Trustfire AK-90 (12)XML-U2 Hyperboost driver @ 2000ma

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Trustfire AK-90 (12)XML-U2 Hyperboost driver @ 2000ma

Tower is about 180 yards away

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You know, I had made a joke about the X6 and AK-90 regarding landing aircraft…but it’s not a joke anymore. 8)

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Yes, I alway double check for aircraft before I shine these high powered lights in the air! No chances taken.

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Hyprmtr wrote:
Yes, I alway double check for aircraft before I shine these high powered lights in the air! No chances taken.

Ken

I’m being sarcastic, that’s pretty cool. Wink Is that 2A per emitter?

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TheGloriousTachikoma wrote:
Hyprmtr wrote:
Yes, I alway double check for aircraft before I shine these high powered lights in the air! No chances taken.

Ken

I’m being sarcastic, that’s pretty cool. Wink Is that 2A per emitter?

Im “kinda” being sarcastic too. Big Smile Yes 2A per die. George at Taskled is a great guy! Im waiting for my extention tube from Fasttech to get here so I can run 5 cells. Then I will turn the Pot up to 2500ma. J)

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Here is where I trimmed the white plastic spacers around the emitters. It seamed to really make a noticeable difference. The top right white spacer has not been trimmed yet.

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That. Is. Awesome. You know the emitters/SinkPADs cost more than the light, right? Big Smile
Do you have a way to measure the output/throw? I bet that thing gets hot fast at 2A/emitter.
I have mine at 1.2A/emitter with the stock T6 emitters and it hits 5200 lumens with 50kcd throw. You are probably in the 8000-9000 range with 80kcd+

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That. Is. Awesome. You know the emitters/SinkPADs cost more than the light, right? Big Smile Do you have a way to measure the output/throw? I bet that thing gets hot fast at 2A/emitter. I have mine at 1.2A/emitter with the stock T6 emitters and it hits 5200 lumens with 50kcd throw. You are probably in the 8000-9000 range with 80kcd+

Yes, Relic! You are the person that motivated me to mod my light at first. I got the idea of trimming the white spacers from you too. I posted a lot on your review thread of this light. Vesture of blood was kind enough to help me along too. Yes, I know the emitters cost more than the light it self. Its definitely not a “budget light”! Big Smile

It gets a little warm but I don’t leave it on for more than a few minutes.

I been looking around for a light meter, any suggestions?

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You have built some cool lights keep the pics coming Wink

 

 

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rikr wrote:
You have built some cool lights keep the pics coming Wink

Will do! Thanks!

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Nice mod. Funny how you can turn a budget light into a orsm light with lots of time and money. We all must be mad.

 

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I have the HS1010A from… oh, I forget where now. Fasttech have the one-piece model (HS1010), but I prefer the two-piece as it is better for use on my integrating box.
For well under $20, this is one of my most used flashlight modding tools. Right up there with soldering iron and multimeter Wink

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I just ordered this one. It had the best ratings for the price.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005A0ETXY/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?i...

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rikr wrote:
You have built some cool lights keep the pics coming Wink

Here is a TK-70 with 3 XML-U2 LEDs. I reflowed the LEDs. No other mods but copper briads on the springs.

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You have built some cool lights keep the pics coming Wink

Here is a TK-70 with 3 XML-U2 LEDs. I reflowed the LEDs. No other mods but copper briads on the springs.

!http://i834.photobucket.com/albums/zz264/sswhuevos/TK70XML-U23cell_zps77...!

Very cool. Thank you Wink

 

 

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rikr wrote:
You have built some cool lights keep the pics coming Wink

HD2010 XML-U2 dedomed direct drive.

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rikr wrote:
You have built some cool lights keep the pics coming Wink

Defiant dedome direct drive.

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Awesome work!!! Thanks again..

 

 

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You've got some serious lights there!!

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I just ordered this one. It had the best ratings for the price. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005A0ETXY/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?i... Ken

That's the one I got, and rdrfronty/manxbuggy1. Works excellent!

Wow!! This build is Awesome!!! This is what I'd like to do to a J18, but I was concerned about the cost of 7 emitters - you got 12! I was thinking I could hit 6,000 lumens with XM-L2 U2's. Actually IOS has great prices in qty for the U2 1A or U2 1C's already mounted on Noctigons. I haven't seen Richie086 around much lately, but I believe he has a few custom high end lumen lights - betta he would appreciate this build.

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After taking all these beamshots last night, they are starting to look all the same to me! Big Smile

I know this isnt a laser forum but here is one of the 3.4W lasers I have too.

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Hyprmtr wrote:
I just ordered this one. It had the best ratings for the price. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005A0ETXY/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?i... Ken

That’s the one I got, and rdrfronty/manxbuggy1. Works excellent!

Wow!! This build is Awesome!!! This is what I’d like to do to a J18, but I was concerned about the cost of 7 emitters – you got 12! I was thinking I could hit 6,000 lumens with XM-L2 U2’s. Actually IOS has great prices in qty for the U2 1A or U2 1C’s already mounted on Noctigons. I haven’t seen Richie086 around much lately, but I believe he has a few custom high end lumen lights – betta he would appreciate this build.

I screwed up a couple during the build so 14 was what I bought! Hahahaha! Big Smile I grounded 2 out installing the reflector. Shocked

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Ken, You don’t live far from Montgomery at all. If you are ever up in our area on a Friday or Saturday and are curious about the output of these beasts just stop buy and we will put them on the light box and test the lumens. We also have a 15meter spot marked out in the house where we can test the throw. Besides I would love to see these bad boys in person. Awesome lights!

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Ken, You don’t live far from Montgomery at all. If you are ever up in our area on a Friday or Saturday and are curious about the output of these beasts just stop buy and we will put them on the light box and test the lumens. We also have a 15meter spot marked out in the house where we can test the throw. Besides I would love to see these bad boys in person. Awesome lights!

Thanks for the invite! Its good to know someone close that shares the same interests.

Ken

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i absolutely love this build. i love both flooders and high lumen lights most, and you got both in one package!
can i ask how much it cost you total? and what does trimming the white spacer do?

yes , i wonder where richie is, he has to see this, i know he would dig this mod.
he was the guy that built my 6000 lumen 90 watt ak47 9xml.

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very nice mod

how many mm of aluminium have this flashlight under the leds?

2 × 26650 can fiscally fit? 3× 26650 are too long for me

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blueb8llz wrote:
i absolutely love this build. i love both flooders and high lumen lights most, and you got both in one package!
can i ask how much it cost you total? and what does trimming the white spacer do?

yes , i wonder where richie is, he has to see this, i know he would dig this mod.
he was the guy that built my 6000 lumen 90 watt ak47 9xml.

I do have about +/- 250.00 in it. That not counting the batteries though.

Triming the white rings allows more light to hit the reflector insted of it shining on the edge of the white spacer rings. I got the idea from Relic.

My light meter will be here today. I have a bone stock AK-90 too. I will compare the two and see exactly what I achieved modding this light.

Ken

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moviles2 wrote:
very nice mod

how many mm of aluminium have this flashlight under the leds?

2 × 26650 can fiscally fit? 3× 26650 are too long for me

If I were to guess I would say about 3-4mm thick without taking the light back apart. I will probably have it apart this weekend and I can measure it then to know the exact thickness. Smile

My light came with an extension tube so I can use (4) 26650 batteries.

Ken

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Hyprmtr wrote:
I will probably have it apart this weekend and I can measure it then to know the exact thickness. Smile

ty and congratulations for this nice mod

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Awesome stuff, Ken!  Great job on those lights. Cool

I gotta say that laser of yours is amazing as well!  3.4W!?  A couple years back I was looking into building one with a bluray laser and 150-200mW was the thing at the time.  How much does it cost to build a bad boy like the one in your pic?  Where are you sourcing the laser diodes and drivers?

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