✌ FREEME- ASTROLUX MF01 Mini 7*SST20 CRI95 26650 ANDÚRIL Flashlight Group Buy - $43.99

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Specs for XPL-HI ? Or comparative XPL-HI vs SST20 ? Smile

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I know for certain this question has been asked several times by several users. And there hasn’t been a response to the question. The question is will Astrolux make the aluminum version in XPL-HI? Freeme or someone affiliated with Astrolux please answer the question? Had it been offered the first go around surely sales would have increased by a large margin. In my opinion nothing compares to the XPL-HI in 4000k to 3000k tint when figuring in color and output. And for some reason every company is offering anything else but that. I don’t get it. Please someone answer the above question!

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jmd4tide wrote:
I know for certain this question has been asked several times by several users. And there hasn’t been a response to the question. The question is will Astrolux make the aluminum version in XPL-HI? Freeme or someone affiliated with Astrolux please answer the question? Had it been offered the first go around surely sales would have increased by a large margin. In my opinion nothing compares to the XPL-HI in 4000k to 3000k tint when figuring in color and output. And for some reason every company is offering anything else but that. I don’t get it. Please someone answer the above question!

Astrolux is Banggoods brand name. A few manufacturers put that logo on their product to be sold exclusively at Banggood as an Astrolux. Banggood is evidently not buying the more expensive version for their banner. Mateminco makes these lights and sells them with the XPL-Hi on other sites as a Mateminco.

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How do we purchase a Mateminco? Thank you for explaining that to me.

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Is their a holster accessory that fits this light nicely? I got one for my MF01S.

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How do we purchase a Mateminco? Thank you for explaining that to me.

It really depends on the model. Some models are sold on Amazon, Neal’s Gadgets, Aliexpress, Taobao, etc… Of course you won’t get the discounted price that Freeme provides.

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good morning everybody,

it take almost ten minutes to make my MF01 mini a lot better with some centimeters of green fluorescent tape (4 mm wide) in the inside perimeter of the head. The light was not glued at all…

And side by side with DQG 26650…

Ok, I know that the outer color is green, the tint is green and the fluorescent is green… Sick Sick Sick

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Nice work, panagis. I will try that on some of my TIR lens lights as well.

Could someone please measure the diameter of the optic and the MCPCB?

I’m going to order some at the Aliexpress Mateminco store for 5.5$ the MCPCB and 3$ the optic. So I need to know which of my flashlights they will fit into.

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Skylight wrote:
Nice work, panagis. I will try that on some of my TIR lens lights as well.

Could someone please measure the diameter of the optic and the MCPCB?

I’m going to order some at the Aliexpress Mateminco store for 5.5$ the MCPCB and 3$ the optic. So I need to know which of my flashlights they will fit into.

Could you please give me link for that aliexpress store that sells them? I might buy some too.

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Nice work, panagis. I will try that on some of my TIR lens lights as well.

Could someone please measure the diameter of the optic and the MCPCB?

I’m going to order some at the Aliexpress Mateminco store for 5.5$ the MCPCB and 3$ the optic. So I need to know which of my flashlights they will fit into.

Could you please give me link for that aliexpress store that sells them? I might buy some too.


I don’t think it would be right to post other store links in Freeme’s thread. Just go to Aliexpress and type in mateminco. Click on one of the lights, then scroll down and click the store link.

Maybe Skylight can PM you the exact link or post the store name.

Edit: Looks like Freeme is okay with it. Thumbs Up

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https://www.aliexpress.com/store/4196004

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Skylight wrote:
Nice work, panagis. I will try that on some of my TIR lens lights as well. Could someone please measure the diameter of the optic and the MCPCB? I'm going to order some at the Aliexpress Mateminco store for 5.5$ the MCPCB and 3$ the optic. So I need to know which of my flashlights they will fit into.
Could you please give me link for that aliexpress store that sells them? I might buy some too.
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^ Thanks Freeme for posting the store link. There is only one Mateminco store on AE. The owner is very helpful and will most likely sell you every part of Mateminco flashlights you could imagine.

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smile  Anyone find the MCPCB listed? I couldn't find it.

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It is not listed in the store. You need to contact the seller and ask for it. You have to pay shipping for shipping separately if you don’t buy it with a flashlight.

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Dr.Phillip wrote:
Skylight wrote:
Nice work, panagis. I will try that on some of my TIR lens lights as well.

Could someone please measure the diameter of the optic and the MCPCB?

I’m going to order some at the Aliexpress Mateminco store for 5.5$ the MCPCB and 3$ the optic. So I need to know which of my flashlights they will fit into.

Could you please give me link for that aliexpress store that sells them? I might buy some too.


I don’t think it would be right to post other store links in Freeme’s thread. Just go to Aliexpress and type in mateminco. Click on one of the lights, then scroll down and click the store link.

Maybe Skylight can PM you the exact link or post the store name.

Right, that didnt occur to me. Thank you for the link freeme.

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Any Idea where to buy spare driver boards for modding? I tried Mateminco but they offered to sell me one at 22$ + 11.5$ shipping. 33.5$ seems kinda lot.

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Any Idea where to buy spare driver boards for modding? I tried Mateminco but they offered to sell me one at 22$ + 11.5$ shipping. 33.5$ seems kinda lot.

Try Lexel. He designed the driver and offers many types for sale. If he has one it wont be cheap. Its at least a $20-$25 driver.

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patmurris wrote:
“ the battery check reads 0.15-0.20V to low.”

The fully charged 26650 reads 4.17V on an Opus BT-C3100 and my DMM but the MF01 Mini blinks 4 – 0.

I have exactly the same issue, it’s not critical, but can anyone answer the following question?

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Will LVP kick-in early then?

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JasonWW wrote:
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Any Idea where to buy spare driver boards for modding? I tried Mateminco but they offered to sell me one at 22$ + 11.5$ shipping. 33.5$ seems kinda lot.
Try Lexel. He designed the driver and offers many types for sale. If he has one it wont be cheap. Its at least a $20-$25 driver.

He doesnt, I asked him few days ago. He was very helpful, pointed out that they changed the mosfet, inductor and maybe even the diode (he couldnt say from picture) in his original design for cheaper alternatives. So thats why the voltage measurement is so off on some of them. Those chinasium components they used instead of those he recommended have poor tolerances. He gave me few good pointers on how to change the firmware to compansate for it. But I wanted to buy a new driver, flash that one and once evrything is well calibrated swap it in the flashlight.

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Yes i checked the temperature ot the flashlight with laser thermometer and it should be correct. The max ramp is about 2000lm 20 steps below 150. So in max ramp it starts to step-down rapidly to about 500lm. When i go to full turbo wich i measured about 4600lm it is more steady and it reaches above 60°Celsius, in max ramp it goes to maybe maximum of 45° Celsius. If you can check is this the case with your unit or it is something just with mine. In my other anduril flashlights at 2000 2800lm they can sustain this for at least 5 minutes or more but here it’s not that case.

I have the same effect with my 4000K Version. The thermal setting are configured correctly, room temperature is reading accurately. Temperature limit is set to 60° (Thermal Cfg -> 2. +30 clicks).
On Turbo it works fine, the host reaches ~60° and the regulation begin slowly to step down.
But in ramping mode, on any ramp level about 1000 – 2000 lm, the regulation kicks in after ~10 – 15 sec. and goes rapidly down to ~ 500 lm. No matter what temperature the host have, it reaches not even 30° and nevertheless it begin to step down. After some time the output level goes upwards, but the host temperature does not reach the set temperature limit at all, I did not measure it, but about the 45 ° max. None of my other Anduril lights behave like that.

Does anyone have an idea why the thermal regulation behaves like this? Seems like a software problem.
Would be nice if someone else would test the MF01 mini on this behavior.

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eneoros wrote:
Yes i checked the temperature ot the flashlight with laser thermometer and it should be correct. The max ramp is about 2000lm 20 steps below 150. So in max ramp it starts to step-down rapidly to about 500lm. When i go to full turbo wich i measured about 4600lm it is more steady and it reaches above 60°Celsius, in max ramp it goes to maybe maximum of 45° Celsius. If you can check is this the case with your unit or it is something just with mine. In my other anduril flashlights at 2000 2800lm they can sustain this for at least 5 minutes or more but here it’s not that case.

I have the same effect with my 4000K Version. The thermal setting are configured correctly, room temperature is reading accurately. Temperature limit is set to 60° (Thermal Cfg -> 2. +30 clicks).
On Turbo it works fine, the host reaches ~60° and the regulation begin slowly to step down.
But in ramping mode, on any ramp level about 1000 – 2000 lm, the regulation kicks in after ~10 – 15 sec. and goes rapidly down to ~ 500 lm. No matter what temperature the host have, it reaches not even 30° and nevertheless it begin to step down. After some time the output level goes upwards, but the host temperature does not reach the set temperature limit at all, I did not measure it, but about the 45 ° max. None of my other Anduril lights behave like that.

Does anyone have an idea why the thermal regulation behaves like this? Seems like a software problem.
Would be nice if someone else would test the MF01 mini on this behavior.

Fuck me. I’ve just noticed mine is doing the exactly same thing, I also have the sst20 4000k version. Its regulating down on max ramp (not turbo) after few seconds of use. Its not even hot to the touch jet, just a bit warmer than environment. And it drops to much lower level. It stays much longer on turbo than max ramp. I have those copper and brass on the way… How to fix this? Is it something in andurils configuration for this light? Does anyone know?

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freeme? Is this bug in all astrolix mf01 minis? Should we flash the firmware? Because it very limits the usefulness of the light to have it termo regulate down so quickly… Is this a firmware problem or is it caused by some hardware component? Can anytging be done about it?

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Since we have 2 software related questions, stepdown and lvp, I sent a PM to Toykeeper with this thread link. Hopefully she will post here or answer me and I’ll relay here. Now we wait.

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I flashed the latest firmware and… it’s not fun. Getting everything out and back in again is pretty painful. Ah well.

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Could someone please measure the diameter of the optic and/or MCPCB of the MF01 mini? The internal diameter of the bezel would be helpful as well.

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Mine also like that, I haven’t got around to test it yet – too buisy buying stuff Big Smile and bad health Sick

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Skylight wrote:
Could someone please measure the diameter of the optic and/or MCPCB of the MF01 mini? The internal diameter of the bezel would be helpful as well.

I don’t want to unscrew the flashlight again so I will give you the dimensions of glass instead inner diameter of bezel (all dimensions are approximately ± 0,2mm)
Glass – 40mm x 2mm
MCPCB – 32mm x 2mm
Optic – 34,75-34,85mm x 9mm

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Thank you very much, Chatika vas Paus. Thumbs Up These are exactly the data I have been looking for. Your fotos are excellent and give a good overview of the internals.

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My thermal paste was also a bit iffy, so I’ve replaced it:

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