Sending out a very big cheer and thank you to Oveready and Peak LED Solutions for coordinating an upgrade program for 1st. generation QTC owners.
The process is very simple, submit an order on Oveready's website. A $6 charge ($2 + $4 shipping) covers multiple lights. Oveready ships you a "kit" with everything needed to send the lights off for service. Included are simple instructions, foam tubes to safely pack the lights, and pre-paid shipping envelopes to send the light(s) to and from Peak in Arizona for upgrades and testing. My five lights were sent off today after placing an order with Oveready only two days ago.
There have been so many times when I've purchased a product only to have a new and improved version released soon after.
This is the first time a company has offered me an upgrade.
edit - Unfortunately, upgrade not available for International customers right now, but they are working on it.