Interest Thread; Malkoff M61 New 519A 4500k / 5700k 9080 *Group Buy 2022!*

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no, all 3 have stock unaltered domes
the difference looks like this: (middle is the dedome)
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It's a toss up which I like best, 519a 4500k or 219b 4500k (SW45k)
Unaltered domes probably makes for beam pattern with less rings?

Thank you for the nice beam shots!
 
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@PoliceScannerMan always has the cool stuff.
He posted a dedomed dropin in a Malkoff head.
 
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Unaltered domes probably makes for beam pattern with less rings?
depends on the reflector
first 3 pics in this SP10 modding tutorial show beam profiles
the domed beam does not look that great to me

otoh, in this Novatac beam profile (2nd to last photo) I consider the domed beam perfect

domed has a larger round hotspot
dedomed has a smaller hotspot

if you like neutral tint, leave the dome on
if you like some rosy tint, take the dome off

if you use the light when daylight adapted, leave the dome on
if you use the light at night, take the dome off

try both.. buy a domed light and a dedomed light, they are cheap from convoy.. then decide ;-)
 
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I’ll say it again bc it’s that good…

Dedomed 519a 5000K is superb.
Dedomed 519a 5700K is right there with it.

It’s a nice pure white with zero hint of cool

@PoliceScannerMan has a P60 5000K dedomed 519a dropin. He can tell ya first hand how nice the tint is.
 
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I am on pause for this group-buy in that slider instigated a purchase of a Convoy C8 and S2+ both in 4500K 519a.
 
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I do wonder how much of an advantage the 519a will have over the 219b in these drop-ins if they're driven at the same current level.

My impression is that the primary advantage of the 519a is that it can be driven much harder than the 219b.
 
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I do wonder how much of an advantage the 519a will have over the 219b in these drop-ins if they're driven at the same current level.

My impression is that the primary advantage of the 519a is that it can be driven much harder than the 219b.

Courtesy of thefreeman over at BLF:
Any 5amp linear driver will do great with a 519A. Quad 519As do really well with 8amp linear drivers or 2amp boost drivers as well, outputting around 2400 lumens.

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I didn’t know there was an R9080 version of the 519a. It’s not on Nichia’s website.
 
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I didn’t know there was an R9080 version of the 519a. It’s not on Nichia’s website.

Yes 519A being R9080 is the reason why everybody is talking about it right now. It's the first 3535 footprint R9080 led that has as good tint and better output plus power handling than the old SW45K 219B. 519A R9080 5700k dedomed has similar tint and CCT to the famous SW45K, plus better output and throw. Really no reason to use SW45K anymore.
 
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519a 4500k is 30% brighter than sw45k, 519a produces a larger hotspot, and the tint is less pink:
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dedoming 519a drops output by 15%

519a LEDs from Convoy are Always 9080, LH351d are Never 9080:
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519a LEDs from the Group Buys are Always 9080:
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How does dedoming a 519a drop output ?
I've read that this is the case, but i've never understood how....
 
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fwiw, Convoy now has many CCT of 519a in stock. They can put them into many different inexpensive hosts, for example the AA/14500 T3

and fwiw, 519a are now available for emissar and noctigon lights

not affiliated, contact the vendors directly, if you have questions
 
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