Lumapower mrv clone @ Manafont Trustfire F15-T6 3-Mode 1600-Lumen LED Flashligh (1*18650)

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Lumapower mrv clone @ Manafont Trustfire F15-T6 3-Mode 1600-Lumen LED Flashligh (1*18650)

http://www.manafont.com/product_info.php/trustfire-f15t6-3mode-1600lumen-led-flashligh-118650-p-6312?rp=091774

ok maybe(more than likely) its not 1600 lumen but i had the mrv clone on my cart ready to purchase it for an xml transplant but its like JIM@manafont read my mind so its here. an mrv clone clone from trustfire. maybe jim can tell us tailcap amps on modes and maybe they can make HML.

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The MRV clones are very, very nice lights. With an XM-L in it and no need to do any work on it, even better. If it does 800l which it might well, it's still an excellent light. Mine with an XR-E in it does 260 and is still an excellent light.

 

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:

The MRV clones are very, very nice lights. With an XM-L in it and no need to do any work on it, even better. If it does 800l which it might well, it's still an excellent light. Mine with an XR-E in it does 260 and is still an excellent light.

samee thought and all the modding work done. ive got it in my cart. wont see it for two weeks though so should be there when i get home.

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That is a very good price for that light, and it should be a great thrower...

I'd wanna buy an extra SMO reflector and see how it does with that.

Rats, finally sold my 2010 509hp Mustang...now I can buy more lights!

Sold the red one too! Now guess what I drive, doing my penance for 500 hp commuters...

http://dreammustang.com/

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1600 lumens?!!! There's stretching the truth and then there is outright lying. The only way you'd come close to that is if you throw in another LED. That can't be a manufacturer's claim (the usual way to pass blame) since it says 1000 lumens in big letters on the side.

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pill fits in head,this speaks abductions of the heat bad

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My order finger is twitching................

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Zulus wrote:

pill fits in head,this speaks abductions of the heat bad

 

I think the pill is screwed into part of the body and then also screws into the head, so it should be rather good at transfering heat Smile

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trooplewis wrote:
I'd wanna buy an extra SMO reflector and see how it does with that.

 

Can you get replacement reflectors for these?

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thread on pill allows to install pill in head only.

If my eye I do not defraud:)

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I just made one like it myself with KD 2.8 driver and a XM-L led. A Report on that will follow in the next day. So far the impressions are good. It's a XM-L thrower! (i have a SMO refelctor). I'ts truly a sight to behold. I tought iwas a bit meh but then i realized i did not switch to high yet. Silly Dang! I lit half the street where i live with the spill and annoyed pedestrians 100-m away with prison tower worthy spotlight. I fiddled with it almost an hour to center it perfectly (by trial and error) and it pays off!

Luxmeter showed around 38000lux at 1m... I got the feeling it was too high and retested it a few times... Within margin of error.

This is what a thrower should be althrough the spill is still plentifull, not those silly pencil beam throwers or "white lasers" which are nice to play but almost useless.

Left the body on high on my desk for 20min. Very hot! not possible to hold for more than 5 seconds. Switched off and took out the battery and found out it was just barely warm which is good!

The sag is still present but it is waaaaaay lower than any of my P60 XM-L dropins.

The body SS ring that hosts the pill seemed a weak point for heatsinking but turned out it is not that bad. The mass of the body helps. I managed to do a good job on heatsinking but 9W is still 9W to handle... 3.2Vf * 2.8A = ~9W

The KD driver is a beauty!

It's not a tK35 but me likes!

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jb1 wrote:

My order finger is twitching................

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Well i couldn't resist my little finger had a mind of it's own and before i knew what was going on i had bought and paid for it Cool  lets hope its as good as budgeteer's light !! if not i have a could always swap the driver for one of the KD ones Smile

 

 

 

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I don't have a C8 to compare but looks (beamwise) better to me. Beamshots to follow during the week!

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had it in my cart as soon as i saw it and purchased last night. I did'nt care if i had no idea what driver was in it as i wanted this body anyway and was going to mod it. Theres always that KD driver and maybe a U2.

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All of you who did purchase this please consider also the SMO reflector of the C8 that should fit in it (dimension wise) along. I really like the SMO in that one. I have too many P60 rather floody XM-L's. Thank me later.

I have a SMO c8 reflector on the way and will confirm this in a week if someone is willing to wait and play it safe with the reflector.

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All of you who did purchase this please consider also the SMO reflector of the C8 that should fit in it (dimension wise) along. I really like the SMO in that one. I have too many P60 rather floody XM-L's. Thank me later.

I have a SMO c8 reflector on the way and will confirm this in a week if someone is willing to wait and play it safe with the reflector.

 

Is that reflector available on its own ?

 

 

 

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Yep! Not very cheap but not very expensive either. They added it recently.

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charlestt wrote:

Budgeteer wrote:

All of you who did purchase this please consider also the SMO reflector of the C8 that should fit in it (dimension wise) along. I really like the SMO in that one. I have too many P60 rather floody XM-L's. Thank me later.

I have a SMO c8 reflector on the way and will confirm this in a week if someone is willing to wait and play it safe with the reflector.

Is that reflector available on its own ?

 

http://www.manafont.com/product_info.php/416mm-aluminum-smooth-reflector-for-ultrafire-c8-p-6092?rp=091774

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Budgeteer wrote:

All of you who did purchase this please consider also the SMO reflector of the C8 that should fit in it (dimension wise) along. I really like the SMO in that one. I have too many P60 rather floody XM-L's. Thank me later.

I have a SMO c8 reflector on the way and will confirm this in a week if someone is willing to wait and play it safe with the reflector.

Besides the C8 SMO reflector question, I would very much like to know the current drawn on Hi and Lo with stock driver.

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I can't wait to see what you guys say when you get yours in the mail. That torch is the hotness in my eyes! Been spending way too much money the last month but I will be ordering this baby in a month or two.

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Budgeteer wrote:

Luxmeter showed around 38000lux at 1m... I got the feeling it was too high and retested it a few times... Within margin of error.

I THINK, if I converted it correctly, that it works out to around 882 lumen which is well within the potential output and isn't too shabby. I've already put in my order with my gal to have this wrapped and waiting for me come Father's day! Wink
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I've had rather an expensive month, so I'll hold off on this until the reviews are in as well.

 

Bah! That sounds far to sensible Silly

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Does anyone that has/is getting this light have a KD C8 that you can compare it to?

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Still thinking about the Trustfire F15/KD C8/Ultrafire 980L lights.

Wish someone here had more than one of the above lights so we could compare tham.

 

 

Nevermind, I just ordered the F15 with a spare SMO reflector. Manafont must love my weakness for their lights.

Rats, finally sold my 2010 509hp Mustang...now I can buy more lights!

Sold the red one too! Now guess what I drive, doing my penance for 500 hp commuters...

http://dreammustang.com/

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/Ha

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Is it this the reflector that you ordered

http://www.manafont.com/product_info.php/416mm-aluminum-smooth-reflector-for-ultrafire-c8-p-6092

or have you found one F-15 specific?

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agedbriar wrote:

Is it this the reflector that you ordered

http://www.manafont.com/product_info.php/416mm-aluminum-smooth-reflector-for-ultrafire-c8-p-6092

or have you found one F-15 specific?

That is the one I ordered with my F15. I don't believe there is one specific to that model available for it yet. Word is that that reflector is compatible though. i will know for sure in a couple of weeks when I get mine.
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Ive had mine for two weeks now and ive been happy with it. i guess one of the first things to do is to maybe get the LED epoxied to the pill because it just floats on it right now with thermal grease. i really dont think its hurting anything but the led can move off center. seems to dissipate heat well with that chunk of aluminum for cooling.

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Ah, I thought that part was stainless steel?

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Hopefully it's aluminium as that would make it's conduct heat rather better that SS would.

 

Is the shiny bit that's visible when the light is assembled just polished or is it chromed?

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I thought it was SS, but I just ordered mine, so won't know for sure for a couple weeks.

Rats, finally sold my 2010 509hp Mustang...now I can buy more lights!

Sold the red one too! Now guess what I drive, doing my penance for 500 hp commuters...

http://dreammustang.com/

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/Ha

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