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Pi_is_blue

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I've got my money ready.
I'll probably pick up one of each of the headlamp options. The LH351D is a good emitter, just second rate when compared to most Nichia options!

And then there is a whole new level of modding Zebralights...
That is a beautiful bit of work. Get rid of the light-up switch and add a deep-carry titanium clip and it would be the ideal EDC light!
 

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I'm sure many people have already heard, but the SC64w HI was moved to the discontinued product section in the spreadsheet a couple days ago, along with a couple other XHP35 models. No word on whether it might get the LE treatment with something like XHP35.2 HI.
 

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Not sure why so many continue to push Anduril when it comes to ZL. There's a reason most of that own a ZL don't want an Anduril device.
Says what statistic?
I own 3 ZLs (+I sold a couple older models) and I also own 4 Emisars.

They're both good in slightly different ways but since ZL has been asleep at the job for 5 years now Emisar is kind of a worthy successor to me (and apparently quite a few other people, too).
BTW, Hank offers some of the lights/LEDs with a 95% efficiency boost driver now. That should make some of the ZL enthusiasts very happy. :)
 

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BTW, Hank offers some of the lights/LEDs with a 95% efficiency boost driver now. That should make some of the ZL enthusiasts very happy. :)

like what? first i've heard of it.

i wouldn't mind a new light :)
 

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Says what statistic?
I own 3 ZLs (+I sold a couple older models) and I also own 4 Emisars.

They're both good in slightly different ways but since ZL has been asleep at the job for 5 years now Emisar is kind of a worthy successor to me (and apparently quite a few other people, too).
BTW, Hank offers some of the lights/LEDs with a 95% efficiency boost driver now. That should make some of the ZL enthusiasts very happy. :)

You miss my point, so I'll disengage.
 

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Anduril can be made as simple as Zebralight's interface. Its strength lies in its customization.

519A compares very, very favorably against 219B (I'm assuming we're talking about the SW45K variant of 219B since that's the famous rosy one). Higher output, same R9080 grade CRI, more efficient, when dedomed just as rosy, and also more throw. Dedoming lowers its CCT by roughly 1000k to 1200k, so dedoming a 5700k 519A gets you roughly a SW45K.
 
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Anduril can be made as simple as Zebralight's interface. Its strength lies in its customization.

519A compares very, very favorably against 219B (I'm assuming we're talking about the SW45K variant of 219B since that's the famous rosy one). Higher output, same R9080 grade CRI, more efficient, when dedomed just as rosy, and also more throw. Dedoming lowers its CCT by roughly 1000k to 1200k, so dedoming a 5700k 519A gets you roughly a SW45K.
Its weakness is its instability. Ie it forgets what was programmed.
 

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I'd probably get a SC53 with a LH351 but what's really sad is if they're truly discontinuing the SC5mkII. I liked that it was a little chunkier and more efficient than the 53. Also a good bit more expensive, but it got you something for the money. I never did get the "c" version of that so a LH351 would be great. I guess nobody wanted to spend the extra on an AA light that couldn't take 14500. Sad.
 

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like what? first i've heard of it.

i wouldn't mind a new light :)
"KR4 / D4S V2 boost driver (single channel) option is now available.
The boost driver upgrade is available for the quad version of XP-L HI, SST-20, Osram W1/W2, Nichia 219B R9080 versions, each LED receives 2A current. The driver is not compatible with Nichia E21A, Nichia E17A, and mule versions of the flashlight. Please be noted that the boost driver version does not mean higher output than the regular version, it is a more efficient driver(90-95%)."

It's also available for some of the single LED lights with 6/12V LEDs. Check Hank's thread on BLF for more info. :)
 

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Hey, is that 519a the same size or smaller than a 219b?

Same footprint: 3535.

The actual emitting die might be slightly larger, I'm not too positive, but when you dedome it, it's going to throw noticeably further than the 219B. I take it most people are going to be dedoming it to make it rosier.
 
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