Super Mag & SWM mods-Neutralizers I & II

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Super Mag & SWM mods-Neutralizers I & II

You're gonna love this! It's a new pride & joy specifically designed for good color rendering in outdoor use:

The Neutralizer. Cool

The more and more I play with neutral tints, the better I like them. Much easier on the eyes and more pleasant to go on night walks with the dogs.

The specs: Mag 4C host, PTS-2 heatsink, AMC 8X 7135 drivers X3 with extra stacked 7135's to make each XML 3.5A on max. Modded original Mag switch so there isn't any mode skipping.

3X high CRI XPG's (3000K) driven with another independent 7135 driver stacked to 4.2A, parallel wired to a second switch so these can be used separately as a light source.

Ledil Booms on the XML's, both these and the 10mm optics on the XPG's came from Digikey. Heatsink from the Sandwich Shoppe. XML's from LED Supply. Best tint I found. Drivers and XP-G's from Illumination Supply. Host from Amazon.

The business end. The bezel is the original Mag bezel filed and sanded by hand and clearcoated. Ultra-clear lens.

 

Here's the reactor core: (I used to work in defense electronics so wiring was easy for me)

 

The second switch from a Solarforce donor:

 

The other business end!

 

The glass breaker is some piece from an old lamp that I had in the junk box. This clamps to a copper braid which is soldered to the spring to fix resistance.

Custom tailcaps are too expensive, a PIA to get, or turned out to be vaporware/promiseware. Never materialized. So the nice stainless hex screws are my antiroll solution! The grippy on the tailcap is nonskid tape from the hardware store. (with carpal tunnel it gets old fast twisting it off without the nonskid) I added SOLAS tape to the rear so I can be seen from the side at night, plus it looks great! Color of the largest width tape denotes tint.

The whole setup is powered by Tenergy C NIMH cells X4. To put it bluntly, this thing rocks! It wipes out our whole yard and all of the hillside on the other side of our street... the beam is beautiful with those Ledils with a huge hotspot that is not distracting. The XPG's deliver a nice flood that lights up the yard.

Let me know what you think! I'm crazy about the thing and I love the C size-my wrists don't get numb with this size. Took 3-4 nights to build. Not set up to do beamshots though.

Enjoy!

Rich

"I am the flashlight king! I can light anything!"

Edited by: dorpmuller on 03/07/2012 - 15:52
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simply beatiful! i am jelly Embarassed

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Nice, very nice!

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Excellent!

I like your projects, they are nice Big Smile

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awesome

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you make pr0n irrelevant

 

(beamshots! LOL

 

 
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I really do!

 

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Damn nice !  

Stacked 7135 drivers ?  will you ever offer them 4 sale

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call the light 'trouble' = double + triple

 

 
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Like the tail cap, if the cap screws were brass it would have more of a "Steam Punk" look. Mighty fine work.
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Now thats a Mag I like! Very clean and beautiful build. And the tailcap says "Don't mess with me". Now that I'm thinking of it, the front end does as well Laughing

You could call this thing 'Sunrise'. At least that's what people will think when you walk towards them in the dark Cool

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estimated lumen output?

 

 
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Wow!  just WOW!!

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old4570 wrote:

Damn nice !  

Stacked 7135 drivers ?  will you ever offer them 4 sale

'Fraid not... doing this for someone else would be more headaches than I could deal with. BTW, thanks to everyone for the compliments!!

Here is how the three XML's are wired, thanks to Techjunkie on CPF, except I had to use four cells to get 4.8V:

If you use all 2800 ma drivers, you have to remove all non-7135 components from two of the boards, as one board with the chip slaves to the other two.

If you dare go to CPF, look up "Everyman's Mag Mod" for all the info.

I'm trying to avoid the steampunk look-don't like it-but had to do something. No custom tailcaps available or I would have gone that route.

Rich

"I am the flashlight king! I can light anything!"

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Dorpmuller,

What you have there is a photon cannon and it is illegal to own except in Texas and Alaska.  Thank you.

 

PS. Freaking fantastic workSurprised

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Wow, really awesome build.Surprised

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OMG! That thing is a monster! Surprised

Great work!

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Phenominal!!

You could call it "Phenominus".

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Great job on the monster mag and thanks for sharing the diagram on the wiring now I know what to do when my Skyray 3XML craps out.

I am already visualizing the duct tape over your mouth.

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WOW +1

 

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Indeed a fine modded mad, well done that man!

 

I really like the tailcap soloution, nice bit of work there too.

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Outstanding job!!!!!! Beamshots PLEASE.

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Nice! Name it "The Statement" Smile

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Hmmmph....I can do better.

 

 

 

 







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In my dreams...perhaps. lol..who am I kidding, not even in my dreams.

That front end is absolutely beautiful.


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Just wanna bump this for newer folks here or if you missed it.

"I am the flashlight king! I can light anything!"

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do you have beamshots? Shocked

 

 
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scheven_architect wrote:

do you have beamshots? Shocked

I know you said you're not set up for beamshots, but just take a pic outside at night or something. I think many of us are interested.

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