Thrower or mini thrower with 21700 batteries and USB C charging

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Thrower or mini thrower with 21700 batteries and USB C charging

Any thrower that uses 21700 batteries and USB C charging? Not too big. Similar sized or smaller than sofirn C8G is ok.

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Wurkkos TS30S

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Convoy has several mini throwers with 21700 battery, and Convoys are excellent lights. Look for Simons store at Aliexpress ,it’s the official Convoy store, Convoy Flashlight Store. Search that store.

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peg matite wrote:
Wurkkos TS30S

+1 for TS30S, very pleased, powerful emitter, Anduril firmware which I am fond of.
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The Astrolux EC01 (SST40) has a fairly throwy beam, not as throwy as C8G, but still not too bad. It uses 21700 battery and has USB-C charging. The latest batch appears to now use updated Anduril version.

 

EC01 is smaller in size than C8G.

 

Sofirn C8G (SST40 variant) beamshot:

 

Astrolux EC01 (SST40 variant) beamshot

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Thank you for the suggestion.
Regarding convoy I have already research them before but it’s a bit confusing to know which one is using USB C. The C in the name doesn’t necessarily means USB C I think

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Ask Simon he will help you find what you are looking for.

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Tendou wrote:
Thank you for the suggestion. Regarding convoy I have already research them before but it’s a bit confusing to know which one is using USB C. The C in the name doesn’t necessarily means USB C I think

There aren’t many Convoy flashlights that come with built-in USB-C charging yet, but Simon is adding new models with built-in charging from now going forward.

The ones I know with USB-C charging would be the Convoy M21D, which is likely the one you’re referring to.
It uses 21700 battery and has built-in USB-C charging, although the only LED option listed in Convoy store is XHP70.2, which won’t make it a real thrower.

I suppose it’s possible to ask Simon to configure an M21D that uses maybe the CULPM1, SFT40 or XHP35-Hi to get a thrower-type flashlight.

(other USB-C charging Convoy models that I know at the moment would be the Convoy 4×18A and Convoy M3-C. Convoy M4U uses micro-USB charging. while some of the Convoy BD series use a built-in proprietary charging.

other side comment: M21C and M21C-U do not have built-in charging, despite the somewhat name similarity to the USB-C charging “M3-C” )
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Astrolux FT03 can use this cell along with 26650 or 18650. Might be too big.
Asrolux EA 01 is small and semi throwy.

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Some good suggestions in this thread already, but I think Noctigon K1 or Astrolux ft03 will be too big if you want a c8g sized light (approx 45mm) head size . The TS30s is a great light for a great price, but the head size is 55mm, so 25% larger than your c8g threshold.

 

some recommendations (some already mentioned but I am just reaffirming them lol)

-Convoy m3-c (PM Simon and ask for a different emitter than the xhp70, potentially xhp50 which is thrower or better yet the xhp35)

  • Astrolux ec01 with sst40 (approx 35mm head, throwy, but has usbc and 21700)
  • Sofirn SP35 with sst40 (approx 30mm head, bot very throwy but has 21700 and usbc

-Astrolux EA01 (sst40) - probably the best option - uses TIR optic, throws probably farther than a c8g, uses 18650/21700/26650 abd has usbc, and the price is solid at under $40.

-Astrolux Ea01 (xhp50) - about twice as bright as the sst40 version with about 60% of the throw distance, but along the other benefits (usbc, 21700). It does get warmer quicker tho.

 

there are others, but I'm having a hard time thinking of them now. These are a good start in my opinion. 

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Manker U22 III PM1 USB-C Rechargeable Long Range Flashlight
I don’t have it because I don’t like usb charging and prefers tail switch than side switch. But this light looks nice.

https://store-4buand9rva.mybigcommerce.com/manker-u22-iii-pm1-usb-c-rech...

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sesgum wrote:
Manker U22 III PM1 USB-C Rechargeable Long Range Flashlight I don't have it because I don't like usb charging and prefers tail switch than side switch. But this light looks nice. https://store-4buand9rva.mybigcommerce.com/manker-u22-iii-pm1-usb-c-rechargeable-long-range-flashlight/[/quote]

 

Oh that is a great recommendation! I think I want that light now cool good price too for what you get! 

[FLF] Five Light Friday https://budgetlightforum.com/node/78749

Check out some of my new lights (picture heavy) and quick first impressions of them here: https://budgetlightforum.com/node/77180

My Sft40 beamshots / comparison thread: https://budgetlightforum.com/node/78100