WTB: Sofirn C01

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WTB: Sofirn C01

I am looking for 2 or 3 Sofirn C01s. Any body color and color temp are fine —there was another fellow here looking for the 3200k in black, so he gets first dibs on those. I just want a couple to give my kids for their first flashlights. It doesn’t seem like there’s anything else out there that’s very small, uses a common battery, with potted electronics and under 10 lumen output, but if there is let me know. Thanks.

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The light the C01 is a clone of; the Fenix E01, is still available on eBay despite being discontinued.

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C01 is still available on aliexpress

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Hi.

Look at the Astrolux AO1 I have several plus lots of friends too.
Never had a bad one yet.
Stylis. Small. fits nicely on keyring.
Twisty. three levels. selectable.
Runs AAA. Ni Cad. Li Ion. (Li-Po me)
Kids would love it. A bit of shape not a basic mini tube.
around 5 or 6 colours. With selected High being around 120lum.
Usable outside safely.
and I paid around $9 AUD each del for last two in March.

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lotrbfme wrote:
C01 is still available on aliexpress

Only the newer C01s is available – it’s a 2 mode version with a Luminus SST-20 emitter that has a roughly 100 lumen high mode. That might be a bit higher output than small children should have, although it’s similar to the Astrolux A01.

I did recently notice the Fenix E01 is still listed as in-stock at Going Gear.

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I recently ordered another C01 3.200K from Sofirn. Yesterday, they told me the 3.200K is out of stock even though AliExpress indicated 40 pcs on stock. So, there seem to be an indication error their inventory count.

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Oh sweet, I got in with one of the last 20 I think – red 5600k.

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iamlucky13 wrote:
lotrbfme wrote:
C01 is still available on aliexpress

Only the newer C01s is available – it’s a 2 mode version with a Luminus SST-20 emitter that has a roughly 100 lumen high mode. That might be a bit higher output than small children should have, although it’s similar to the Astrolux A01.

I did recently notice the Fenix E01 is still listed as in-stock at Going Gear.

At the time of publication of my last comment the C01 Red 5600k was available. Right now it is not available anymore.

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Lux-Perpetua wrote:
I recently ordered another C01 3.200K from Sofirn. Yesterday, they told me the 3.200K is out of stock even though AliExpress indicated 40 pcs on stock. So, there seem to be an indication error their inventory count.

Yes. They told me they updated their inventory wrong. I had ordered 12 C01 some time ago and just got the box with all 5600k, I was so pissed because some of them were 3200k and they just didnt send them at all. Terrible lack of communication.

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while the 5600k would be a nice first light for kids, I als suggest the Astrolux A01 (plus pencil mod to always start low) if you cannot get a c01. The first c01 I ordered needed 2 months to arrive, so in the meantime I ordered an Astrolux in his favourite color for the kid. He likes it a lot. I just put not fully loaded eneloops in them, so the high mode is not too blinding. But he plays with all my lights and knows he should not blind himself or others.

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Check EBay. They had C01s [not C01S – they probably have those too] listed just as soon as they started shipping, so somehow they got hold of a bunch.

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I did go ahead and order 2 from AliExpress since they had a few red 5600k back in stock. I couldn’t figure out the website I guess because I swore they were out of stock when last I checked. That should be good for now. Thanks everyone!