Thank you to DrJones for a Glow Mode!!!

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woolfam
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Thank you to DrJones for a Glow Mode!!!

I recently started a thread (SEE HERE) asking if anyone knew of a driver that could provide a “glow mode”. DrJones replied and offered to design the board for me. I built a flashlight using the DrJones driver and used it this weekend. It is fantastic!

Glow – Low – Med – High (1.0A) no mode memory driver + a XP-G2 R5-1A in a Convoy S2 host. Glow mode is enough that you can see the LED when the reflector is facing you. Slight tap changes it to a nice get-around-in-the-dark mode – and then the other modes are there if you need them.

I don’t know if he/she wants the publicity, but DrJones provided me with great service and I really appreciate it.

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Glad you like it Smile

The glow mode is ~15µA to the LED, sort of a locator light (to find the flashlight in the dark).

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I use the drjones driver in almost all of my most used lights. Since I don´t want any other ui anymore because I can program it as I want. They fit my requirements best and I can highly recommend it to any other.

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Wow, 15 uA is really low. Are you using PWM with something like 12 bit resolution, or is it 8 bit and you’re turning off all but one of the 7135’s?

Either way, that’s pretty cool.

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An additional 100k resistor bypassing MCU and AMC7135s, while the MCU switches the 7135s off Smile

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Just finished fitting a DrJones mokkadrv (electronic switch) driver to a dead Nitecore EA4. Now it works really well!! Great UI, love the ramping up/down to set the levels. Instant access to high or low. Just how nitecore should have made it.

Thank you DrJones Smile

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I measured a 3 PWM value to a single 7135 (on a FET + 1*7135 driver) at 0.6 lumens - I thought that was low... Smile

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Essexman wrote:
Just finished fitting a DrJones mokkadrv (electronic switch) driver to a dead Nitecore EA4. Now it works really well!! Great UI, love the ramping up/down to set the levels. Instant access to high or low. Just how nitecore should have made it.

Thank you DrJones Smile

I also have DrJones Mokkadv in my modded Aleto N8. Love the firmware… so intuitive.

DrJones is the king of flashlight drivers! 8)