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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

Is it safe to assume the current draw from the NiMH AA cell would be 2.5~3A in order to generate 340 lumens from a single AA cell? NiMH can definitely handle that with ease.

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

I think it will rock on a 14500 :thumbsup:

When you look at the narrowest part, having in mind that it is a AA light, the rest is pretty thick, like a CR123A light :confused:

This looks like a Novatac/HDS clone in design. Maybe part of the selling tactic is why it is shaped like it is. I wished it did take a CR123.
Actually with the AA design I hope it is lighter than my HDS clicky. It is to heavy for EDC, at least for me. Unless I am going on a serious hike and I know it will be dark before I get back down off the hills here around Chattanooga. Then I bring it "HDS" with my MuyShondt and Quark mini CR2. "THE LIGHT THAT GETS YOU HOME. Love that HDS.
 
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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

I do hope they rethink the clip, or rather have some option to move it. At the $70 price, I'm certainly not beyond picking one up to try out. Sounds pretty cool on paper and if it's that robust a build than it would likely be worth its price just to test out that robustness.
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

When you look at the narrowest part, having in mind that it is a AA light, the rest is pretty thick, like a CR123A light :confused:


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Quite a bunch of Tank007 lights have this great design near the end of the tail. Yes, HDS lights have it too! The above picture is the AA-extender for certain Tank007 models (TK566/TK568), see Manafont or Dinodirect.
 
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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

it seems like they use the same head/electronics for all the new lights, cr123, aa, 2xaa, 18650.. maybie we can get the adapters as spare parts?
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

what is all the fuss about how bright it is? its not available. why worry about it.
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

what is all the fuss about how bright it is? its not available. why worry about it.

"The fuss" was carried out over the course of 3 days, from when the thread started in May. I am assuming this was new news in May and thus got forgotten about quickly as everyone pretty much realised it wasn't yet available and the specs were simply LED lumens which turns out being not so impressive anyway.

Did you follow the thread at all or simply ignored what went on above?

On another, more productive note, I can't wait for this to be released! Will be good to see some more side switch options!!
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

"The fuss" was carried out over the course of 3 days, from when the thread started in May. I am assuming this was new news in May and thus got forgotten about quickly as everyone pretty much realised it wasn't yet available and the specs were simply LED lumens which turns out being not so impressive anyway.

Did you follow the thread at all or simply ignored what went on above?

On another, more productive note, I can't wait for this to be released! Will be good to see some more side switch options!!
I checked the website today and still unavailable. Silly to have a lumen war on a light thats not produced yet.
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

Silly to have a lumen war on a light thats not produced yet.

Don't get caught saying that around true flashaholics! Wait, you just did :grin2:
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

the armytek wizzard is out, it has very similar circuitry imo
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

I saw this thread when it first came up but didnt put much thought in it, even at ~$70 I'm VERY interested in this light, I just hope some more US dealers will stock this at a reasonable price than other armytek products. It's crazy how you can't get a better price ordering from a stocking US dealer than you can buyin them from AT and paying $30 shipping from china.

Take the predator for example, you will pay ~$100-110 from a US stocking dealer or AT direct (including the $30 shipping from their China facility) or you can pick one up on eBay for $85 (coming from china but free shipping). I'd much prefer to support a US dealer but not for $25-30 bucks more. I hope someone will stock these at near the MSRP, not the MSRP plus shipping. Sorry for the rant but that's the one reason I don't own a predator yet.
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

September draws near. I went to order a warm Smart c2i, a green Predator, a warm white Viking Pro, and Wizard Limited Edition XM-L2 U3 narrow.

No Smart c2i available yet! Combine this with the growing pains of the Wizard, I guess I'll wait to order all at once...

Any word if they're intending to put the XM-L2 U3 in the Smart series?
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

photos added to op :huh:
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

I'll put this and the wizard in my wishlist. I believe in Armytek's build quality, my predator is a really tough and durable light. And I like how the circuits are potted.
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

That clip makes it look like it would be uncomfortable to carry for left handed folk. Why not mount it opposite of the switch (that is, if it's a fixed position).
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

jak, the light seems to have 3 possible clip locations, spaced at 60 degrees (3*60 = 360°). 1 is exactly opposite to the switch.
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

jak, the light seems to have 3 possible clip locations, spaced at 60 degrees (3*60 = 360°). 1 is exactly opposite to the switch.
Ah, that's better. How did you discover this?
 

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Re: Armytek Smart A1 (1x Eneloop AA, 340 lumen)

i can see 3 notches around the head, can't you?
 
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