[NLD] Convoy S2+ Red + Nichia 219C 4000K

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[NLD] Convoy S2+ Red + Nichia 219C 4000K

Ever since I saw goshdogit’s weathered S2+ I wanted one for my self. And I’ve been wanting to build a nightstand light for some time now. With an illuminated tailcap. So here’s the parts I ordered:

Host: Convoy S2+ Red
Driver: LD-A4 3Amp
Emitter: Nichia 219C 4000k CRI92-)
Lens: 60degree TIR
ILC-0 Illuminated Tailcap Switch

The light is used indoors, at night. so the 60* TIR makes sure it has no spotlight, only a nice wide beam.
The host got some sanding with P180 sandpaper to give it the weathered look.
After the first assembly i discovered the “black gasket in the switch issue”. But with the help of djozz I swapped out the black gasket in the metal switch.

The new gaskets arrived, and now the build is 100% complete Cool

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Nice build, and it looks like you managed to get the metal switch light up bright enough with the ILC-0!
(and sorry, you should not had to wait so long for the gaskets)

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Nice build Thumbs Up

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djozz wrote:
Nice build, and it looks like you managed to get the metal switch light up bright enough with the ILC-0! (and sorry, you should not had to wait so long for the gaskets)

No worries, I’ll gladly wait for free stuff that fixes my problem Big SmileBeer

Also, thoose tailcap pics are a little over-exposed, to show the red light.
IRL it’s dimmer. Just the right amount to find it in the dark, but not so bright it lights up the room Thumbs Up

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Hi, sorry to bump such an old thread but is it possible I can buy those clear gaskets anywhere? I want to mod a couple of my S2+s with metal switches and light them up. Thanks!

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Nice build. Enjoy!

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hcanning wrote:
Hi, sorry to bump such an old thread but is it possible I can buy those clear gaskets anywhere? I want to mod a couple of my S2+s with metal switches and light them up. Thanks!

PM me your address, and i’ll send you some of the gaskets djozz sent me Big SmileThumbs Up

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i42dk wrote:
hcanning wrote:
Hi, sorry to bump such an old thread but is it possible I can buy those clear gaskets anywhere? I want to mod a couple of my S2+s with metal switches and light them up. Thanks!

PM me your address, and i’ll send you some of the gaskets djozz sent me Big SmileThumbs Up


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I have a question for the OP: How did you get any light through the gaskets to the outside of this switch? I have the same driver and the same tailcap so presumably they’re the same brightness, but I don’t see anything through my S2+ metal switch. I only see light through it if I shine a fairly bright torch through it.