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Maybe they ship fifo. AE was first to offer the lights, so AE customers are served first.

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Kona G wrote:
^^ Scotchbrite pads that I am familiar with is for auto body paint finishing. Those pads (sheets) come course/medium/fine finishes

.. or are you talking about kitchen sink basins, toilets scrubbing pads?

The green ones for kitchen use do fine, the LED surface is not that hard and you just want to scuff it like a diffused lens.

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Bought some of these this morning in sofirnlight.com, to offer to some kids of friends, and an orange one for me Party
Also a C01S orange for me Big Smile

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They shipped the diffusers that I ordered on Nov 5th.. but not the 2 C01’s from the same day.. nor the lights from Oct 28.

A.E. orders must have priority.

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I just received notification that my order of these has shipped from Sofirn. Hang on, looks like they are shipping now.

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Yep Thumbs Up Yep Thumbs Up

(&metoo got an email)

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Yep Thumbs Up Yep Thumbs Up

(&metoo got an email)


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Factory and warehouse is trying best to fulfill your orders as soon as possible, your patience is much appreciated.

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Alen wrote:
Kona G wrote:
^^ Scotchbrite pads that I am familiar with is for auto body paint finishing. Those pads (sheets) come coarse/medium/fine finishes

.. or are you talking about kitchen sink basins, toilets scrubbing pads?


What is “Scotchbrite”?

Search Amazon 3M Scotch-Brite 6×9” sheets. They come Red/Coarse Green/Medium White/Fine grit..
The abrasive pads are primarily used for auto body work, sanding irregular surface contours without worry of taking off too much material on sharp edges
Also used in metal working polishing, deburring, or “shoe shining” shafts on a lathe

For buffing off LEDs (diffuser) I’d try medium grit, or coarse if not effective

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Thanks Kona, your help is much appreciated Smile Before I used fine water sandpaper grit 600~800 for similar works
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Hi there,

Quick question: The photo of the LED pack of the Sophia 3400Ks on the SOFIRN page said „7-8 lumen“. So could we expect an upgrade in the output? And is the Sophia as stable/efficient as the Yuji?

Sorry for the basic questions. This is my first post Innocent .

If you test bare led, you get 7-8 lumen, but there is a loss in a flashlight, so the C01 with 3400K sophia led give about 3lm – 5lm

C01 with 5mm led is not supposed to be a bright light, but a keychain light can used for reading in the night, looking for something in the dark, giving as kid light etc.

Oh, if you buy together with the diffuser, it can be a candle.

Ok, so the new C01 is even less bright than the Yuji 3200K C01? Is the runtime at least longer then?

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HollyT wrote:
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HollyT wrote:
Hi there,

Quick question: The photo of the LED pack of the Sophia 3400Ks on the SOFIRN page said „7-8 lumen“. So could we expect an upgrade in the output? And is the Sophia as stable/efficient as the Yuji?

Sorry for the basic questions. This is my first post Innocent .

If you test bare led, you get 7-8 lumen, but there is a loss in a flashlight, so the C01 with 3400K sophia led give about 3lm – 5lm

C01 with 5mm led is not supposed to be a bright light, but a keychain light can used for reading in the night, looking for something in the dark, giving as kid light etc.

Oh, if you buy together with the diffuser, it can be a candle.

Ok, so the new C01 is even less bright than the Yuji 3200K C01? Is the runtime at least longer then?


It must be a bit brighter than the Yuji led, see the chart below that I made a while ago, but we are still talking a few lumen from a 5mm led, so do not expect too much.

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djozz wrote:

It must be a bit brighter than the Yuji led, see the chart below that I made a while ago, but we are still talking a few lumen from a 5mm led, so do not expect too much.

Ok, a bit brighter would be perfect. A bit less than E01 is wonderful

/EDIT: ordered 5 in 3400K :-).

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Picked up a total of 19 of these C01 (including 4 of the red version) on behalf of my own collection, for a couple of friends, and for Christmas gifts. Not sure if this iteration of C01 had an interest list, but I’m fairly sure I expressed interest earlier in the thread, so I wanted to give support and confirm that a purchase was made.

Really appreciate Sofirn being active here on BLF and making product decisions based upon our feedback. Can’t wait to receive them!

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Received shipping notice.. However, when I click on tracking get a blank page. This has been the situation for over a week now.

Does this mean my lights are being shipped by very slow Chinese Junk?

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Kona G wrote:
Received shipping notice.. However, when I click on tracking get a blank page. This has been the situation for over a week now.

Does this mean my lights are being shipped by very slow Chinese Junk?

Have you tried entering the tracking number on a tracking site, like https://www.17track.net?
It’s possible their site just glitched out.

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Thanks Serlite, Yes, that site works great!
Shipping much faster than slow sailboats. Arrived at West Coast distribution center today Thumbs Up

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Serlite wrote:
Kona G wrote:
Received shipping notice.. However, when I click on tracking get a blank page. This has been the situation for over a week now.

Does this mean my lights are being shipped by very slow Chinese Junk?

Have you tried entering the tracking number on a tracking site, like https://www.17track.net?
It’s possible their site just glitched out.

Any questions about tracking, please contact sofirnlight@gmail.com

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I also use this site for tracking and it provides some information that 17track doesn’t show:

https://postal.ninja/en

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To USA buyers, when track on 17track.net, you need to change the carrier to “DHL ecommerce US”, while the default is USPS which give only a receving information.

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Does you shown YANWEN Logistics on tracking info?

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I have to ask, does the C01 5mm “Sophia” Led version come with no glass lens?
Mine arrived today and works great, but I was wondering about the lack of a lens and an unpolished Alu “reflector” that you can touch because… no glass!

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Katherine Alicia wrote:
I have to ask, does the C01 5mm “Sophia” Led version come with no glass lens? Mine arrived today and works great, but I was wondering about the lack of a lens and an unpolished Alu “reflector” that you can touch because… no glass!

That’s the way they are conceived.
The C01S has an SST-20 “power”-led and a TIR optic.
The C01 has a 5mm led, sticking out of a “cone”.
Parts of the two heads are not interchangeable.

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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Henk4U2 wrote:
The C01 has a 5mm led, sticking out of a “cone”.

LOL Yup, that about describes it perfectly! Big Smile

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The C01 has a 5mm led, sticking out of a “cone”.

LOL Yup, that about describes it perfectly! Big Smile


Around the base of the 5mm led, in a groove, is a o-ring to waterproof the interior of the head.
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djozz wrote:
Around the base of the 5mm led, in a groove, is a o-ring to waterproof the interior of the head.

you`re making me want to take it apart now! Big Smile

I did actually wonder if it had any sort of IPX rating or at least dust resistance for EDC use.

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Katherine Alicia wrote:
djozz wrote:
Around the base of the 5mm led, in a groove, is a o-ring to waterproof the interior of the head.
you`re making me want to take it apart now! Big Smile I did actually wonder if it had any sort of IPX rating or at least dust resistance for EDC use.
Maybe Djozz's son can do another penetration test on the playground again? Big Smile According to the first test C01 seems to sustain even toughest abuse. Evil
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Lux-Perpetua wrote:
According to the first test C01 seems to sustain even toughest abuse.

yes, and that light was not potted, but he did not test it under water…

maybe this image will help people who did not ever see a Fenix E01:

djozz wrote:
Around the base of the 5mm led, in a groove, is a o-ring to waterproof the interior of the head.

I seek confirmation that the new unpotted C01, does in fact have the O ring around the LED

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the C01 is missing the sealing of the LED as found in the Fenix E01 (o-ring around the LED). Not sure if it’s waterproof.
that was the original first release of the C01, that had been potted with a material that did not set up hard, so Unheard repotted his.. He found no O ring
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If the new batch has no o-ring there I will be rather disappointed, but the C01 will not immediately fail after water has come in:
https://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1404920#comment-1404920

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