High CRI Nichia 119 Haiku is ASTONISHINGLY GOOD!!

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The 119 Haiku is very nice but using it in an urban setting where you get plenty of ambient lighting, I feel it could do with a little more juice. Resulting me using it in high mode most of the time.
 
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I had my 119 Haiku's light engine removed, why is there a small o-ring inside the base of the reflector?
What is the function of that o-ring?
I do not recall seeing an 0-ring in the xpg and XML Haikus.
 
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Don mentions it in the XPG thread - it is a seal between the emitter and the opening in the reflector. It IS a part of the Haiku XPG - I don't know about the XML...

I had my 119 Haiku's light engine removed, why is there a small o-ring inside the base of the reflector?
What is the function of that o-ring?
I do not recall seeing an 0-ring in the xpg and XML Haikus.
 
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Yes the McR17 XR reflector for the xml has a 1x5 mm o-ring too. Not sure of the o-ring size for the McR17 XP used with the 119 and xpg but it does have one also.
 
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Received my 119 LE today and right into my Haiku it went. I forgot how lovely and pure white the beam is with this emitter. Now I am set to have either the 119 or the XP-G in either the Mule or Haiku based on needs. For now I'm rolling with the 119 in the Haiku for EDC. It's just so darn nice!
 
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Received my 119 LE today and right into my Haiku it went. I forgot how lovely and pure white the beam is with this emitter. Now I am set to have either the 119 or the XP-G in either the Mule or Haiku based on needs. For now I'm rolling with the 119 in the Haiku for EDC. It's just so darn nice!

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Received my 119 LE today and right into my Haiku it went. I forgot how lovely and pure white the beam is with this emitter. Now I am set to have either the 119 or the XP-G in either the Mule or Haiku based on needs. For now I'm rolling with the 119 in the Haiku for EDC. It's just so darn nice!
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I had one of these for a short time in the past, but had traded it. Glad to have one back! I also put the AA Pak on so it's like a whole new light!
 
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Received my 119 LE today and right into my Haiku it went. I forgot how lovely and pure white the beam is with this emitter. Now I am set to have either the 119 or the XP-G in either the Mule or Haiku based on needs. For now I'm rolling with the 119 in the Haiku for EDC. It's just so darn nice!
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Hi I have just purchased my first Haiku the High CRI. When it arrived it would not work on rechargeable batteries (AW 3.7v 750 mAh) and Don sent out an XML. This also did not work (any suggestions are welcome). But that is not my dilemma. I'm happy just to use ordinary batteries, but which head do I keep?

Can anyone suggest a choice!

My other lights are Prometheus readymade warm and a moddular slim.
 
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Hi I have just purchased my first Haiku the High CRI. When it arrived it would not work on rechargeable batteries (AW 3.7v 750 mAh) and Don sent out an XML. This also did not work (any suggestions are welcome). But that is not my dilemma. I'm happy just to use ordinary batteries, but which head do I keep?

Can anyone suggest a choice!

My other lights are Prometheus readymade warm and a moddular slim.

Strange....They work on mine.
will it even power up?
 
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I've used the 119, XP-G and XM-L engines with RCRs. Something else is going on, not the light engines. Gotta be the cell.

I personally have become quite enamored with the 119 of late. :naughty:
 
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Ya, have you tried it with another battery? There is only a one in a million chance that both the head that was sent to you would not work.
 
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I've used the 119, XP-G and XM-L engines with RCRs. Something else is going on, not the light engines. Gotta be the cell.

I personally have become quite enamored with the 119 of late. :naughty:

Hi all. I have used AW 3.7v 750amh and nitecore as well. The light powers up but will not change settings.

MK like the colour of the cri. But the lumens of the xml
 
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You have to click it fast enough, like within 0.5 secs to change mode. Kind of difficult at first but a few practices and you should have no problems at all.
 
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You have to click it fast enough, like within 0.5 secs to change mode. Kind of difficult at first but a few practices and you should have no problems at all.

Hi. Yes I have tried this. I must now be the quickest clicker on the forum!


still does not work :(
 
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Ya, have you tried it with another battery? There is only a one in a million chance that both the head that was sent to you would not work.
HI. Yes I have tried it with nitecore. But made no difference :( Perhaps I'm one in a million!! My wife says no chance of that !
 

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