New LuckySun BLF-D80? What would you like to see?

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Looking forward to where this one goes, while I wasn’t exactly a fan of the style when I first saw it the design sure grew on me when we were doing the BLF Special Edition lights and I still highly favor the beam profile from the reflector they made. I call it a theater beam, a defined yet largish hot spot with low spill… really like that a lot and you just don’t see it often. Hope they keep it similar with the new designs.

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I hope that they can find a reflector with tighter hotspot and or less spill. If not i would also be happy with the old one (with 7mm led hole instead of the 9,5 from the old one). But reflector testing is further down the road.

From now on i will update new drawings. . . in the first post. This way it is not necessary to read throu all the pages.

New LuckySun D80 looking good so far http://budgetlightforum.com/node/66255

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I just used mine last night, and Dale is right, “theatre beam” is a perfect description. I actually also love it, and hope that part doesn’t change. It has a lot of throw outside at night, but the hotspot is much larger than other small, throwy lights. Very useful.

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spill angle and lumens are basically only affected by the lenght to opening ratio of the reflector

so with given head there wont be any change in that proportion

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Correct me if i am wrong! But with a different curve in the reflector you will get a different beam shape or not?
I think thats what they want to test.
By tha way i updated the internal structure of the head. The stepped design is not happening. Because of the small space between reflector and head they would have to make many small stepps. It seems it is easier to fabricate this form. But we got the bigger mass un the inside + deeper finns and one more. Not a lot but without changing the appearance this is the best we could do.
I hope you like it. And the Tailcap gets a new end. What do you think about it?

New LuckySun D80 looking good so far http://budgetlightforum.com/node/66255

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I dropped a 3V XHP50.2 in my D80, with a Sofirn FET driver that I had laying around.
The FET might not be the best one, only pulls 9A from a 30Q but it does produce some photons !
The beam is nice, fat hotspot, well defined and some usable spill.
Pictures later

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^ tease

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That sounds really good.

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If everything goes like planned i will get beam pics from the reflector test next week.
And they will make some short video clips from the machining process when they start with production.
Can not wait to see how the D80 emerge from a piece of aluminium.

New LuckySun D80 looking good so far http://budgetlightforum.com/node/66255

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X3 wrote:
I dropped a 3V XHP50.2 in my D80, with a Sofirn FET driver that I had laying around.
The FET might not be the best one, only pulls 9A from a 30Q but it does produce some photons !
The beam is nice, fat hotspot, well defined and some usable spill.
Pictures later

Okay I confess I didn’t do any beamshot or pic at all… sorry
Though I did some measurements : 2030 lumens and 20kCd

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