Time to MoD the Jetbeam RRT01

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Smooth with no grittiness and a slight resistance in rotation.

nice!

thanks for sharing your product research

Using Nyogel 767a Im also getting smooth with no grittyness w more or less resistance, depending how much I use.

I like to be able to adjust the control ring brightness with one finger, deliberately, but I dont like too low dial resistance that will let me bump the brightness by mistake, when I dont mean to.

The damping effect of 767a is excellent, in both my recently modded Original RRT-01, and my V11r. In both lights, the amount I used the first time, only a couple dabs in the groove in the control ring:

gave slight damping, and when I doubled the dose by adding 767a to the other half of the dial, the damping increased proportionately, in a way that I like.

I especially like that the 767a smooths out the grittyness of the ball bearing on the RRT-01.. The V11r is easier, no ball bearing..

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With the damping grease, that was my experience also. The more you add the more resistance it offered in ring rotation.
I think me and you like about the same feel in the ring. I want it to turn smooth with some resistance but not too much.
If others are repacking their grease on these rotary lights, just experiment a little to get the feel you like.
If it turns to freely add more grease, if it is to hard to turn take a little out. Find what you like and go with it.

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The original Eye15 used PWM not constant current. Mr. Nobody, the OP, knew this to be true.

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Cathode_Flats wrote:
The original Eye15 used PWM

thanks!

well… another strike against the Eye15 drivers I just paid for

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With the damping grease, that was my experience also. The more you add the more resistance it offered in ring rotation.

Im wondering if you have any tips on where you like to put the grease?

green, red or blue? Wink

(not a trick question.. total newb here)

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Where it says here means all the way around. Just a quick paint edit.
I grease all contact points of the rotation.
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Source for sapphire crystal

for Eye10
mingswear sapphire
20×1.5mm and confirmed the dimension is accurate
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-5mm-Thick-Flat-Sapphire-Watch-Glass-16mm-to-5...

for V10a
1mm thick sapphire
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-0mm-Thick-16-44-5mm-Flat-Sapphire-Watch-Glass...

more details in this post
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1633729#comment-1633729

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Since Sunwayman is gone,someone know if there is compatibility with the Driver of RRT01 on the room head of V11R? In addition to the dimensions, it’s necessary to verify that the magnetic control will work correctly

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Sari33 wrote:
someone know if there is compatibility with the Driver of RRT01 on the room head of V11R?

I have not tried

if you do, let us know the results

a lot of people would be glad to find an option to replace a dead V10/V11r driver

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Sari33 wrote:
Since Sunwayman is gone,someone know if there is compatibility with the Driver of RRT01 on the room head of V11R? In addition to the dimensions, it’s necessary to verify that the magnetic control will work correctly

The Sunwayman driver is a single pcb driver, the RRT is a double stack PCB driver. The top PCB on the RRT driver will not fit down inside the Sunwayman driver cavity, its to tall to fit. There’s not enough material there to remove to make it fit.
I have never found a driver replacement for the Sunwayman’s. The only option would be to purchase another V11R since they were the cheapest of the rotary lights. Most of the components on the driver can be purchased and replaced if bad. From what I understand about the datasheet of the 316BCG rotary position sensor it has to be programmed, so it may not be able to just be replaced. In my experiences the PAM2803 is what usually dies on these drivers. More info https://budgetlightforum.com/node/63943
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fwiw
someone recently repaired a sunwayman driver

drummerdimitri wrote:

I was able to successfully repair the driver and restore the flashlight to a functional state with much time and concentration.

Being a tinkerer in electronics, I decided to start out by testing the values of all SMD resistors on the board and to my surprise, two of them were reading way off (512 or 5.1kΩ).

I then proceed to buy replacement parts

the repair was a resounding success!

Time To Mod a TCR-1
Includes the 219b compatible reflector (thanks to research by moderator007), centering ring, mcpcb, listed in post #5

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^ Looks great, Jon. I really love this host. Kind of regret never bothering to get one. TCR-1 was on discount for a brief period before vanishing from retail stock, but at that time I still considered it too pricey. Facepalm

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> Looks great

thanks, Im very pleased with the LED

> at that time I still considered it too pricey

it still is.. lol

I would like a do over on the time the V11r went on sale on Ebay for $18. At the time I thought the tailswitch was stupid, so I did not buy any.. lol

After I came to my senses.. (I thought it was too good to be true, but it was true)… the deal was gone..

fwiw, the V11r reflector is not ideal w 219b.. its a better match to the larger LH351d:

pic links to beamshots

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moderator007 wrote:
Sari33 wrote:
Since Sunwayman is gone,someone know if there is compatibility with the Driver of RRT01 on the room head of V11R? In addition to the dimensions, it’s necessary to verify that the magnetic control will work correctly

The Sunwayman driver is a single pcb driver, the RRT is a double stack PCB driver. The top PCB on the RRT driver will not fit down inside the Sunwayman driver cavity, its to tall to fit. There’s not enough material there to remove to make it fit.
I have never found a driver replacement for the Sunwayman’s. The only option would be to purchase another V11R since they were the cheapest of the rotary lights. Most of the components on the driver can be purchased and replaced if bad. From what I understand about the datasheet of the 316BCG rotary position sensor it has to be programmed, so it may not be able to just be replaced. In my experiences the PAM2803 is what usually dies on these drivers. More info https://budgetlightforum.com/node/63943

Happy to hear again you Moderator and thanks for tried.
My V11R driver work but there is an issues at about 3/4 of rotation it start to flicker,during progression the problem disappears but brightness doesn’t increase anymore.That happen with AA doesn’t have lithium atm. I’ll read your guide,checking driver,contacts and the magnetic ring

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