
Lumahunter MRV SE 18650 1462 1380 1323 325 307 294
Uniquefire R5 5 mode XP-G R5 18650 1565     348 0 0
Uniquefire L2 w DX 5 mode R5 dropin 18650 1578     351 0 0
Trustfire R5-A3 14500 1630 1482 1416 362 329 315
Ultrafire WF-503B DX MC-E 18650 1636     364 0 0
Piritlight SG-L8 MC-E 18650 1735     386 0 0
Solarforce L2M DX P7 18650 1956     435 0 0
Ultrafire WF-500 2 18650 2020     449 0 0
Ultrafire Wf-504B KD MC-E 18650 2310     513 0 0
Aurora AK-P7 18650 2420     538 0 0
Ultrafire WF-501B M bin MC-E 18650 3220     716 0 0
ROP High 2x32600 3760 3600 3080 836 800 684
Varapower prototype 4C NiMH 8650 8330 6260 1922 1851 1391
Hugsby P32 Low AA NiMH         0 0

 

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

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

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Great work, Don! You are a real sport to take everyone's input and re-do the tests. It is kind of neat to see how some of them sag after a couple of minutes. I agree some of the lumens readings seem high, but it's still a great comparison of one light vs. another and, man, you have a lot of lights!

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