What happened to Klarus?

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I saw somebody asking Klarus the same question on CPF marketplace but I don't think they ever replied. I'm sure eventually they will but judging by the rate Klarus are upgrading their existing lights, I'd expect other manufacturers will be about to release MTG-G3 flashlights before they upgrade to MT-G2!
 
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I saw somebody asking Klarus the same question on CPF marketplace but I don't think they ever replied. I'm sure eventually they will but judging by the rate Klarus are upgrading their existing lights, I'd expect other manufacturers will be about to release MTG-G3 flashlights before they upgrade to MT-G2!

LOL

That would not surprise me in the least.

Its faster to send them to Vinh and have him rewire them to drive the MTG2 or 3, etc, and be done with the waits.

:D
 
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I received my Mi1A from Goinggear, and it works flawlessly. What kind of problem is there?

I'm not sure. All I know is Goinggear was told by Klarus that there is an issue with the Mi1A batch. A new batch will be send out to customers.
 
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One of my favorite lights is the ST2C. Slim 18650 that's built like a tank, nice side switch interface, really bright but has a low, low mode and a beautiful beam. Bought it to replace my Fenix PD32UE and never looked back.

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Looks like GG has 10 of the Mi1A Ti in now. I mean 9, as I just ordered one.

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Looks like GG has 10 of the Mi1A Ti in now. I mean 9, as I just ordered one.

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Let us know how it turns out. Maybe they got the new batch already?
 
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I just called GG. They have not received the new batch yet so mine will be shipped when they arrive.
 
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Cloning: The Terralux TT-5 and Klarus XT11 look almost identical to each other. Both have dual tailswitches.
 
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Labrador72,
The whole Innovation vs. Quality topic is an interesting one. Although Klarus does seem to be a tad slower and more conservative with their releases of new lights, I must say I appreciate it very much so after dealing the past two weeks with a debacle with another major well known light manufacturer/dealers sending lights back and forth just to get the right product in the right box with the right parts installed on the flashlights ordered. It's always a shame to see a great product get messed up for dealers or consumers on the marketing or distribution side.

I will say I've not experienced these kind of issues with any of my Klarus orders or lights. From what I've experienced, what you order is what you get in the box as advertised from Klarus.
 
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what you order is what you get in the box as advertised from Klarus.

their lumens claims are way off the mark from my experience.

but once you got a Klarus, they feel nice and high-quality and the actual lumens numbers don't matter anymore :)
 
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their lumens claims are way off the mark from my experience.

but once you got a Klarus, they feel nice and high-quality and the actual lumens numbers don't matter anymore :)

I just ordered my second and newer version XT11 XM-L2 version with 820 lumens. Before doing so, looking at all the recent comparable tests and beam shots I could find so far, it seems to be highly regarded specifically for it's output and smooth beam. I'm definitely going to compare it with my other single 18650 lights to see how it stacks up. In any case, the quality of the beam produced by the former L1 and current L2 XT11 seems to be more usable than some of my other hotter lights.
 
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They seem to have upgraded a light: the XT2C now reads XT2C L2 U2 on the left-hand-side navigation pane: pictures are still missing!


I'd say it must their 800+ lumens XT answer to the Fenix PD35 and Nitecore P12!
 
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Actually only 725 lumens:

1. Cree XM-L2 U2 LED with a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours
2. Three lighting modes and 1 flashing mode:
a) Lighting modes: 725 ANSI lumens (1.8 hrs)
b) 165 lumens (7.3 hrs)
c) 4 lumens (170 hrs)

Runtime at 1.8 hours is obviously from the 580 lumens version - for the 780 one it must be less!
 
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I have a klarus xt30 and it is one of my favorite lights. I have carried it in my patrol car for about 8 months now with no problems at all.
 

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