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CPF Special Safe Light

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  Introduction:
CPF Special Safe Light runs on 9 V battery has one Nichia CS 5mm LED. Body is built of rugged poly carbonate with rubber coating, water tight general purpose and emergency light. Safe Light is Microcontroller (µC) Controlled light with a simple UI (User Interface). The light operates with three output levels. Separate page of instruction set is included. The build quality is nice. The body built rugged. The light comes with detachable Multi-Purpose Clip.

Light Features:
  • Runs on 9 V battery
  • Microcontroller (µC) Controlled
  • Three light output levels, with default 'glow' mode
  • Nichia CS 5mm LED
  • *Well designed* heat sinking for the 5 mm LED better heat dissipation
  • Crush resistant, palm-sized
  • Can stand on tail
Light Operation & Output:
Light Operation: The light comes with default factory setting with glow mode ON.
Important: Before use, the light needs to be activated. To Activate, press and hold down switch while in Glow Mode until light flashes twice (approximately 15 seconds). The light is then fully activated and all modes are accessed by repeatedly pressing switch button briefly.

  • Click switch once to turn on the light in Power Saving Low Mode
  • Click switch again for High Power Mode
  • Click switch again for Flashing Mode
  • Click switch once again will return light to default Glow Mode
  • To turn of the Glow Mode, press and hold for 2 seconds when the light is in Glow Mode
  • To turn off directly from the Power Save Mode, press and hold for 2 seconds. The light will not enter the High Power Mode
Light Info:
General Info
    ID
13
    Light Model CPF Special Safe Light
    Manufacturer CPF (Wit's End)
    Review Page & Image
  
 CPF Special Safe Light
CPF Special Safe Light
    Country  China
    Review Date 2007-02-18
    Review Update 2007-04-05
Light Vitals
    Length 83 mm
    Width / Bezel Diameter 34 mm
    Width / Tube Diameter  mm
    Height (if applicable) 29 mm
    Weight (without battery) 52 gm
Light Source
    LED Format 5 mm
    Number of LEDs 1
    LED Name Nichia NSPW500 CS
    LED Power 0.12  Watts
Light Management
    Lens Material Acrilic
    Lens Coating (if any) None
    Lens Transperency (typical) 70
    Lumen Management Inbuilt Optic
    Material Acrilic
    Beam Type Wide with good side spill
Power Management
    Converter Type Direct Drive
    Properties Micro Controller (uC)
    Features Advanced User Interface
Batteries Supported, Output & Runtime
    Battery Size
    Chemistry
    Nominal Voltage
    # Used
    Total Output
    Runtime to 75%
    Runtime to 50%
    Runtime to 25%
9 Volt
Alk  
1.6
1
45
0
0
0
Switch Options
    Switch Type
    Switch Properties
Click
Reverse Click
Body Material Options
    Material
    Properties
    Color
Plastic
Rubber Coating
Orange
Light Rating
    Looks
60 60
    Build Quality
60 60
    Runtime
60 60
    Output
40 40
    Features
60 60
    Usability
80 80
    Bang for buck
40 40
    Overall Rating
 57.143
In-Depth Review & Pictures:
Size Comparison: From L to R: CPF Special Safe Light (orange) switch side, AA Battery, CPF Special Safe Light (blue) side view without the clip


From L to R: CPF Special Safe Light (orange) side view with clip attached, CPF Special Safe Light (blue) switch side



Body: light in action, on Power Save Low Mode


Bezel: Notice the special matrix of thru hole gold plated via's for better heat dissipation


Closeup view of the bezel


Beam Shots:
Here are beam shots against various lights

LRI X-Light Micro on high on Left and CPF Special Safe Light on high on Right
Exposure Compensation = +2


Exposure Compensation = +1


Exposure Compensation = +0


Exposure Compensation = -1


Exposure Compensation = -2



LRI X-Light Micro on high on Left and CPF Special Safe Light on low on Right
Exposure Compensation = +2


Exposure Compensation = +1


Exposure Compensation = +0


Exposure Compensation = -1


Exposure Compensation = -2



Fenix E1 modded with P4 bin Cree on Left and CPF Special Safe Light on high on Right
Exposure Compensation = +2


Exposure Compensation = +1


Exposure Compensation = +0


Exposure Compensation = -1


Exposure Compensation = -2



Nichia CS DD with 1CR2032 on Left and CPF Special Safe Light on low on Right
Exposure Compensation = +2


Exposure Compensation = +1


Exposure Compensation = +0


Exposure Compensation = -1


Exposure Compensation = -2


Extreme Closeup Pictures:


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