Flashlight Modding and DIY Parts

Discuss anything about flashlight modding and designing here, including all types of parts and equipment, such as LED drop-ins, drivers, single LEDs, reflectors, switches, etc.
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Reviews of parts for DIY flashlight mods such as LED drop-ins, drivers, single LEDs, reflectors, switches, etc.
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6355 "Mechanic" SnBi...
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A selection of incredible mods by talented BLF members
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Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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206,842 by Hoop
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 15:14
Sticky topic Sticky: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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246,543 by Chatika vas Paus
Wed, 05/04/2022 - 15:03
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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Mon, 03/21/2022 - 00:42
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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Sun, 02/20/2022 - 15:44
Sticky topic Sticky: How To Build a Flashlight With Perfect Modes (picture heavy) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Tido » Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:41
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Mon, 01/31/2022 - 14:06
Sticky topic Sticky: How to reflow solder an LED emitter on a PCB or MCPCB. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by vestureofblood » Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:16
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42,130 by Lightbringer
Fri, 01/21/2022 - 04:25
Sticky topic Sticky: - The Fake-Cree LED Awareness Thread - The new "low" in Budget lights. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by DBSAR » Tue, 08/04/2015 - 23:53
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Sun, 12/12/2021 - 14:00
Sticky topic The BLF DIY Forum First Annual Scratch made light contest - CONTEST IS DONE - WINNERS are Announced! in the OP
This topic has been moved to "Giveaways and Contests" (View topic)
Sticky topic Sticky: Cree, Luminus, Seoul Semiconductor, and Nichia LED comparison (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by scaru » Mon, 12/24/2012 - 17:17
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Thu, 09/02/2021 - 14:54
Sticky topic Sticky: The BLF Modding Links Thread. Looking for a mod that's been done at BLF? Try here for a link.
by Old-Lumens » Tue, 05/14/2013 - 21:13
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Sun, 07/18/2021 - 09:04
Sticky topic Sticky: Good driver list
by Nil Einne » Thu, 07/08/2010 - 17:37
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Tue, 02/04/2020 - 16:54
Sticky topic Sticky: [Flashing drivers] Lexels firmware builds and flashing guide
by Lexel » Sun, 09/08/2019 - 17:20
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Wed, 11/06/2019 - 02:46
Sticky topic Sticky: Pictures of some emitters
by SPAMBOT » Mon, 09/06/2010 - 18:31
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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:24
Sticky topic Sticky: STAR Firmware by JonnyC - Source Code and Explanation (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by RMM » Wed, 02/26/2014 - 15:36
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Mon, 03/06/2017 - 15:27
Sticky topic Sticky: one stop mod reference shop (Page: 1, 2)
by gords1001 » Fri, 11/16/2012 - 16:18
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Mon, 11/21/2016 - 16:28
Sticky topic Sticky: BLF LED Database - Collaboration Spreadsheet - Share latest news about where to buy LEDs (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by RaceR86 » Sun, 03/03/2013 - 13:38
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Sat, 09/19/2015 - 04:24
Sticky topic Sticky: Tint, Binning, and CRI Explained (For XM-L LEDs) (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by scaru » Mon, 12/24/2012 - 14:12
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Wed, 12/10/2014 - 17:20
Sticky topic Sticky: Troubleshooting lights (Page: 1, 2)
by Don » Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:14
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Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Hot topic Yinding "5050 30W" round die domeless led tested (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by djozz » Sun, 11/14/2021 - 08:18
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Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:22
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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Mon, 05/16/2022 - 08:56
Normal topic Photography filter as lens?
by Lick » Wed, 05/11/2022 - 06:02
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Mon, 05/16/2022 - 08:27
Hot topic D4(S)V2 - Lower Lows by Firmware
by tocirahl » Sat, 01/22/2022 - 11:48
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Sun, 05/15/2022 - 16:23
Normal topic RD 6018 Power Supply - Is this normal?
by jeff51 » Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:47
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Sun, 05/15/2022 - 14:10
Hot topic Solder paste handling info needed (Page: 1, 2)
by Gunga » Tue, 05/10/2022 - 16:00
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Sat, 05/14/2022 - 22:39
Hot topic Nichia 519A (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Agro » Sun, 11/15/2020 - 16:45
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Sat, 05/14/2022 - 18:28
Hot topic Efficiency measurements of a few drivers (Page: 1, 2)
by thefreeman » Fri, 11/12/2021 - 16:18
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1,771 by Haukkeli
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 15:23
Hot topic BlueSwordM LED Group Buy 3: a 3V 5050 domeless Ra9070 4000-4500k LED, the perfect XM-L2/SST-40 (UPDATE 2: Something new!) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by BlueSwordM » Sat, 04/30/2022 - 16:04
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Sat, 05/14/2022 - 15:10
Normal topic Seeking Round 4 or 8x 21700 Battery Carrier
by Laser Project » Tue, 04/12/2022 - 12:33
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Sat, 05/14/2022 - 07:34
Normal topic Lumen output xhp70 at low current
by devryd » Tue, 05/10/2022 - 07:55
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Fri, 05/13/2022 - 16:03
Hot topic Cree quietly updated xm-l2 led emitter
by ergotelis » Tue, 03/22/2022 - 19:24
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Fri, 05/13/2022 - 02:56
Normal topic Catapult V6 SFT-70 — should I or shouldn’t I
by Tatteredmidnight » Wed, 05/11/2022 - 20:08
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Thu, 05/12/2022 - 23:52
Hot topic EDC Triple S2+ : SST-20, LH351D, 219C or *?
by benjamins » Sat, 10/03/2020 - 02:15
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Thu, 05/12/2022 - 19:28
Hot topic Luminus SBT-90 gen2 5700K tested (SBT-90-WDS-F72-SA600 SA-H4, from Neal) (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by djozz » Sat, 01/25/2020 - 18:22
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14,899 by pho
Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:41
Hot topic Alibaba GT-FC40 tested (a 5000K 95CRI 12V domeless XHP70 replacement, supplied by rngwn) (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Sat, 09/07/2019 - 17:25
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Wed, 05/11/2022 - 18:37
Normal topic A Sofirn C8F as a Hexad Mule
by MtnDon » Tue, 05/10/2022 - 17:52
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Wed, 05/11/2022 - 18:33
Hot topic Adventures in TinyAVR 1-Series (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by gchart » Mon, 03/11/2019 - 10:51
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Tue, 05/10/2022 - 14:16
Normal topic Experience with xhp 70.3/50.3
by devryd » Tue, 05/10/2022 - 06:38
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Tue, 05/10/2022 - 12:49
Normal topic Frankenstein Build
by Sidney Stratton » Sun, 05/08/2022 - 23:47
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Tue, 05/10/2022 - 12:15
Normal topic HELP! Driver Problem
by MtnDon » Fri, 03/25/2022 - 19:30
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Mon, 05/09/2022 - 20:19
Hot topic Need advice for Olight S1 emitter swap
by Westie » Sun, 04/24/2022 - 13:01
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Mon, 05/09/2022 - 12:58
Normal topic Looking for a driver for 24V input
by devryd » Mon, 05/09/2022 - 09:01
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Mon, 05/09/2022 - 11:44
Normal topic RGBW LED Strip lights x4 - What controller?
by dthrckt » Tue, 04/26/2022 - 09:02
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Sun, 05/08/2022 - 16:34
Hot topic Project: SUNLIKE LT1 board (Option for 660nm Red) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Sunnysunsun » Mon, 03/22/2021 - 12:41
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Sat, 05/07/2022 - 18:32
Normal topic Need advice on tapping small 9mm brass tube
by z6am » Wed, 05/04/2022 - 21:28
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Sat, 05/07/2022 - 16:45
Normal topic Luxeon Sunplus HPE Deep Red, alternative to SST-20DR with standard 3535 and maybe higher output
by thefreeman » Sat, 05/07/2022 - 11:55
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Sat, 05/07/2022 - 15:03
Hot topic Has anyone tried this LED upgrade for Maglites? (Page: 1, 2)
by Zener » Tue, 01/09/2018 - 01:37
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4,779 by alpg88
Fri, 05/06/2022 - 23:25
Hot topic Anduril 2 UI diagrams (generic, Lumintop, Sofirn) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Lux-Perpetua » Sat, 03/13/2021 - 14:11
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10,435 by Tom E
Fri, 05/06/2022 - 19:47
Hot topic Lume1-FW3X: Constant Current Buck-Boost & FET Driver with Anduril1/2 + RGB Aux (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by loneoceans » Tue, 02/11/2020 - 15:37
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Fri, 05/06/2022 - 10:09
Normal topic Sofirn HS10 emitter swap
by Verodin » Wed, 04/27/2022 - 14:07
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Fri, 05/06/2022 - 07:16
Normal topic H17FX 7135 "moonlight" channel for aux lights
by AeroLuX » Tue, 05/03/2022 - 21:36
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Thu, 05/05/2022 - 07:25

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