x100 upgraded driver now upgrade leds help

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KPC
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x100 upgraded driver now upgrade leds help

about a year ago i purchased a trustfire x100

at that same time i picked up the kaidomain driver

http://kaidomain.com/Product/Details.S020166
7 LED Series 3-Mode Low Voltage Protection for Two li-ion Battery Circuit Board

the other day one of the solder connections popped off (bad solder connection), while i was in there i shorted out a few of the emitters (whoops)

Anyway, time to upgrade the emitters

heard a lot about the noctigons and sinkpads. I want to go as bright as I can, this is nothing more than a ‘show off’ light, totally impractical for just about any carry situation, but it is so much fun to give to friends and let them click it on and watch their expression.

I have to replace the emitters, what should I do to get maximum output of this light.

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There has been quite a lot of testing with that 7led KD driver. I believe that is the same one Tom has in a J18. It doesn’t handle xml2 ×7 well, but does well with XML x7 or xml2 ×6.

I would probably get 7 noctigon mounted XML (reflow the good xml’s you have to noctigon) to replace the stock aluminum boards.

If you talk with RMM over at MTN Electronics he might be able to provide noctigon mounted xml’s, definitely has the bare noctigon boards.

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who is the best value supplier for noctigons and xml, how do I know what tint the current xmls are, so i can match

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The tint issue hmm… I would assume the stock x100 is cool white. It should blend to the point where 3 cool white emitters mixed with 4 slightly different cool white emitters would be very tough to discern from each other unless at point blank, based on what I’ve seen of other BLF member’s experiments with tint mixing.

XML on noctigon
Bare Noctigon boards

I believe RMM has the only local (USA) noctigon boards, very good prices too.