New Varapower lights

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New Varapower lights

Absolutely not budget lights, but very, very nice.

http://flashlightnews.net/forum/index.php?topic=2477

 

An XM-L driven hard on a huge copper heatsink. 2 or 3C versions.

 

Just look at the throw numbers! (Page 2 of the thread)

 

Can't afford one, but want one.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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No prices on his website for these new ones. You have the Varapower 2000 right Don? Are these new ones brighter than that? How will the SST-90 do once he gets the emitters in?

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Just wish i could buy the vara control unit Smile

 

 

 

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That's a good looking unit...Lambda does very nice work.

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jb1 wrote:

No prices on his website for these new ones. You have the Varapower 2000 right Don? Are these new ones brighter than that? How will the SST-90 do once he gets the emitters in?

I believe he's putting up details at the weekend.

I have a prototype of the VP2000 - but the new lights he's built are XM-L or SST-50 so won't be as bright as an SST-90. They will be very bright though.

He did say that the C sized ones are a pig to build - the controller has to be assembled inside the light.

There are brighter SST-90 bins now available so they ought to be brighter - and throwier with the MagLED reflector than mine is.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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How many O.T.F. lumens does your light produce?

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A little over 1550 lumens with freshly charged cells.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Thanks again Don. The 3C varapower XML looks very interesting and compact considering what you get. Im still waiting for pricing to post but will probably grab one.