Code now public! BLF A6 FET+7135 Light. Short 18350 tubes and Unanodized Lights Available

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alex64 wrote:
I received a A6 from Banggood with small problem, it enters the config mode very easily. Let me explain: It’s in mode group 7 modes, I press the button for example 4 times and 5 seconds later I press it 3 more times and it switches to mode group 4. I cleaned the threads and dissasembled and cleaned the switch but the problem is still here. Could it be a driver problem?

A long press goes back in mode order, does the long press work?

If not, then the timing of interpretation of short press is too long. This can be caused by a driver change, i.e. they may have used a different (brand) component somewhere.

A brutal workaround then could be installing a bleeder resistor because that is known to shorten the timings.

(I’m not an electronics person, this is just some practical knowledge from working with BLF-A6 drivers)

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Yes, long press goes back normally without problem. I can turn it on in moonlight (7 modes group) change to the second mode and when I press again it chages to the third mode of 4 modes group which is much more powerful. It changes mode group randomly with no reason.

I will disassemble it with a soldering iron, clean everything and if it’s still the same I’ll buy a new driver. Thanks djozz.

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Yeah, then it is not what I suggested. And there my expertise has run out Sad
Good luck with getting it sorted.

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Are there any of the original lights left for sale? I bought one of the original 900 or so and have used it daily. It has disappeared from me within the last couple of days and I am really disappointed that, I may have to function without it for the foreseeable future unless i can find a replacement. It is truly a terrific light and I hope to find a replacement.

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Dan Hall wrote:
Are there any of the original lights left for sale? I bought one of the original 900 or so and have used it daily. It has disappeared from me within the last couple of days and I am really disappointed that, I may have to function without it for the foreseeable future unless i can find a replacement. It is truly a terrific light and I hope to find a replacement.

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Dan Hall

That’s a sad story, Dan. Banggood have some https://www.banggood.com/search/blf-a6.html?from=nav&ab_version=1

Many new alternatives around but nothing like the original, I snapped up a 1A, 3D & 5A a few years ago. Mostly shelf queens now but still pack a punch when they come walk the dog. Jr has the 5A.

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I truly appreciate the assistance. Now to see how long it takes the light to make it’s way thru the gridlock.

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Does anyone know where I can find a 18350 tube for my special edition?
I’ve tried several including banggood; none fit.!blfse blfse1!

When you're up to your ass in alligators; it's hard to remember your original intention was to drain the swamp.

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