*2016-10-19* New: Nitecore LR30

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*2016-10-19* New: Nitecore LR30

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Nice product, one thing missing: in-light micro-USB chargability.

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What is the price?
Which LEDs are used?

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The leds are probably an array of midpower leds, like used in household bulbs, many manufacturers make good CRI ones.

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Sort of interested, but concerned about Nitecore’s inability to make a light with low quiescent standby current that use a soft switch.

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Stereodude wrote:
Sort of interested, but concerned about Nitecore’s inability to make a light with low quiescent standby current that use a soft switch.

It’s their trademark basically…

(Although I’m really, really happy with the original tube)

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I like it, but the colors are a bit too childish. would have preferred a black or grey…

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will34 wrote:
I like it, but the colors are a bit too childish. would have preferred a black or grey…

Don’t forget olive green Big Smile

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if the price is cheap enough why not. i like the red light. it makes it more outdoor friendly.

hopefully price is less than xtar moon rc2.

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This one is kinda cool:

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This seems to be a new market i have an RC2 that is similar in function, good light

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hIKARInoob wrote:
It’s their trademark basically…
And with no provision for a mechanical lockout on the LR30, you’re left with a flashlight you can’t leave the battery in (presuming it continues in grand Nitecore fashion). That limits the appeal to me.
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So they say they got a patent on the use of a blinking LED to indicate battery voltage.

I bet it wouldn’t be hard to come up with prior art on that if anybody had bothered to look for it.

There are no Einsteins in the patent office.

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Wow looks super cheap. Check out the the first pic with the battery compartment exposed, good lord. Looks looks a Fischer price toy or the multiple cheap “flash deals” lights at Banggood or GearBest. High CRI or just shitty LEDs with a “high CRI” diffuser? I would pay $5.99 max just because…SOS and strobe on the thing?! Why?

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But it’s a portable multi-meter!!! Cool