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glennac
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Mar 15, 2018
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HAS YOUR ELECTRONIC BUTTON STOPPED WORKING?
Several posts have reported that the electron button on these MassDrop/Lumintop flashlights stopped working. I have encountered this a couple of times now with the Blue Titanium AAA flashlight that I just received and have discovered why it’s happening.
The seals on the light are so good that if the battery you use experiences any off-gassing, pressure will build up inside the light to a point where you can’t push the button down to turn the light ON. In fact, it feels like the button has broken entirely.
However, I unscrewed the button end just a bit, heard a “Pffttt!” sound, and suddenly the button works again. Apparently, high pressure inside the light can prevent the button from being pushed down at all. Thought this might be helpful to those who have reported button issues.
Mar 15, 2018
SteveDrop
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Mar 15, 2018
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Interesting. What kind of batteries are you using?
I've literally carried mine every day for 3 months now. Started with Alkalines and moved to Eneloops, and never had it off-gas to my knowledge...
Mar 15, 2018
glennac
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Mar 16, 2018
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It’s an older Duracell. You know, the ones with the pinch tester on the side of them? Had a handful that I am “burning“ through until they die. Then I’ll go back to my Eneloops
Mar 16, 2018
Stormcroft
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Mar 16, 2018
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Only use eneloops and it hasn't been a problem.
Mar 16, 2018
saisengken
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Jun 13, 2018
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Tried it does not work. My opinion surely its a fauty switch/manufacturing defect. Bought 3 units & 2 gave identical problems. Pressed the on/off button bulb just flicker/blink than dies off. Another issue to replace the bulb, one need a special tool to access to unscrew the bulb , same for the end cap switch
Jun 13, 2018
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