Sofirn D25S on sale $12 SST40 1200lm

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Sofirn D25S on sale $12 SST40 1200lm

Anyone get this, seems like a good cheap headlamp.

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where is it on sale?

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Sofirn web site

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zoulas wrote:
Sofirn web site

ok, thank you! 

$12 definitely looks extremely cheap for such a light

 

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That’s a bargain. Ships from US too.

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Scallywag wrote:
Link for the lazy.

It does say “Ship from USA”, but the only selectable option for me is $2.99 from China. Even at this price it’s not worth it to me for a potential 2+ month wait.

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Just ordered 4 ds25 headlamps. $47.96 total. No shipping charges to US.

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I just ordered 18 pieces. They are great lights. I own a couple. Free shipping from China.

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I ordered one on the 28th of March. The Web page and order details said shipping from China. I just got notification from USPS it is arriving today. Tracking indicates it originated in Ontario, Ca.

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Although it said shipping from China mine came from Ontario Ca in 6 days. I bought 2 and for some reason there was a 24 cent “service charge” added to the total which came out to $24.22. Both charged some old batteries I had to 4.1v so at least the internal charging doesn’t seem to be an issue with mine.

I’ll probably take the front plate off and add silicone sealant to the underside to make them more waterproof but other than that they seem to be decent lights.

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How green is the tint at lower output modes?

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kramer5150 wrote:
How green is the tint at lower output modes?
Pretty green compared to my cool white Skilhunt H02.

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OK thanks. I will pass on this one.

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Too bad about the green tint. Im also going to pass. Thanks anyway.

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Yep…the sst40 can be a be a bit green a low output. Convoy seems to see ones that aren’t as green.

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Ordered 1 for now, thanx for posting! Actually I paid $14 for my current one, bought off of Ali back in Jan 2019. It's now modded with warmer LED's and running Anduril.

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I really can’t disagree more. This light is truly excellent for the price If you are working on your car or walking the dog. $14 will be the best money you spent. Let’s compare $14 lights with other $14 lights.

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Tom E wrote:

Ordered 1 for now, thanx for posting! Actually I paid $14 for my current one, bought off of Ali back in Jan 2019. It’s now modded with warmer LED’s and running Anduril.

I saw your post on that. Good show, ol’ chap! Thumbs Up

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Bought 2, great lights, this should be the poster child for a Budget headlamp. Sofirn rules.

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The UI sounds pretty decent - it's the preferred style for me with the 1-click ON, 1-click OFF. Doesn't say if it has mode memory or not.

The one I bought way back didn't have as good UI and had so called XM-L2's, probably fake. I'd assume this one is 6500K? Doesn't seem to say. If so, they gotta go...

 

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Tom E wrote:

The UI sounds pretty decent – it’s the preferred style for me with the 1-click ON, 1-click OFF. Doesn’t say if it has mode memory or not.


The one I bought way back didn’t have as good UI and don’t think it was SST-40’s. I’d assume this one is 6500K? Doesn’t seem to say. If so, they gotta go…


I think they are – definitely cooler than my 5000Ks. On the upside, there’s no green on low modes!

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Scallywag wrote:
Tom E wrote:

The UI sounds pretty decent – it’s the preferred style for me with the 1-click ON, 1-click OFF. Doesn’t say if it has mode memory or not.


The one I bought way back didn’t have as good UI and don’t think it was SST-40’s. I’d assume this one is 6500K? Doesn’t seem to say. If so, they gotta go…


I think they are – definitely cooler than my 5000Ks. On the upside, there’s no green on low modes!
The beam shot I took was on the lowest setting for one of my D25’s and it definitely has green in it. That said they’re not bad lights for the price and I’m happy with them. Of course they’ll probably just sit in one of my boxes along with the other 10 headlights I have never to be used Facepalm
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SIGShooter wrote:
The beam shot I took was on the lowest setting for one of my D25’s and it definitely has green in it. That said they’re not bad lights for the price and I’m happy with them. Of course they’ll probably just sit in one of my boxes along with the other 10 headlights I have never to be used Facepalm

Ah, I was comparing side by side with my 5000K in my Jaxman X2. Probably next to something else I’d see the green.

Mine should get use once I swap the driver, LEDs, and optics… So basically everything lol

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Don’t bundle your order with anything else. Sofirn will ship everything together instead of shipping the US light separately.

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It looks like Sofirn was ashamed to hang her logo on this Boruit …

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Kos70 wrote:
It looks like Sofirn was ashamed to hang her logo on this Boruit ...

It's been sold under many brand names but mostly no name printed. Drivers/UI and LED's may differ. My cheaper clone was same exact quality as the Boruit, and since I swapped the driver and LED's, that stuff didn't matter.

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It’s still strange that it is completely faceless and is sold as Sofirn … And it seems there are no special improvements: no moonlight, no stabilization anywhere, the light is too collected … But for $ 13 with a battery … These are 2 coffees in Europe.

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These are the type you use for work. Knock around. Leave in car. Get paint or grease on them.

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I used mine for bench work, but the headband was a pain - constantly loosening up, and really needs the cross support over the head. Need to find a better head band for it.

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I still have FET+1 PCBs left. If there is an interest i can solder some. 7Eu + 3Eu shipping with tracking.
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