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Left to right: Mystery light, the middle is the SST-20 4000K li-ion. Far right 4000K M61N. I might have won the tint lottery I like slight magenta.
 

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Left 4000K XP-L M61N. Right, Hound Dog Super 6200K in real life looks 5700K or so.
 

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M61N 4000K XP-L on the left, MDC li-ion SST20 4000K on the right.

The SST20 4000K emitter has several tint personalities. It is widely accepted that the bin FA4 has the best tint. There is zero green in FA4.

I'm not sure what bin Malkoff has....and he doesn't chase the tint game so he probably doesn't care. haha
 

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M61N 4000K XP-L on the left, MDC li-ion SST20 4000K on the right.
Those are the tints that I have on my MDC XP-L (left) and M61N SST-20 (right). But yours are inverted. Are you sure you didn’t mix them up, and the magenta is the MDC XP-L? As far as I know, M61N have SST-20 and not XP-L.
 

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The SST20 4000K emitter has several tint personalities. It is widely accepted that the bin FA4 has the best tint. There is zero green in FA4.

I'm not sure what bin Malkoff has....and he doesn't chase the tint game so he probably doesn't care. haha
Well me must do a group buy for the FA4 binned emitters. Lol
 

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Those are the tints that I have on my MDC XP-L (left) and M61N SST-20 (right). But yours are inverted. Are you sure you didn’t mix them up, and the magenta is the MDC XP-L? As far as I know, M61N have SST-20 and not XP-L.
Let me do this test over. However, I didn't really believe my own test, so I shined one light in the closet wall. Then the other back and forth and it was unquestionably visible to my eyes they were in the correct order. Crazy
 

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I have two 4K sst20 by Gene and the aa is creamy yellow and the m61l has a more white and magenta spot with some green in the spill. I like them both. Didn’t think they would be that different until i read this thread.
 

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I have two 4K sst20 by Gene and the aa is creamy yellow and the m61l has a more white and magenta spot with some green in the spill. I like them both. Didn’t think they would be that different until i read this thread.
Creamy light Yellow is the finest tint I ever saw. I had it in my Malkoff Wildcat V6 that I sold. Outside hiking, turned everything a perfect shade to my eyes.
 

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To my knowledge Fireflies is the only source for FA4 SST20.

MtnElectronics has FA3.

I’ll compare a Malkoff I have with an FA3
 

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Let me do this test over. However, I didn't really believe my own test, so I shined one light in the closet wall. Then the other back and forth and it was unquestionably visible to my eyes they were in the correct order. Crazy
Was there ever a M61N with XP-L emitter? To my knowledge, the current generation is SST-20. That’s why I’m in doubt.
 

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I thought so. Then he changed to the SST-20. I could be completely wrong but the emitters aren't even close. I can also notice higher CRI using the 95CRI head. I don't know what to say about it, seems strange
 

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I thought so. Then he changed to the SST-20. I could be completely wrong but the emitters aren't even close. I can also notice higher CRI using the 95CRI head. I don't know what to say about it, seems strange

I believe the one before the SST-20 was an XP-G2 unless I somehow missed a generation, which is possible. The M91 is XP-L.

Most of my M61 neutral XP-G2 drop-ins (one N, two NLL) have virtually identical creamy yellow tint to my new SST-20 NL, with the exception of a XP-G2 NL which is slightly more rosy. The more obvious difference to me between the XP-G2 and SST-20 neutrals is in the CRI.
 
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I believe the one before the SST-20 was an XP-G2 unless I somehow missed a generation, which is possible. The M91 is XP-L.

Most of my M61 neutral XP-G2 drop-ins (one N, two NLL) have virtually identical creamy yellow tint to my new SST-20 NL, with the exception of a XP-G2 NL which is slightly more rosy. The more obvious difference to me between the XP-G2 and SST-20 neutrals is in the CRI.
Yes, that was the emitter. Thanks! I get a decent creamy light yellow from the SST-20 I want to get a illumn drop in or better yet put an FA4 in it. When available.
 

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For your viewing pleasure:
Left SST20 4000k
Right XP-L 4000k

It’s close to how I see it. My SST20 is neutral when paired next to that looker right there.

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