Question about the Thrunite TN4A (NW) tint

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BanglaBob
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Question about the Thrunite TN4A (NW) tint

Hi. This is addressed to all owners of the Thrunite TN4A (neutral white) here on BLF.
Could you please comment on the tint of the light please?

I ask this because, some time ago, I ordered the neutral white version of their TN12 (2014 version).
I was thinking that the tint would be similar to about a 3C , which I really like.
Instead, it turned out to be much warmer : between a 5 and 7C. I know some of you like the warmer tints but not me.
So I sold it off and ordered another TN12, this time in the cool-white tint.
I’m hoping the NW version of the TN4A is not going to put me in a similar situation.

Your comments would be much appreciated Smile

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Comparing against a bunch of other tints, I would guess my TN4A is about 4C, slight greenish hue.

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unknown00101 wrote:
Comparing against a bunch of other tints, I would guess my TN4A is about 4C, slight greenish hue.

Thanks, unknown00101. Are you happy with the tint? How would you compare it with your other lights?

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BanglaBob wrote:
unknown00101 wrote:
Comparing against a bunch of other tints, I would guess my TN4A is about 4C, slight greenish hue.

Thanks, unknown00101. Are you happy with the tint? How would you compare it with your other lights?


I’m happy with it. The greenish hue is only noticeable when compared against other lights, all on a white wall (Pretty nitpicky). Side by side it’s better than my (#unknown) cw dedomes; that ended up fairly neutral with comparatively more green. Not quite as good as my NW SC01 (really perfect neutral white).

The light overall is one of my best. I love the 4AA config, UI, fit & finish, phenomenal e-switch, etc etc. The only thing I would change is the moon mode. For me, a fraction of a lumen just isn’t quite enough. I can still use its moon, but I would prefer ~5lm.

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Mine is a bit warm that 3C, may be 4x.

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antiparanoico wrote:
Mine is a bit warm that 3C, may be 4x.

I’m very new to the interesting world of flashlights, but I suppose in this instance it is a blessing to be a bit colour-blind, because I have absolutely no idea what tint my TN4A produces, other than it is very dim when I want it to be (like checking on the baby) and crazy bright when I need it…..

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scrumpypaul wrote:
antiparanoico wrote:
Mine is a bit warm that 3C, may be 4x.

I’m very new to the interesting world of flashlights, but I suppose in this instance it is a blessing to be a bit colour-blind, because I have absolutely no idea what tint my TN4A produces, other than it is very dim when I want it to be (like checking on the baby) and crazy bright when I need it…..

Yeah Scrumpypaul , just like my TN-12, which goes from sub-one-lumen to super-bright.
Really useful in so many kinds of situations Smile

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have the older XML2 NW TN4A the tint is fantastic and even at all output levels. Have read the new XP-L NW TN4A has mis matching tints between the high and low levels. As for the TN12 2016 I just sent my NW version back for the CW version as for some unknown reason my NW TN12 2016 put out as violet a tint as can be…