Some new DX lights

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Some new DX lights

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Suterfire? That's a new one.

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The thought of a tactical light with the ultra macho name of Hugsby appeals to me. http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.35078

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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I like the Hugsby.......looks good except for the clip.  Too bad it will not take the voltage of a 14500 cell.

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Actually, the reason that one interested me was because it was 1.5V max - the driver will work better with alkalines. A policeman friend (He's a nurse where I work and a part-time cop) needs a new light and the local cops only issue AA alkalines.

 

The 0.8-4.2V drivers are usually much less efficient than drivers for a tighter voltage range.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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I didnt know that at all, i like learning something new.  You just cant beat the price on the light....HAIII is a nice touch and it tailstands as well.  I wonder what switch it uses, forward or a reverse clickie.

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Don wrote:

Actually, the reason that one interested me was because it was 1.5V max - the driver will work better with alkalines. A policeman friend (He's a nurse where I work and a part-time cop) needs a new light and the local cops only issue AA alkalines.

 

The 0.8-4.2V drivers are usually much less efficient than drivers for a tighter voltage range.

 

I like the look of that light, but what are the max lumens you can get from a single AA (alkaline or rechargeable)?  The listed 160 isn't accurate is it?

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ky70 wrote:

Don wrote:

Actually, the reason that one interested me was because it was 1.5V max - the driver will work better with alkalines. A policeman friend (He's a nurse where I work and a part-time cop) needs a new light and the local cops only issue AA alkalines.

 

The 0.8-4.2V drivers are usually much less efficient than drivers for a tighter voltage range.

 

I like the look of that light, but what are the max lumens you can get from a single AA (alkaline or rechargeable)?  The listed 160 isn't accurate is it?

 

160 might be accurate - I've had at least one light lately that exceeded DX claimed spec.

200 from an AA is most likely to need a 14500 and is likely to be a hand burner. I can do some rough estimates of lumen output from my light box - just don't take them too seriously.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...