Giga-Fire G9 - HID to LED?

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Giga-Fire G9 - HID to LED?

Hi.

Friend has Giga-Fire G9 he loves but would like to change it to LED.

It uses 6V Xenon and 6V Ni-MH 5×2/3A battery. 3×16340 can be used with no modification as tube is 2 part. Also I could make it work with 2×17670 I have spare.

Drop in is 34mm diameter and 30mm long.

Any idea?

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Edited by: XXX-Man on 10/14/2019 - 16:48
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He should buy a Sofirn TK70. Innocent

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buy a proper LED flashlight

Reflectors are incompatible
Bulb lights are not build with enough heat sink for an LED

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That’s what I told him, but he still wanted me to ask…

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Tell him HID is cool in a retro sort of way and to just buy an LED light

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It looks like the replacement bulb assembly is vaguely P60. It’s unlikely to be an exact match. Even if he could alter an LED P60 drop-in, the reflector shape would be different and the beam characteristics would change.

A replacement bulb is 35 € and 400 lumens. The same 35 € would go a long way towards a budget thrower of 1200-5500 lumens.

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