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Old 01-27-2015, 11:58 PM #1
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Default Modding cree T-6 to use C6 HS

The title says it all. Today i took apart a zoomable cree t-6 that i got somewhere on the internets.



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I realized the pill for it was just a little too big for the bottom of a c6 heatsink, but above the lip it perfectly fits the larger portion of the HS. so i busted out my dremmel and grinded for about 20 minutes until the HS would go in snug when vice pressed.

With just a little modification, the c6 HS works surprisingly well

The c6 HS is not pressed all the way in in the pictures, it was a little tricky to get out and i didn't want to scuff the finish more than i already have until i figure out what to put in this.

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Threw an old phr-805t module in there to test


for the "dressed down" look


The "zoomable" portion still has full original range of motion


This last photo shows a proof of concept, the lens can be switched out, and the zoom slide stiffened to make the actual lens assembly the focus, utilizing the zoomable.


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Default Re: Modding cree T-6 to use C6 HS

Hey that's pretty cool. How do you access the set screw to hold in the diode module? Did you do that before pressing it?
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Default Re: Modding cree T-6 to use C6 HS

that's why i don't have it pressed all the way in the pics, its pretty easy to press back out with a vice though. i was thinking about drilling a hole for the set screw, but you would lose one of the grooves for the 2 o-rings that hold and add resistance to the movement of the slider.
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