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Shocking!
Modders are going to have different technical questions. Common drivers like Nanjg can virtually be "fully supported" by the community. The driver used in Asgard is custom made and we'll likely be the only one able to provide technical support. If you really want a *driver as-is* knowing that we will not be able to provide full technical support, PM me I'll give you a quote and we can ship them right away.

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Nobody else would do something like that, and especially not with what's considered a flagship product. Amazing. Really, really amazing.

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comfychair wrote:

fasttech wrote:
comfychair wrote:
Shocking!
Modders are going to have different technical questions. Common drivers like Nanjg can virtually be “fully supported” by the community. The driver used in Asgard is custom made and we’ll likely be the only one able to provide technical support. If you really want a driver as-is knowing that we will not be able to provide full technical support, PM me I’ll give you a quote and we can ship them right away.

Party

Nobody else would do something like that, and especially not with what’s considered a flagship product. Amazing. Really, really amazing.


it really is amazing how fasttech treats their customers. could you imagine asking nitecore for an ea8 driver for example? i dont think it would end in a price quote

thank you fasttech!

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fasttech wrote:
If you really want a driver as-is knowing that we will not be able to provide full technical support, PM me I’ll give you a quote and we can ship them right away.

Hat’s off to Jasmine at FastTech for your support. Smile

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Mine has shipped!!!

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Updated the app today..
It still crashes in Landscape mode, hope that will be fixed soon. Otherwise, it seem to be working nicely as far as i have been able to see. 10 times better than it was yesterday! Smile

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Can the strobe have random frequency? I mean change interval time between every flash.

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Did the price on these go down?

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mhanlen wrote:
Did the price on these go down?

Why are you asking?

Edit:

Hmm. Seems like there are two different ones? Different lumens?

http://www.fasttech.com/search?asgard

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ohaya wrote:
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Did the price on these go down?

Why are you asking?

Edit:

Hmm. Seems like there are two different ones? Different lumens?

http://www.fasttech.com/search?asgard

I thought they were closer to $60 like 59.xx or something… and $49 with the $10 off deal… I could be imagining things.

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ohaya wrote:
Hmm. Seems like there are two different ones? Different lumens?

CW is XM-L2 and NW is "old" XM-L

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Nevermind… they’ve always been $46. or $56.

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mhanlen wrote:
Nevermind... they've always been $46. or $56.

The CW XM-L2 has been (and still is) $59.

NW is cheaper at $56.

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Hmm. Seems like there are two different ones? Different lumens?

CW is XM-L2 and NW is “old” XM-L

I’m getting confused, which is the newer one:

FLEX Asgard 1052-Lumen Programmable Cree XM-L2 LED Flashlight $59.00
http://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10004469/1342000-flex-asgard-1052-lum...

OR:

FLEX Asgard 950-Lumen Programmable Smart LED Flashlight $56.00
http://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10004469/1355500-flex-asgard-950-lume...

I think the latter one, with the 950 lumens, is the NW?

Aren’t NW lights typically more expensive than CW lights?

In the above case, the CW is more expensive than the NW?

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ohaya wrote:
I think the latter one, with the 950 lumens, is the NW? Aren't NW lights typically more expensive than CW lights? In the above case, the CW is more expensive than the NW?

Yes.

Yes.

Yes. [Because it's new generation XM-L2]

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CW is XML2
NW is XML

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Werner wrote:
Can the strobe have random frequency? I mean change interval time between every flash.

If I understand correctly, yes. It seems to have some features to implement random delays between actions so a random-speed strobe should be possible.
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Yesterdays updated fixed several crashes I experienced.
Todays update fixed the landscape crash. Well, kinda. I can not use the app in landscape mode. But no crashes.

That must be the fastest crash fixes I have ever experienced! 8)

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I have just installed the app and there is indeed a random time possible, so if this makes a short random pause followed by a full flash this all looped up should make what I thaught of…
Sadly the on time of the flash can’t be set randomly

Is there a kind of manual for the advanced functions?

I could look up all the mcu register by myself but I am lazy…

Initially I hoped for more programming possibilities, especially to get the switch input.
then ramping and other funny things would be possible.
Press 5 short times to enter hidden strobe/morse mode…. And so on

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(sorry 'bout the redacted SKU, it only goes to a 'listing removed' redirect anyway... and I don't know how many they will have for individual sale, I'll leave it to them when/if to give it an active, public product page)

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So the Asgard arrived today in only 6 days Smile

The retail box is beaten up and split open, no lanyard as shown in the pics, no instructions, no apps, no spare O-rings, carry holster, etc………Now what??

I wanted to install the Windows app, as I’m waiting for VZW to come out with S4 32mb and won’t buy one until they do, so that’s going to be awhile I fear……….still where is the APPS? no info on the flexcandles site either :~

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I wanted to install the Windows app....still where is the APPS? no info on the flexcandles site either

Windows app is still in beta testing phase. Most of the bugs are already ironed out (after seven iterations), but there are still some left.

Please ask Jasmine (FT) if you could get the beta version of Windows app. It's quite usable already..

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mines been sat with hk post for 9 days :_(

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I wanted to install the Windows app….still where is the APPS? no info on the flexcandles site either

Windows app is still in beta testing phase. Most of the bugs are already ironed out (after seven iterations), but there are still some left.

Please ask Jasmine (FT) if you could get the beta version of Windows app. It’s quite usable already..

Thank you, I really didn’t know that.

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I have never tried anything like this, but there are Android emulators for PC/Mac. I don't know if the BT functions would survive the translations, though.

My bare drivers got to CA yesterday, so I should have them first of the week sometime. Still have no idea what I'm going to do with them. :~

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comfychair wrote:

I have never tried anything like this, but there are Android emulators for PC/Mac. I don’t know if the BT functions would survive the translations, though.

My bare drivers got to CA yesterday, so I should have them first of the week sometime. Still have no idea what I’m going to do with them. :~

Yea I tried that already didn’t work…..the light has been officially released and so should the apps, otherwise I think it’s pointless to release the light if we can’t program it, I also hope it comes with some instructions as I got nothing with the light.

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So how does this light perform? Does it totally eclipse its cool lowly predecessor not on Asgard?

sigh

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I'd wager there's more info on how to do what in the pre-reviews posted here so far than there would be in even the best printed instruction manual.

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I’ll go back and read all the threads and posts and get back to you in a week or so Shocked

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Sorry for the delay on the Windows app and instructions. The Windows app still lacks support for “advanced steps” and thus the delay. Given the responses here, we’re going to release a version without advanced steps today and post it on the product page.

The flashlight was originally intended to go with an Android app only. After hearing quite a few concerns here, work was started on the Windows app, but it started much later than the Android and thus the wait — we apologize for this.

Frankly we haven’t done well in the user’s guide area. We have added programming mode instructions on the products page now, here it is again:

  • To enable Bluetooth and enter programming mode, enter any mode, count 5 to 6 seconds, and quickly switch mode again (power cycle or half-press). You should see 3 quick blinks, short pause, and 3 quick blinks again, indicating programming mode.
  • To exit programming mode, simply turn off the flashlight, or switch mode by half-press.

After you have paired and connected to the flashlight, everything else should hopefully be straightforward on the app.

Let me know here if you have questions, I will provide technical assistance.

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