Acebeam Rider RX - Comprehensive Review

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Acebeam Rider RX - Comprehensive Review

Hello fellow esteemed members of the BLF. This is my review of the Acebeam Rider RX: https://www.thelab.gr/reviews/reviews-in-english/acebeam-rider-rx-r820/

Please let me know what you think.

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outstanding review, very very thorough, and great photos

thanks for calculating and including the Tint DUV values and also the Flicker data

too bad about the visible flicker on low modes

> The torch has under voltage protection and turns off when the battery voltage drops to 2.83V.

that is unusual for a dual battery host to have LVP..

or, is it a Protected Battery that shuts off suddenly?

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I want to let you know I enjoyed reading your quality work here. The review is thoroughly detailed, the photos are beautiful, and your graphs are polished and informative.

Thanks for the work you’ve done to inform us all.

I’ve really been looking at this acebeam on and off for a while. It’s a gorgeous light.

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Thank you both for your kind words! I really appreciate it!

 

jon_slider, it may very well be that the LVP is rather on the battery than on the torch itself. Usually, when protected batteries shut off, you cannot measure the voltage of them, until they are put on a charger. This one though can be measured immediately after the torch shuts off, so the LVP may be on the torch driver.

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pol77 wrote:
Usually, when protected batteries shut off, you cannot measure the voltage of them, until they are put on a charger. This one though can be measured immediately after the torch shuts off, so the LVP may be on the torch driver.
Excellent Info! Your answer makes total sense.

I really like the flow of your writing, and the way you introduce each photo with a description. Outstanding review format, content, and Style! Smile

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Given all of the accolades I just had to read the review….they were right, job well done!

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really detailed review, thanx

didnt expect such a PWM here

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nice review looks like a decent light with good emitter.

...where Frugal meets with Flashlight!

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Evening, from a chilly West Sussex. That was indeed a good review. It’s a torch I’ve been somewhat intrigued by since I first saw it. I was actually put off by the fidget factor, but seeing it side by side with the AA Tool, I’m pretty impressed with its size and form. Pricy though, despite the excellent LED and obvious quality, I’d have to go for the matt finish on the Ti version if I was going to drop my cash on one.

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Love this light, especially the SS version. It feels very sturdy and good in the hand, and it looks gorgeous.

I don’t use the lower modes, so the PWM issue was a non-factor for me.