[VIDEO REVIEW] Emisar D4V2 (SST20 4000K Fet+1 & E21A 2700K 5A Linear)

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[VIDEO REVIEW] Emisar D4V2 (SST20 4000K Fet+1 & E21A 2700K 5A Linear)

I posted this already on reddit but I haven't posted (at all I think) to BLF before, so I figured I would share this here because you guys might appreciate it.

This is a very detailed video I put together in which I covered everything I could think to review about the Emisar D4V2. For this review, I wanted to stick with the normal options that can be ordered from Hank's site. This video covers the Aluminum model in Cyan with 4000K 95CRI SST20s and the FET+1 driver, and the D4V2Ti with E21A in 2700K and the 5A Linear driver. The SST20 was tested with Samsung 30Q. All measurements shown are my own, though I am not promising that they are super accurate.

I wanted to cover this light in as much detail as possible, and I wanted to make this a fun video to watch. Some quick notes:

  • I did NOT measure total runtimes, I don't yet have the ability to do so (and I wasn't about to manually log output levels for ~3 hours)

  • I did not see Toykeeper's Anduril 2 update until I was literally uploading this video, unfortunately

  • There's a ton of info, and sometimes the screen gets a bit cluttered. Desktop viewing is recommended

  • While there is discussion of custom options, I wanted to mainly focus on the light as sold stock from Hank's site

This video was a ton of work, I started putting it together about 3 months ago. Here's some stats to make it seem more impressive:

  • The script was over 14 pages, and the version in the video was trimmed down from 52 minutes long

  • I did 20 seperate tests

  • I recorded over 200GB of footage for this video

    • Over 230 shots were used, with 686 clips in the timeline

  • 7 animations were rendered in total, 1 in After Effects and 6 in Blender (not including composited footage)

  • This video includes 2 songs written by Toykeeper that I shamelessly ripped off of her YouTube channel

  • The other 5 songs are my own original compositions (not written explicity for this review though)

I really hope you enjoy this video. I am not an expert, I just really like flashlights, and I wanted to make a cool video about the D4V2 since I appreciate Hank's work. I also wanted to make a comprehensive review that would be as helpful to as many people as possible.

If you have any feedback feel free to share! I appreciate it

My Review Channel - https://www.youtube.com/luxwad

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OMG this sounds amazing. I almost always skip video reviews since the useful info in them can usually be written in a half dozen bullet points, but I’ll be sure to watch this one. Can’t right now though.

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LuxWad has nice videos.

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LuxWad has nice videos.

Just in case you missed it the first time, LuxWad has nice videos.

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I really enjoyed the video, thank you Beer

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Wow, best light review ever. Nice work is an understatement. Looking forward to your next light review.

 

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Very nice detailed video man!!!!
Thank you so much for share with us

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Hey guys I just wanted to thank you for the kind words, I’m glad you enjoyed the review!

If you didn’t see it, Toykeeper did leave some corrections and extra info in the comments section. I did as much research as I could, but there were still a couple minor things that weren’t accurate. The new firmware updates also make some big changes.

I plan on making an Anduril tutorial video in the future, but I’ll probably be covering Anduril 2. As a result of that, I might do another video on Hank’s drivers since things are changing with some of the newest updates, but I don’t know when that will be able to happen.

I do have some more cool videos planned, however I’m not going to be making any more huge complicated projects like this for a while. Still, I’m pretty excited about some of the stuff I’m working on, I hope you guys enjoy it!

My Review Channel - https://www.youtube.com/luxwad

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LuxWad wrote:
Hey guys I just wanted to thank you for the kind words, I’m glad you enjoyed the review!

If you didn’t see it, Toykeeper did leave some corrections and extra info in the comments section. I did as much research as I could, but there were still a couple minor things that weren’t accurate. The new firmware updates also make some big changes.

I plan on making an Anduril tutorial video in the future, but I’ll probably be covering Anduril 2. As a result of that, I might do another video on Hank’s drivers since things are changing with some of the newest updates, but I don’t know when that will be able to happen.

I do have some more cool videos planned, however I’m not going ot be making any more huge complicated projects like this for a while. Still, I’m pretty excited about some of the stuff I’m working on, I hope you guys enjoy it!

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What a nice review, thanks for taking your time to do this!

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Very nicely done review. Looking forward to your next one.

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LuxWad, I guess I’m gunna have to be that guy to say this! Your vid is basically flashlight porn.

Production quality video’s, for sure!

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Hank Wang wrote:
What a nice review, thanks for taking your time to do this!

Thanks Hank, I’m really happy to hear that you liked it! Big Smile

Deluminator wrote:
LuxWad, I guess I’m gunna have to be that guy to say this! Your vid is basically flashlight porn.

Production quality video’s, for sure!

Haha thanks, I guess that’s a good thing. Just try not to enjoy it too much Wink

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It was 40 minutes long but it felt like 20 minutes. Thumbs Up

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Great review video on some awesome flashlights! Thumbs Up

I’d rather use my flashlight around the house than turn on the lights.

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