Fenix 2014 catalog - new products

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Here a quick beamphoto of the TK35UE, taken with my phone
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Beam is really pleasant to the eyes. Color-rendering is perfect to me :)
Beam doesn't throw but does have a wide-angle.
 
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Also seeing a update of the E05 on Fenix their Facebook-page. 85 lumens max. That's real nice coming from a light that size.
 
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Also seeing a update of the E05 on Fenix their Facebook-page. 85 lumens max. That's real nice coming from a light that size.


Will it still be that size? Forget about runtime.
 
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Will it still be that size? Forget about runtime.

It looks bigger on the ad they posted. Probably released end of this month. Will be a busy month for Fenix. Word is that the: BC20,BC30, new E05, TK32 will be released soon.
 
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It looks bigger on the ad they posted. Probably released end of this month. Will be a busy month for Fenix. Word is that the: BC20,BC30, new E05, TK32 will be released soon.
Maybe it's the AA based E05 we've all been dreaming about? lol
 
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Ah man don't even joke about that.
 
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I have always purchased my flashlights from Home Depot. This time, I wanted to pick up something a little better. That is when I discovered this forum only to discover flashlight enthusiasts are as crazy/nuts about flashlights as I am with my hobby, surround sound.

What has boggled my mind is how much there is to know. I was so intrigued that I joined CandlePower and this is my first post. No longer will I be heading to Home Depot to pick up a light that last 6-7 months.

From all the knowledge I have picked up so far, I feel the perfect flashlight for me will be this year's Fenix UC40 Ultimate. It will be for my car, small, light, well made, bright and I can plug it in and keep it charged by my cars USB port.

What makes me nervous about my decision is: There really isn't any discussion on this forum in regards to the UC40 Ultimate which makes me think it may not be that perfect.

What is your input?

Thanks for any advise.
 
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What makes me nervous about my decision is: There really isn't any discussion on this forum in regards to the UC40 Ultimate which makes me think it may not be that perfect.

One thing that I think people don't like is that charging requires the use of the battery module supplied by Fenix. The worry is whether Fenix will keep making such module, or whether you can take apart the module and replace the 18650 inside it. The long term availability is also a concern. It would be perfect for my folks. They already use a L2D and even charging two AA batteries can be rather daunting. My father is ok with it, no so my mother. My father has arthritis which makes opening up the battery tube bothersome at times. They are well versed to plugging the micro USB socket into their phones though so I can see that this would add simplicity, so much so that they never have to open up the battery tube again. The mode changing though, that is another challenge.
 
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One thing that I think people don't like is that charging requires the use of the battery module supplied by Fenix. The worry is whether Fenix will keep making such module, or whether you can take apart the module and replace the 18650 inside it. .

Fenix UC40 UE can run on either 18650 Li-ion cell or two CR123A batteries besides the tailored Li-ion cell.
 
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Fenix UC40 UE can run on either 18650 Li-ion cell or two CR123A batteries besides the tailored Li-ion cell.

yes but you can only use the USB charging with the said battery. That's the primary selling point of this light. It makes me wonder if the charge circuitry is actually in the battery module. Or some other circuitry.
 
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This new E05 worries me somewhat. The E05 was a tiny powerhouse at 25 lumens, though the lack of a real low mode was a weakness. Now we get 85 lumens and likely still one mode, which leaves the E05's only real benefit over the LD01 it's size.

If the size is changing as well...
 
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This new E05 worries me somewhat. The E05 was a tiny powerhouse at 25 lumens, though the lack of a real low mode was a weakness. Now we get 85 lumens and likely still one mode, which leaves the E05's only real benefit over the LD01 it's size.

If the size is changing as well...

Is that confirmed infinite zero? I'm surprised it's still a single mode at 85l, but hey I would still welcome that even if it is a little bigger. there's a point where I don't need them any smaller, where the space savings in my pocket isn't worth the ease of retrieval/operation etc. & e05 is still there. I just wish 18650 hadn't put in my head the idea, reminding me of my AA e05, that would be perfect for an 85l single mode for me. Probably at least as much runtime as 25-30l on an AAA. Either way, i'm interested.\


edit nm you said "likely", but the trend is more lumens/more modes, i doubt the e05 escapes that.
 
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I've been searching for the ad pic kj2 saw, but can't find it image searching "new e05, 85 lumens, fenix, facebook" etc. ANyone with facebook mind posting it here?
 
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I've been searching for the ad pic kj2 saw, but can't find it image searching "new e05, 85 lumens, fenix, facebook" etc. ANyone with facebook mind posting it here?

It can be seen in the mothers day post from Fenix. You can win this new E05.

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Looks great, thanks. Must be available soon, if they gave one away already for mothers' day.

Stating it as "Max" 85 lumens adds to my suspicion that it will now be multimode.
 
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Looks great, thanks. Must be available soon, if they gave one away already for mothers' day.

Stating it as "Max" 85 lumens adds to my suspicion that it will now be multimode.

Winner will be drawn coming Monday ;)
So it isn't a actual mother's day present.
 

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