NovaTac SPA Defense SPL-120 - Nichia 219C 4000K - 18350 Mod

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NovaTac SPA Defense SPL-120 - Nichia 219C 4000K - 18350 Mod

Stock SPL-120 SSC P4 emitter:
Low - 14lm
Med - 46lm
High - 96lm

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NovaTac SPL-120 - Nichia 219C 4000K - SD - 18350 - E- Sw - 435lm.Modded SPL-120 Nichia 219C 4000K 90+ CRI:
Low - 29lm
Med - 110lm
High - 435lmNovaTac SPL-120 - Nichia 219C 4000K - SD - 18350 - E- Sw - 435lm.Slightly trimmed 16mm copper DTP MCPCB with Nichia 219C.

I made a prototype brass sleeve to contain a copper sliding bar with a spring on the end so the light can run on 18350 cells and dispense with the signal spring.NovaTac SPL-120 - Nichia 219C 4000K - SD - 18350 - E- Sw - 435lm.Swapped the black O-ring for a green GITD version, the plastic window for a 22.7mm x 2mm ARC glass version and some GITD tape in the grooves.NovaTac SPL-120 - Nichia 219C 4000K - SD - 18350 - E- Sw - 435lm.

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This model seems to have an upgraded pill/ LED retainer compared to other Novatac models I have seen, which also saved my fingers some punishment from filing the MCPCB into a cross shape this time Smile 

Outputs vary quite a bit too on these lights, pre and post mod. Stock Novatac 120-E:
Low – 10lm
Med– 30lm
High – 106lm

Nichia 219BT-V1 4000K 90+ CRI:
Low – 26lm
Med – 100lm
High – 310lm

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Stock Novatac SPL-120 - Light - 01:
Low – 10lm
High – 74lm

Nichia 219BT-V1 4000K 90+ CRI:
Low – 38lm
High – 250lm

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Stock Novatac SPL-120 - Light - 02:
Low – 8lm
High – 54lm

Nichia 219C D280 5000k 80CRI:
Low – 38lm
High – 220lm

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NovaTac SPL-120 - Nichia 219C 4000K - SD - 18350 - E- Sw - 435lm.Stock SPL-120 SSC P4 emitter:
Low - 14lm
Med - 46lm
High - 96lm

Nichia 219C 4000K 90+ CRI:
Low - 29lm
Med - 110lm
High - 435lm

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Nice lights though Thumbs Up 

Edited by: CRX on 10/13/2018 - 16:42
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Thanks for posting, very beautiful work.

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Oh My. Sell it to me

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This light belongs to another member who requested these mods and might get a little annoyed if I sell it to someone else Big Smile

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Awesome stuff, love the idea for 18350, much better to have 1100mah V 550mah of my little 16340 tanks.

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CRX wrote:
This light belongs to another member who requested these mods and might get a little annoyed if I sell it to someone else Big Smile

You’re absolutely right about that Smile But as already said here, a super conversion, I’m already very excited about the little Novatac.

Sorry for my bad english:-) 

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Awesome mod! Thumbs Up Beer

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Nice looking lights. Even better with the CRX touch Big Smile

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CRX wrote:
Stock SPL-120 SSC P4 emitter:
High – 96lm

Nichia 219C 4000K 90+ CRI:

High – 435lm

435 lumens @90CRI!!! With HDS UI to boot.
Outstanding!

And I Love your sprung brass signal bar for 18350!

I’m Vicariously thrilled. Wink

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Beautiful mods ! These lights have potential Thumbs Up
Love the brass sleeve, much more elegant than the original spring.

Want DC-fix? PM me!

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Awesome mod!

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i’m getting 120P and this brief look made a big smile.

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Congratulations!
they are fun lights with a nice tight hotspot, and the HDS UI is fun to use and program.

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Thx CRX! I might going to ask you for some directions later on