[Info-Thread] Wurkkos FC11 - 18650 EDC, LH351D 5000K 90CRI, USB-C, magnetic tail

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Lost the bin lottery I guess

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contactcr wrote:
Lost the bin lottery I guess

Better slice it Wink
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gchart wrote:
contactcr wrote:
Lost the bin lottery I guess
Better slice it Wink

I think I may just outright replace it. Even the CRI seems a few points less. I think they changed what they feed the dog

I sliced it after all:

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Don’t know if (known) bug or error with instruction manual.

In both modes, continuing to hold button from OFF does not do the intended action and instead switches between modes.

Excerpt from manual below.

Stepped mode:
From OFF, hold 1 second to Eco, then keep holding to cycle through stepped modes.

Ramping mode:
From OFF, hold 1 second to Eco, then keep holding will adjust brightness steplessly.

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contactcr wrote:
gchart wrote:
contactcr wrote:
Lost the bin lottery I guess
Better slice it Wink

I think I may just outright replace it. Even the CRI seems a few points less. I think they changed what they feed the dog

I sliced it after all:

You could try with the front lens off in case an AR coating is affecting it.

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iamlucky13 wrote:
You could try with the front lens off in case an AR coating is affecting it.

It’s a plain lens, no change.

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contactcr wrote:
I think they changed what they feed the dog

I sliced it after all:


thanks for posting your data captures (I summarized to show change in duv and R9):

still smells like a dogfart
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g_damian wrote:
there is a bug in ui: if turbo or strobe is accessed directly from off, long press activates last used mode. From that state, flashlight cannot be turned off and mode cannot be changed. Only action is double/tripple click to go back to turbo/strobe and then flashlight can be turned off,

From what I’ve found, the bug is only when the flashlight is in stepped mode. I don’t have this problem when in ramping.

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Received the FC11 today. Battery is charging, so I am currently using a Samsung 35E protected button top to test out the light. Liking it a lot so far. The magnetic tail cap is pretty strong..

Here it is stuck to the Real Steel Flying Shark. I even moved the blade around a bit, but the FC11 held on.

My Future's So Bright...well, my flashlights are anyways.

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So how’s the pwm for this light?

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@Swabs:

Nice Firesticks!

(the succulent in your yard.)

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Tendou – I don’t notice any PWM. I think the light is really good.

raccoon city – Thank you.

My Future's So Bright...well, my flashlights are anyways.

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Swabs wrote:
Tendou – I don’t notice any PWM. I think the light is really good.

raccoon city – Thank you.

Thank you. I will get one then

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This flashlight is pretty amazing for the price. I am very happy with it. But is there any special handling of the battery necessary?

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This has been my EDC since I received it. It has a great (for me) UI, and a nice beam. Its easy to carry… it has never accidentally turned on in my pocket. The light is usable.. good temp, no tint, high CRI. It has C-C charging that works. Its a really nice flashlight. My only wish is that the side switch was lit when the light is turned off.

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Hi everyone! This is my first hi CRI flashlight and I really love it for a beautiful 4000k tint. I’ve got it also to have more sophisticated ui than standard commonly used ‘lo-med-hi’ in many cheap flashlights. I own it for like 4-5 months and have mainly positive emotions from usage.

However I’ve got some bugs that frustrating me a little:

1. Low voltage red light starts blinking at something like 3.9-3.8 Volts. It seems to me that this is clearly more than it should be. This problem occurs with any cell I have, even with standard Wurkkos 3000mAh 18650. This problem was from the very beginning and is not that awful.

2. Turned on flashlight sometimes won’t turn off untill you either change brightness or activate turbo or strobe. Especially if the flashlight was on for a longer than 5~10 minutes. This problem started to bother me about a month or so ago.

3. Memorized brightness level falls to eco after you turn flashlight in eco mode from off (with long press). Like if you turned off on middle level, then long press to eco, then turn off, then turn on again and ‘taa-daa’ you’re in eco again.This problem has appeared quite recently and is really disturbing.

I have to admit that it is a ‘new version’ of the fc-11 model.

If you have any ideas of how to make this bugs gone, it would be really nice!

However I believe that all these problems are refer to my own instance only and hopefully will not occur anymore else.

In any case I’m really thinking to get myself 2700k version though.

Cheers!

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Whenever a light starts going mental, check allllll the retaining rings.

If one’s loose, tighten it. If they’re all tight, loosen them, jiggle the board to make sure it seats correctly, then retighten.

You have no idea how many mental lights were fixed by just doing that.

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Thanks for the hint! The hack is that this flashlight hasn’t got any retaining rings inside. The driver as well as a bezel seems to be glued.

All I can do is to clean contacts.

The flashlight did not fall or sink, no dust inside, cell wrap isn’t damaged, nothing moves or dangles inside…

Never mind! That’s not that big problems for the 25 bucks light.

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Looks like they just announced the FC12.

More lumens, and a tail switch.

Dan

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DNA wrote:
Looks like they just announced the FC12.

More lumens, and a tail switch.

Dan

I’m liking it already! Let me know if you hear more about it, I’m going to start searching.

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Someone posted about it on reddit. Heres some details they mentioned:

  • EDC Tactical 18650 Light
  • Type C charging port
  • Luminus SFT40 LED
  • 345 Meters thrower
  • 2000lm output max
  • Power Indicator
  • Length X diameter: 136.5mm*24mm
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Got a few FC11s, I’d certainly grab a FC12

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FC12 will release soon next Monday on our official website

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The fc12 listing is active on the site, but I don’t see the color temperature specification or options to select a preferred tint. What is the CCT of this model?

There is an option for a black body or purple, which is cool. I’d like to see some pics of the purple body.

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The SFT40 is only available in 6500K right now. I’d like to know more about the UI and the driver in the FC12 though.

These pictures of the purple prototype (among others) were posted on reddit recently: https://imgur.com/a/jpK8hp9

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