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There’s no “best”, only “best as to what I’m looking for”.

Lightly diffused will just “smear” the beam a bit, eg, to get rid of a hole/cross from a multi-die emitter, get rid of mild artifacts in a beam, etc.

Heavily diffused will turn even a thrower into a flooder and give a nice blanket of light, only not as edge-to-edge even or with as sharp a cutoff as an aspheric.

Then there’s everything in-between.

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What’s the best method to spread the beam on a SP40? Which film should I use?

I put DC fix on a Quark 1AA Pro with a SST-20 swap. Minimal shape change.

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Blinkingandwinking wrote:
What’s the best method to spread the beam on a SP40? Which film should I use?

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Thanks Boaz! I almost tossed your note until I noticed the #5 in the corner. Shipped quickly, I’m just slow to thank……

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I seem to be having trouble sending you a PM, but could you put me down for a few sheets of whatever is best for an H600c? It will also be used to diffuse a proper thrower into a more general purpose light. My paypal is [redacted]
Thank you!

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3danman wrote:
I seem to be having trouble sending you a PM, but could you put me down for a few sheets of whatever is best for an H600c? It will also be used to diffuse a proper thrower into a more general purpose light. My paypal is [redacted] Thank you!

Hi there, welcome to BLF! It’s not a good idea to post email addresses in public, so I redacted it. I also enabled PM privileges for your account so you can contact Boaz directly now.

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Just wanted to say that it was a pleasure doing business with Boaz. I just tested out six of the diffusion films and a couple of the minus green filters, and posted the results over on r/Flashlight. I have to say that I’m really liking #12 and #7 (they are very similar to my frosted TIRs), and the minus green filters are pretty cool. This is my first experience with them. This was a good deal, and I encourage folks to buy a few and try them out. Thanks Boaz!

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I’ll take 2 sheets of number 1. The name box turns red when trying to send PM, not sure what the issue is.

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Uh-oh.

Probably like in “I The Robot” where, when their lights go from blue to red, they go on a killing rampage!

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I'll take 2 sheets of number 1. The name box turns red when trying to send PM, not sure what the issue is.

Here's a quote from Mr. Admin to someone else, but it applies to you as well:

"Hi there, as a new user your account has private message limitations. Please continue to use BLF, and the limits will eventually be lifted."

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Basically, the more posts on BLF you have, the more PMs you can send per day.  :BEER:

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So… no Killer Boaz?

What a letdown…

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containerfan wrote:
Just wanted to say that it was a pleasure doing business with Boaz. I just tested out six of the diffusion films and a couple of the minus green filters, and posted the results over on "r/Flashlight":https://www.reddit.com/r/flashlight/comments/oqylz4/test_diffusion_films.... I have to say that I'm really liking #12 and #7 (they are very similar to my frosted TIRs), and the minus green filters are pretty cool. This is my first experience with them. This was a good deal, and I encourage folks to buy a few and try them out. Thanks Boaz!

 

 that's a very nice comment ... 

 

 

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PyriteParachute wrote:
I'll take 2 sheets of number 1. The name box turns red when trying to send PM, not sure what the issue is.

 

 Sent you a PM ... maybe my pm works  Smile

 

 

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Lightbringer wrote:
Uh-oh. Probably like in "I The Robot" where, when their lights go from blue to red, they go on a killing rampage!

 

       or 

   I Robot 

 

 

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Just found my DC-fix from my last order. Cut out a piece for my H32w.
Did the trick, like I new it would.
Now the H32w is very comparable to the Manker E03II TIR.

Has anyone figure out an easy way to cut a doughnut ? And just cover about a 1/4 inch of the outer ring?
Results?

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chadvone wrote:
Just found my DC-fix from my last order. Cut out a piece for my H32w. Did the trick, like I new it would. Now the H32w is very comparable to the Manker E03II TIR(without difuser). Has anyone figure out an easy way to cut a doughnut ? And just cover about a 1/4 inch of the outer ring? Results?


Easiest to use a decent compass and an extra fine pencil point or ink pen if it will take that, then just scissor it out. 

I wouldn't buy a set just for this purpose, but gasket punches can be darn handy.  I will tell you straight up that the quality of metal (and sharpening) in this kit and similar others is not great, but they generally work ok and would be fine for this.  Not all sets have a center point like this one but that's the best way to go for accuracy (point is removable if you wish for other tasks).  This set is a couple bucks more than others but it has more sizes, too.  Disadvantage is the fixed sizes of the cutters.  Put the film over a firm but forgiving surface (wood, hockey puck, hard industrial rubber) and give it a whack.  Larger size first of course.  There are nicer sets (better steel) from Lang/General and some much higher priced industrial brands but they usually just use a straight hex handle without the center point. 

You could also use the light bezel as a guide for the outer diameter and then find a socket that suits and try to center it as best you can.  There are some architectural drafting templates that might work, too..."crosshair" concentric circles that would only leave you with four small points to snip without a line.

And there are craft "circle cutters" out there but I think all of those have a somewhat large minimum cut diameter (basically a compass/trammel point setup with a cutting blade attached).  If you have a compass that will take larger pen/sharpie marker bodies you could possibly put an x-acto knife in there. 

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I might see about some sockets, I have various sizes.

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Got some DC fix and 1/8 minus green, thanks.

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Sent pm, need few filter.

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Need a little help please

I’m wanting to make a removable filter cap to give the Osram CSLNM1 Red a bit more flood for closer range, what d-c-fix type would work? The Convoy L21B has a very tight beam, so it would be great if I could spread it out for use at 80 – 200m. This L21B achieves a range of 850m ANSI and it’s fairly tight for anything under 300m.

Still need that hotspot with just a bit more spread to it, if possible.

Thinking of getting a red filter and remove the red lens and replace it with a spare L21B lens with the d-c-fix.

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Try some dc fix but cut it smaller than the full diameter. Leaving 1/8” or so around the circumference uncovered will give you more flood but still keep your throw. I used the original dc fix.

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Order incoming! Glad to be able to still get these!

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pennzy wrote:
Try some dc fix but cut it smaller than the full diameter. Leaving 1/8" or so around the circumference uncovered will give you more flood but still keep your throw. I used the original dc fix.

 

yeah that's kind of a nifty trick to diffuse the spill but not the hot spot .

 the #3 is becoming one of the better sellers these days because it has about half of the overall diffusion of the original #1 Dc-Fix

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Boaz, is it possible to get 1 sheet that is 12” in length instead of two that are 6”? I’m looking at applying this for an LED desk lamp. Thanks!

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Sure ..   But I don't subscribe to my own thread so the best way to get a hold of me is to PM me .

 

 I sell 15 different diffuser materials at this point and about 10 different filters. I'll send you my famous cut copy and paste reply to requests .

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