[Available again! - BLF special edition light] new Sofirn AAA twisty high CRI 5mm LED

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Any more folks had their C01 fail sofar? For any reason?

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Wanted to post a C01 mod I did recently. A few weeks ago I came into possession of some 5mm lights from Peak LED Solutions. They have these neat little auto cycling RGB 5mm emitters. Did some googling and found new color changing 5mm emitters and made modern versions with the C01. Here’s a video, there’s two versions, the left is a standard 5mm package, while the right is a shorter, straw-hat style package. They’re pointless really, but fairly mesmerizing to look at.

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That is friggin’ kewl!!!

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dk21291 wrote:

Rainbow C01

Wow!
that would make a fun camp marker… Beer
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Nice mod, dk21291! Thumbs Up

I found several listings for RGB cycling 5mm LEDs on Amazon.

Here’s one to get started.

The listing specifies 3 to 3.2 Vf. This page says the Yuji 5mm LEDs from the first run C01 are 2.7 to 3.1 Vf. A quick search indicates the Sophia 5mm LEDs from later models are 3 Vf.

Seems like these RGB emitters would do fine in both versions.

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goshdogit wrote:
Nice mod, dk21291! Thumbs Up

I found several listings for RGB cycling 5mm LEDs on Amazon.

Here’s one to get started.

The listing specifies 3 to 3.2 Vf. This page says the Yuji 5mm LEDs from the first run C01 are 2.7 to 3.1 Vf. A quick search indicates the Sophia 5mm LEDs from later models are 3 Vf.

Seems like these RGB emitters would do fine in both versions.

Thanks! Those are the ones I used, actually

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That’s a kewl mod, dk21291!

I remember I have a few of those changing color 5mm LED. I’ll give it a try.

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The RGB mod is charming. I’ve been thinking of doing the same, but have been putting off ordering any more lights for a while, due to have a couple mods in progress waiting for me to have time to complete them.

Would you care to share the source for the specific LED’s used?

I’m also still toying around with the idea of making a set of monochrome C01’s…LED supply has something like 9 different wavelengths to choose from, but I figure I don’t need that many.

Perhaps I’d better pull the trigger before the unpotted colors sell out.

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iamlucky13 wrote:
The RGB mod is charming. I’ve been thinking of doing the same, but have been putting off ordering any more lights for a while, due to have a couple mods in progress waiting for me to have time to complete them.

Would you care to share the source for the specific LED’s used?

I’m also still toying around with the idea of making a set of monochrome C01’s…LED supply has something like 9 different wavelengths to choose from, but I figure I don’t need that many.

Perhaps I’d better pull the trigger before the unpotted colors sell out.

Thanks everyone for the kind words. I got the LEDs from Amazon, here’s the link:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01C19END2 (not an affiliate link, I can remove if not allowed)

I don’t see myself using anywhere near 100 though, so if anyone wants to do this mod let me know and I can probably send a couple for the cost of shipping

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