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23-12-2019, 10:50   #46
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Got one of mine this morning. AAA. Great quality. Thanks OP

Scrap that.

It lasted 5 mins and died. Was testing it and had it on high and it powered off. Assumed it was the battery (energizer). Tried many different types and no joy.

A crock of crap.
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23-12-2019, 11:46   #47
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Scrap that.

It lasted 5 mins and died. Was testing it and had it on high and it powered off. Assumed it was the battery (energizer). Tried many different types and no joy.

A crock of crap.
Are you sure you are not on moonlight mode ?

By default the low mode (moonlight) is less than 1 lumen and can barely be seen during the day. (it can be set higher). If you are using a depleted cell you may be restricted to low mode only.

Alternatively you may be on lock-out. It's designed to prevent accidental activation in your pocket. Lockout is activated/de-activated by a 1,2,3 click sequence. Click .... click-click .... click-click-click.
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Are you sure you are not on moonlight mode ?

By default the low mode (moonlight) is less than 1 lumen and can barely be seen during the day. (it can be set higher). If you are using a depleted cell you may be restricted to low mode only.

Alternatively you may be on lock-out. It's designed to prevent accidental activation in your pocket. Lockout is activated/de-activated by a 1,2,3 click sequence. Click .... click-click .... click-click-click.

Look at the big brain on teowawki.

Yeah, back working. Was locked out. God forbid that I might read the instructions.

Thanks a mil. Was already resigned to the broken torch and charger cable drawer.
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23-12-2019, 12:02   #49
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Look at the big brain on teowawki.

Yeah, back working. Was locked out. God forbid that I might read the instructions.

Thanks a mil. Was already resigned to the broken torch and charger cable drawer.
Might want to edit the crock-of-crap comment

For anyone else receiving this in the coming days, I would say don't enter electronic lock-out on purpose because the sequence (to escape it) is a bit annoying to get right. I find it tricky anyhow, maybe my fingers are too slow! I just give the tailcap a quarter turn if you are carrying in your pocket and worried about accidental activation.

To modify the moonlight level, do 4 rapid clicks. Now you're in a config mode, each press of the button cycles between the possible moonlight levels (about 21 in total).

When you arrive at the level you want, hold the button to save it.
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Got mine. Nice torch. Makes a good head torch. The Olight is definitely brighter on the same alkaline cells.
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23-12-2019, 20:11   #51
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Got mine. Nice torch. Makes a good head torch. The Olight is definitely brighter on the same alkaline cells.
Turbo (double-click) should be marginally brighter with an alkaline and massively brighter on a NiMH.

As you use up battery, the voltage will drop and you'll lose the ability to get into Turbo (and eventually High, Low). This happens much quicker with an alkaline. If you can't get into Turbo then you will be marginally less bright than the Olight. It's swings and roundabouts.

In reality the performance with an alkaline is of little interest to me. They're junk; I would only use them in an emergency or when they come free with remotes etc.
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I am not really concerned about brightness. In fact too bright can be a problem in a work light.

I don't use rechargeables because I don't really use batteries that much.
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if you register for parcel wizard you can reschedule dpd deliveries coming in from other sources like this but delivered by DPD if it's picked up through their internal matching from the parcel wizard website (through name, email etc).

e.g. to a pickup location etc. / change address
Thanks for the tip! I registered with Parcel Wizard, but nothing has showed up yet for me in the deliveries list.

It'll be very nice if it shows up and I can reschedule it.
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Thanks for the tip! I registered with Parcel Wizard, but nothing has showed up yet for me in the deliveries list.

It'll be very nice if it shows up and I can reschedule it.
if your address, name and email are the same should turn up although could depend on whether you have used parcel wizard for a delivery I suppose (would have been the case with me)
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Thanks op, mine just shipped, nice little flashlight.
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Hi All,
Mine has not arrived yet. The tracking notification states Departure from outward office at exchange on Dec 23rd.
Anyone any ideas?
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Mine hasn't arrived either, ordered 12/12
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Hi All,
Mine has not arrived yet. The tracking notification states Departure from outward office at exchange on Dec 23rd.
Anyone any ideas?
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Put the tracking number into royalmail.com, most likely the "departure from outward office" corresponds to an Item Leaving the UK status.

So it's just a case of waiting for it to show up on AnPost.com.

The postal system shuts down over xmas, things sit around without moving. Then it takes ages to clear the backlog. Some people just got lucky with their orders being delivered right before the shutdown. I said all along you'd be looking at a January delivery date.
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Put the tracking number into royalmail.com, most likely the "departure from outward office" corresponds to an Item Leaving the UK status.

So it's just a case of waiting for it to show up on AnPost.com.

The postal system shuts down over xmas, things sit around without moving. Then it takes ages to clear the backlog. Some people just got lucky with their orders being delivered right before the shutdown. I said all along you'd be looking at a January delivery date.
Thanks very much for the tip. Mine now states your item now leaving the UK.
Thanks again.
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Yeah, so it's just a case of waiting for the tracking number to show up on AnPost. Ordinarily it should happen very soon after (leaving the UK) but over xmas it stretches out because there's so many non-working days.

Once it shows up on AnPost it'll be delivered soon after.
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