Sold/Expired Open! MT-G2 Regulated 2x18350 Lights! (Preorder)

texas cop

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Still hoping that this MT-G2 trend continues. I just don't get the same fix from those puny XM-L's anymore. Really loving throw through sheer flood concepts.
 

ohaya

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Hi,

That's good progress, but I'm sorry we (apparently) killed your Fourth of July :)...

Thanks for the update!
 

ledmitter_nli

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test test and more testing. :D

Zak when completed I'll PM you specific shipping info.

Thanks!
 

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No worries, i still had a good time on the fourth :) hopefully i will have all three finished by tonight.

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Well i can attest to the effective thermal transfer of the copper mcpcb! The copper really is effective in transferring heat. So much so that when i was trimming the pcb for ledmitter's light, the emitter slid down the pcb almost 2mm. I ordered an extra emitter, so no worries :) i am going to take a minute to rethink how i trim down the pcb though.

Zach

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Well i can attest to the effective thermal transfer of the copper mcpcb! The copper really is effective in transferring heat. So much so that when i was trimming the pcb for ledmitter's light, the emitter slid down the pcb almost 2mm. I ordered an extra emitter, so no worries :) i am going to take a minute to rethink how i trim down the pcb though.

Zach

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Hi,

By "the emitter slid down the pcb", do you mean the emitter unsoldered itself from the PCB?
 

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To be honest, i can't tell. Is the solder used between a pcb and led just standard stuff? Because i don't see typical silver solder...i could be mistaken though

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Ouchy. That's a shame. Well, I have two drop ins to keep me occupied for later :D
 

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Good news and bad news guys. The good news is that I have three functional and very bright lights! The bad news is that it wasn't until they were completely assembled that I realized two of the drivers were not programmed as I had ordered them. Ledmitter, your 3 amp driver is programmed for high mode only, and Ohaya, your 3.5 amp driver is programmed for high-medium-strobe. I will be emailing IOS shortly to resolve the driver issue.

This was definitely a learning experience for me; I shouldn't assume each part ordered functions as it is supposed to without testing them first. I'm sorry my poor decision is going to result in a longer wait time for you Ledmitter and Ohaya. If you would prefer I refund your money rather than wait for replacement parts, I definitely understand. Please let me know.

Texas cop, your assembled light will be shipped to you on Monday.

Let me know if you have any questions.
 

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Good news and bad news guys. The good news is that I have three functional and very bright lights! The bad news is that it wasn't until they were completely assembled that I realized two of the drivers were not programmed as I had ordered them. Ledmitter, your 3 amp driver is programmed for high mode only, and Ohaya, your 3.5 amp driver is programmed for high-medium-strobe. I will be emailing IOS shortly to resolve the driver issue.

This was definitely a learning experience for me; I shouldn't assume each part ordered functions as it is supposed to without testing them first. I'm sorry my poor decision is going to result in a longer wait time for you Ledmitter and Ohaya. If you would prefer I refund your money rather than wait for replacement parts, I definitely understand. Please let me know.

Texas cop, your assembled light will be shipped to you on Monday.

Let me know if you have any questions.


Hi,

For mine, H-M-Strobe mode sequence is fine. Weird, but fine :)...

Jim
 

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Hmm.. Can they be flashed or programmed with jumpers? How do you see it panning out with IOS?
 

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Jim,

As long as you will be happy with that mode sequence, it's yours! It was actually the sequence that Ledmitter had ordered for his light. I will ship it out monday as well.

Zach
 

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IOS is able to program the driver, so it should be a simple fix. I've emailed Hank, so we'll have to go from there. I'm not real worried, Hank has been great to deal with throughout this project.

Zach
 

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Oh they have to receive the driver back right?

Is the driver already soldered or glued into the pill? Sounds like a headache :D

Give them hell :D
 

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I expect they will want the driver back, but it has already been soldered into the light. To be honest, I don't have much of an issue eating the cost of a new driver; it was my mistake not to check the programming of the driver prior to assembling the lights.
 

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Oh man. That does sound like a headache. Can the host be salvaged?

3A H-M-Strobe with mode memory is best, unfortunately a constant on High 2,000 lumen light will need a step down to be practically useful.

IOS should express ship you a replacement for the trouble they caused you. :D Anyway, i'm not in a rush or anything, so I can hang out.
 

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Bad news about your drivers. When I order from China it's like a grab bag of surprises. Only once was the mistake in my favor, with the cost of shipping back I usually just eat their mistake and order again. Only two Chinese companies have never made a mistake with my orders, first is SolarForce, second is Fasttech. Intl-outdoor has made a couple of mistakes with my orders but always came through to fix it at his cost.
 

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Bad news about your drivers. When I order from China it's like a grab bag of surprises. Only once was the mistake in my favor, with the cost of shipping back I usually just eat their mistake and order again. Only two Chinese companies have never made a mistake with my orders, first is SolarForce, second is Fasttech. Intl-outdoor has made a couple of mistakes with my orders but always came through to fix it at his cost.

I must be really lucky. I've read about other people's issues with ordering from China based dealers, but I've never really had issues. I've ordered from different dealers at last a dozen times. Hopefully this is just a fluke. And like i said, Hank has been a great help to me throughout this process.

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Hmm.. Can they be flashed or programmed with jumpers? How do you see it panning out with IOS?


Hi,

I had communicated with IOS awhile ago, before requesting the sequence here, and Hank said that they have to build the driver with the desired modes there, before shipping.
 
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