Rofis MR30 - 39,99USD (21700 included)

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Rofis MR30 - 39,99USD (21700 included)

Rofis MR30 for 43,99 USD (or 39,99USD – with code GBLEDMR30).
Includes 21700 cell with a capacity of 5000mAh. Cells 21700 is new when it comes to power flashlights, capacity similar to standard 26650 cells and are much lighter.
MR30 has a USB port for charging cells, so you do not have to worry about an extra flashlight.

I tested the MR70 model and I have an MR50, now I am waiting for the MR30, at this price a very interesting torch!

https://www.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_009675327401.html?wid=143336...

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Having a powerbank function at that price point is pretty cool. The cool white tint and timed stepdown are unfortunate.

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PowerBank is cool;)

Temporal brightness reduction – the same is true for MR50 and MR70.
At least the manufacturer on the packaging tells the truth Smile and also extends the operating time on a single 21700

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I reviewed the MR70, and one of my big complaints was the timed stepdown. Most modern lights use thermal sensors. If I want to save battery, I’ll use a lower mode.

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I am waiting for this one too. If its the same battery as my other Rofis then its huge and does not quite fit into my charger. Still it does appear to have the capacity which means this flashlight will run for ages.

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zak.wilson wrote:
I reviewed the MR70, and one of my big complaints was the timed stepdown. Most modern lights use thermal sensors. If I want to save battery, I’ll use a lower mode.

I used to think the same way earlier.

But now I have realized the timed step down does pretty much the same thing (prevent the flashlight from getting too hot to hold aka “thermal protection via countdown timer instead of thermal sensor.”)

But while a thermal sensor would provide me no choice but to wait till the flashlight cools, the countdown timer does not prevent me from increasing brightness back to the earlier level with an instant keypress should I ever need it during a critical moment.

Would love it if more flashlights offered us an option we users could choose between or self-programme (like on my BLF Q8)… but till then I would prefer not be forcefully limited by a thermal setting decided by the manufacturer.

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Azza wrote:
But while a thermal sensor would provide me no choice but to wait till the flashlight cools, the countdown timer does not prevent me from increasing brightness back to the earlier level with an instant keypress should I ever need it during a critical moment.

In doesn’t have to. A useful design for sensor-based throttling would be to leave it disabled for a short time after power-on or mode change. How appropriate this is depends a bit on how extreme the flashlight is; I wouldn’t want an Emisar D4 to do that, but the MR30 is fairly mild.

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zak.wilson wrote:
A useful design for sensor-based throttling would be to leave it disabled for a short time after power-on or mode change.

Exactly… But this design isn’t out yet.

Rofis has designed the timer stepdown at Turbo very well on the MR70. It throttles down gradually and isn’t really noticeable until after quite a while! And I can bring it back up again to full brightness in an instant should I need to.

Very nicely designed. For practical & real world usage. And with a very solid high-quality thick-walled construction as well. After I used the Rofis MR70 for a few days, I had little need for some of my other older flashlights. Got rid of quite a few! Wink

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It’s funny how preferences differ. I didn’t love the MR70. I might like it a little better after an emitter swap, but the bezel is quite hard to get off.

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