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Modifications => LED Flashlight Modifications => Topic started by: 18sixfifty on March 11, 2015, 09:06:54 AM

Title: Cheap little 18650 mod
Post by: 18sixfifty on March 11, 2015, 09:06:54 AM
http://www.ebay.com/itm/381115312996?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

This is a pretty cool little light to mod. I tossed in a triple nichia using the same wires and driver and ended up with a nice little 5-600 lumen triple. A good 18650 battery runs it a long time. Obnoxious that it's three modes and you have to go past the blinky to turn it off though. Still a nice little light with a side clicky super tint for around the house stuff.
Title: Re: Cheap little 18650 mod
Post by: WarHawk-AVG on March 18, 2015, 04:57:29 AM
Thermal management,  does it get hot fast?
Title: Re: Cheap little 18650 mod
Post by: Scaretwiz on May 08, 2015, 08:39:23 AM
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Title: Re: Cheap little 18650 mod
Post by: hank on November 21, 2015, 12:57:31 AM
Eh?  Does it get hot fast?  The same light -- in black or brown -- is still for sale, under $5 postpaid
Title: Re: Cheap little 18650 mod
Post by: 18sixfifty on November 21, 2015, 07:28:43 AM
No it doesn't get hot too fast. It's not driving any of the emitters very hard.
Title: Re: Cheap little 18650 mod
Post by: JohnnyMac on November 23, 2015, 02:22:22 AM
With the stock driver and putting out just 600 lumens, even with a triple emitter setup it won't get that hot.  Actually less hot than it would with a single emitter getting all the power by itself simply because each of the three emitters in this mod is running under less power and more efficiently.
Title: Re: Cheap little 18650 mod
Post by: macka17 on April 20, 2018, 03:25:58 AM
Hi.
Was it a 17mm or 20mm Triple. and did you use the carclo lens on top or just the Nichia as is.
Just wondering. it looks like a nice walkabout toy.