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Old 04-01-2008, 09:02 PM #17
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That one uses AA batteries, so is a bit bigger in diameter...much more room and better battery capacity though.

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cool even though i just bought one off ebay lol, and i have a killer host all ready that i hopeing will be done soon to show every one
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Good for you I hope it works out OK and look forward to seeing the result.

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yea i have like 4 br drivers coming that fits in to the axiz modual, and some batts from dx so i should be set intill i get my br diodes from gb
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That one uses AA batteries, so is a bit bigger in diameter...much more room and better battery capacity though.

I have sent a couple of e-mails to a manufacturer in china to see if I can get a GB up and running....no reply yet

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I think AA batteries are better anyway, most rechargeable batteries are AA.
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thats what i bought was aa besides aaa, here is a picture of what i bought
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That one has the push button rather than the clicky switch, I will be very interested to see how you get on with it.

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I use this one. Tiny area for a driver but nice, compact, and durable.

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@MB500....I have seen these torches advertised with a little plastic holder for the three batteries side by side, it ocurrs to me that you could discard one of the batteries and build the driver in that space :...I may have to give it a try some time.

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Actually that model has a pre-existing LED driver board that needs to be jumped over, or the laser driver needs to be made after that driver. Then you get less space. But that is definatley a good idea.

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I bought these a while back (for the purpose it's intended) and I really like the switch and they are good flash lights. *They take the 3 AAA's. *There is a hallow space behind the switch (the rectangle on the picture) making plunty of room for a driver. *The Aixiz modue needs to be grinded down about 1/16" to fit to the + contact and in the glass. *I'm waiting for them to arive so I can do my hacks, but I need this flash light as a flash light! *http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.3200
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