KR1 W2 off center

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KR1 W2 off center

My KR1 arrived with the W2 emitter visibly off center, causing an egg shape around the hotspot. It’s more noticeable than the picture below. How much does this affect throw and what are my options?

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I believe the best option is to email Hank and figure it out. From my experiences Noctigone / Emissar has pretty good customer service.

I recommend against doing anything with the reflector on your own. Most reflectors are coated w/ very soft metal that scratches on even the most gentle touch.

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You can loosen the bezel slightly and shake it a little, then tighten it again. Repeat until you’re happy.

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SammysHP wrote:
You can loosen the bezel slightly and shake it a little, then tighten it again. Repeat until you’re happy.
I’d definitely do this.
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SammysHP wrote:
You can loosen the bezel slightly and shake it a little, then tighten it again. Repeat until you’re happy.

Hey, that worked! Thanks! Took several attempts but the hotspot is quite improved. The best solutions are the simplest.

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Nice fix, SammysHP!  :THUMBS-UP:

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Before and after. W2 is slightly rectangular so the hotspot is centered in an oval now instead of off-center in an egg. Thanks again.

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Same with XP-L Hi gaskets. The reflector fits, but the gasket has some play around the LED. Can take some time to get it right.

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