Sofirn SC32: Fresnel Lens, Very Compact, 2000 Lumens: EDC Masterpiece

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Sofirn SC32: Fresnel Lens, Very Compact, 2000 Lumens: EDC Masterpiece

Hi there,

this is my review of the Sofirn SC32.

Highlights:

E-Switch on the tail, Fresnel Lens, very compact, USB-C-port that is suprisingly well protected, can be run to full spec without 18650 from a USB power source. The overall quality of the light and even the presentation is now 100% premium, I can’t tell any difference to Olight, Nitecore, Acebeam and so on. Sofirn is up there and still moderate on the pricing.

This thing is really pocket friendly and will be my new go-to EDC for sure as it also offers the best allround beam design I have ever seen and a good UI.

Sorry, I failed to find anything wrong with this light. The only thing might be the printed stats for range and runtime, those are always very … optimistic Wink

This is my video review:

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Great review Markus. I want one, and what’s more, I’m going to have one.

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webster454 wrote:
Great review Markus. I want one, and what’s more, I’m going to have one.

Thank you! I just carried it in my pocket (retro style slim fit jeans) and noticed how well the angle works on the head (that massive integrated strike bezel). Even though the light is compact to the max it still protects the lens as it is recessed. Stuff just flows with this light, I hope they offer different light colors and translate it into a 21700 light as well.

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Anyone know if the SC31 short tube and 18350 would work on this?

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It would be my all time favorite EDC flashlight if it came with a 3500-4000k high CRI led, Anduril and matte gray color!

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I received mine today. Very happy with it. I bought it for the tail electric switch, which looks similar to the one on wurkkos ts10, and 10cm length looks good. What I was not sure was the tint. I was afraid it could be very green.
So the tail switch works well for me. The tint is whiter than I expected. It is bright. My only question is the ramping is very slow comparing to other ramping lights. But I am perfectly happy with discrete levels.

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sesgum wrote:
My only question is the ramping is very slow comparing to other ramping lights. But I am perfectly happy with discrete levels.

You are right, I mention this in my review. The ramping is fast for the first 200-300 lumens when you ramp up and after that very slow either direction. I like it as there are plenty of useful brightness levels on a light that outputs so much light. The very fast ramping on many lights is nothing I prefer for my night shifts, I like it slow and very gradual and the SC12 does it best as far as I know.

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marcioccosta wrote:
It would be my all time favorite EDC flashlight if it came with a 3500-4000k high CRI led, Anduril and matte gray color!

Yeah, even a yellowish warm color would be sight to behold. The black on this one looks great but I agree on grey. Imagine though a white anodization and a very warm led Wink

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This light would be fantastic with Anduril!

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Bonjour à tous, j’hésite sur ce modèle avec la wurkkos hd 15. Que choisir entre 5000k et 4000k? Merci les spécialistes !

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I ordered this light with the SFT and received the SST so right off the bat was disappointed, It’s bright and compact but thats about all. One of the worst tint shifts I’ve ever seen

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jd13181 wrote:
Anyone know if the SC31 short tube and 18350 would work on this?
The tail switch is cemented on so no it wouldn’t work
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What I like is the option to run the light straight from the powerbank that I have installed on my backpack. The deep charging port of the SC32 also makes for a secure connection.

Some bulkier cables (i.e. many of those with aluminum connectors) do not fit but most do.

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Bonjour, recommandez vous toujours cette lampe? Avez vous trouvé mieux depuis?

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Night95 wrote:
Bonjour à tous, j’hésite sur ce modèle avec la wurkkos hd 15. Que choisir entre 5000k et 4000k? Merci les spécialistes!
Remarquez qu’il n’y a pas de réponse. Il y a des gens de France sur ce forum, mais ils savent écrire en anglais, parsque la grande majorité des gens ici écrivent en anglais. Google fait un très bon travail avec la traduction du français…

“Hello everyone, I hesitate on the Wurkkos model HD 15. What to choose between 5000k and 4000k?”

It is a personal preference. 5000k will be brighter and appear to have a neutral tint, while the 4000k will be slightly less bright and appear warmer.

C’est une préférence personnelle. 5000k sera plus lumineux et semblera avoir une teinte neutre, tandis que 4000k sera légèrement moins lumineux et semblera plus chaud.

Night95 wrote:
Bonjour, recommandez vous toujours cette lampe? Avez vous trouvé mieux depuis?
Recommending it is mostly dependent upon the user’s needs. Without you providing any information about that, it would be about as useful as suggesting a sugary dessert when you may actually be a diabetic.
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hello thank you for your advice, the wurkkos hd 15 seems to best meet my needs, 4000k because I walk on stones at my work and I need to see the ground correctly. It also has good autonomy and can be used in EDC with its format. I have only seen positive reviews on this site and youtube. sorry for the french.

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xevious][quote=Night95 wrote:

It is a personal preference. 5000k will be brighter and appear to have a neutral tint, while the 4000k will be slightly less bright and appear warmer.

C’est une préférence personnelle. 5000k sera plus lumineux et semblera avoir une teinte neutre, tandis que 4000k sera légèrement moins lumineux et semblera plus chaud.

Night95 wrote:
Bonjour, recommandez vous toujours cette lampe? Avez vous trouvé mieux depuis?
Recommending it is mostly dependent upon the user’s needs. Without you providing any information about that, it would be about as useful as suggesting a sugary dessert when you may actually be a diabetic.

Yeah, always go warmer unless you really need that last bit of maximum brightness i.e. to blind someone. 4000k from a good LED is really amazing outdoors. In my opinion it gives you much more visual information on everything.

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Yes, 4000k best for outdoors

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