Opus BT-C3100 V2.0 "Dreamcharger" GROUP BUY Now @ $ 36. New coupon code - tatasal -(to close July 15) NOW CLOSED

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Opus BT-C3100 V2.0 "Dreamcharger" GROUP BUY Now @ $ 36. New coupon code - tatasal -(to close July 15) NOW CLOSED

—**Hello guys,
Anyone interested in this product?: the Opus BT-C3100 V2.0 “Dreamcharger”—@ $41-, now $39-,* now $36 **shipped, with tracking*+ * use promotion or coupon code*: tatasal

Edit: July 7, 2014 announcement: this promotion will close on July 15, 2014 12noon, Hongkong-time, (+8 GMT)

EDIT: June 31,2014: As promised, 500 units has been reached, so price dives down to $36@

ATTENTION: THIS GROUP BUY IS ALREADY ACTIVE. *FOR SALE TO EVERYONE, NO WAITING, SHIPPING WITHIN 3-4 **BUSINESS DAYS FROM DATE OF ORDER
If you want to buy more than 1 piece, complete the process of buying 1 unit and do the same process on the succeeding unit.

ANNOUNCEMENT: When ordering, during check-out, when the Tracking Number + $1.99 appears on the left side of the page, disregard it (do not tick) Without ticking it the total will be $39, shipped, and free tracking will already be included. (although the policy of Gearbest is a minimum of $40 order for Free Tracking, of which a mistake I made due to miscommunication)

In this special case, even at only $39, free tracking is already included. Thank you

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Edit: We have sold the 200th unit. As promised, a $2 coupon for each unit bought AND an extra 100 pts. store credit is now posted in the buyer’s GB account to all those who bought in the first 200 units._

How to Buy: Register in http://www.gearbest.com/

Then choose your plug-type below when ordering:

http://www.gearbest.com/chargers-batteries/pp_24168.html US plug version
http://www.gearbest.com/chargers-batteries/pp_24924.html EU adapter

After choosing, click Add to Cart, then fill-in Promo Code with the new coupon code GB17701NEW now tatasal , proceed to Paypal and pay.

NEW NOTICE: PLEASE WRITE IN YOUR PAYPAL’S ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS COLUMN ANY SPECIALREQUESTSSPECIFIC TO YOUR COUNTRY.

( No need to register here, but it’s better if you do! )

The reviews below are from the original version. The unit in this Group Buy is the V2.O (updated firmware) version.

Links copied from fellow member Chloe’s thread:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/28599

Noteable reviews

By HKJ:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/28951

http://lygte-info.dk/review/Review%20Charger%20Opus%20BT-C3100%20UK.html

By UPz:

http://reviewsdelinternas.blogspot.com.es/2014/03/opus-bt-c3100.html

http://www.forolinternas.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=8246

By mjlorton:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA-MZZD7HEQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJxrDgEFxMU

By Mountain Prophet:

http://www.mountainprophet.de/2014/03/15/preview-akkulader-opus-bt-c3100/
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Edit: (conditions below are already met so this group buy has started, instructions to buy is already posted in the top portion of this post)
—a minimum confirmed total order of 50 units at $41 each is required to activate this group buy.
—50(min) to 200 units at $41
—201 to 500 units at $39
— post “I’m in for X unit(s)” in this thread. (optional)
—Paypal and free shipping fees via China Post with tracking are included in the $41 Group Buy price EDIT: now at $39
—A COUPON CODE will posted here when the minimum of 50 total units is reached to lower the price from its current regular price of $59.14 to $41.00 GB price. (already posted)
— Gearbest.com will supply the item. Their resource person to contact is Dora —— email dorawu13@gmail.com. Address your concerns/questions to this person.
—once the 50-unit minimum total number of confirmed participants is reached, payment will be accepted by logging-in in gearbest’s website BT-C3100 product page by using the coupon code for this Group Buy.
—*in the event more than 200 units are sold,* gearbest will issue another coupon code worth $2, bringing down the price to $39.
+*-(501 to 1000th units — price is $36/unit) –
—if more than 500 units are sold, 1st to 500th buyer will receive an additional $3 coupon code for each unit bought, to be sent to their Gearbest account.

This thread is also in the other forum to augment the BLF group.

In order to preserve the essence of this thread, may I respectfully suggest to those members who do not intend to join this Group Buy to make another thread where they can discuss their concerns (positive or negative) about this item?

Thank you very much.

Edited by: tatasal on 07/15/2014 - 06:47
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List of participants in BLF/CPF: (After the 50th order, anybody can buy anytime)
1. tatasal 136. Ray-o-light
2. tatasal 137. wight
3. Nightbird 95 138. FrickelFreak
4. Allthehelpicanget 139. aoeu
5. FmC 140. Adoby
6. arekm (as per pm) 141. Ryuuden
7. blfdemigod 142. Lothar
8. daylighter 143. bobmtb
9. M4D M4X 144. emardee
10. sturr (as per PM) 145. nitro
11. bygen 146. cloggy* (CPF)*
12. sempra 147. InfinitusEquitas
13. jealous57 148. Pulsar13
14. peterscm 149. FlashKat (CPF)
15. peterscm 150. tempo
16. dthrckt 151. carry16
17. ramblings 152. 264
18. kevster 153. jping
19. TexasToasted 154. tkmckay
20. brad 155. cat eyes evil twin
21. fotovideo
22. fotovideo
23. fotovideo
24. dbramm22
25. Kurt_Norway
26. Oscar M
27. borstar_micke
28. cjw
29. rova2014
30. magnet
31. jack83
32. mhemling33
33. leaftye
34. boro
35. kuoh
36. cnlson
37. XChesser
38. banker
39. glockboy (CPF)
40. mattheww50 (CPF)
41. Stephen Wallace
42. fricco
43. gbuyer
44. processengr
45. bkling
46. Toastpower
47. ramius
48. Tiggis
49. dekelsey61
50. imanz
——————
51. fireblade893
52. rollinstone157
53. Skylined
54. Skylined
55. SmilingCat
56. zelee
57. cicciocant (cpfitalia)
58. pipifax
59. zizouuu
60. Angel Martínez
61. Icon
62. qandeel
63. danjayh
64. zeremefico
65. zerg32
66. spydernico
67. Jesaul
68. ivan_n_t
69. maxmarr69
70. chenko (cpfitalia)
71. dwd47

Not listed here are our fellow enthusiasts from the other fora world-wide who ordered directly to Gearbest without posting in BLF/CPF. They now comprise a lot more than the ones listed here.

72. taudris
73. alexP
74. dchomak
75. curry
76. GLO
77. allthumbs
78. michi098
79. quadjogs01
80. bladesmith3 (CPF)
81. Le_Zouave
82. Siftah
83. Siftah
84. wama
85. wama
86. Tom E
87. clagged
88. Dmitriyrus
89. dodo (cpfitalia)
90. apomak88
91. my9221
92. Billar
93. jmpaul320
94. jirik cz (CPF)
95. KuanR (CPF)
96. Muto
97. dazed1
98. mvyrmnd (CPF)
99. cloggy (CPF)
100. strongest2004
101. Damout (CPF)
102. InHisName (CPF)
103. rlhess (CPF)
104. firehopper
105. crossfire2009
106. verbie (CPF)
107. dwong (CPF)
108. sandanbob
109. Damout (CPF, 2nd order)
110. bladesmith3 (CPF, 2nd order)
111. Flitsmal
112. Flitsmal
113. bkling (2nd order)
114. bladesmith3 (CPF, 3rd order)
115. max
116. sirpaul
117. tyefighter
118. dekelsey61 (2nd unit)
119. dchomak (2nd unit)
120. KAR2009 *(*fonarevka/BLF)
121. will manners
122. l9s3
123. qandeel (2nd unit)
124. dazed1 (2nd unit)
125. tehkernel
126. aquero (cpfitalia)
127. Alien (cpfitalia)
128. kloppholz
129. attitude
130. gauss163
131. musket3
132. lpnb (cpf)
133. Yourrid
134. floydo
135. Racer

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I’m in for one unit. Smile

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I’m in for one unit also.
Cheers

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I heard there could be a production revision with some of the issues HKJ spoke of fixed, is this that version or is it the same thing he reviewed? Sorry for the thread clutter, but this decides whether I’m in or not.

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Reminder to participants:

When informing Dora of your entry, kindly also give your *blf USERNAME *so she will know which is whom. Thanks

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mhanlen wrote:
I heard there could be a production revision with some of the issues HKJ spoke of fixed, is this that version or is it the same thing he reviewed? Sorry for the thread clutter, but this decides whether I’m in or not.

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/28599
Perhaps posts #125, 126 and 127 will answer your concern?

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I’m in for one of these, but I have some reservations; namely,

  • Can it reliably charge my 4.35v cells
  • Does it have the revised firmware
  • Banggood are having a deal on the “Powerfocus” branded unit starting next week, price (& my questions above) yet to be determined.
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I’m in for 1 unit (if it’s the fixed version).

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tatasal wrote:
mhanlen wrote:
I heard there could be a production revision with some of the issues HKJ spoke of fixed, is this that version or is it the same thing he reviewed? Sorry for the thread clutter, but this decides whether I’m in or not.

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/28599
Perhaps post #127 will answer your concern?

Thanks for that info. Since no one has confirmed the shipping units have the new firmware and (more importantly) it hasn’t been tested, I’ll pass. Thanks for offering this great deal though!

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I just want to inform you guys that I spoke with Banggood and they WILL NOT be able to match this price on the Powerfocus BC3100, and lowest he can go is $43, so it looks like this Opus BT-3100 is the best deal we will get.

On that note... count me in for one.

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I wish there was a way to know if this had all the fixes, but there's really no way to know unless each and every batch was tested.  There isn't a chinese vendor I trust enough to do that.  Opus really screwed up by not putting some kind of indication on the charger and box like a revision number imo, so now we're left with gambling at least $41.  This looks like a good deal for those that were perfectly happy with the version HKJ tested though.  They might even get lucky and get one with all the fixes.

The low mode should be lower.

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This is not a perfect charger, mind you. Even my $90 iCharger does not give accurate IR readings, among other things. Personally I find its shortcomings not a real safety concern as to make me NOT buy this charger, and putting into account the great number of features it offers which are not even available in maybe at least 3 different chargers, with spikes and all, I think I can live with this charger.

Conclusion in HKJ’s test:

Can the charger be used?
I will definetely say yes, the discharge test works fine and charging LiIon in the center slots does also work fine.
NiMH works perfectly in all slots and all modes.

Not a perfect charger, but good enough for me, at least. haha

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leaftye wrote:

I wish there was a way to know if this had all the fixes, but there's really no way to know unless each and every batch was tested.  There isn't a chinese vendor I trust enough to do that.  Opus really screwed up by not putting some kind of indication on the charger and box like a revision number imo, so now we're left with gambling at least $41.  This looks like a good deal for those that were perfectly happy with the version HKJ tested though.  They might even get lucky and get one with all the fixes.

Agreed. There needs to be a v1.1 or v2 branding, and we need HKJ to test the revised edition. I think Opus should seriously consider this as I'm sure there are lots of people willing to spend $40-50 for a charger that have all that functionality but that functions 100%. I know I would Smile

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if this is a fixed model then i am in.

Would you mind keeping the wrong flashlight?
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leaftye wrote:

I wish there was a way to know if this had all the fixes, but there’s really no way to know unless each and every batch was tested.  There isn’t a chinese vendor I trust enough to do that.  Opus really screwed up by not putting some kind of indication on the charger and box like a revision number imo, so now we’re left with gambling at least $41.  This looks like a good deal for those that were perfectly happy with the version HKJ tested though.  They might even get lucky and get one with all the fixes.


I agree, they dropped the pooch and screwed the ball on this one. Even if its decent, the fact I could have one that is better (corrected flaws) for the same money will just annoy me.
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In order to preserve the essence of this thread, may I respectfully suggest to those members who do not intend to join this Group Buy to create another thread where they can discuss their concerns (positive or negative) about this item?

Thank you for your cooperation.

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Since Banggood is not doing GB on power focus charger BC3100… count me in, although I doubt it we’ll ever reach more than 200

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DayLighter wrote:
Since Banggood is not doing GB on power focus charger BC3100… count me in, although I doubt it we’ll ever reach more than 200

We just need at least 50 units (@$41). Assuming we reach 200th, the price goes down to $39.

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I will take one!

mail sent…

also deleted the post above to clear up this thread Wink

PLEASE NOTE
i do not work in "reviews, deals and codes" for the time being
maybe M4D M4X will return one day, but until then:

THANK YOU FOR YEARS OF YOUR SUPPORT AND FRIENDLY CONTACTS!

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M4D M4X wrote:

also deleted the post above to clear up this thread Wink

Thanks for your gentlemanly gesture and support!

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I’m in for one unit.

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I am interested in 1 unit.

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I’m in for one!

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I have sent to Dora of Gearbest a copy of HKJ’s CONCLUSION section of his review of this charger.

Dora will forward it to an Opus representative for their perusal.

Updates will be posted when available.

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I’m interested in 1 also!

*Edit: Dora emailed Smile

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I’m in for 2 units.

Email sent to Dora.

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In for 1

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ANNOUNCEMENT:

Gearbest, the dealer of the subject charger (the BT-C3100) in this groub buy, has contacted Opus Instrument, the manufacturer, and bought a supposedly ‘improved’ version of the power supply.

Gearbest has contacted HKJ and will send the new power supply for a quick review.

Whatever the result of the new power supply’s performance be, Gearbest is committed in this endeavor and will still sell at the Group Buy price of $41, to those who are in the list of participants but still want to proceed to buy, even in the event there will be less than the minimum of 50 commitments.

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Well that means I am in!

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In for 1 unit and emailed to Dora.

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