WTB: Sofirn C8F (old version without side switch)

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WTB: Sofirn C8F (old version without side switch)

Dear all,

I‘m looking for at least one (better more) Sofirn C8F without the new side switch. I only want the one with tailclicky. Unfortunately, I cannot find this first revision with XP-G3 anymore. The naked host would also be fine for me.

Can anyone give me some advice, please?
Thanks a lot!

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I own the original first version of Sofirn C8F. I bought it as a novelty. After a few minutes she stopped shining. Overheated LED on aluminum star. From Sofirn I have sent a new copper plate with LED XPL2 which is in a newer version. Both the board size and the LED position are the same. Star with LED fits perfectly into the original reflector.


Ask Tracy if they do not have an old version yet.

Probably, it would be enough to buy a reflector for triple LEDs and LED on a copper star (as I let myself send). You use the Sofirn C8 host and put the purchased C8F and LED light into it. You will have the original version of C8F.

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Ahoj Petr J.,

Thanks for your help. Thumbs Up

I just asked Tracy as suggested. I also checked Sofirn‘s official store on Aliexpress. They only offer the entire light or the host (for EUR 11,96 per piece). Unfortunately, they do not sell the single reflector. Moreover, I would have to buy at least one C8 and one C8F host to build one C8F without e-switch.

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I can sell you my host (without led, driver and box). I wanted to put in a UV LED there, but some time ago I gave up and I do not know what to do with it now. PM me if you’re interested.

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Ask Sofirn if he would not sell you just the C8F reflector itself. I just asked for a copper star with LED XPL for the new version, and Sofirn sold me this part without any problems, even if they do not have it officially in the store. Then it would be enough to buy:
1. Host C8.
2.The reflector itself for C8F
3. copper star with LED XPL

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Sofirn does not offer the old C8F anymore. Sad I don’t think the C8F reflector will fit into the C8 head, see picture I use for illustration below (source: http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1198873#comment-1198873).

It’s a complete different internal design, so I will end up with the entire head of the new S8F WITH side switch anyway. I guess I have to buy the new C8F host and leave the side switch dead as the current LD4 driver is not yet capable to work with e-switches. Once Led4Power has an upgraded version of his driver it might be feasable to exchange the old for the new one.

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I have C8F and C8A. In the evening I will measure the dimensions of the headlights.