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31-12-2019, 15:11   #61
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€10.39 with free delivery on Ali echoes at the moment

€ 10,39 50%OFF | Manker E02 Mini Flashlight 220 Lumen CREE XPG3 / High CRI Nichia 219C LED Keychain Torchlight with Reversible Clip & Magnet Tail
https://a.aliexpress.com/KvZ2C53E
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31-12-2019, 18:46   #62
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Yes, that is their official Aliexpress storefront. The prices are identical. I figured their website was as handy for most as it has Paypal checkout. However maybe some will prefer to use Aliexpress.

Interestingly on Ali they seem to have a few Nichia-LED models available. The website sold out of Nichia almost immediately.
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Anyone who has received this torch use it for running? Thinking of trail running at sunrise and could be useful.

Does it move much on the head strap? is it more for working than running?

Thanks
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Anyone who has received this torch use it for running? Thinking of trail running at sunrise and could be useful.

Does it move much on the head strap? is it more for working than running?

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I've not used it for running but it's light enough that it doesn't bob on the head, and the strap keeps it fairly fixed in position.

I think of this as a nice little AAA light - light enough to EDC in the shirt pocket. Cheap enough that it'd be very hard to be disappointed with it, and it makes a great gift. Probably a touch large for a keychain but I know some carry it like that. With the headstrap it can double-up as a headlamp but it won't replace a dedicated one.

However you have to be realistic with 1xAAA in terms of output and runtime, and also realistic with the size of the torch and reflector. (The AA version will obviously give more runtime.)
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Anyone who has received this torch use it for running? Thinking of trail running at sunrise and could be useful.

Does it move much on the head strap? is it more for working than running?

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How about this, got one couple of months ago, great light, rechargeable 2200mAh battery with swivel front light.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/WESTLIGHT-A.../dp/B07R7SMCWL
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Received mine, great job
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Mine arrived today, lovely little bit of kit,
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Thanks op, just ordered one.
Can people remember to post up here when it gets delivered, Thanks.
as above I ordered on the 13/12

Delivered 03/01

so 21 days exactly thats not bad considering Christmas and weekends etc!

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Anyone who has received this torch use it for running? Thinking of trail running at sunrise and could be useful.

Does it move much on the head strap? is it more for working than running?

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Got the AA version yesterday. Don't think the AAA verion has the lumens or runtime needed. Quite like the torch its very good and more than bright enough on high for running on unlit roads. Runtime is excellent for just a single AA light. The strap is a poor though. The fabric is light and it's just a bit thin. The mount that holds the light is should be a bit stronger too. Part that hold the torch is good but where the straps go through that's against your forehead could be stiffer. It will do for running but does bounce a little.

It's certainly not as nice as my Silva Trail Runner. If I could get a better headstrap it would work as a replacement for it. It will do for camping and walking though and I'm tempted to get a second to leave in the car. Probably better getting with one with a separate battery pack for running, they are better balanced. The insulation on my Silva has pealed off so it's doesn't have much life left in it.
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Anyone have any issues with the EO3H version? I got mine Saturday seemed to work fine then tried it last night and it's not turning on.
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Anyone have any issues with the EO3H version? I got mine Saturday seemed to work fine then tried it last night and it's not turning on.
Read a few posts back. You may of locked it.
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Anyone have any issues with the EO3H version? I got mine Saturday seemed to work fine then tried it last night and it's not turning on.
I've found the same issue. It seems to have drained the battery, even though it was switched off.
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Read a few posts back. You may of locked it.
https://youtu.be/q91dNUnM8Jk?t=49

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I've found the same issue. It seems to have drained the battery, even though it was switched off.
Tried again. Popped a fully-charged battery in. Didn't turn the torch on. After a few hours, torch won't turn on and battery showing as being depleted in battery charger. Popped another fully-charged battery in and torch works fine.
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Tried again. Popped a fully-charged battery in. Didn't turn the torch on. After a few hours, torch won't turn on and battery showing as being depleted in battery charger. Popped another fully-charged battery in and torch works fine.
You probably engaged the electronic lockout. This is a feature which prevents the light from turning on (to avoid accidental activation in your pocket etc).

To enable/disable lockout, you need to do a 1-2-3 click sequence.

ie click ... click-click ... click-click-click. It takes a few goes to get the hang of the timing. See video above for illustration.
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