Tag Archives: XP-G

Workshop LED light – DIY Walk-through

Here is a quick walk through on how to make a variable brightness LED work light. Required Parts 1 x Portable Halogen Work light, New or second hand: $15 3x Cree XP-G R5 Mounted to a 20mm MCPCB Star (or similar) $31 1 x … Continue reading

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Key chain XP-G… sort of.

I did end up making a mini XP-G keychain light.  However, due to lack of time and interest I only got as far as coupling 2 100mAh LiPo cells in series too two current limiting IC’s for a total output … Continue reading

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XP-G Keyring Light

Recently I have been watching  my poor old keyring light slowly die on me and have begun to wonder what I could replace it with.. Well the obvious answer of course is a Lithium Polymer powered XP-G keyring mod! So this is … Continue reading

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Low cost bike light – Finished.

Here is the finished ‘low cost’ helmet light for my bike. Estimated output on high is 270lumen. The general overview. The LED, driver, optics and rotary switch assembly are mounted inside a 20mm diameter square aluminium tube. The LED is a single Cree XP-G mounted … Continue reading

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Battery Powered Work Light V2

I finally got around to revising the tipple XP-G worklight by converting it to be battery powered. Only a few changers were made to the original. Most notable is that a bracket has been added that extends downwards from the back of the light and … Continue reading

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Low Cost Bike Light Construction

Found some time today to finally get started on a head lamp for my helmet. Its a fairly simple build this one with most of the parts being unmodified. Below you can see the 8xAA battery holder (4 on top, … Continue reading

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XP-G Worklight

Yesterday I found the time to finish off the triple LED (XP-G) work light. It went together fairly quickly with about an hours fiddling.  The most difficult part was achieve a good thermal path for the LED’s to the housing. This was … Continue reading

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