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CPF Limited Edition Multi-Level Light

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CPF Limited Edition Multi-Level Light runs on various battery options, Luxeon III LED, body built of Aluminium with anodizing. This CPF Limited Edition Multi-Level Light is Microcontroller (µC) Controlled with a very simple UI (User Interface). It has two dedicated buttons for for changing the brightness. The build quality is very good.

Light Features:
  • Runs on various battery configurations with input voltage ranging from 3.6V to 9V. Batteries that are supported are 2 x CR123 or 2 x RCR123, 1 x 18650 and 1 x 17670
  • 2 dedicated buttons for changing brightness
  • Microcontroller (µC) Controlled
  • 16 light output levels, from very low to super bright
  • Luxeon III LED running at 4 Watts at max brightness
  • Can stand on tail
Light Operation & Output:
Light Operation:
  • Hold front switch to increase brightness / switch on
  • Hold back switch to decrease brightness / switch off
  • Pseudo Tactical Mode with memory: Choose the brightness level and loosen the tail cap by 1/2 turn, Pressing the tail cap turns on light in the selected level
Light Info:
General Info
    Light Model CPF Special Multi Level Light
    Manufacturer CPF (Wit's End)
    Review Page & Image
 CPF Special Multi Level Light
CPF Special Multi Level Light
    Country  China
    Review Date 2007-03-02
    Review Update 2007-04-06
Light Vitals
    Length 127 mm
    Width / Bezel Diameter 33 mm
    Width / Tube Diameter 25 mm
    Height (if applicable)  mm
    Weight (without battery) 110 gm
Light Source
    LED Format Power LED
    Number of LEDs 1
    LED Name Luxeon III
    LED Power 3  Watts
Light Management
    Lens Material Glass
    Lens Coating (if any) AR Coated
    Lens Transperency (typical) 90
    Lumen Management Reflector
    Material Aluminium Metal Smooth
    Beam Type Mostly Throw
Power Management
    Converter Type Buck
    Properties Regulated, Micro Controller (uC)
    Features Simple Brightness Adjustment
Batteries Supported, Output & Runtime
    Battery Size
    Nominal Voltage
    # Used
    Total Output
    Runtime to 75%
    Runtime to 50%
    Runtime to 25%
Switch Options
    Switch Type
    Switch Properties
Reverse Click
Body Material Options
Light Rating
65 65
    Build Quality
70 70
55 55
55 55
70 70
70 70
    Bang for buck
45 45
    Overall Rating
In-Depth Review & Pictures:
Size Comparison: From L to R: Fenix L2P, CPF Limited Edition Multi-Level Light



Open Source Light: This light can be easily modified with new LED's such as Seoul P4 U bin or Cree XR-E P4 bin. The bezel is not 'potted'.

Beam Shots:
Here are beam shots against various lights

Fenix L2P on Left and CPF Limited Edition Multi-Level Light on high on Right
Exposure Compensation = +2

Exposure Compensation = +1

Exposure Compensation = +0

Exposure Compensation = -1

Exposure Compensation = -2 Notice how bright this light is even with the EV-2, in fact this is the brightest light reviewed yet.

Extreme Closeup Pictures:

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