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So that’s SC64C LE replacement :)


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I personally like a throwy emitter to a certain extent in a headlamp. I find I can use it at a much lower setting helping consevre battery life, it's far less blinding to your peers when camping as it focused the beam to your food instead of white washing everyone's faces, and when doing an activity requiring speed at night, the extra throw is necessary. If I need floody, I can diffuse it, bit I can't make a diffused beam more focused...

The LH351d is still probably a better led option in a headlamp over the SST20.
 
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I recall tons of threads here regarding the unprotected vs protected batteries. I have the SC62W and just got some protected 18650. The batt is all the way up to the end of the tube so when i screw down the cap is really tight. I thought the SC63 and SC64 have this issue. Do you guys use protected batt in the SC62W ? Reason i got protected i have some other lights that need to use them also.
 
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SC63 and 64 are shorter and don’t fit protected batteries. The 62 can work with either, but unprotected is recommended.
 
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I can use either protected or unprotected cells in my SC62, but prefer unprotected.
 
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Just thinking long term if i leave the protected battery in say months will it have any effect on the spring in the tail ? cant be seen but sure feels like is compressed at the absolute limit.
 
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Just thinking long term if i leave the protected battery in say months will it have any effect on the spring in the tail ? cant be seen but sure feels like is compressed at the absolute limit.

It's possible. But, you can always stretch a spring back out again, if you need to. I've had to do this sometimes with twisties. Just grab them with a paperclip and pull. You probably won't have to worry about it with a switch light, such as Zebralight, but again, it's possible.
 
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I posted a while back for some recommendations and help in deciding between the SC64 LE and the SC64w HI. I couldn't make up my mind so I bought both. I was sure I'd like the LE better, but it turned out I preferred the greater intensity and throw of the HI as well as the cooler tint. The CRI did not look that different in my examples. I'm probably returning the LE.
 
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^^^Love the SC64w HI. I'm super impressed with it.
Just ordered the headlamp version for work, so don't have to wonder what my first light of 2021 will be:D
I guess the emitter is the HD version, and will be floodier, but here's hoping the tint is similar!
 
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I posted a while back for some recommendations and help in deciding between the SC64 LE and the SC64w HI. I couldn't make up my mind so I bought both. I was sure I'd like the LE better, but it turned out I preferred the greater intensity and throw of the HI as well as the cooler tint. The CRI did not look that different in my examples. I'm probably returning the LE.

Pleased to hear that. My SC64w HI arrives next week. I have been carrying the SC63W since the day they were released. It gets used every single day and has travelled the world with me.
Will be interesting to compare them side by side.
 
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They should have also said all our 2021 models will be few mm longer to handle protected 18650....
 
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Zebralight should really update their website. It just looks so primitive.
 
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This type of setup with each of my zebras has increased my appreciation for the new UI and the overall usefulness of these awesome lights. Maybe this will be helpful to someone. This is my setup on my SC64w HI (but all my ZL’s are set in similar fashion.)
CURRENT SETUP:
G5: H 1300/467 — M 118/52 — L 2.7/.24 GENERAL MODE

G6: H 1300/245 — M 118/52 — L 7.9/2.7 OUTDOOR/HIKING MODE


G7: H 245/52 — M 7.9/2.7 — L .24/.06 INDOOR/CAMP MODE
 
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this is exactly how ima gonna setup my sc600w hi when it arrives!!!

This type of setup with each of my zebras has increased my appreciation for the new UI and the overall usefulness of these awesome lights. Maybe this will be helpful to someone. This is my setup on my SC64w HI (but all my ZL’s are set in similar fashion.)
CURRENT SETUP:
G5: H 1300/467 — M 118/52 — L 2.7/.24 GENERAL MODE

G6: H 1300/245 — M 118/52 — L 7.9/2.7 OUTDOOR/HIKING MODE


G7: H 245/52 — M 7.9/2.7 — L .24/.06 INDOOR/CAMP MODE
 
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this is exactly how ima gonna setup my sc600w hi when it arrives!!!

I hope you find it or something similar as useful & awesome as I do.

Since we can’t customize G5 (uses original UI so H1, M1, & L1 are all locked in) as much as you can customize G6 & G7, it made since to me to use G5 to cover the spectrum of settings, highs to lows, that are really useful plus a good selection of mediums to cover outdoor & indoor use.

With G6 (hiking/outdoor mode) I took out the really low settings (which I don’t use outdoors or when hiking) and plugged in lows that are really useful (can still see and not be blinding.) I selected my most used settings when hiking in H1 & H2 and M1 & M2. We are about to do a 20 mile backpacking trip this month. Our hike starts Friday after school and plan to hike into the evening (to around 8:00 pm that night to set us up for an easier Sat hike.) I’m betting I will be in G6 while hiking and in G7 when at camp & in my tent. My son set his up the same way (headlights too.)

G7 is my most used mode on a daily basis at home when walking into my bedroom if my wife is already in bed or when going to the bathroom in the middle of the night. We had the power go out for 3 days & nights, and this mode was what I used the whole time except when I went outside with our dogs (my G6 setup is better for that.)

I’ve been a zebra fan for a loooooong time. It took me way to long to see the brilliance of Zebralight’s NEW UI. I’ve been missing out for too long. Glad I grabbed some new zebralights recently.
 

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