Acebeam X75 Beam shots and Output Testing

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Acebeam X75 Beam shots and Output Testing

I tested the X75 against my other “Fan” type lights and found that it has the most sustainable output in turbo.
The body stays cooler, plus it has Usb-c charging instead of a jack or proprietary magnet system.

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Come on! Be fair!
You really prefer the greasy USB-C charging of X75 over the MS18 jack?

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Great video, thank you!

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Great video, gotta be my purchase later.

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Matt, another great review of a light I’ll never own (want is a different story).
The extra fan included is a nice touch.

On another note, I’ve recently been seeing a YouTube ad for the typical cheap zoomie.
You know, melts steel, blinds the space station, cooks eggs…
There are some quick shots from some of your videos along with some from Flashaholic reviews.
Haven’t had a video capture running when it’s going.

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i dont know any singe person who would prefer type-c to any sort of proprietary charger

 

could you please give unbiased reply, you really consider carrying native charger (full power unit in case of MS18) cable along with you better then type-c? the sort of cable that you can find literally anywhere

 

what will you do if you somehow break or loose such a good, good barrel charger of MS18? 

 

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Lumeniac wrote:

i dont know any singe person who would prefer type-c to any sort of proprietary charger

 

could you please give unbiased reply, you really consider carrying native charger (full power unit in case of MS18) cable along with you better then type-c? the sort of cable that you can find literally anywhere

 

what will you do if you somehow break or loose such a good, good barrel charger of MS18? 

 

 

That individual has an issue against Acebeam, he has been spamming any thread that mentions the X75. I requested that my thread be locked because of it.

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A brand like Acebeam should not release a greasy solution for charging. That is solution of xxxx-fire brand solution. Period.

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USB C? What are you on about…

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"greasy?"

What the heck?

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"greasy?"

What the heck?

 

It's only greasy when you grab the threads to unplug the cable without thinking haha

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DENGOH wrote:
Come on! Be fair! You really prefer the greasy USB-C charging of X75 over the MS18 jack?

 

We get it. You're an Imalent fan. There's no need to keep comparing Acebeam with Imalent over and over. When members feel like you're targeting a brand, your credibility goes down. If you're going to point out faults of flashlights, then please leave Imalent out of it and then elaborate on your statements. 

 

The power function of the X75 is a bonus feature to me since I have dedicated power banks that are more portable than carrying a big flashlight. If I were to go somewhere that the X75 is needed, then I would not need to carry a dedicated power bank with me.

 

PS: I have the Imalent UT90, MR90 and LD70. Not an Imalent hater.

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yeah

really, this might work on some other forum. but that`s hard to find newbies here at BLF. there is no chances to sell nonexistent advantages of proprietary charger to anyone here. 

looks like really biased opinion. especially strange when it is against brand, that is really respected here.

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LumenMax wrote:

DENGOH wrote:
Come on! Be fair! You really prefer the greasy USB-C charging of X75 over the MS18 jack?

 

We get it. You’re an Imalent fan. There’s no need to keep comparing Acebeam with Imalent over and over. When members feel like you’re targeting a brand, your credibility goes down. If you’re going to point out faults of flashlights, then please leave Imalent out of it and then elaborate on your statements. 

 

The power function of the X75 is a bonus feature to me since I have dedicated power banks that are more portable than carrying a big flashlight. If I were to go somewhere that the X75 is needed, then I would not need to carry a dedicated power bank with me.

 

PS: I have the Imalent UT90, MR90 and LD70. Not an Imalent hater.


I am Imalent fan? Check my post please. I criticized all brand of flashlights. Don’t see any Imalent fan attacking me.

Besides greasy USB-C charging, Acebeam boasted in this flashlight. It doesn’t hit 80k lumens, that needs each LED to output at least 7500lumens.

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Funtastic wrote:

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“greasy?”

What the heck?

 

It’s only greasy when you grab the threads to unplug the cable without thinking haha


And when you use it outdoor or even indoor, either as powerbank or charging it, dust will sticks on those threads.

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DENGOH wrote:
Funtastic wrote:

raccoon city wrote:

"greasy?"

What the heck?

 

It's only greasy when you grab the threads to unplug the cable without thinking haha

And when you use it outdoor or even indoor, either as powerbank or charging it, dust will sticks on those threads.

 

If you really want to contribute, then give the X75 a proper review. Include pros and cons. 

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DENGOH wrote:
I am Imalent fan? Check my post please. I criticized all brand of flashlights. Don't see any Imalent fan attacking me. Besides greasy USB-C charging, Acebeam boasted in this flashlight. It doesn't hit 80k lumens, that needs each LED to output at least 7500lumens.

He got 77K lumens in his test which is pretty darn close. No one is going to lose it over a 3% difference.

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LumenMax wrote:

DENGOH wrote:
Funtastic wrote:

raccoon city wrote:

“greasy?”

What the heck?

 

It’s only greasy when you grab the threads to unplug the cable without thinking haha

And when you use it outdoor or even indoor, either as powerbank or charging it, dust will sticks on those threads.

 

If you really want to contribute, then give the X75 a proper review. Include pros and cons. 


What is your point? To prove that dust won’t stick on the greasy thread? You can open all your flashlights and expose their threads, you can easily review it yourself.

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SemiNormal wrote:

DENGOH wrote:
I am Imalent fan? Check my post please. I criticized all brand of flashlights. Don’t see any Imalent fan attacking me. Besides greasy USB-C charging, Acebeam boasted in this flashlight. It doesn’t hit 80k lumens, that needs each LED to output at least 7500lumens.

He got 77K lumens in his test which is pretty darn close. No one is going to lose it over a 3% difference.


He used to time a factor of something 0.70 to 0.75, but to make X75 looks really good, this time he doesn’t times that factor. That’s why even his older Imalent MS18 hit 111k lumens, in the past, his MS18 OTF lumens didn’t hit that high. Flashlight output will only degrade year over year.

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Use a bit of isopropyl alcohol to wipe the lubricant off the threads. Problem solved. Beer Silly

I wonder if the X75 could be used as a 20K calibration light for spheres and tubes to measure big flooders… Innocent

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For me, PD charging is a great feature. I like my Imalent lights but not the chargers

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SemiNormal wrote:

DENGOH wrote:
I am Imalent fan? Check my post please. I criticized all brand of flashlights. Don’t see any Imalent fan attacking me. Besides greasy USB-C charging, Acebeam boasted in this flashlight. It doesn’t hit 80k lumens, that needs each LED to output at least 7500lumens.

He got 77K lumens in his test which is pretty darn close. No one is going to lose it over a 3% difference.

If you watch afterwards Matt uses his Maukka calibration and only gets 57.9K, this is what he uses for all other previous measurements.

I’m looking into getting my Maukka calibration light tested for verification in a proper lab.

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DENGOH wrote:
Come on! Be fair! You really prefer the greasy USB-C charging of X75 over the MS18 jack?

No please, the custom battery pack is bad, and I have to use the custom MS18 charging cable again? At least any USB-C cable can charge the X75.

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I also have a 20,000 mah graphene power bank with a 100 watt usb-c port and a 90 watt car Charger. I just have to decide how important 5000K is or if I should just get the 6500 one

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Why would you not use the conversion factor if your meter / lumens tube requires a conversion factor, then proceed to call the non converted measurements “lumens?”

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Hoop wrote:
Why would you not use the conversion factor if your meter / lumens tube requires a conversion factor, then proceed to call the non converted measurements “lumens?”

The lumen output at 30 seconds from the calibration lights is relatively low (e.g. 270 lumens) and I doubt the accuracy of a DIY lumen tube when it comes to integrating light from these big flooders with 50,000+ lumens. A sphere may be needed.

Did he use the lux values for comparing big flooders rather than lumens?

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TimMc wrote:
Hoop wrote:
Why would you not use the conversion factor if your meter / lumens tube requires a conversion factor, then proceed to call the non converted measurements “lumens?”

The lumen output at 30 seconds from the calibration lights is relatively low (e.g. 270 lumens) and I doubt the accuracy of a DIY lumen tube when it comes to integrating light from these big flooders with 50,000+ lumens. A sphere may be needed.

Did he use the lux values for comparing big flooders rather than lumens?

Matt used his tube without Maukka’s calibration for 77,200. If he uses his Maukka calibration it’s only 57,900.

My Astrolux EC06 peaked at 26K and the X75 at 54K, but people say you need 3-4x the lumens for something to appear twice as bright, and the X75 in my photos looks at least twice as bright, so who knows. Marco at 1Lumen measured the EC06 at 16K with his sphere, so maybe these tubes are just not able to measured higher output very well. We will see what his numbers are when he finishes his review Correction: it was owen that measured close to 18K in a tube, so I really don’t know then

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it was owen that measured close to 18K in a tube, so I really don’t know then

He used a custom built sphere. Maybe it’s more accurate. Tired

I need to change the sensor in my tube because it’s not accurate over 1500 lumens.

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Thank you for this review Matt. As usual it was very Instructive and enlightening!

Your reviews are a good mix of facts and visible impression. Apart from being fun to look at, they help me a lot when choosing a new flashlight.

 

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DENGOH wrote:
You really prefer the greasy USB-C charging of X75 over the MS18 jack?

Yes. I also got greasy fingers the first time I used it, but the second time I just kept my hand on the body when I plugged in the charger. Hands down I prefer not having to carry a charger with me. I can take the cable from my phone or anything else and charge it even if the brick is at home.
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Why would you not use the conversion factor if your meter / lumens tube requires a conversion factor, then proceed to call the non converted measurements “lumens?”

Glad you asked Smile For the video I was trying to keep it simple and not get the general public bogged down in too many details. Here I’m happy to go full blown rabbit hole.
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What I did was actually more like “calibrating” off the acebeam X75 5000k which is 75000 lumens. Saying that IF acebeam is correct about their numbers Then these are the numbers I get from Imalent. Doing this brings the numbers for both companies very close to being in line with the claims they make on paper. I thought it made for a simpler A to B to C comparison.
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Here at BLF the general consensus is that we’re right and they’re wrong, and everybody gets all dug in on both sides. I still want to acknowledge that I’m using a PVC pipe and most of the big manufactures in China are likely using a $15k integrating sphere. Clearly they have financial motive to keep the numbers high, but I also like to remember that this entire forum including myself calibrated off one guy. My core belief is that Maukka is right and therefore our numbers are closer to being correct.
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I’ve had backlash from different companies in the past over this, and a number of other things, and I’ve always stuck to my guns (unless some actual mistake was pointed out). I feel confident about the integrity of my reviews for this reason (I didn’t take anything here as “questioning” that.) I try to deliver the most digestible content to my audience a large % of that on youtube are not forum members, hence the deviation from tradition.

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Hey Matt,

I just heard from Marco at 1Lumen, who has a sphere, he measured close to the Acebeam rating. He hasn’t mentioned exactly what he got, but said it was much closer than what he expected.

Everyone using a tube is getting a low result which brings me to the conclusion that Maukka’s calibration, in a tube, is only accurate to a certain point. I think we should be building a sphere, I just don’t know where to get a Styrofoam ball at 50cm in NZ to make one.

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