UltraFire C3

ultrafire c3

Famous UltraFire C3, there are many versions of this light, this one I received recently is single mode works with both AA (Ni-MH) and Li-Ion (1.5 v - 4.2 v) batteries. It has screw in reflector design, uses old Cree Q5 led but it has nice threads and machining. It came with GP alkaline battery.

Specifications from dealer:
Weight: 39grams
Length: 100mm (Note: I measured: 99mm)
Total Weight: 59grams
Tube Diameter: 20mm
Color: Black
LED: CREE Q5

Q5 CREE LED UF-C3

-Max Output: 200Lumens
-Modes: Single / on - off
-Water-Proof Thumb Activated Push-Button Tailcap Switch
-Widely used by law enforcement agency and outdoor adventurer
-O-Ring Seal provide Weather Proof & Shockproof capability
-Operated by AA battery x1 only
-Come With GP AA Battery x1

Some pics:






ultrafire c3, cree q5
threads
parts
reflector screw in
cree q5 led
pill
driver, ultrafire.net
driver



battery inside
anodizing or paint?

Beamshots:

With 14500:

AA Ni-MH:

Current measurement:
NiMH AA: 1.62A (voltage before measurement: 1.35V)
14500 : 1.57A (voltage before measurement: 3.7V)

 

Pros:

  • Single mode ( For some people who does not like modes and charges their batteries daily.)
  • Good machining

Cons:

  • Old, cool white LED