Group Buy: Wuben TO10R and TO46R (real 90+CRI triple XP-G3) - CLOSED!!

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Okay thanks. Such a beautiful well designed light. I just wish they used LH351D or nichias.

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One TO64R
One TO10R

Should have posted sooner so I can get the TO64R.. waiting list it is…

I’ve got a thrower, a flooder, and an EDC too. Still looking for a bigger thrower, flooder, and a new EDC, give or take a few. I’m a flashaholic.

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MaksVasilev wrote:
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But in MaksVasilev’s photos the 4000K Samsung appears even more white than the 5000K Cree, however I’m not sure the photos show a accurate representation of the color (and he has the WB set different between the 2 photos).

White Balans are different and marked on photo.

This photo on same WB = 5000K (left: XP-G3 6000+K, right: With 4000K Samsung LED):

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I was aware the WB was marked on the photos, that’s why I mentioned they were set differently.

Thanks for this new set of photos with equal WB. Now the Samsung looks much less white than in the previous photo, but in comparison it makes the Cree’s look blue and ugly. And the Samsung’s have a much nicer large/even beam compared to the Cree’s.

I’d like to try one but I’m not sure where to buy them, I didn’t want to invest in 20 pcs. but it looks like they’re not currently available from e.a.s. anyhow.

 

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beam0 wrote:
..the Cree’s look blue and ugly…

Little more photos here: https://torchobzor.blogspot.com/2018/05/wuben-t046r-t010r.html

Non-english text have one idea: good body and driver and bad default LED.

my blog: http://torchobzor.blogspot.ru
And sorry for my english.

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MaksVasilev wrote:
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..the Cree’s look blue and ugly…

Little more photos here: https://torchobzor.blogspot.com/2018/05/wuben-t046r-t010r.html

Non-english text have one idea: good body and driver and bad default LED.

Thanks for the link.

A light in one of the photos caught my eye and I REALLY like it! (YLP Gryphon G18)
Couldn’t find a description of the UI though. http://ylplight.com/en/katalog/1/gryphon-g18/

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Another YLP model I like is the G180, I learned of it from maukka’s review back in April.

 

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SKV89 wrote:
Okay thanks. Such a beautiful well designed light. I just wish they used LH351D or nichias.

Just grab a triple nichia mcpcb from Richard if you don’t like it. I had the old low cri xpg3’s in mine, and swapped out to a triple nichia. Took 5 minutes

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For us who have already paid for our orders, now since the go-ahead signal has been released, will we get an email notification from Wuben regarding the tracking number for our order?

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RobertB wrote:
SKV89 wrote:
Okay thanks. Such a beautiful well designed light. I just wish they used LH351D or nichias.

Just grab a triple nichia mcpcb from Richard if you don’t like it. I had the old low cri xpg3’s in mine, and swapped out to a triple nichia. Took 5 minutes

Yea I’m going to get a triple Noctigon board from Clemence with the 219B 9080 that he is hosting a GB for right now.

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beam0 wrote:

A light in one of the photos caught my eye and I REALLY like it! (YLP Gryphon G18)
Couldn’t find a description of the UI though. http://ylplight.com/en/katalog/1/gryphon-g18/

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Another YLP model I like is the G180, I learned of it from maukka’s review back in April.

The G18 does look really good and thoughtfully designed. However, the Wuben TO46R has two buttons, 90 CRI emitters (too green for me though) and is half the price. I’ve also been very interested in the G180 for its optimally compact 3×18650 form factor but the driver only makes 3000 lumens so there’s not much potential with that light even with mods.

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Got an email from Jason (Wuben) with my tracking number ! Smile

Thanks the for this GB ! Thumbs Up

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Got an email from Jason (Wuben) with my tracking number ! Smile

Good to hear!

Jason told me that they are shipping in the order of payments. “1st paid, 1st shipped”.

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For us who have already paid for our orders, now since the go-ahead signal has been released, will we get an email notification from Wuben regarding the tracking number for our order?

You will get the tracking number to your email (using the address you are using in PayPal).

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beam0 wrote:
MaksVasilev wrote:

This photo on same WB = 5000K (left: XP-G3 6000+K, right: With 4000K Samsung LED):

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Thanks for this new set of photos with equal WB. Now the Samsung looks much less white than in the previous photo, but in comparison it makes the Cree’s look blue and ugly.

“White balance” can also be considered to be happening in real life when your eyes adapt to ambient light: From the earlier samples, I have swapped the 10r emitters to Nichia 4000K and left the 46r to CREE 5000K. Indoors, with eyes adapted to halogen light below 3000K, I tend to grab the 10r. BUT outdoors I feel it’s way too yellow to me and grab the 46r instead.

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“White balance” can also be considered to be happening in real life when your eyes adapt to ambient light: From the earlier samples, I have swapped the 10r emitters to Nichia 4000K and left the 46r to CREE 5000K. Indoors, with eyes adapted to halogen light below 3000K, I tend to grab the 10r. BUT outdoors I feel it’s way too yellow to me and grab the 46r instead.

Thanks, I feel exactly the same about the indoors/outdoors inference.

 

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Yep mine shipped too. Thanks for organizing this and keeping everyone up to date when it got tricky.

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BLF Q8, Thrunite TC20, Convoy L6

 

 

 

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SKV89 wrote:
beam0 wrote:

A light in one of the photos caught my eye and I REALLY like it! (YLP Gryphon G18)
Couldn’t find a description of the UI though. http://ylplight.com/en/katalog/1/gryphon-g18/

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Another YLP model I like is the G180, I learned of it from maukka’s review back in April.

The G18 does look really good and thoughtfully designed. However, the Wuben TO46R has two buttons, 90 CRI emitters (too green for me though) and is half the price. I’ve also been very interested in the G180 for its optimally compact 3×18650 form factor but the driver only makes 3000 lumens so there’s not much potential with that light even with mods.

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I’ll have to see how I like Wuben’s 2-button switch, I’ve used another similar 2-button light and the switch is a little hard to press and just doesn’t feel as nice as a single button switch, but it is more convenient with the separate mode functions.

What I really like is the G18’s compact size compared to the longer and chunkier TO46R.

Plus it has the magnetic tail:

Real pity about the price though, plus $8.00 for shipping to the states for a whopping total of $71.00!

 

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Another one shipped here Thumbs Up
Thanks =the= , maukka, and Wuben for this!!! Party

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Just got my shipping notice too. LOL Thank you all!

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That does look like a nice light. One major downside however is the large gap between high and turbo modes. I’ve tested the runtimes on my stock TO46R and on high mode (600 lumens) it was still going strong after 2 ours on a Basen 3400mah protected cell, and I’m gonna push it even further this weekend.

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Most of them have been modded! =)

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The Wuben TO46R website specs list this for the stock version, I guess the high-CRI XP-G3 will not differ much?

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Mine has shipped. Thanks to all for making this happen.

Bonum commune communitatis.

Yarp.

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Mine has been shipped too. Now it’s the waiting game.

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Got the tracking number for mine this morning too!

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Got my tracking number yesterday, good news!

BTW: when the XP G3 90 CRI is to green for me I will ask Djozz to reflow with Samsung or replace the led board with Nichia’s.
No problem.

Cheers
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Got my tracking # as well and the carrier’s site says not received yet, but it shows the destination as Netherlands (I live in the US!), hopefully just based on the tracking # ending in “NL” . If any of you get an unexpected package from Wuben, send it my way!

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Got my tracking number too.

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I got my tracking number this morning. Thanks =the= , maukka, Wuben, and anyone else who was involved for putting this deal together!

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Most of them have been modded! =)

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franktv wrote:
Got my tracking # as well and the carrier’s site says not received yet, but it shows the destination as Netherlands (I live in the US!), hopefully just based on the tracking # ending in “NL” . If any of you get an unexpected package from Wuben, send it my way!

It’s the same for me for most packages from China, I’m in Europe. I think they repackage it in the Netherlands and ship it on or something like that, a pit stop if you will.
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REMINDER: THE PAYMENT DEADLINE IS TODAY!

I just sent messages to everyone that either hasn’t paid yet or hasn’t mentioned the username in the payment.

Please pay in time to ensure that you get the light you reserved.

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I still haven’t got a tracking number yet. Can you verify if I had mentioned my username in my previous payment? (sent PayPal payment last April 9 2018)

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