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Wieselflinkpro wrote:
It is not verry hard to get the battery pack out of the tube.
You have only to unscrew the black ring on the driver-side of the battery to get it out.
There you will find a contact-PCB with the +contact (you have already seen without unscrewing the ring) and on the down-side an outer contact ring of the PCB, which makes contact to the battery-tube. And the battery tube itselfs gives the -contact to the driver retainig ring.

Later I will make some photos to show it.

Does not look easy but please provide some pictures if you can ,
What about a replacement battery once you have it out.. Especially in about 12months time ?

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Is there a code left for the DX80 that works ?

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Banggood has a coupon code 1bcb33 to lower the price by -$160,95 to $219; however they are currently Sold Out. Gearbest has a flashsale on their EU Plug version for $216.99; however, that means you would need to purchase a US plug charger; I am using a 19v 3.42 Amp 5.5mm x 2.5mm pin I purchased from Amazon for $9.06

If you don’t mind paying more than the Banggood or Gearbest rock bottom coupon price of $219 or $216.99, then wolfgirl009 on eBay has a Buy It Now of $299, which is a little more than 20% off retail.

I personally bought this way and received super-fast handling and Express DHL shipping from Hong Kong, and a perfectly refined Imalent new headquarters stock.

I hope this helps.

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I got the GB DX80 with EU charger and they included a US to EU plug adapter. I didn’t even bother asking since I had several from other past purchases.

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Gearbest has a flashsale on their EU Plug version for $216.99; however, that means you would need to purchase a US plug charger
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scannerguy1968 put out another video on YouTube. I hadn’t noticed this one before, different from his first.

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the4ds9 wrote:
Banggood has a coupon code 1bcb33 to lower the price by -$160,95 to $219; however they are currently Sold Out. Gearbest has a flashsale on their EU Plug version for $216.99; however, that means you would need to purchase a US plug charger; I am using a 19v 3.42 Amp 5.5mm x 2.5mm pin I purchased from Amazon for $9.06

If you don’t mind paying more than the Banggood or Gearbest rock bottom coupon price of $219 or $216.99, then wolfgirl009 on eBay has a Buy It Now of $299, which is a little more than 20% off retail.

I personally bought this way and received super-fast handling and Express DHL shipping from Hong Kong, and a perfectly refined Imalent new headquarters stock.

I hope this helps.

Yes Thank you very much.
Purchased the GB EU plug version ,
I am in Australia so stuffed either way.
Already have a couple of DX80`s so I have the US charger.
I was very happy with the service and flashlights from BG .

Thank you for the code and instructions.

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Wieselflinkpro wrote:
It is not verry hard to get the battery pack out of the tube.
You have only to unscrew the black ring on the driver-side of the battery to get it out.
There you will find a contact-PCB with the +contact (you have already seen without unscrewing the ring) and on the down-side an outer contact ring of the PCB, which makes contact to the battery-tube. And the battery tube itselfs gives the -contact to the driver retainig ring.

Later I will make some photos to show it.

Thanks for the reply. That’s kind of encouraging. I just hate to invest a couple hundred bucks in a “disposable” flashlight. I’d like to be able to replace the batteries when it’s time and keep using it as long as the rest of the flashlight is in good working order. I’ll probably get one anyway, just have to rationalize/justify the purchase… Cash

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CoolJB wrote:

Thanks for the reply. That’s kind of encouraging. I just hate to invest a couple hundred bucks in a “disposable” flashlight. I’d like to be able to replace the batteries when it’s time and keep using it as long as the rest of the flashlight is in good working order. I’ll probably get one anyway, just have to rationalize/justify the purchase… Cash

This light runs on 8 Samsung 30Q 18650 cells. I’m sure they are replacable. No one has checked to see what the battery back looks like yet. New heatshrink for the battery pack is available at many stores as well.

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WOW!

Here’s a thought. How about a DX80 in one hand and a BLF-GT in the other?

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Great idea. Yes BLF-GT is amazing.

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WOW!

Here’s a thought. How about a DX80 in one hand and a BLF-GT in the other?


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dchomak wrote:
WOW!

Here’s a thought. How about a DX80 in one hand and a BLF-GT in the other?

And an MF01 in you pocket and a Q8 on your keyring?

Beam me up!

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mickscott wrote:
Wieselflinkpro wrote:
It is not verry hard to get the battery pack out of the tube.
You have only to unscrew the black ring on the driver-side of the battery to get it out.
There you will find a contact-PCB with the +contact (you have already seen without unscrewing the ring) and on the down-side an outer contact ring of the PCB, which makes contact to the battery-tube. And the battery tube itselfs gives the -contact to the driver retainig ring.

Later I will make some photos to show it.

Does not look easy but please provide some pictures if you can ,
What about a replacement battery once you have it out.. Especially in about 12months time ?

Here are the Pics:

One teaser Pic with link to the thread in the TLF:

And the link to the gallery: http://www.taschenlampen-forum.de/media/albums/imalent-dx80.2062/

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(It will run for a long time in turbo in 20 below weather)

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Wieselflinkpro wrote:
mickscott wrote:
Wieselflinkpro wrote:
It is not verry hard to get the battery pack out of the tube.
You have only to unscrew the black ring on the driver-side of the battery to get it out.
There you will find a contact-PCB with the +contact (you have already seen without unscrewing the ring) and on the down-side an outer contact ring of the PCB, which makes contact to the battery-tube. And the battery tube itselfs gives the -contact to the driver retainig ring.

Later I will make some photos to show it.

Does not look easy but please provide some pictures if you can ,
What about a replacement battery once you have it out.. Especially in about 12months time ?

Here are the Pics:

One teaser Pic with link to the thread in the TLF:

And the link to the gallery: http://www.taschenlampen-forum.de/media/albums/imalent-dx80.2062/

Thanks for pic of inside the battery pack! Still looks like a fair amount of work to actually get to the individual 18650 cells though. Definitely some soldering and shrink wrapping involved in replacing the cells. Oh well, nothing worthwhile is easy, right? Sad

I went ahead and pulled the trigger on one anyway. Guess I won’t worry about replacing cells for now. I’m just going to enjoy it!

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CoolJB wrote:
I went ahead and pulled the trigger on one anyway. Guess I won’t worry about replacing cells for now. I’m just going to enjoy it!

I have read somewhere that Imalent is also going to offer battery packs in the near future. Even if it’s officially not for sale, this is probably what they are going to send you if your battery pack dies anyway. I mean, there is no need to send the entire light to China if they can send you just the battery pack right? Just enjoy the light! Cool

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Got my DX80 today. I got free DHL express shipping from gearbest, and man it was fast. It shipped on Monday and even with the holiday, I received it yesterday (Friday). I ordered the EU version, but as someone else mentioned on this thread, they included a EU to US adapter in the package with the DX80, so I can still use the EU charger. They apparently saw it was the EU model, but was shipping to US and threw in the adapter. It was just loose in the padded envelope along with the DX80 box. Very cool that gearbest is doing that.

I haven’t had a chance to play with it yet, been out in all the black friday fun. I should have some time to finally check it out this weekend.

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I’m curious why you would order EU version if your in the US.

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JasonWW wrote:
I’m curious why you would order EU version if your in the US.

It wasn’t $379! The best coupon/deal was on the EU version from Gearbest, and I had read in this and other forums that people had been receiving the US converter with the EU version from Gearbest. Banggood had a pretty good price for VIP4 members last week, but they don’t even offer the different versions. They just say in the description that they will include the appropriate charger for your country. I wonder if they are doing the same thing as Gearbest and just including the appropriate converter plug for your country. Plus, from following this thread, I knew that even without the converter plug, lots of people had been using laptop chargers when the first batch of US chargers had melted. And I have several old laptop chargers that are the exact voltage/amperage required by the DX80. So I knew no matter what, I would have something to charge it with. But mainly, I’m cheap! I NEVER PAY FULL PRICE. Cash

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CoolJB wrote:
JasonWW wrote:
I’m curious why you would order EU version if your in the US.

It wasn’t $379! The best coupon/deal was on the EU version from Gearbest, and I had read in this and other forums that people had been receiving the US converter with the EU version from Gearbest. Banggood had a pretty good price for VIP4 members last week, but they don’t even offer the different versions. They just say in the description that they will include the appropriate charger for your country. I wonder if they are doing the same thing as Gearbest and just including the appropriate converter plug for your country. Plus, from following this thread, I knew that even without the converter plug, lots of people had been using laptop chargers when the first batch of US chargers had melted. And I have several old laptop chargers that are the exact voltage/amperage required by the DX80. So I knew no matter what, I would have something to charge it with. But mainly, I’m cheap! I NEVER PAY FULL PRICE. Cash


BG offers the converter plug for the EU deliveries.
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Today I received my Imalent.
It doesn’t turn on.
I plugged the charger in but the LCD doesn’t light up, which it apparently should when loading.

 

 
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scheven_architect wrote:
Today I received my Imalent. It doesn’t turn on. I plugged the charger in but the LCD doesn’t light up, which it apparently should when loading.

Have you removed the plastic transparent disc between the battery tube and the head?

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Brilliant!
It doesn’t work either now though.
With the plastic the light flashed fast for few seconds when turned on, now it doesn’t.

 

 
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A friend of mine just received his DX80 and even though it had the black plug, the charger died.
So that charger issue is still not resolved.

Can you measure battery voltage from the center of the pack to the tube?

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dchomak wrote:
A friend of mine just received his DX80 and even though it had the black plug, the charger died.
So that charger issue is still not resolved.

Can you measure battery voltage from the center of the pack to the tube?

Light turns on now but oled screen never turns on.
I have no tools for measuring.

 

 
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does the OLED screed turn on when the light is on?
If it does, but NOT when you charge it, the charger is dead.
If it NEVER turns on then that is a more serious problem.

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It display never turns on and to be honest, i don’t think the light is that bright lol.

 

 
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Too bad you don’t have a voltmeter.
I suppose it could be the battery is drained and the charger is shot. Knowing the sitting voltage of the pack would be good right now.

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