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Offline HolyJedi

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sabers with lithium batteries
« on: October 29, 2007, 07:53:45 PM »
Ive noticed that my mace is brighter with engerizers lithium battires. whats the brighest alternative for a conversion? Will converting it to a led III, k2, or uv make it evenly lit and brighter? What about using a white led?
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Re: luxeon vs mr stock
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2007, 08:55:28 PM »
Bright as a stock MR may be on Lithiums, a Lux III conversion of the same color will always be brighter with the same batteries. And if you use Ultras blades, it will be just about as evenly lit. I have a Luke ROTJ stock MR and a Lux III Ultra stunt, and with fresh Lithiums in both the Lux III Stunt is always brighter.

And if you want to get a purple in your conversion, you'll have to get a white LED and use a purple filter. I wouldn't recommend, as brightness will suffer.

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Re: sabers with lithium batteries
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2007, 09:18:35 PM »
A lux V won't fry the MR board. If you try and give the board the 7.2V the 5 watter wants, then it will fry it.

The brightest conversion (though not really worth it to most) is to do a 5 watt relay and then use a 5 watter.

Otherwise, just go with a 3 watter.

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Re: luxeon vs mr stock
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2007, 09:28:12 PM »
If you want a purple saber I would go for a k2 or LuxV as they are brighter and your brightness therefore won't suffer as much. But yes the Lux 3 conversions will be brighter than a MR.

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Re: sabers with lithium batteries
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2007, 09:38:02 PM »
Yes 3watts are best sited to MR boards ;)


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Re: sabers with lithium batteries
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2007, 10:38:52 PM »
well with slight modifications you could run a lux V in a mace windu all you would have to do is use relay from the mr board and run it thrugh the power from the batteries to give the lux V the 7.2 it needs and not over run the MR board Basically the MR board would only provide the "ON" signal to trip the relay and send the 7.2v to the lux V the question is how long the AAA batteries will last....lol

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Re: luxeon vs mr stock
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2007, 10:05:18 AM »
will it be evenly lit throughout the blade? what about the uv leds

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Re: luxeon vs mr stock
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2007, 11:06:21 AM »
Just FYI there is no purple led's. But using a Seoul P4 white, with a filter seems to be a good combo for a good looking purple.

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Re: sabers with lithium batteries
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2007, 05:05:00 PM »
Where have you heard of UV LEDs? Im curious because those are new to me.

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Re: sabers with lithium batteries
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2007, 05:35:21 PM »
its like a florescent bulb. like a black light i think.

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Re: sabers with lithium batteries
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2007, 05:40:22 PM »
 ;)

I converted my mace with a k-2  luxeon white with a purple lee filter and it came out really well. ;D

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Re: sabers with lithium batteries
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2007, 10:16:57 PM »
there are uv led's but nothing in the output range of the lux led's