Small Sun ZY-T08 Vs Fenix TK41

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Small Sun ZY-T08 Vs Fenix TK41

Well I thought that this 2nd T08 I got would compare in throw to the TK41 by looking at beams on the wall. The T08 looks to be brighter on the wall. I am updating this with a better picture from the T08. The hospot is smaller on the T08. I guess I’m going to have to take some more at longer distances. But the TK41 may be the winner.

60yds manual 1.4 sec shutter f/4 ISO 400

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Looks like the TK41 wins to me…. For the price you can’t beat the T08.. It is one nice light!!!!!

 

 

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I’m getting me a T08!

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Ok I just took another one and put it in the others place. Now go back and look and see what you think. It’s pretty dang close.

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The other T08 shot was blurry. But this one is a lot better.

I still say the T08 for the money will beat any other out there in XM-L. At least I bet this one I got will. That’s got to be putting out around 50,000 lux.

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More light from TK41, but yep, pretty darn close. And at $26, T08 wins!

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Going by that last sample the T08 looks to be the winner.

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What do you guys think now that I posted a better T08 shot? It looks to just edge out the TK41 to me. That’s one hell of a flashlight for the money. I may just have to buy another.

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Fenix TK41 vs. Small Sun ZY-T08 (mouse over)

Fenix TK41 vs. Small Sun ZY-T08

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It’s starting to feel like you’re pushing this one just a little too much ILF. Like you’re trying to generate enthusiasm in the hopes that it will subsequently generate sales.

I’m not saying that you actually have such an agenda, but that’s the way you’re coming across.

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I look many times over, but I can't see how T08 beats TK41 based on the beamshot. TK41 looks much brighter to me.

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Well it’s tint issue difference.

I’m going off of the actual tree itself and the hotspot from the T08 looks to be brighter. If you just look at the leaves the TK41 appears to be brighter. I ay it’s pretty close.

And cainn, you can believe what you want. And you can buy what you want. But the T08 is one heck a light for the price.

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ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
And cainn, you can believe what you want. And you can buy what you want. But the T08 is one heck a light for the price.

I didn’t say that I believed that you had some hidden agenda, only that it kinda seems that way. Mostly it’s because you keep calling this light the best light of it’s type for the price, but I don’t think it’s been established that it beats a HD2010 for throw, or total output, and I’ve mentioned that before.

But hey, I would love to be wrong about this. If it out-throws a HD2010, I’ll buy one myself. I’d want to. But we haven’t seen a comparison yet.

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And cainn, you can believe what you want. And you can buy what you want. But the T08 is one heck a light for the price.

I didn’t say that I believed that you had some hidden agenda, only that it kinda seems that way. Mostly it’s because you keep calling this light the best light of it’s type for the price, but I don’t think it’s been established that it beats a HD2010 for throw, or total output, and I’ve mentioned that before.

But hey, I would love to be wrong about this. If it out-throws a HD2010, I’ll buy one myself. I’d want to. But we haven’t seen a comparison yet.

Ok I understand your point. But most of the time you will pay at least $35 or more for a 2010.

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Take underexposed shots of both beams next to each other on a wall.
Then we can see which hotspot is brighter

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Slewflash wrote:
Take underexposed shots of both beams next to each other on a wall. Then we can see which hotspot is brighter

Will a white door work?

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Well it looks like I was wrong. The camera doesn’t lie.

Manual exposure, 1/1,176 sec, f/2.8, ISO 400

TK41 on the top

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ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
Well it looks like I was wrong. The camera doesn’t lie.

Manual exposure, 1/1,176 sec, f/2.8, ISO 400

TK41 on the top

!http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v204/brad541thb/DSCF4044Small.jpg!

Thanks, that’s what I was asking for, although a dark surface helps if your camera can’t take low exposure shots (like mine, which is why I take them on a dark brick wall and about 3 meters back).

It’s pretty hard to distinguish which one has more throw, but you can see which one has brighter spill. ILF does your camera go any lower?

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Yes it will go lower.

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When you shoot the picture does it make the difference any more distinguishable? Or is it still hard to tell?
From the picture it seems the tk41 beats it in hotspot intensity and spill brightness.

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The luminosity of the hotspots is 161 for the t08 and 194 for the tk41.

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cainn wrote:
ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
And cainn, you can believe what you want. And you can buy what you want. But the T08 is one heck a light for the price.

I didn’t say that I believed that you had some hidden agenda, only that it kinda seems that way. Mostly it’s because you keep calling this light the best light of it’s type for the price, but I don’t think it’s been established that it beats a HD2010 for throw, or total output, and I’ve mentioned that before.

But hey, I would love to be wrong about this. If it out-throws a HD2010, I’ll buy one myself. I’d want to. But we haven’t seen a comparison yet.

Here’s a shot of just aiming at the ceiling. HD2010 on left vs T08 on Right

 

 

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rikr wrote:
cainn wrote:
ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
And cainn, you can believe what you want. And you can buy what you want. But the T08 is one heck a light for the price.
I didn't say that I _believed_ that you had some hidden agenda, only that it kinda seems that way. Mostly it's because you keep calling this light the _best_ light of it's type for the price, but I don't think it's been established that it beats a HD2010 for throw, or total output, and I've mentioned that before. But hey, I would love to be wrong about this. If it out-throws a HD2010, I'll buy one myself. I'd _want_ to. But we haven't seen a comparison yet.
Here's a shot of just aiming at the ceiling. HD2010 on left vs T08 on Right !http://i873.photobucket.com/albums/ab299/Rickr1/HD2010vsT08H-L-TR003.jpg... alien is looking at me! Surprised

But his HD2010 eye looks brighter to me.

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I feel you can only accurately compare throwers in outdoor beamshots.  In the case of the ones at the top the TK41 destroys the T08.  Frankly I don't think it's even a contest at all.  Not to say it's not a nice light, because I feel it is, but it just isn't anywhere in the TK41's league.

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rikr wrote:

Here’s a shot of just aiming at the ceiling. HD2010 on left vs T08 on Right

!http://i873.photobucket.com/albums/ab299/Rickr1/HD2010vsT08H-L-TR003.jpg!

Really does look like an Alien too!

Seriously though, very similar looking beam profiles. Get some more current to the LED (I’m sure that a typical HD2010 would be pulling more) and we might have a serious competition.

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rikr wrote:
cainn wrote:
ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
And cainn, you can believe what you want. And you can buy what you want. But the T08 is one heck a light for the price.
I didn’t say that I believed that you had some hidden agenda, only that it kinda seems that way. Mostly it’s because you keep calling this light the best light of it’s type for the price, but I don’t think it’s been established that it beats a HD2010 for throw, or total output, and I’ve mentioned that before. But hey, I would love to be wrong about this. If it out-throws a HD2010, I’ll buy one myself. I’d want to. But we haven’t seen a comparison yet.
Here’s a shot of just aiming at the ceiling. HD2010 on left vs T08 on Right !http://i873.photobucket.com/albums/ab299/Rickr1/HD2010vsT08H-L-TR003.jpg!
The alien is looking at me! Surprised

But his HD2010 eye looks brighter to me.

The HD2010 is brighter.

 

 

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