Lumintop Tool Ti - Lighted Switch

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Lumintop Tool Ti - Lighted Switch

I had previously modded this light but had an idea today…

Could i make a lighted tailcap for this using the original electronic switch ?

Yes! Wink

Modded with a TP4056 charger board LED, a resistor, some thin wire, uv setting glue and a lot of perseverence.

Tailcap light goes off when light is on
Three modes work with 10440
Lockoutable

Max – 220lm
cd – 900
Throw – 60m

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Some Runtimes

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Edited by: CRX on 03/09/2017 - 06:42
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Wow, that is steppin’ it up! I love my tool ti’s and this is nuts.

EDC rotation:
Convoy S2+, 6*7135, XM-L2 3D, 10 degree TIR, PilotDog lighted tailcap.
Convoy S2+, H17F, XM-L2 4C, lighted tailcap
Zebralight SC52w-L2
Olight S1A
Olight S1R

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Bravo!

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That’s pretty slick. Nicely done.

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… way cool!

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You sir, have some mad scientist skills!

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good thinking and very cool! Cool

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How did you make 3 modes on a 10440?

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Thanks for the comments guys, always appreciated Thumbs Up

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akoposilester wrote:
How did you make 3 modes on a 10440?

Magic! LOL

It must be due to the added LED & resistor. I haven’t started working on drivers yet.
I did not expect it to work but now by fast pressing the switch the light cycles through the modes without turning off. Same mode order.
If i turn the light on, wait 3 seconds and press the button again it will turn off.

Here’s a picture of what i did.

1+ ground ring to resistor to LED+ . LED- to 2-capacitor.

The ground ring is positively fed through the light body from a bleed resistor on the driver i believe.
The 2- connects to the battery-.
I have not tested the light with a 1.5v cell.

Experiment at your own risk Wink

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Hah, nice going there, Isaac Clarke Big SmileThumbs Up

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Can you post bigger image? Thanks, Mike

 

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Now I will do my impression of …stunned . WTH !

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Simply stunning!

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Yeah i must admit, this one is really cool! I love it Smile

It would not be difficult for the manufacturer to make these stock with some small changes to the light.
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Wow. I am so envious of your skills. and your lights.

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Very cool!

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Amazing! Really… I’m amazed with your mods everytime I see them Stevi!

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That is a really fine bit of work!

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CRX !

 

It seems problems will him never vex

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As he speedily does more projects

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Thanks guys, and a wee poem from Jack LOLThumbs Up

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Stunningly beautiful light.  Congrats on and thanks for sharing your mods to this light.  I so want to replicate it, but in my case I want to stick to Ni-Mh.  Gonna have to put on my thinking cap.

Sorry if this is a dumb question, have you posted regarding the finish?  Looks like you anodized it and then polished off some of the anno from the high surfaces.  Very, very hansom indeed.

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Thanks mate, I use JB Weld on hot lights or fine graphite powder or silicone carbide and clear devcon epoxy.

Like this

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I’ve done this with most of my SS & Ti lights

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let’s see your BLF348 Cool

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I gave that away to DavidEF Wink

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Oh, yeah, that table of pics jogged my memory.  You had a post on that finishing process a ways back.  What a gorgeous line up of lights.  I really got to remember that and try it out.  Thank you CRX Smile

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THAT is wicked cool!! WOW!! I LOVE it!!

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