CRX Tiny Brass XM-L2

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CRX Tiny Brass XM-L2

I saw this over on CPF yesterday and thought that it would be a fun thing to try to make something similar by hand so I had a look in the spare parts box…

Measuring in at 16mm x 8mm, powered by three button AG4/377 cells, XM-L2 emitter and all soldered brass construction.

This is a twisty light and works by the outer casings being filed at an angle so when it is twisted contact is made by the ends coming closer together, same principle as my mini lantern build.

Max – 10lm
Current – 20 mA
Length – 16mm
Width – 8mm
Weight – 5 grams (with cells)

Some size comparisons

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Edited by: CRX on 12/09/2017 - 06:21
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Wait…

So, this light is smaller than a 10180 cell? Shocked

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Yeah you could fit this inside a Hobi or Spy with room to spare Smile

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I freak out on most drivers smaller than 17mm. How does someone work on something this tiny?! a real gem. very nice design/craftsmanship.

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As always out of this world, your skill and imagination is never ending! I could just imagine my sausage fingers trying to make that!

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One of my faves so far that you have built. Are you retired? I just don’t see how you have the time to build all of these beauties. I’ll try this again…can I have it? Big Smile

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I have no idea how you do it. Well done. Thumbs Up

 

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It’s sooo tiny! Any idea on lumens or run time?

I’d rather use my flashlight around the house than turn on the lights.

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Thanks for the comments guys.

I was waiting to get new cells to test it as all I had was an old poundshop pack of button cells, maybe 3yr old and this puppy should be run on silver oxides I think Big Smile
But as is around 20mA, 10lm and usable light for 8 minutes.

WillyD, No LOL

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CRX wrote:
Yeah you could fit this inside a Hobi or Spy with room to spare Smile

Makes me laugh, still laughing…. Amazing, just Amazing CRX.

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Very tiny impressive creation. Absolutely fantastic!!