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TexasToasted wrote:
Does doubleclick bypass the temperature regulation?

Yes it does, temporarily. Otherwise brightness would not change at all.

I find this a very useful feature.
Something like manual override.

Temperatures get back to normal after a while.

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I prefer NarsilM myself. Config can’t be entered by mistake and you can entirely disable thermal step down for those who like manual control. I also don’t always like all the blinkies and strobes. It’s great on the LT1 Lantern but most lights it feels too much

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Funtastic wrote:
I prefer NarsilM myself. Config can’t be entered by mistake and you can entirely disable thermal step down for those who like manual control. I also don’t always like all the blinkies and strobes. It’s great on the LT1 Lantern but most lights it feels too much
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You guys would probably like my version of Anduril then. I got rid of the blinkies on the 3 click menu - all it does it voltage readout, temp read out, and version num blink I up'ed the max temp to 90C as well.

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Tom E wrote:

You guys would probably like my version of Anduril then. I got rid of the blinkies on the 3 click menu - all it does it voltage readout, temp read out, and version num blink I up'ed the max temp to 90C as well.

I would like that along with a method to simply load a user interface customized to my preferences through a USB-C charging port that also functions as a data port.

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many "outsiders did not know this "feature" - so i made a video

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didn’t you play a major role in creating/developing this firmware?

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Hello.

Doesn’t anyone know, which version of Anduril FW does Astrolux EC01 use?

Thanks!

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Benik3 wrote:
Doesn’t anyone know, which version of Anduril FW does Astrolux EC01 use?

No clue what’s on it. It’s currently on the list of license violations since they’re distributing the product without providing source code.

However, I just recently got a bit of info about it, suggesting that the OEM might be Sofirn… so hopefully I can contact them to get it resolved.

And in general, I think there needs to be a map to help people figure out what firmware ships on commercial lights. Will probably put up something about that soon, since it’s a common type of question.

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Doesn’t anyone know, which version of Anduril FW does Astrolux EC01 use?

No clue what’s on it. It’s currently on the list of license violations since they’re distributing the product without providing source code.

However, I just recently got a bit of info about it, suggesting that the OEM might be Sofirn… so hopefully I can contact them to get it resolved.

And in general, I think there needs to be a map to help people figure out what firmware ships on commercial lights. Will probably put up something about that soon, since it’s a common type of question.

im positive the ec01 is made by sofirn, the switch feels identical to my c8f… weird they would be violating your license like that,, they should know better.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
Benik3 wrote:
Doesn’t anyone know, which version of Anduril FW does Astrolux EC01 use?

No clue what’s on it. It’s currently on the list of license violations since they’re distributing the product without providing source code.

However, I just recently got a bit of info about it, suggesting that the OEM might be Sofirn… so hopefully I can contact them to get it resolved.

And in general, I think there needs to be a map to help people figure out what firmware ships on commercial lights. Will probably put up something about that soon, since it’s a common type of question.

im positive the ec01 is made by sofirn, the switch feels identical to my c8f… weird they would be violating your license like that,, they should know better.

Not that weird – I’m pretty convinced Sofirn are using at least parts of TK’s code in the Wurkkos FC11 and others that have non-Anduril implementation of stepless ramping. The operation just seems too similar to the full Anduril operation for it to have been developed as fully independent code…

Only TK would be able to find out and reverse-engineer the driver to know for sure, but even using snippets of code should require the license terms to be met.

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M4D M4X wrote:
many “outsiders did not know this “feature” – so i made a video

www.youtube.com/embed/b9zfzjzlBCw

This is good information for new users, but a brief written description of the content of a link or video is always appreciated.

For those who are curious, it is about the low intensity momentary mode that is available in the 4-click lockout mode.

M4D M4X explains how to use it and gives step by step explanation of how to set up your light this way.

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Thanks, I was afraid of this :\
BTW which MCUs are supported by Anduril?

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My PL47 G2 only turns on if I double click for turbo. Aux lights are on and I can do a battery readout.

None of the other modes are working. Can not ramp stepped or smooth. Just turbo.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated???

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ahirshy wrote:
Not that weird – I’m pretty convinced Sofirn are using at least parts of TK’s code in the Wurkkos FC11 and others that have non-Anduril implementation of stepless ramping. The operation just seems too similar to the full Anduril operation for it to have been developed as fully independent code…

Only TK would be able to find out and reverse-engineer the driver to know for sure, but even using snippets of code should require the license terms to be met.

Are you claiming that because the UI is similar, parts of the Anduril code must have been used? Do you have evidence beyond superficial similarity? Stepless ramping UIs had been independently developed and used in flashlights for years before Anduril (or its predecessor Narsil) were created. It’s more likely that Sofirn’s ramping UI as used in the Wurkkos FC11 and SP36S was developed from their own ramping UI as used first in the Thorfire TK18.

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Benik3 wrote:
BTW which MCUs are supported by Anduril?

Anyone? I’m looking for some “bigger” MCU then Attiny85 supported by Anduril.
I tried to look through the FW repository, but there is so much versions and the orientation isn’t easy…
BTW files in this repository gives me “404” error: https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~toykeeper/flashlight-firmware/fsm/files/481/ToyKeeper/spaghetti-monster
EDIT: After some try I was able to get the FW as tar. After digging in the hwdef files I found Attiny 1634.

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Benik3 wrote:
Thanks, I was afraid of this :\ BTW which MCUs are supported by Anduril?

So far, just the attiny25/45/85 and attiny1634. I started adding attiny841 support too, but that project got cancelled. There’s also some very recent tinyAVR 1-series support too, added by gchart, but I haven’t merged it in yet.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
I think there needs to be a map to help people figure out what firmware ships on commercial lights. Will probably put up something about that soon, since it’s a common type of question.

I created and published the product map:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/73469

It’s not complete, but I think it’s a good start. Corrections / additions / patches are welcome.

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I always liked the bike flasher but with Anduril for which you can adjust its brightness, at max brightness for example, the effect is less noticeable than at medium brightness, so instead of using the bike flasher, I’m using the tactical strobe at its lowest speed but I find it too fast (I’m using a FW3A with a red filter as a rear light).

Would it be possible to have a speed for the tactical strobe down to 1 flash/sec and an adjustment to the effect of the bike flasher along the ramping brightness, please ?

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It’s in SVG format and you can find it here: https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~toykeeper/flashlight-firmware/fsm/view/hea...

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Tally-ho wrote:
bike flasher … at max brightness for example, the effect is less noticeable than at medium brightness

The bike algorithm is very simple… it runs at level N, and the pulses run at level 2*N. So, if it’s set to level 40/150, the pulses flash at level 80/150. However, it doesn’t limit the brightness to halfway up the ramp. It doesn’t stop at 75/150. The default allows it to go up to 120/150.

So it should then pulse at level 240, but there is no such thing. The light itself can only go up to 150.

In other words, no, I can’t make it brighter to make the effect more noticeable. It’s already going as bright as it physically can. If you want the pulses to be more visible, you’ll instead need to turn the brightness down. Like, instead of running at 120/150, maybe try turning it down to 90/150. Either way, it’ll pulse at 150/150, but that will look more noticeable when the base level is lower.

Tally-ho wrote:
I’m using a FW3A with a red filter as a rear light … at max brightness … the effect is less noticeable … so instead of using the bike flasher, I’m using the tactical strobe

That … may be a bit excessive. Tail lights are usually not thousands of lumens. It’s likely to anger people behind you.

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I find it too fast . Would it be possible to have a speed for the tactical strobe down to 1 flash/sec … ?

Have you considered using beacon instead? It has adjustable brightness and can run at 1 Hz…

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Just bought sofirn sp36 anduril version and i’d like to use strobe cycles as momentary. Tried to power off while in strobe and 5C power on. Not working, did i miss something? Or maybe this light use an older anduril version? Any way to upgrade it to a newer firmware? Thanks for any input…

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tornade wrote:
Just bought sofirn sp36 anduril version and i’d like to use strobe cycles as momentary. Tried to power off while in strobe and 5C power on. Not working, did i miss something? Or maybe this light use an older anduril version? Any way to upgrade it to a newer firmware? Thanks for any input…

SP36 Anduril, as of the current time, still uses an older version of Anduril, without the momentary strobes modes.
(the same old Anduril version appears to be used by the Sofirn IF25A, Astrolux EC01 and Astrolux EC03).

I believe the SP36 Anduril can be updated to a newer version, and there is a pre-built hex file for it in TK’s repository, but my problem is I don’t think I can easily remove the driver (there are various tips & tricks mentioned in another thread here in BLF on how to remove the driver, but I think it’s bit beyond my skill level — I might break things and might not have the skill to fix them up).

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Yeah… last I heard, the SP36 mostly ships with really old firmware. And it’s not easy at all to update, because they used very strong glue.

But Barry tells me sofirn has been working on updating the firmware and, someday, maybe even using different builds for different lights.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
Yeah... last I heard, the SP36 mostly ships with really old firmware. And it's not easy at all to update, because they used very strong glue. But Barry tells me sofirn has been working on updating the firmware and, someday, maybe even using different builds for different lights.

 

Curiously the Sofirn webpage for their new "SC31 Pro" states the following:

https://sofirnlight.com/sc31pro-2000-lumen-with-battery-p0134.html

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SC31 Pro uses the same firmware as SP36 BLF Anduril (2020-03-18 Version)

The product uses copyrighted code released under the GNU Public License v3 (GPLv3).

To know about the exact source code used in the product, please go to

https://tiny.cc/TKAnduril

 

I purchased two "SP36 BLF Anduril" lights this year from Amazon US in February and March that do not support the "15 or more clicks from off" Anduril firmware query.  They also both have issues while in Muggle mode where they frequently ramp down to minimum brightness unexpectedly.

 

My Sofirn "Q8 BLF Anduril" light purchased this year from Amazon US in June returns a version date of "2019-09-28" from the firmware query and Muggle mode functions well.

 

My two Sofirn "LT1" lanterns (both with the newer "Rev. 5.0" driver board) purchased this year from Amazon US in June return a version date of "2019-11-29" from the firmware query.

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roostre wrote:
Curiously the Sofirn webpage for their new “SC31 Pro” states the following:
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SC31 Pro uses the same firmware as SP36 BLF Anduril (2020-03-18 Version) The product uses copyrighted code released under the GNU Public License v3 (GPLv3). To know about the exact source code used in the product, please go to https://tiny.cc/TKAnduril

I purchased two “SP36 BLF Anduril” lights this year from Amazon US in February and March that do not support the “15 or more clicks from off” Anduril firmware query. They also both have issues while in Muggle mode where they frequently ramp down to minimum brightness unexpectedly.

My Sofirn “Q8 BLF Anduril” light purchased this year from Amazon US in June returns a version date of “2019-09-28” from the firmware query and Muggle mode functions well.

My two Sofirn “LT1” lanterns (both with the newer “Rev. 5.0” driver board) purchased this year from Amazon US in June return a version date of “2019-11-29” from the firmware query.

Thanks for the info! The initial SP36 version was from late 2018, a version I sent as an early proof of concept but never intended for production. It was rejected at the time, so I didn’t think about it again until a user reported problems… We did some tests to determine the version, and the result was disheartening. So I bugged sofirn about it, and they started using newer versions.

Hopefully they’ll update everything to Anduril 2 when it’s ready. I mostly just need to finish the documentation.

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That … may be a bit excessive. Tail lights are usually not thousands of lumens. It’s likely to anger people behind you.

I do agree and need to do more testing with someone else on my bike to better evaluate the possible nuisance for others but I’m using a bicycle rear light as my main red light and the FW3A with the red filter is pointed down to illuminate the bike frame in order to be better seen at crossroads by cars coming form left and right.

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Have you considered using beacon instead? It has adjustable brightness and can run at 1 Hz…

Yes since a couple of weeks when I realized by reading one of your message that the beacon was using the memorized ramp level. I tested beacon before, but as I generally don’t need a lot of brightness, the beacon was pretty dim. Facepalm
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ToyKeeper wrote:
Yeah… last I heard, the SP36 mostly ships with really old firmware. And it’s not easy at all to update, because they used very strong glue.

But Barry tells me sofirn has been working on updating the firmware and, someday, maybe even using different builds for different lights.

All Right! Thanks for the info! I’m new to this and this is my first Anduril Flashlight. I love it! This UI should come with all the flashlights!!! I guess eventually, next generation flashlight will be updated via the usb port! I’ll keep an Eye on future version of sp36 and newer firmware since momentary strobe is an important feature for me….

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The firmware of Lumintop HL3A is the same of the FW3A? I think so but I wanted to confirm it.

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