White Laser Flashlight Acebeam W30 WOW!!!

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White Laser Flashlight Acebeam W30 WOW!!!

Hi all,

I finally had a chance to test this light and it exceeds expectations. In this video I will show you exactly how it works and what kind of results it produces.
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What do you think about this new use of technology?

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Pretty much useless. Maybe to impress friends, that’s all.
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If only they had made it a zoomie. Or un-zoomie. There NEEDS to be a way to adjust the size of the hotspot to make it useful.

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Once you start just slightly adjusting the focus of the beam, it will instantly lose its punch. 4-500 lumens just won’t throw that much when it diverges even slightly.

Can’t wait to see your video on the K75!

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Yes, but losing it’s punch is the point. This type of light needs a focus adjustment with the GOAL of affecting brightness. That way you can get just the right amount of light with the maximum field of view.

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As soon as they make the osram version I will buy it assuming I can fit wavien collar.

As is this light is a one trick pony

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sp5it wrote:
Pretty much useless. Maybe to impress friends, that’s all. Mike

Time to impress some friends.

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I think the LEP lights are awesome. I really want one. They are too expensive right now, but the prices will hopefully come down if they catch on and get more popular.

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a bit expensive, but intriguing technology using a blue laser to excite the phosphor instead of a blue LED substrate. the should have made the lens focus adjustable, ( like an zoomie aspheric) so for closer ranges it can be used as a low-power flooder to make it more versatile. It has cool factor, but with nearly no spill it has very limited uses, much like the Deft-X did when it was built.

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Finally!! A light that is a ‘True Thrower’ with basically NO SPILL…. exactly what a ‘Dedicated Thrower’ should be. A Thrower….

I love it!! Thumbs Up

This light will be very useful in certain situations also…. in addition to wowing friends, scaring neighbors, & playing with. Wink

Great video Matt & thank you for explaining the LEP Technology also. Smile

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Try shining the beam on a wall, from only 6 inches or a foot away and see if there is blue laser light. My W10 has very blue light surrounding the hot spot.

Edit: So thinking this reflected laser light bouncing off white walls and into my eyes might not be good, I use the green filter when hunting white walls:)

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Very nice review, thanks! I will subscribe to your channel

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You’ll find the architectural lighting people posting a lot of denial about the blue light hazard. TL/DR “but it’s Sooooo pretty!”

Problem is that the human visual system is relatively very insensitive to blue and far-blue light, so the lights have to be realllllly bright in that band to get the architects’ desired glow. That means pumping out a whole lot of high energy blue photons that will affect the retina even though people don’t see them.

Same applies to blue and violet laser emission — you may barely see the light, but the blue photons are quite intense chemically when it reaches the retina — strong enough to knock electrons off of molecules, which the ‘warmer’ weaker photons don’t do.

It’s worth thinking about being careful with blue laser sources.

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Very impresive video Matt!

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Holy cow! Shocked
I need to build something what beat that Big Smile

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Saw this come up on my YouTube suggestions before seeing it on the forum. Tells you something about my viewing habits. Excellent video, as always. Thank you Matt.

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outstanding video!

the water bounce is mind blowing

I like the clear, not red, diffused shot

makes the light very versatile, IF the diffusion film does not melt…

but geez, the tint is so green! lol

curious..
how HOT is the beam?

will it light a wad of paper on fire at 1 yard?
will it incinerate a varmint at 5 yards?

will it fry your retina if you use it for ceiling bounce?

like, is it dangerous?:-)

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jon_slider wrote:
outstanding video!

the water bounce is mind blowing

I like the clear, not red, diffused shot

makes the light very versatile, IF the diffusion film does not melt…

but geez, the tint is so green! lol

curious..
how HOT is the beam?

will it light a wad of paper on fire at 1 yard?
will it incinerate a varmint at 5 yards?

will it fry your retina if you use it for ceiling bounce?

like, is it dangerous?:-)


At short distance the light is not collimated at all, so you get that very moderate 500-ish lumen spread out from the very large surface area of the complete lens. The filter will not melt and your S2+ will feel hotter.

I read more posts about how dangerous the beam from this light is, but in the end it is just a low power 500 lumen flashlight, the only special thing about it is that the light rays coming out of the lens are very very parallel.

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Does anyone know how powerful the laser is? For it to produce 500 lumens, it has to be packing some serious energy. Strip out the phosphor, and it could make for a wicked laser source.

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Does anyone know how powerful the laser is? For it to produce 500 lumens, it has to be packing some serious energy. Strip out the phosphor, and it could make for a wicked laser source.

I guess it is a couple of watts blue laser, very dangerous stuff but widely for sale for as low as under 50 dollar as a source for laser engraving machines. No need to demolish your precious W30 for that. Smile In fact the most special part of these LEP lights is the bit of phosfor that makes the white light and that can handle the concentrated laser power without being destructed.

And I like that nice coated lens Love

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not for me! $268 toy. interesting, though. But i already have one illegal blue (probably) laser i’m too afraid to turn on!

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djozz wrote:
WalkIntoTheLight wrote:
Does anyone know how powerful the laser is? For it to produce 500 lumens, it has to be packing some serious energy. Strip out the phosphor, and it could make for a wicked laser source.

I guess it is a couple of watts blue laser, very dangerous stuff but widely for sale for as low as under 50 dollar as a source for laser engraving machines. No need to demolish your precious W30 for that. Smile In fact the most special part of these LEP lights is the bit of phosfor that makes the white light and that can handle the concentrated laser power without being destructed.

And I like that nice coated lens Love


If you want a very good laser pointer,I put a link for this. https://www.sanwulasers.com/ .
They make very good ,but of course expensive lasers.I have got from them a 5W blue one.Very strong.And dangerous…
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If you want a very good laser pointer,I put a link for this. https://www.sanwulasers.com/ .
They make very good ,but of course expensive lasers.I have got from them a 5W blue one.Very strong.And dangerous…[/quote]

I use green lasers for astronomy, I have a 50mw ,27mw & 17mw, they can be dangerous in the wrong hands.

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contactcr wrote:
As soon as they make the osram version I will buy it assuming I can fit wavien collar.

As is this light is a one trick pony

There will never be an “Osram verison” because this light isn’t using an LED, that’s the whole point of it. A white flat zoomie or traditional thrower can be built right now.

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Once you start just slightly adjusting the focus of the beam, it will instantly lose its punch. 4-500 lumens just won’t throw that much when it diverges even slightly.

Can’t wait to see your video on the K75!

I think Matt’s example with the diffuser material shows that isn’t the case. 400-500 lumens from even a floody beam is very bright at night still.

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I’d like to see something on the W10.

I guess you may want to think twice about lighting up someone’s face with that kind of tactical light. What kind of lawsuit am I going to get?

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Would make a great weapon light for a night varmint rifle

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Just received mine in neutral white. It’s a yellow tint in the daytime but looking forward to testing tonight.

I’ll echo the safety precautions here. Even in the daytime a quick ceiling bounce test was “blinding” – this light is extremely powerful and abundant caution should be used when handling.

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Bikenjam wrote:
Would make a great weapon light for a night varmint rifle

Would it? Seems like the spot is too small to find and/or track something.

It seems like a really cool light to play with. But, more of a toy than a useful light.

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Bikenjam wrote:
Would make a great weapon light for a night varmint rifle
+1 …. Yep, I’m thinking the same thing. Thumbs Up .. At long range it would be especially sweet.

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Bikenjam wrote:
Would make a great weapon light for a night varmint rifle

Blind ‘em, so they run into a tree and knock themselves unconscious?

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