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    Help me pick a FL for a gift to an art expert

    congratulations! I hope they serve well here is a stingray wallet to tempt you and note there is a pocket clip upgrade available for the AAA Tool the clip looks like this:
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    What was the last LED light you purchased and why?

    Jetbeam TCR-1 Titanium Rotary, with 219b 3000k 9080 High CRI LED , and Sapphire lens. Output 0.003 to 380 lumens w 18350 LiIon. because High CRI, Titanium, Stepless Rotary, with Screwed on pocket clip, is my Grail EDC
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    Many Lights😎

    to know for sure, remove reflector and see what markings are on the mcpcb fwiw, atm there are 2 different 325 Lumen HDS LED offerings.. one is XP-L 6200K, the other is XP-G3 5000K. Both are Low CRI. see: https://www.hdssystems.com/Products/Custom/ 325 lumens, wider beam pattern [Add $30.00]...
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    4sevens Q MiNi 123

    yes, there were various quarks w tail clickies and tactical UIs.. maybe post a Want to Buy ad if you want one of the old models fwiw, 47s brand sold the label to darksucks.. they have created a New Quark w tailswitch you can buy one here a few years back a lot of Quark parts were being...
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    Help me pick a FL for a gift to an art expert

    then you might want to consider which battery type you want her to use, and maybe have it match the battery type in the non UV light you choose to gift her here is an AA model that claims to be 365nm. Inexpensive, but has no visible light filter… or you can consider the AAA model from Jetbeam...
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    Many Lights😎

    those RRT-01 make excellent hosts for an LED upgrade to High CRI. Neither came stock that way, plus when changing the LED the control ring grease can be upgraded for a nice smooth feel with firm damping. Highly recommended upgrades, that will transform the lights into very nice packages.
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    Help me pick a FL for a gift to an art expert

    I recommend the 4500k 4500k 219b 9080 3000K 219b 9080 3000K
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    Help me pick a FL for a gift to an art expert

    read post #1 make a constructive suggestion to the OP
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    Help me pick a FL for a gift to an art expert

    excellent choice, and a very reasonable price for a High CRI LED upgraded light here is my favorite reviewer.. while youre debating your options congrats on sorting through all the different suggestions for an introductory UV light, I still like the Jetbeam... Although I dont think UV is a...
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    Help me pick a FL for a gift to an art expert

    the type of beam matters, the best beam for art is Aspheric followed by mule or a reflector with added diffusion film on the lens: High CRI matters a lot, but not all high cri LEDs have good Red rendering.. the 219b is one of the best: food for thought: the main benefit of High CRI is...
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    Defective NC SRT7GT. Does yours do this?

    > I actually found a brand new still in the box SRT6! Will have it by mid week. congratulations enjoy your Rotaries why do you prefer to use two disposable CR123a, instead of a single rechargeable? > Any 2xsource be it CR123, 18350's and CR123 rechargeable in the light has the warning on the...
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    Jetbeam RRT01 2020 - Now it has a clicky!

    your triple sst looks good on the 2019 body thanks for confirming the Lego works
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    Jetbeam RRT01 2020 - Now it has a clicky!

    yes, the standby drain is the same.. let us know if your lego works, there are 3 different host designs, and 3 different drivers... the 2012 driver has no strobe, the 2019 driver adds strobe and 20% more output. the 2020 driver adds thermal step down. full size pic link
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    LUMINTOP FWAA Andúril 2 14500 Titanium+CU/ Titanium/ Copper/ Brass Flashlight Group

    I also use stepped ramping.. so I dont have to see the double blink in unstepped ramping and I also use manual memory, plus a 1 minute hybrid memory Anduril is very versatile
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    LUMINTOP FWAA Andúril 2 14500 Titanium+CU/ Titanium/ Copper/ Brass Flashlight Group

    congrats on your lights.. hope you enjoy them. I have a Copper FWAA also.. very nice host imo. > I was worried about over discharging the batteries. no need to worry... Anduril has good LVP.. plus it has a battery level indicator that is very accurate.. I dont usually wait for LVP to step...
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    LUMINTOP FWAA Andúril 2 14500 Titanium+CU/ Titanium/ Copper/ Brass Flashlight Group

    hope youre enjoying your FWAA, chip100t > lumentop there are at least 4 different "Lumintop" email addresses. I agree some of them dont reply.. suggest you look at the Manual > low voltage indication actually "LVP" info from a google search for "Anduril 2 Manual": Protection Features...
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    Help me pick a FL for a gift to an art expert

    for looking at pictures, a with High CRI LED and a floody beam is recommended, if not for the beam, I would have recommended a Reylight mini Pineapple with 219b 4500k LED these Zebras are both floody and High CRI, and they can use common AA...
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    What was the last LED light you purchased and why?

    Congrats on your new light. fwiw, There is a pocket clip for Convoy
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    PWM - What is it, How does it work and how to detect it.

    can you help explain the difference between PWM and Ripple, in practical terms? 1. does ripple create banding in photos, the way PWM does 2. does ripple cause visual trailing dots, when moving ones head... as happens with LED tail lights?
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    Rotary Cr123/AA flashlight?

    here is a thread that says AA works in RRT-01 The V11r comes up for sale once in a while.. maybe post a WTB ad, and a WTB in your signature bear in mind that on AA, ']the max output is about 1/3 of the output on LiIon:
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