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Any chance this can be sold as a host version without the mcpcb? Since this is compatible with Noctigon quad mcpcb, it is easy to swap in some mcpcbs with emitters that you can buy from places like virence.com, MTN, intl-oudoors, etc.

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..and maybe something special.. Smile
Any further clues as to what this may be? Smile

^ This and…any clue when this deal might happen? I’ll have to organize my wallet very strickly for the next months and as the “winter is coming”, I’d be glad to know if a data and Cash has been thought about Innocent

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So, when does this deal might happen?

I’d love a light such as this one.

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[3.09, 16:40] What is your comment of TO50R after you knew some details?
[3.09, 16:41] Really?
[3.09, 16:42] I think that it is your project especially for my needs
[3.09, 16:44] But if it is not your project, this flashlight is a something that should appear in 2020
[3.09, 16:47] I guess, in 2019
[17.09, 17:29] May I know, what are you planning next after T70?
[17.09, 17:46] P45R or E05

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Quad-XXX wrote:
[3.09, 16:40] What is your comment of TO50R after you knew some details?
[3.09, 16:41] Really?
[3.09, 16:42] I think that it is your project especially for my needs
[3.09, 16:44] But if it is not your project, this flashlight is a something that should appear in 2020
[3.09, 16:47] I guess, in 2019
[17.09, 17:29] May I know, what are you planning next after T70?
[17.09, 17:46] P45R or E05

Confused by this. Who are the persons talking in this exchange? And does it say TO50R will not be available until 2019 or even 2020?
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Pete7874 wrote:
Quad-XXX wrote:
[3.09, 16:40] What is your comment of TO50R after you knew some details? [3.09, 16:41] Really? [3.09, 16:42] I think that it is your project especially for my needs [3.09, 16:44] But if it is not your project, this flashlight is a something that should appear in 2020 [3.09, 16:47] I guess, in 2019 [17.09, 17:29] May I know, what are you planning next after T70? [17.09, 17:46] P45R or E05
Confused by this. Who are the persons talking in this exchange? And does it say TO50R will not be available until 2019 or even 2020?

Me and bold – someone from Wuben.
TO50R will be released somewhere in 2019.. Now there are 2 flashlights P45R and E05 they are working on.

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Quad-XXX wrote:
Pete7874 wrote:
Confused by this. Who are the persons talking in this exchange? And does it say TO50R will not be available until 2019 or even 2020?

Me and bold – someone from Wuben.
TO50R will be released somewhere in 2019..

This thread is the main source of information for this light. If you want to know something, ask here. I’ll try to answer. Smile

We had a slight delay caused by my requirement of a low enough lowest (moon) mode. Wuben engineers are very professional and didn’t agree on “cheating” with PWM, but decided to change the hardware to get a real low mode. This will require a bit more space, so the square buttons from the 1st drafts are back in the latest plan.

The current schedule is to have samples ready in mid-October. If everything goes like in (good Smile ) movies, we’ll have a GB in December and hopefully start shipping lights around the new year.

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I am extremely interested in the TO50R. I bought a few TO10 and TO46 because of how easy it is to swap in a noctigon triple board. The only thing I don’t like about it is the buttons are black and it is so difficult to find in low light. Also I would hope the power button can be placed at the bottom. With a 21700 tube size, it should be very easy to clear the tail switch without needing any cutouts for your thumb to preserve the tail standing ability.

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I’m interested too. I like the TO46, and this looks similar, but beefed up somewhat.

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Add me to the list of interested buyers.

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Thought, but a bit late perhaps:
Did they consider the SST-20 too?
Since it’s gonna be around 2000 lumen, might as well use smaller die LEDs to get some throw ot of that tiny quad set up.
LH351 has very large die and reports tell me they are possibly not too well suited for this kind of optic..

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Interested if it’s USB type C!

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Jerommel wrote:
Thought, but a bit late perhaps: Did they consider the SST-20 too? Since it’s gonna be around 2000 lumen, might as well use smaller die LEDs to get some throw ot of that tiny quad set up. LH351 has very large die and reports tell me they are possibly not too well suited for this kind of optic..

SST-20 wasn’t really considered.

LH351D works very well in a tripple setup in my TO10R / TO46R, so that was an obvious choice for this light. I think also maukka modded some of his lights with LH351D and was happy with the results..

I should get the 1st samples very soon, so I’ll comment on the real-life suitability after that. Smile

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Interested if it is USB Type C
Is it the same way for payment/delivery as for TO46R?

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Got a prototype to test. Good first impressions. This one sample has a very good light quality at 4600-4800K CRI90+ with a very steady duv of 0.0030-0.0040. Easy for snobs to perfect with filters. Bit more focus on the hotspot compared to the triple-Wubens (TO10R, TO46R) and a smoother transition from hotspot to spill, no tunnel vision effect.

With the clear optic it has a slight bluish halo around the beam but it doesn’t require diffusing in my opinion, since it’s very dim. No other artifacts to be seen.

Tasty…

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Any more pictures? I’d like to see how the prototype compares to the renderings posted earlier.

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The light will probably change, but here it is next to the Astrolux S43S, Wuben TO46R and Acebeam EC65.

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Happy to report that the output specs are met. 1.5/11/55/250/1200/2500 lumens (tested with 30T).

Also love the momentary turbo from off or on with a long press of the W-switch.

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maukka wrote:
Also love the momentary turbo from off or on with a long press of the W-switch.

I hadn’t noticed that before. This will be awesome for my evening walks. I can keep the light on low level while I’m strolling around but jump to full power when I want to look for critters ahead on the trail, and drop right back to low again.
Definitely buying one of these.

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