Is this an luxeon 1W or 3W old stock, see photo

TinderBox (UK)

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I bought an "Electrolumems Blaster 1R" years ago, it is supposedly 1W , but it was pulling over 1000ma 1W is 350ma , so 750ma was being lost somewhere.

So i bought an BADBOY 400 Booster, and replaced the original board, but i cannot remember if i changed the emitter from an 1W to an 3W

Can an BADBOY 400 run an 3W, I cannot find any information it is so old.

Thanks

John.

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I have had a look at both 1W and 3W Luxeon and i can't tell the difference by appearance. You could test the output which would confirm if you have replaced the LED.

I have no information regarding the BADBOY 400 booster.
 

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Not sure which Lux is in your pic, IIRC the Lux III had 2 leads?
The BadBoy should be fine, here is a flow chart from one of Bernie's very informative threads. EDIT: Depending on how many cells the light uses? 3v max..


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It`s an 2D flashlight using alkaline battery`s and it is pulling 1.27A on the 10A setting on my DMM , The only light-meter i have is an DMM with an light-meter built in, It has an Lux and an x10Lux setting but i don't know how to correctly setup to measure lumens.

Thanks for the help.

John.
 

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Thanks

The original booster board was extremely inefficient and pulled over 1A when only powering the stock 1W emitter, So i bought the badboy 400 booster and i must have put in an 3W emitter and now it still pulls over 1A but with more lux output.

I changed the stock optics for a deep stippled reflector years ago, and i glued the head in place as i did not see the need to open it up again, I could get it open as i did not go over the top with the glue.

John.

 
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