Of course I am no expert, but going through the cree site it looks like the XM-L2 is their latest and highest performing single die LED. Not sure if I am reading it right, but it appears to be 1198 lumen at just 3A. I could be wrong though.That was very helpful, as I am trying to get a flashlight with the most recent generation of led. I saw an ad recently for a gen 2 led. What is the most recent generation of led to look for? Thank you.
Who is up for that challenge? jcw122, were you volunteering? (I don't have the time due to other commitments, but always found this an interesting thread)
This is a great resource.
Thanks Craig and to all those that have provided updated info and photos .
I have a question. Is this one of those non-listed no-name LED's you have spoke of?
It has four bonding wires, but the phosphrus is so thick and the die sits so deep, I can't tell. I was able to get an approximate die measurement using the optical software used to take the photos, and it appears to be about ~1mm square. It is a low powered LED, purchased installed in a flashlight only 3 years ago :thinking:
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