Review : ThruNite Neutron 2C flashlight (xp-l v6 , usb charging , ramping)

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hIKARInoob wrote:
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…so we unscrew the “tail caps” Wink

Sure it works. I just find electronic lockout… well sexy. Especially if you get like a feedback from the illuminated switch with a couple of blinks.

Not having the electronic lockout doesn’t bother me at all since I will not be carrying this in my pocket. Its purpose is a general around the house flashlight. It will get used often

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Yes it stays on all the time , in every mode except firefly mode .

TC12 V2 nw had a great tint , this light is CW and tint is pure white , and maybe a little rosy on the edges .

Really happy with the light so far …

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I’ve been using mine for 12 days now and still very pleased with my purchase. Yesterday I received 2 Aspire 1100 mAh 18350’s in the mail. Tested them and they exceed their ratings, 1027 and 1080 mAh on the first discharge cycle. Installed one in the 2C. If I have time tonight I’ll do a rundown test till I get a solid red low battery indicator.

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Thanks !

Still haven’t tested mine , i can’t find a new pair of 18350’s to purchase …

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No problem. I’m testing it now. Hopefully, I’ll catch it when the indicator turns solid red.

P.S. There are no 18350 dealers that ship to Greece?

Results: 2C started on turbo. At some point, it stepped down to high. Not sure when it stepped down, but I left it that way. Battery used was a fully charged Aspire 1100 mAh 18350

22 minutes to blinking red
29 minutes to solid red

At that point I shut the 2C off. It’s now recharging via the USB port

Obviously, an 18350 doesn’t come close to a 3400 mAh 18650. For me it’s worth having a shorter version of this light even though the runtime is much less.

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There was only one store , but batteries were out of stock Wink

A few days now they are back in stock and i will order soon.

Btw , I wouldn’t recommend charging little 18350 cells at 1amp , with the usb charging system , i think maybe it will be too much .

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giorgoskok wrote:
There was only one store , but batteries were out of stock Wink

A few days now they are back in stock and i will order soon.

Btw , I wouldn’t recommend charging little 18350 cells at 1amp , with the usb charging system , i think maybe it will be too much .

I didn’t see any warnings in the manual. What current does it charge at?

Opps, I see. 1 Amp

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That’s just my opinion , some people like to charge little cells at a high current , but it isn’t the best for the cell…

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That’s just my opinion , some people like to charge little cells at a high current , but it isn’t the best for the cell…

I hear you, my friend. I like to charge 18350’s at 500 mAh’s. Looks like I won’t be using the USB port for these cells from now on. Thanks for the info.

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Where did you find info on the USB charge rate? I can’t seem to find it anywhere.

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I don’t think it is written somewhere …

I measured it with a clamp meter . Removed the extension , i added a small 18awg cable so negative would still go to the driver , and measured the current passing through there .

It was above 850mA most if the time , up to 950mA …

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Thanks man. They should have chosen 500mA to be compatible with the smaller batteries as well as 18650’s

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I got mine today after reading many positive review including ts review. I bought the NW version. The UI is simple and easy to get use to and the beam pattern is perfect for me. Simply love the light especially the flexibility to use multiple battery since I have tons of the smaller batt lying around unused. No thanks to I have lost a couple of my smaller light which utilise the 18350 and 16340. Hence I hope this larger light will be more visible while I take it out for my camping and recreational outing use. Thank for the great review Giorgoskok! Big Smile Thumbs Up

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You’re welcome , thanks for your support .

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