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I received my BLF Q8 on Wednesday …

Looks like that Q8 is from the first batch of 500. Can you confirm?


Yes, it is from the first batch of 500
Shipping mail on Sep 07
Departure from Singapore on Sep 23

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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So, if I order now I’m going to get one from the second batch? Has anyone received a light from that batch yet?

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Pre-ordering is over now as of today - check the BG listing. Dunno if M4D M4X has a coupon code yet or not. Still $45 at the Ali store though.

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Are you sure?

I can still use my second code.

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Has anyone noticed or mentioned the behavior where if the light is switched off when ramped below 50% the switch only flashes once and quick method of disabling switch leds doesn’t work? Sorry if I missed it if mentioned already.

The blink or blinks when stopping ramp indicate what is used , once for the 7135 chip and twice for fet. You are below fet levels so it blinks once and that makes the temporary disabling of indicator LEDs harder for there is less time to switch off, half the time compared to two blinks using fet.

Yes I’ve found that it’s near impossible to disable the switch leds when it only blinks once (very tricky timing), much easier to disable when there is two blinks
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Dunno, maybe the codes still work, but definitely the page has been changed - pre-order button gone, no more pre-order counts displayed.

BG coupon code listed for $48.50, code: e5a236, here: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/50338

 

 

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Yes, preorder is gone but you can still buy it. Just wanted to know which batch I’m getting.

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b1i1l1l1y1 wrote:
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tekwyzrd wrote:
Has anyone noticed or mentioned the behavior where if the light is switched off when ramped below 50% the switch only flashes once and quick method of disabling switch leds doesn't work? Sorry if I missed it if mentioned already.
The blink or blinks when stopping ramp indicate what is used , once for the 7135 chip and twice for fet. You are below fet levels so it blinks once and that makes the temporary disabling of indicator LEDs harder for there is less time to switch off, half the time compared to two blinks using fet.
Yes I've found that it's near impossible to disable the switch leds when it only blinks once (very tricky timing), much easier to disable when there is two blinks

I find it easy - from OFF, press&hold til the switch LED goes out, release quickly, the do a quick click - works every time for me. Also, it won't effect your previous saved level.

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Sledgestone wrote:
Yes, preorder is gone but you can still buy it. Just wanted to know which batch I’m getting.

Ohh - first batch of 500 was gone weeks ago, actually in the first few hours of them on sale on Sep 7th. So 2nd batch is all there is now. How many in the 2nd batch have  been made? Well, definitely 1500 or 2000 -- this is where I'm confused. Originally it was supposed to be 2000 pieces total, but they eluded to a 2nd batch of 2,000 following the first 500 piece batch, so did they mean 2,000 more or 2,000 total? I dunno - lost in translation...

If it was 2,000 total, we are under 100 remaining. If 2,500 total, then there's a lot of stock remaining.

Edit: I confirmed coupon codes are still good! But think'n not for long. Think this is an oversight, or grace period.

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Unfortunately it’s Saturday and the post office is closed… It will have to wait till Monday… Best case scenario is it got put into the wrong box and an honest neighbor will bring it by. We have a the multi box for the neighborhood setup with 2 large boxes for packages.

The saga continues… Today (Monday) is a holiday and the post office is closed… Facepalm This is kinda frustrating/nerve wracking… I guess it is what it is… Keep posting pics people! I need some satiation.

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Tom E wrote:

Dunno, maybe the codes still work, but definitely the page has been changed – pre-order button gone, no more pre-order counts displayed.


BG coupon code listed for $48.50, code: e5a236, here: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/50338


At first, before the pre-order button, there was one to receive a notification by mail when the Q8 will be in stock.
I received this mail yesterday :

Mooooohhahhhahhhaah !…my 2nd & 3rd from 2nd batch are already on the way, thanks a lot BLF team !!!

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Bought some cheap chargers, but I have some better chargers for my self. The pouches are somewhat big but works. Sadly I didnt got my 16 Samsung 30Q batteris shipped from Banggood. So had to use some Sanyo 18650GA on some lights but they worked even if they are not button-top.

Are they raised flat tops? If not, you need to check that all 4 are getting contact.

If they are the red ones, then it should be raised flat tops which is perfectly acceptable.

Hi my friend.

I have the red ones with raised top they are great. I like Sanyo 18650GA because they have a raised top and they work in botton top and flat top.

Best regards my friend

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nvanlaar wrote:
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Unfortunately it’s Saturday and the post office is closed… It will have to wait till Monday… Best case scenario is it got put into the wrong box and an honest neighbor will bring it by. We have a the multi box for the neighborhood setup with 2 large boxes for packages.
The saga continues… Today (Monday) is a holiday and the post office is closed… Facepalm This is kinda frustrating/nerve wracking… I guess it is what it is… Keep posting pics people! I need some satiation.
Crap…. I forgot it was a Holiday for the USPSTHAT is why my mail man has not run. Big Smile Thanks for the reminder. Smile

Sorry to hear your saga goes on. Was hoping the “honest neighbor” thing was gonna work in your favor.
Good luck & hopefully tomorrow will bring you some Q8 joy. Smile

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JasonWW wrote:
ISO wrote:

Bought some cheap chargers, but I have some better chargers for my self. The pouches are somewhat big but works. Sadly I didnt got my 16 Samsung 30Q batteris shipped from Banggood. So had to use some Sanyo 18650GA on some lights but they worked even if they are not button-top.

Are they raised flat tops? If not, you need to check that all 4 are getting contact.

If they are the red ones, then it should be raised flat tops which is perfectly acceptable.

Hi, well I have the red pill, ie a little raised top, they are great work as flat top and button top Thumbs Up . I like Sanyo 18650GA and they are about 3500 mAh.

I wanted my Samsung 30Q and it was on delivery to me but it seams its really hard to get batteries to Europe.
Why doesnt banggood start a European shop for batteries ?

Thanks

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Wow I won something!

I never win anything, ha! Cool


Congrats, expect PM incoming in an hour or two
This is cool, you clearly are a long time member who doesn’t say much,
It is an honor you talked in this thread and a joy to see you win!
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Sledgestone wrote:
Yes, preorder is gone but you can still buy it. Just wanted to know which batch I’m getting.

Ohh – first batch of 500 was gone weeks ago, actually in the first few hours of them on sale on Sep 7th. So 2nd batch is all there is now. How many in the 2nd batch have  been made? Well, definitely 1500 or 2000 — this is where I’m confused. Originally it was supposed to be 2000 pieces total, but they eluded to a 2nd batch of 2,000 following the first 500 piece batch, so did they mean 2,000 more or 2,000 total? I dunno – lost in translation…


If it was 2,000 total, we are under 100 remaining. If 2,500 total, then there’s a lot of stock remaining.


Edit: I confirmed coupon codes are still good! But think’n not for long. Think this is an oversight, or grace period.

Yup, it still works! Ordered my second one! Hopefully no screw issues this time..

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Barry asked when to stop the groupbuy this morning (for me) AMD I replied when they want since all have had the chance to get it by now
So don’t expect it to continue for all that long.

Did anyone get the latest pre sale number?

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On 8th October 23:00 UTC+2 time there were 1877 pre orders. I think it went up to around 1882 some hours later, not sure.

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thanks!

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PM send to the Q8 GAW winners.
Some of the team decided to donate their share to Mrs Lumens or the BLF special fund.
Some of the helper BLFers did the same
Will update the figures (so how much goes to Mrs Lumens and BLF fund at a later time.
It is really awesome how this is handled, thanks! Heartwarming!

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Tom E wrote:

b1i1l1l1y1 wrote:
The Miller wrote:
tekwyzrd wrote:
Has anyone noticed or mentioned the behavior where if the light is switched off when ramped below 50% the switch only flashes once and quick method of disabling switch leds doesn’t work? Sorry if I missed it if mentioned already.
The blink or blinks when stopping ramp indicate what is used , once for the 7135 chip and twice for fet. You are below fet levels so it blinks once and that makes the temporary disabling of indicator LEDs harder for there is less time to switch off, half the time compared to two blinks using fet.
Yes I’ve found that it’s near impossible to disable the switch leds when it only blinks once (very tricky timing), much easier to disable when there is two blinks

I find it easy – from OFF, press&hold til the switch LED goes out, release quickly, the do a quick click – works every time for me. Also, it won’t effect your previous saved level.

Thanks. Tricky timing but much better than the 2% success I was having when trying to switch it off during the blink which worked nearly 100% with two blinks.

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My tracking looks just like Rob_K’s, one in Los Angeles having cleared customs and the other two in Hong Kong waiting for a ride.

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Congratulations to the GAW winners!

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Don’t anyone in the States expect a package today as it’s a government holiday. Happy Columbus Day!

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Picked up mine today at the post office and went through the checklist as thoroughly as I wanted.
LED’s very well centered.
No rough spots outside, only a single tiny ding on the anodizing near the button (nitpicking).
Indicator light works for now at least.
All I did was some light sanding of the battery tube edges to prevent battery wrapper damage and of course some Nyogel for the threads and o-rings.

Overall, a quality specimen so far, zero complaints. Thanks everyone involved for making this happen!

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The Miller wrote:
PM send to the Q8 GAW winners. Some of the team decided to donate their share to Mrs Lumens or the BLF special fund. Some of the helper BLFers did the same Will update the figures (so how much goes to Mrs Lumens and BLF fund at a later time. It is really awesome how this is handled, thanks! Heartwarming!

This is such an awesome group. Congrats all!

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Dimking wrote:
Got mine today, and it blinks out v.1.1 Shouldn’t it be v.1.2?

I gues sb. had answered already, but it blinks out 1.0
Which is the newest NarsilM version.

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tomm will be 2 weeks fedex has had the label created ?
man makes you wonder….

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