Review: Jet-Beam BA20

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Speedsix
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I am a big fan of Klarus and Jetbeam. My JB BA10 with a 14500 is brighter than a BA20 or my Klarus P2A. That is the real winner.

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RichLee wrote:
http://www.cree.com/~/media/Files/Cree/LED%20Components%20and%20Modules/...

Aaahhh, yeah, me stupid, absolutely forget about them :bigsmile: Well, for one reason though – they are not good at all :~ (blue, very cold tint and so-so beam, if I remember well)

Speedsix wrote:
I am a big fan of Klarus and Jetbeam. My JB BA10 with a 14500 is brighter than a BA20 or my Klarus P2A. That is the real winner.

You are a big fan of a quality then :bigsmile: Very well made lights IMO Big Smile (not without a small flaws, but still great)

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SashiX wrote:
Well, for one reason though – they are not good at all :~ (blue, very cold tint and so-so beam, if I remember well)

I haven’t read that anywhere. It was just released two weeks ago, and isn’t even on the market yet.

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Haha, sorry, mate, another boner :bigsmile: I meant XT-E R5 Blushing Those have blue spot. (ergotelis shot from here). Haven’t found any of XP-G2 Sad

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Supposed to be 20% more efficient. Brighter too! :bigsmile:

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You are a big fan of a quality then Very well made lights IMO (not without a small flaws, but still great)

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I just got one of these today, it’s super high quality, it’s certainly better quality than my Fenix E25, which suffers from battery rattle, over all the jetbeam is much nicer. Even the packaging it came in was cool. The output from the Jetbeam is also higher.

But I think the Fenix is a better torch, although it has a soft click button, it’s mounted where you thumb is making for easy operation one handed. The Jetbeam is much more akward to turn on. I also think the Fenix has a better UI too.

I might do a comparison but I think the Fenix is a better torch for general use.

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nice review,thanks for sharing

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I still use my BA10. It’s a tank.

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Contender to this (very nice) flashlight is Eagletac P100A2, and also Klarus PT20. I like the simplicity and format of these flashlights and may be getting some for emergency use and loaning to non-flashaholics who might find hard to get along with complex UIs.

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BA20 & BA10 are very simple robust lights I have been giving them as gifts to friends and family, biggest plus point are common standard battery and very simple interface. Mostly i gift the BC10’s as straight replacements for the Fenix E11’s i use to.

Updated newer versions of BC20 can utilize 18650 battery types according to Jetbeam has anyone used Panasonic 3400mah protected cells in the new version ?

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