Review: UltraFire UF-T1 AAA / 10440 - 2 mode EDC

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Stippier wrote:
I’m not home now but I will try a new O-ring when I’m home. But how can a O-ring have something to do with the electrics? Btw I have this light form the end of december 2012.

A new o-ring will make the “sweet” point easier to find again. Don’t lube the threads too much.

EDIT: You might got a defective unit as well…
A this point I think the DQG II/III is way better quality

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I tried a 10440 in my T1 – don’t recommend it. It fried someting in the circuit. It still works but the output is REALLY low.
The high mode is now maybe 5 lumens and the low is something like 0.1 lumen, moonlight mode Smile

Manafont specs say it should work with li-ion so I did complain to them, they said they would replace it if I send it to them.
But I don’t think I’ll bother to, it works as a night light now with the really low mode. It would of been nice to have it on the keychain but not with the current output. I might get another one though, I like the size and feel of it.

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Get a DQG III instead. Much better quality than the UF-T1

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I don’t seem to have the right O-ring. But I think something is wrong with it one moment it seem to work pretty well and the next moment it is (almost) impossible to turn on.
Thanks for thelp. I may hope the DQG is better it is 2,5 times the price I paid for this one.

JH: I tried LiFe 3.2V and it works fine and I had no problem with it. The problem I have now was already before I tried LiFe.

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And for a similar price you can pick up the Balder TD-0. It takes 10440 just fine and is well built. You get a beam profile very similar to the SE-1 but even more floody.

However, I am liking the bare metal EDC as well. I like to know it can rattle around with my keys and such without showing obvious scratches and dings.

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It’s a pity the DQG SS is discontinued/out of stock (glad I purchased a bunch!). I would not go for the Ti model as its threading is not easy to operate with one hand.

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I think I solved the problem. I cleaned the threads very well. And it looks like it works even better then when I just got it. But what is the best way to clean the threads in the head?

AAA: UF-T1, ITP A3 EOS, Tank007 E09
AA/14500: Xeno E03 XM-L T6 NW, Solarstorm SC01, Astrolux S3 (BLF X5), nameless EA41 copy, Ultrafire C3 XR-E Q5
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Thanks very much! Frontpage’d and Sticky’d.

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Hi, I’m out of Germany and looking for a UF-T1, working with 10440 (3,7V).
The shop where you have bought is not excisting any more.
Perhaps you can help to find – THX
Wolfgang

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wolflupo wrote:
Hi, I’m out of Germany and looking for a UF-T1, working with 10440 (3,7V).
The shop where you have bought is not excisting any more.
Perhaps you can help to find – THX
Wolfgang

A quick search found only this that advertises the voltage range you were after.
http://www.ultrafire-shop.net/UltraFire_Shop.php?view=productPage&produc...

 

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