Can I change the emitter in a Convoy L6?

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Can I change the emitter in a Convoy L6?

I ordered and received an Convoy L6. It it allegedly 5000K (looks like 4000K to me) and I hate it.
Listed in the sell forum for $50, but no takers
So, is it possible to to change to a 6500K emitter?
I have never done a mod, what parts would I need and how would I do it?
Is there something I can buy that just drops in?

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Look through the index of postd here. a few pages back there is a Convoy L2/L6 mod’s post.
There’s a few in there with instructions.

When you’ve done it.
You can jump on a plane. Straight through NY to Brisbane, and do mine.
I’ll take you for a fish on the reef up here.

Chuckle.

Trouble is. after coming here you most probably won’t want to go back. Unless you a city (yuk) person.
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If you can solder 2 leads, then you can change your emitter.
Buy a 70.2 in the tint you like already on mcpcb, unsolder the old one, use a drop of thermal paste on your new one, solder back those leads, assemble, and you’re ready.

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Yokiamy wrote:
If you can solder 2 leads, then you can change your emitter. Buy a 70.2 in the tint you like already on mcpcb, unsolder the old one, use a drop of thermal paste on your new one, solder back those leads, assemble, and you’re ready.

I can solder two leads. Where do I find the LED on the board?

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Several places, mtn electronics or Simon his AE convoy store or here

You need 20mm mcpcb for the L6

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Yokiamy wrote:
Several places, mtn electronics or Simon his AE convoy store or here

You need 20mm mcpcb for the L6

Cool
Does the LED come assembled on the board?

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Is it a 6 volt or 12 volt part?

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If i’m correct, there is just 1 version. The difference is in the pads of the mcpcb for 6 or 12V (4 series or 2 parallel)
Thr KD version should be a like for like replacement

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OK, I found out it is 6 volt but the KD board looks different. The one that is installed has the 6 pads.

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If you just buy it from Simon on his AE store, then you will receive a good version. Otherwise just message him, he will help you for sure.

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If you’re in the US you might want to buy from MtnElectronics. It’ll be a lot faster. Here’s the XHP70.2 1A, which is cool white — http://www.mtnelectronics.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=60_11.... There’s options right there on the page to have it mounted on the mcpcb for you. You want the 6v, 20mm option for your host.