x2000 getting dimmer

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x2000 getting dimmer

x2000 left MTE M2 right

x2000 left                                              MTEm2 r5 right


Just noticed that the center beam on my x2000 has a dark area i assume the led is on its way out. tailcap reading was 1.4 a on high. any thoughts.





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Edited by: jamesearljonesi... on 03/24/2011 - 20:53
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My guess is the same as yours - looks like the phosphor is burning. 1.4A on high is pushing things for an XR-E, especially with the less than stellar heatsinking of the X2000.


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