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Depends on you….the J12 is quite cheap but it’s 3200 lumens out the front vs J12’s 2300 lumens OTF.

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Payment made. Shipping with FedEx is 40.98 to the Netherlands. Should take no more then a week to arrive.

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Payment made. Shipping with FedEx is 40.98 to the Netherlands. Should take no more then a week to arrive.

That’s good to hear, do you have some good batteries and a good DMM or something?

Else the first thing that we’d hear from you is “#!@$!#@#!@#@# That #@!$!@#@ thing is !@$!@# bright!! Big Smile

It’s usd29 for me here, via China Post air mail registered, and it could take anywhere from 3 weeks to 5 weeks for your location (and that’s no fault on the seller). Good for you.

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Payment made. Shipping with FedEx is 40.98 to the Netherlands. Should take no more then a week to arrive.

That’s good to hear, do you have some good batteries and a good DMM or something?

Else the first thing that we’d hear from you is “#!@$!#@#!@#@# That #@!$!@#@ thing is !@$!@# bright!! Big Smile

It’s usd29 for me here, via China Post air mail registered, and it could take anywhere from 3 weeks to 5 weeks for your location (and that’s no fault on the seller). Good for you.

I have ordered Trustfire 5000mAh protected 26650’s for this. Unfortunately I have ordered these on Ebay with standard shipping. Most probably (and sadly) these will arrive later than the flashlight and I will have to wait until I receive them before I can give you the tailcap readings. I could test with Panasonic 18650’s though (which I have for my Solarforce L1200). I have a Fluke DMM, so that end is covered.

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I have ordered one too, i will have it very soon, paid dhl shipping, maybe monday or tuesday it will be here. Lets see what we got!

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Eduard wrote:

I have ordered Trustfire 5000mAh protected 26650’s for this. Unfortunately I have ordered these on Ebay with standard shipping. Most probably (and sadly) these will arrive later than the flashlight and I will have to wait until I receive them before I can give you the tailcap readings. I could test with Panasonic 18650’s though (which I have for my Solarforce L1200). I have a Fluke DMM, so that end is covered.

Ergotelis whould be able to give us pretty accurate OTF lumens and kcd readings.

You won’t be able to use 18650s in that light, unless you have other lights like Shadow 26650 lights which come with the PVC tubes.

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I have ordered one too, i will have it very soon, paid dhl shipping, maybe monday or tuesday it will be here. Lets see what we got!

Great, looking forward to it. Sorry i can’t order lights to try as i wished like last time…. so have to be really careful and get lights that are worth it nowadays.

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Well that is almost the same for me, i am in Greece, don’t forget, we are facing great economic problems as a country and the future is uncertain. At least when i manage to sell some flashlights to make room for new ones, i pick some to see what we have, and this one looks to be worth buying. Can’t wait to receive it!

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Tracking information received. The monster is on it’s way. Smile

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Possibly on Wednesday i will have it, it is on its way via DHL.

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Nice, looking forward to see review from you guys

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Gracias!

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It has arrived.

It looks very good, very nicely machined, smooth threads, good anodizing, the head is amazingly big and heavy (503 gr.). The head diameter is 75 mm, length without extension tube is 347 mm, total length with extension is 415 mm. It’s big, but in three cell configuration it’s not to big. In four cell configuration it’s to long to my liking. But run-time is no issue for me, so I will use it in three cell configuration.

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Got mine too, I am posting through mobile, will later post on my PC,took a lot of pictures.it is amazing, measured 3240 otf with 4 cells and 3370 with 3 cells,though it was declining,have to make runtine graph.lux with 4cells is 37900. Have a lot more measurements will post all of them later!

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BEAST MODE!!

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I read 3,65 A at the tailcap with three AW 2600mAh . These are 18650’s as I don’t have 26650 yet.

Size comparison, from left to right; Trustfire x100, Solarforce L1200, SkyRay 3xT6

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Very poorly equipped beamshot comparison of the three formentioned flashlights.

1. Solarforce L1200

2. SkyRay 3T6

3. Trustfire x100 (this one lit up my complete back garden, amazing amount of light)

In the pictures there doesn’t seem to be much difference between the SkyRay 3T6 and the Trustfire x100, but believe me, the difference was quite noticeable. Pictures were taken with my Galaxy tab 7.7, will try to take better pictures soon.

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The hotspot on the X100 looks masive. Nice shots.

 

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Got mine too, I am posting through mobile, will later post on my PC,took a lot of pictures.it is amazing, measured 3240 otf with 4 cells and 3370 with 3 cells,though it was declining,have to make runtine graph.lux with 4cells is 37900. Have a lot more measurements will post all of them later!

Other than this info, here are some current measurements:
3Cell: 3,44amp/1,97amp/0,45amp
4Cell: 2,27amp/1,37amp/0,36amp

Batteries are some nice kingkong 26650 of the good ~4500mah(measured with a discharging hobby charger), not completely charged. ~3,95V at idle.

The flashlight is massive, light output is massive.Can’t wait to do some nice outdoor beamshots!
The body is fitting with the TR-J12, so i can put an extra adapter to make it a 5 Cell flashlight.
Some pictures from my mobile uploaded in this album, where you can see weight,diameter,parts, a comparison against TR-J12 etc:

https://picasaweb.google.com/111603198395522513972/X100#

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Wow!!! 8)

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Wow great pics so far. Makes the J12 look like a minimag!!

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ergotelis wrote:
Got mine too, I am posting through mobile, will later post on my PC,took a lot of pictures.it is amazing, measured 3240 otf with 4 cells and 3370 with 3 cells,though it was declining,have to make runtine graph.lux with 4cells is 37900. Have a lot more measurements will post all of them later!

Woohoos….i said 3200L OTF. Do i get a prize? Big Smile

Wow….close to 40k cd for 3-cells, that is bad ass. It ~ matches the Thrunite TN30 for throw and has about 25% more lumens OTF, with a slight smaller head diameter and magnitudes more efficiency (less heat, able to gun longer, more battery runtime etc).

This is both a flooder and a thrower.

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ergotelis wrote:

Other than this info, here are some current measurements:
3Cell: 3,44amp/1,97amp/0,45amp
4Cell: 2,27amp/1,37amp/0,36amp

Batteries are some nice kingkong 26650 of the good ~4500mah(measured with a discharging hobby charger), not completely charged. ~3,95V at idle.

That is nice. That means that good 18650s can work in 3S config as well. With lousier cells you just get more voltage sag and higher current. (Pok mentioned 4 amps with 18650, could be the regular Ultrafires or something or cells nearly depleted)

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Eduard wrote:

In the pictures there doesn’t seem to be much difference between the SkyRay 3T6 and the Trustfire x100, but believe me, the difference was quite noticeable. Pictures were taken with my Galaxy tab 7.7, will try to take better pictures soon.

Most probably the camera settings were not locked (non manual). I can’t see the EXIF though.

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Ordered 1 copy, usd 82.34 to my country via China Post Air Mail registered.

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OMG, that thing is BIG!  Shocked

I must resist.. I must resist.. I must resist.. 

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2100 wrote:
Eduard wrote:

In the pictures there doesn’t seem to be much difference between the SkyRay 3T6 and the Trustfire x100, but believe me, the difference was quite noticeable. Pictures were taken with my Galaxy tab 7.7, will try to take better pictures soon.

Most probably the camera settings were not locked (non manual). I can’t see the EXIF though.

Yes is correct, all auto settings with the camera of my tablet. The output of the x100 is really massive, my whole backgarden was lit and people were peaking through curtains to see what was going on … J)

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2100 wrote:
ergotelis wrote:

Other than this info, here are some current measurements:
3Cell: 3,44amp/1,97amp/0,45amp
4Cell: 2,27amp/1,37amp/0,36amp

Batteries are some nice kingkong 26650 of the good ~4500mah(measured with a discharging hobby charger), not completely charged. ~3,95V at idle.

That is nice. That means that good 18650s can work in 3S config as well. With lousier cells you just get more voltage sag and higher current. (Pok mentioned 4 amps with 18650, could be the regular Ultrafires or something or cells nearly depleted)

I measured (Fluke DMM) 3,65 A with three AW 18650’s, so using 18650’s in 3S is definitely an option.

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Eduard wrote:
2100 wrote:
ergotelis wrote:

Other than this info, here are some current measurements:
3Cell: 3,44amp/1,97amp/0,45amp
4Cell: 2,27amp/1,37amp/0,36amp

Batteries are some nice kingkong 26650 of the good ~4500mah(measured with a discharging hobby charger), not completely charged. ~3,95V at idle.

That is nice. That means that good 18650s can work in 3S config as well. With lousier cells you just get more voltage sag and higher current. (Pok mentioned 4 amps with 18650, could be the regular Ultrafires or something or cells nearly depleted)

I measured (Fluke DMM) 3,65 A with three AW 18650’s, so using 18650’s in 3S is definitely an option.

Kingkong 26650 have less voltage drop under high current draw due to higher capacity, so i guess they will have less amp draw than a 18650.
More to come stay tuned!

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I just realise that i don’t have the cells for it.

I have KK 26650 – 2pcs
MKNE 26650 – 1pc

NCR18650A 3100 unprotected – 2pc
NCR18650 2900 unprotected – 2pc
Sanyo 2600 unprotected – 3pcs (not that comfy to use this as current goes up instead of what happens in the DRY)

XTARs 2600 seems to be the best but these have a slightly high resistance (PCB) so the current would be high. Sad

TF Flames 2400 could be an option. And my Solarforce 2400s as well (they have lower resistance than the TF Flames and definitely much less than the XTAR 2600s)

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