Recommendations for micro USB-C keychain light

Dimitri Stephan

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I'm looking for the smallest possible keychain light that has a USB-C port but can't seem to find one as most of them only come with a micro USB port instead.

A copper or titanium body would be preferable. Any recommendations?
 

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Nitecore Tini 2 and Fenix E03R are options you might like. between the two, I like the Nitecore but it is close. If you need or want red, then the Fenix is your huckleberry.

the UI, the battery meter, and the floody beam on the Nitecore win me over
 

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Nitecore Tini 2 and Fenix E03R are options you might like. between the two, I like the Nitecore but it is close. If you need or want red, then the Fenix is your huckleberry.

the UI, the battery meter, and the floody beam on the Nitecore win me over
Thanks for that however, I am looking for something even smaller like the Lumintop EDC PIMI.
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For reference, here is a Sofirn SC01 (10180 battery USB but not C) next to the Nitecore TINI2. For me, the TINI2 is incredible for its size.
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Gotta say that Nitecore is growing on me. Huge fan of the brand and might as well pull the trigger if I don't find exactly what I'm looking for.
Plus, it has very good lockout functions. Still can't believe all the technology packed into this little thing.
 

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Not a fan of lights with integrated charging mechanism but IMHO it's not a necessity for Type-C connection to take place. For portable flashlights Micro-b connection is more than suffice. Also do note that poorly made Type-C receptacles could render the connection very loose.
 

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Not a fan of lights with integrated charging mechanism but IMHO it's not a necessity for Type-C connection to take place. For portable flashlights Micro-b connection is more than suffice. Also do note that poorly made Type-C receptacles could render the connection very loose.
I get it but nor am I a fan of carrying multiple USB cables to charge my devices.
 

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I get it but nor am I a fan of carrying multiple USB cables to charge my devices.
Unfortunately you'll have to face this reality. Cables do fail in time and you just don't know when. It could be the internal threads that break, or the internal resistance of the cable shoots up after very long use such that you can't establish a good connection between the host and device (even no connection at worst). Then of course there's the different plug types one has to deal with.

Personally I've accepted this harsh reality and carry a plethora of relevant cables, plug connector adapters etc. I have everything stuffed into a ThinkTank accessories pouch which resides in my daypack. If I need a Micro-b connection I have the said (native) cable ready; if I need a Type-C connection, I have the necessary Micro-b female-to-C male adapter (but not the other way round due to the tendency to wear out the C-male plug, rending it very loose in connection). Sorry but being minimalist just isn't my thing.
 

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Unfortunately you'll have to face this reality. Cables do fail in time and you just don't know when. It could be the internal threads that break, or the internal resistance of the cable shoots up after very long use such that you can't establish a good connection between the host and device (even no connection at worst). Then of course there's the different plug types one has to deal with.

Personally I've accepted this harsh reality and carry a plethora of relevant cables, plug connector adapters etc. I have everything stuffed into a ThinkTank accessories pouch which resides in my daypack. If I need a Micro-b connection I have the said (native) cable ready; if I need a Type-C connection, I have the necessary Micro-b female-to-C male adapter (but not the other way round due to the tendency to wear out the C-male plug, rending it very loose in connection). Sorry but being minimalist just isn't my thing.

To each their own.

I'm in no hurry to purchase a light that doesn't meet my requirements. When I see one that I like and that has the features I am looking for, I'll just pull the trigger. Till then, I will make due with what I have at my disposal.
 
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