Hey everyone. as you may have noticed, I'm new around here. I hope this is the right place to post this, if not please move to headlamps or where appropriate.
OK, So I recently got the idea to make a powerful flashlight, and seeing as how I love headlamps, I'd try to fit it in an existing setup if at all possible.
I received a Thinktank Technology KC90083 7 LED Wide Beam Headlamp from amazon.com. I was looking for the largest head/cheapest and it looked perfect. (search for it if you like)
the light as is was terrible, so I didn't feel bad for immediately stripping it.
I'm waiting for my LED which is a P7 series from SSC and also waiting for the driver which is a KD Super Output SSC P7
which leaves me with a few questions.
I already know I can't fit two AA size batteries into the housing, so I'll probably have to go with 3 AAA in the original battery clip and use the original momentary tactile switch on the side.
what kind of rechargeable battery would you guys recommend? and am I going to have to figure out a way to add a heat sink to it? the driver does have the ability to switch to low power when it detects high temp (supposedly)
is there anything else I'm missing other than just fitting it all in?