Maratac CR123 Rev3 Triple Nichia 219C 5000K 90CRI & Lighted Tail Switch

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Maratac CR123 Rev3 Triple Nichia 219C 5000K 90CRI & Lighted Tail Switch

A forum friend asked if I could make this light into a triple with the added question of fitting a tail switch.

Cree XP-G3
CR123 3v Cell
Low - 15lm
Med - 61lm
High - 245lm

I knew the triple mod was do-able but due to the new tail design of the revision III model I was not sure about the switch.

First thing to do was a mock up of the light with similar parts that I intended to use.

And some quick calculations Big Smile

Cool to proceed Wink Thumbs Up

Installed a 2mm thick copper slug and lined the aluminium pill with copper sheet. Filed off some or the top threads so the pill can sit further into the flashlight head, required due to the switch & triple setup.Maratac CR123 Rev3 - Triple Nichia 219C 5000K - LD-A4 6A - 16340 - Lighted Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1624lm.

Sanded down the triple MCPCB and optic to 18.4mm. Used tape taken from the MCPCB for a template for sanding the optic and to protect it during.Maratac CR123 Rev3 - Triple Nichia 219C 5000K - LD-A4 6A - 16340 - Lighted Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1624lm.

Installed the driver, LEDs & NTC sensor to the pill and made a glow disc.
The copper sheet allows two soldering points for driver attachment. Fitted in flashlight head.Maratac CR123 Rev3 - Triple Nichia 219C 5000K - LD-A4 6A - 16340 - Lighted Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1624lm.

Made a copper enclosure for the green ILC-0 lighted switch and drilled out the tail to fit a 12mm rubber boot.Maratac CR123 Rev3 - Triple Nichia 219C 5000K - LD-A4 6A - 16340 - Lighted Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1624lm.

Fitted clip.

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Almost done.Maratac CR123 Rev3 - Triple Nichia 219C 5000K - LD-A4 6A - 16340 - Lighted Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1624lm.Triple Nichia 219C D240 5000K 90CRI on 18mm MTN DTP MCPCB
L4P LD-A4 3A driver
10507 Carclo optic
Green GITD glow disc
ARC glass
Copper & aluminium pill
ILC-0 reverse clicky green lighted tail switch
SS clip
Lockout-able
Length – 70mm
Width – 22mm
Weight – 104g (with 16340 cell)

Max - 1624lm (DD)
Max - 780lm (3A)Maratac CR123 Rev3 - Triple Nichia 219C 5000K - LD-A4 6A - 16340 - Lighted Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1624lm.

Maratac CR123 Rev3 - Triple Nichia 219C 5000K - LD-A4 6A - 16340 - Lighted Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1624lm.

Edited by: CRX on 10/26/2018 - 14:19
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Shocked Shocked Shocked
Uau, just..uau!! Nooo, not for the mod, just for the calculation Big Smile Silly

Well done mate, that light looks great now!! Awesome work Hat

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You made a mistake, just here :

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Amazing work, as always !
Even inner parts are polished, that’s how you see one loves modding !

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Lovely mod, great looking light, excellent work sir!

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nice

Beer

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Another brilliant CRX mod Thumbs Up

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Simply stunning!

You make it look so easy!

If the production version was similar, they’d sell a ton of them.

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Speechless!! Thumbs Up

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I could not follow the calculations.. LOL

but that MentalHealthTransponder is Brilliant!;-)