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airbagz
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Overall   (3.5)
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Nice looking and small enough that it's not in the way of my keyboard. The clamp has rubber pads so it doesn't slip easily. The swivel has a good range of adjustment. Has enough light for keyboards or working on things up close. The leds are covered by a plastic lens.
CONS
It's not really a con, but it only has 3 leds.
I bought this mainly as a keyboard light for my laptop. It's clamped to the bottom left corner of the screen and doesn't block anything. The cable is long enough to clamp it on top, if desired. It should also be great for reading or small repairs etc. For the money, I'm totally satisfied.
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airbagz
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The charging port is micro USB. It has a blue LED charging indicator that goes off when fully charged. Click and release once for low mode. (1 lm) Click and hold (from off) and high mode will stay on until you release the switch. Double click (from off) and it will stay in high mode. (45 lm) Click and hold on low mode and it will ramp up to full brightness. You can stop anywhere in between, but it doesn't have memory. The beam is very even and floody as the description indicates, but that's perfect for a keychain light. The switch has enough resistance that it shouldn't get turned on accidentally, and is easy to feel in the dark. The battery is protected and can't be over charged or over dis-charged. It will last maybe an hour on high mode, but it will be noticeably dimmer after 45~50 minutes. It was still giving about 10 lm when I stopped it at 50 minutes. It took about an hour for a full charge after that. Until you have one in your hand, it's hard to believe how tiny and light (and bright) it is. No charging cable is included.
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airbagz
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Overall   (5.0)
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Fit and finish are excellent. O-rings on head, tailcap and lens. Threads are square cut, lightly lubed, and feel very smooth. Stainless steel bezel. Removable chrome plated pocket clip.
CONS
Protected cells don't fit.
It's a good thrower and has nice, even spill light. The OP reflector helps smooth out the transition from the center beam to the dimmer spill light around it. Very bright, cool white light with no blue tint at all. Should reach about 125~150 meters or so. Ran it on high for about 10 minutes with a freshly charged cell and it got pretty warm, but not uncomfortably hot. Reverse clicky with memory. Modes are well spaced and starts in low mode, then medium, then high. Strobe/SOS can be hidden. Tailstands well. All in all, a nicely made, very bright light.
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airbagz
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Overall   (2.7)
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Small enough for a pocket. About 60~70 lm with a NiMH battery, and about 100~120 with a 14500 Li-ion. Decent pocket clip so it won't roll. More of a thrower than a flooder and has a beam range of about 25 meters.
CONS
It has next mode memory, but it can be turned off from any mode. The head and battery tube are one piece and the pill, reflector and lens are pressed in from the front. Machining and threads are not the best. The finish scratches odd easily.
It's good for a spare light in the car or toolbox, and is bright enough for most uses with a regular AA battery. It might not last too long with every day use though.
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airbagz
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Overall   (3.5)
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Color is very nice. Fit and finish is good with no blemishes. Feels solid, and tailstands well. Switch works well. Will throw some light to about 15 meters. O-ring on the tailcap.
CONS
Not 80 lm. More like 25. Switch cover is just green, not GITD. Pocket clip is flimsy and might not be reliable. No O-ring by the lens.
It's okay for the price, as long as you don't expect 80 lm. It would make a good emergency light in a handy drawer, or in a car or tool box. It's bright enough to easily find your way around in the dark, and AA batteries are available everywhere. It's much better than nothing when the lights go out.
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