BIG HEAD Yezl T9 CREE XM-L T6 1x18650 Zoomable Flashlight

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Count me in as well Smile

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I like the looks of it, count me in.

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Does the driver actually limit the current 2.5A or is it "2.5A" because its direct drive and the half charged ultrafire use to test could only deliver that. The only Yezl I have is the Z1X (3-mode) and it is DD.

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I would most certainly have the driver replaced ver soon after inital tests. Perhaps with the KD 2.8 linear one but with an amc 7 somethign chipped off for 2,5A instead.

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Also is there a possibility to order the (preferably unbranded) flashlight body for this one? I would not mind building one on my own. Would buy several for experimenting then more perhaps if decent enough.

What do you say Ric?

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I just ordered one.. Will let everyone know how it is when it gets here!  Will compare it to an improved T8X bought on taobao running at 2.1A. 

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Hello gus,

Thanks for your interest in T9.

We always ship the pakages by HK registered post to secure the safe arrive, as this light is abit heavy, im afraid i can not offer free shipping for this lights.

But 30usd free shipping is possible.

If you do have interest in group buy, i'd like to make it easier. How about this way?

1.  Post here

2. Send 30usd to scorpiolyons@gmail.com .

Don't forget to include your BLF NAME and Specify payment for T9.

Don't forget to include the correct shipping address . Since it's not a purchase in our webstore,we'll ship according to the shipping address in your pp account.

3. I ship the order in two days by HK registered post after getting the payment.

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Budgeteer wrote:

Also is there a possibility to order the (preferably unbranded) flashlight body for this one? I would not mind building one on my own. Would buy several for experimenting then more perhaps if decent enough.

What do you say Ric?

Hello Budgeteer,

Sorry, this run has no spare hosts left, maybe next run we can supply some.

BTW, This week we'll have some flashlight host kits and torch components (e.g reflectors,lens) to release, i think flashaholics like you may have interest, And a big flashlight shell for 3xXM-L T6 will be released soon. You can check our website by then.

Thanks

Ric

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Ric-CN wrote:

Budgeteer wrote:

Also is there a possibility to order the (preferably unbranded) flashlight body for this one? I would not mind building one on my own. Would buy several for experimenting then more perhaps if decent enough.

What do you say Ric?

Hello Budgeteer,

Sorry, this run has no spare hosts left, maybe next run we can supply some.

BTW, This week we'll have some flashlight host kits and torch components (e.g reflectors,lens) to release, i think flashaholics like you may have interest, And a big flashlight shell for 3xXM-L T6 will be released soon. You can check our website by then.

Thanks

Ric

Hey, Ric! While the shell idea is nice, and I'm glad it is possible, I think what we'd all like to see even more is the 3*XM-L drop-in made available so we can use it in Maglites or Tr-1200's or whatever it would fit. 52.8mm would be nice along with the same driver that's in the skyway. Wink

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mitro wrote:

Does the driver actually limit the current 2.5A or is it "2.5A" because its direct drive and the half charged ultrafire use to test could only deliver that. The only Yezl I have is the Z1X (3-mode) and it is DD.

 

Almost assuredly DD at that price. Happy to be wrong though.

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Thanks for doing that Ric.

Now I am on the fence.

Love to see the dissection of the light.  And the overall diameter of the lens.  I'm hoping DX has the glass lens.

 

I'll try to get all that for you when mine comes in!  I'm also hoping to replace the lens.

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Almost assuredly DD at that price. Happy to be wrong though.

Yeah, I know. I just wish they would not get my hopes up. These drivers are becoming my #1 pet peeve. If I remember right the low isn't that low either.
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Money sent and I am looking forward to having a play and seeing what I have got! Thanks Ric

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Thanks Ric, money has been sent.

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USD30 with HK Registered shipping is good.  Paypal sent.

They sent out my Yezl M7X within 2 days.  Nice. 

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Yeah, I know. I just wish they would not get my hopes up. These drivers are becoming my #1 pet peeve. If I remember right the low isn't that low either.

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Not sure what's the use for low on a light of this nature.  For flood light, the low is already low enough as its "spread out" - not very bright.  I don't use the low on my Dereelight DBS aspheric.  Smile

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Thanks Ric, I just sent money for 3 more.

 

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Dear sir Ric-CN,

Thanks for doing this. Out of curiosity, if you manage to get the flashlight bodies for this flashlight... any idea at what price it can be available?

Also are there many other interesents for this? I'm sure i am, for a few at least.

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Thanks, Ric-CN!

I just sent the money.

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I only hesitate to pull the trigger until I see from others how it performs with the bigger lens. I put a 28.5mm aspheric on my L2 (xm-l @ 2.8A) and the focus was perfect but it was dim as hell and not worth crap. The worse thing ever. If this turns out good I'll get one ASAP.

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Is there a holster available for this light?

Does the Ultrafire BRC 3000 mah 18650 fit in this light?

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JohnnyMac wrote:

I only hesitate to pull the trigger until I see from others how it performs with the bigger lens. I put a 28.5mm aspheric on my L2 (xm-l @ 2.8A) and the focus was perfect but it was dim as hell and not worth crap. The worse thing ever. If this turns out good I'll get one ASAP.

 

But this isn't an aspheric lens.

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cccpull wrote:

JohnnyMac wrote:

I only hesitate to pull the trigger until I see from others how it performs with the bigger lens. I put a 28.5mm aspheric on my L2 (xm-l @ 2.8A) and the focus was perfect but it was dim as hell and not worth crap. The worse thing ever. If this turns out good I'll get one ASAP.

But this isn't an aspheric lens.

If you have any zoomies at present , cccpull, then take a look at the lenses on them.   The lenses on all zoomies are aspheric, that's how they are able to zoom.   Moving that lens closer to or away from the emitter simple changes the focus of that lens.  

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If you have any zoomies at present , cccpull, then take a look at the lenses on them.   The lenses on all zoomies are aspheric, that's how they are able to zoom.   Moving that lens closer to or away from the emitter simple changes the focus of that lens.  

Only have one "zoomie", Led Lenser T7. Always thought of aspheric lights as fixed focus (outer dome lens) throwers.

 

PS Like the ones on 2100's post

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This light fits into the scheme of things together with a dedicated thrower of 1 x 18650 like XR-E R2 of 52mm bezel size, like a Dereelight DBS V3 XR-E R2 aspheric.  Or those who have Solarforce MPP-1.

Hotspot is 13cm dia @ 1m dist.  Ultrafire U-80 of 42mm bezel is 14cm dia.  UF-980L is slightly larger at 14.5-15cm. 

This light would not give you spill, perfect on reflective grounds...esp snow or sand, in which the spill would hurt your dark adapted vision and ability to see the hotspot/ID objects.  On grass and soil/hilly terrain its probably ok.

How aspherics perform vs big ass reflector lights.  You can see the 73mm reflector XM-L doing 80K lux @ 1m, slightly more than a 52mm XR-E R2 aspheric.

http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?312428-TRA-66-Aspheric-lens-Flashlight-150-000-lux

http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?312645-TMA-66-XM-L-Aspheric-lens-Flashlight-100-000-lux

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I ordered one 07/01 with EMS. It's still unshipped. Ric, please check my order #2011070127792

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hi Ric i am ordered two Yezl t9 in the web,(order 2011070663676). i paid via paypal , and in the order status appears as unpaid. my user is gonzapi

thanks 

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If it is significantly better than this http://budgetlightforum.com/node/2465 I will order one. I hope it is better.

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Ric-CN, 30USD sent for one Yezl T9.

 

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I found beamshots!

 

I was getting worried about the lack of reflector but this seems quite strong. If anything, I will have to find a way to add in a reflector to make the XML more efficient but it looks good from these pictures!

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Kind of strange the other yezl lights have 3 mode w/o blink and this is 5.

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