Zebra light:King of side switch lights?

MTHall

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I have done a lot of reading about different brands which offer a side switch for mode selection. Am I jumping to the wrong conclusion, or does zebra light have more side switch models than most others? I also get the impression that this brand has quite,a good following? Do these lights have fairly large Hotspots with throw or.more flood?
Thanks in advance for any thoughts about this.
 

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Yes, all models except headlamps have a side switch. Even on headlamps, depending on perspective. Quality is top notch, components are great, it's potted and durable. Users normally remain loyal to the brand, it has a very good following.

Generally they go towards flood, but with big hotspots, depending on the emitter, they can have a little more throw (HI emitters). There are options with floody lens and also some headlamps can be total flood, without reflector (mule).

There's the official Zebralight thread, you can gather a ton of info there

 
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Get one. You won't be disappointed. I've bought 5 different ones throughout the year and was extremely satisfied. They just feel great in hand. Side switch is very responsive and has that satisfying "click". Beam is perfection as well, not to mention they are the most efficient light out there with their boost driver. You'll get very long runtimes.
 

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Get one. You won't be disappointed. I've bought 5 different ones throughout the year and was extremely satisfied. They just feel great in hand. Side switch is very responsive and has that satisfying "click". Beam is perfection as well, not to mention they are the most efficient light out there with their boost driver. You'll get very long runtimes.
Can you tell me which model is the largest in length with the best throw.and intensity?Thank you
 

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The side click largest in length I think is the sc700 series. Never owned one so they may be same length as sc600 but with a bigger head. Not sure.

For the intensity you'll want the one you picked out with the 50.3 HI LED. Any led with the HI next to it will be the intensity. HI stands for "High Intensity"
 

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Of the current ones in stock (for USA only) the Sc600w mk iv plus hi
Would have the most throw.

I'm in canada so I don't check their store much anymore, I can't buy from them directly as of a few years ago.

They are a great brand, I wish them the best of luck. They haven't had a new model or emitter choice in a fair while, and I know it's mostly the economy right now but I miss the days where we would get a few new innovations each year
 

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Nope. There was SC64c LE and SC600w Mk IV Plus HI also, and others using the same emitter (LE line). Check the facts before saying nonsense.
The sc600w iv plus hi is two years old and sc64c LE I don't remember the exact day but I'm thinking fall of 2020

Both lights were available before they stopped selling to canada last I checked
 

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In fact I'm 90% sure both lights were available before covid

Edit:
Oh and I looked it up, the first time the Samsung LH351D was introduced in a headlamp was 2018
 
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The sc600w iv plus hi is two years old and sc64c LE I don't remember the exact day but I'm thinking fall of 2020

Both lights were available before they stopped selling to canada last I checked

i think you may be confused. tbh the model names are kind of confusing.



anyway sc600w 4+ hi came out in october. xhp50.3 hi is a relatively new emitter.
 

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i think you may be confused. tbh the model names are kind of confusing.



anyway sc600w 4+ hi came out in october. xhp50.3 hi is a relatively new emitter.

It's entirely possible, I wouldn't know to look for a xhp50.3 especially if it's still put into an sc600w IV
I guess that would be an led update but not a model update, thanks for the graph



Edit;
I apologize to those that called me out on me not thinking theirs been any inovations by Zebralight in these last two years.
In my opinion since they stopped selling to canada it doesn't look like there has been.
On the days I do check Zebralight.
If the name or emitter doesn't look new to Zebralight or the name doesn't change, then it looks like nothings been innovated to me.

Have a good Sunday everyone
 
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It's entirely possible, I wouldn't know to look for a xhp50.3 especially if it's still put into an sc600w IV
I guess that would be an led update but not a model update, thanks for the graph



Edit;
I apologize to those that called me out on me not thinking theirs been any inovations by Zebralight in these last two years.
In my opinion since they stopped selling to canada it doesn't look like there has been.
On the days I do check Zebralight.
If the name or emitter doesn't look new to Zebralight or the name doesn't change, then it looks like nothings been innovated to me.

Have a good Sunday everyone
No need to apologize.. Did ZL say why they stopped selling to Canada?
 
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