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CRX Fritz Tiny Quad Pocket Rocket

I was sent this light, a Fritz Pocket Rocket stainless steel prototype for repair or to see what I could do with it.
It was originally a twisty switch QTC variable light which is a nice idea and had an interesting implementation but problematic for operation on such a small slippery fellow like this, plus there was a lot of damage to the system.
After some initial measurements I decided that I could make this into an electronic tail switch light, no easy feat with 57mm total length to play with.

I wanted to make the light a triple but the owner insisted on a quad setup Smile

The original pill looked like it had been damaged & repaired a few times with burnt LEDs, slightly melted optic and plastic lens.

So I got to work...

A bit of a mess here so first I cleaned up the pill, soldered in a new copper shelf topside and 17mm driver retaining ring.

The original triple QTC pill setup.

Next, a 10mm hole drilled & filed in the tail to fit a 10mm x 6mm x 2mm ring magnet then a hand made copper electronic switch unit assembley to carry the switch signal to the head. Magnetic & titanium switch button.

The 6mm diameter flush button gives some balance between operation & accidental activation.

Onto the head, with a copper switch contact disc fixed onto the driver to meet with the copper switch bar when the light is screwed together, quad Samsung LH351D LEDs & Noctigon MCPCB setup, sanded down Carclo 10621 optic and aqua blue glow gasket with a MTN 17mm+1 D4 ramping E-Switch driver.Roughly fitted together.

I still have some work to do such as fix the body internals in place and some tidying up etc but just about there Thumbs Up 

CRX Fritz Quad LH351D Pocket Rocket - FET+1 - 18350 - Electronic Tail Sw - 2270lm.CRX Fritz Quad LH351D - FET+1 - 18350 - E - Tail Sw - 2270lm.Samsung LH351D 5000K 90CRI emitters (SPHWHTL3DA0GF4RTS6)
Noctigon 20mm copper quad DTP MCPCB
Carclo 10621 quad optic
20.4mm x 1mm Sternkreuz glass
Cyan glow disc
Copper pill
MTN 17DDM FET+7135 driver
D4v2 ramping firmware
Electronic magnetic tail switch
Stainless steel body
Titanium switch button cover

Length - 57mm
Width - 23mm
Weight - 80g (with 18350 cell)
Max - 2270lm OTFCRX Fritz Quad LH351D - FET+1 - 18350 - E - Tail Sw - 2270lm..

 

Comparison to the CRX Xanes XT01 SS Electronic side switch light.

 

Edited by: CRX on 11/30/2019 - 11:29
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It’s beautiful

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You are some kind of talented. That is gorgeous! I wish there were some for sale.

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AWESOME!

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How did you electrically isolate the Cu switch signal strip from the body?

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Awesome. Smile

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Dang, what a beauty! Nice work!

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I do believe you’re the most talented modder here! Signed “The Knucklehead”.

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I wouldn’t go that far but definitely in the top 100 Big Smile Thumbs Up

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In the top 100 there is one. I’d have to agree Gebe. Thumbs Up

 

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Very nice and awesome mod my friend. Thumbs Up Beer

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Nice upgrade, another great CRX mod! And I agree it should be a triple.

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You are a miracle worker CRX!

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Nice work!

Everything is moddable!

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Good invention, i'd like to buy

 

 

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Such acute attention to detail with the skilset to pull off virtually anything, once again excellent work! Thanks for showing us how far we have to go… Wink

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C’mon CRX, isn’t this entering the OL contest? Silly

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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Yes, I’m going to enter this into the machine made hand made modified light super blitz tinkerbell category Big Smile

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CRX wrote:
Yes, I’m going to enter this into the machine made hand made modified light super blitz tinkerbell category Big Smile

That should be the all-around category Big Smile Grad
Great work! Beer

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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Hello everybody,

I am the owner of this Lamp. I apologize here immediately for the bad repair and so much mess on the Pill. The function was very bad from the first Day. It has needed so much force to turn the Head. Unfortunately,

the negative pole has been released very often and needs to be re-soldered. That’s why I had to take out the pill very often. And than the thread has worn away from the lamp head…

This Project from Fritz15 was not bad, but this QTC implementation was to difficult for this tiny Lamp i think.

But now look what CRX has done! Thanks so much for that. You are Awesome.

Sorry for my Bad English

Best Regards from Germany
Steve

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Possibly your worst effort yet. Really, it’s just awful. I’m speaking as your friend when I say, send it to me, I’ll get rid of it. Yada yada yada.

You are insanely talented.

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