Any warm LEP's or are they all still cold tint?

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The ones I see are all cold tint, which doesn't interest me, like the old cold tinted LED's when they first came out, and unfortunately (still) make. Any warm tinted LEP's coming down the pipeline?
 

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Could be in the realm of impossibility. I certainly wouldn't be interested in anything that's impossible. That's why I started the thread. I haven't been over the data sheets much, I just kinda have a grasp over how they operate, and what they do.
 

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Acebeam W10 and W30
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Hmm.. interesting since those are kinda old lights and this is a pretty new technology. Anything newer? I like the knurling and size on the W10. Not really into 21700 batteries though.
 

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... when the color of the laser does not matter, why should different kinds oft white not be possible?

Its just where white led were some 10-15 years ago.
Better production methods, more demand from us customers, ... then
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... when the color of the laser does not matter, why should different kinds oft white not be possible?

Its just where white led were some 10-15 years ago.
Better production methods, more demand from us customers, ... then
;)

Exactly why I'm not jumping in until they make something I really want. I really would like a throw LEP, but I have always hated cold LED lights, yet they still make them. And there is also a huge market for warmer and high CRI LED's that people who know better prefer.
 

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ampdude, do you have a specific application or is it an (admirable) desire to explore another fascinating facet of portable illumination? I have explored warmer throwers and found a 'sweet spot' closer to 5000K to be preferred. What are your (and other members?) thoughts.
 

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ampdude, do you have a specific application or is it an (admirable) desire to explore another fascinating facet of portable illumination? I have explored warmer throwers and found a 'sweet spot' closer to 5000K to be preferred. What are your (and other members?) thoughts.

I'm really more of an incan guy. I like hard driven incan bulbs, I think they provide the best overall light. So my preference has always been towards 3500K (around that color temp) HCRI LED's. I could never get into cold LED's when LED's first came out and I've always been very picky on what LED's I use. I feel that cold output makes the world look flat and less distinguishable. Colors don't stand out either. Everything just looks blue and it's also harder to see things in snow or rain. I would never want blue HID headlights, they are terrible IMO. I believe that a lot of people who do prefer cold LED's are more about the shock and awe of them, and the raw output, vs. the quality of light. To me, I don't like light pollution or background noise and that's what I consider the blue wavelengths of LED's to be. But that's my opinion and my preference of use over time.
 
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