What is currently the brightest AAA light?

2dim

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Probably the LuxIII Peak mod using one AAA rechargeable, complete with charger, by CPFer andrewwynn. That's if he ever gets it together and actually delivers...
 

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Lambda MicroIlluminator (Brinkmann AAA with a R3J Luxeon driven at 155mA)

Peak is supposed to be coming out with a single AAA or AA Luxeon light this spring. Meanwhile, I will just observe /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/popcorn.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/rolleye11.gif
 

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WickedLaser 50 mw green laser is REAL bright. Beam however, is quite tight.

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cratz2

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I think andrew's nano uses an AAA-sized LiON battery... that's kinda sorta cheating though I'm sure he could come up with something very bright that would only run for 5 minutes on an AAA.

Judging from my 400 mA LED_ASAP-modded ARC, I'd have to think his 800 mA modded ARC would be quite bright.
 

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TNC Ncell w/AAA pack and AAA li-ion cell
or Lamda brinkman AAA with simular ARCmania pill

key to super efficency is ARCmania pill w/killer bin luxeons.
 

BlindedByTheLite

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my d'mo AAA luxeon is pretty darn bright. don't know about it's current availability, but something similar is definitely available elsewhere by now.
 

cy

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TNC Ncell w/AAA pack has features when combine gives huge advantages over other AAA luxeon lights.

1. a real custom turned reflector with sprayed on reflective coating. combined with UCL lens
2. ARCmania's super efficient converter. mated with probably an R2H luxeon.
3. flawless machining with a very solid design, trapping pill for a dead reliable switch.
4. Hard anodize option
6. different tail pack options
7. great form factor
8. will support li-ion and std AAA

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nerdgineer

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Nuwai .5W 2AAA is bright, long running,relatively inexpensive, and still pretty compact. Mine starts out at about 160 cd on fresh alkalines with lots of good spill.
 

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[ QUOTE ]
cy said:
TNC Ncell w/AAA pack has features when combine gives huge advantages over other AAA luxeon lights.

1. a real custom turned relector with sprayed on reflective coating. combined with UCL lens
2. ARCmania's super efficient converter. mated with probably an R2H luxeon.
3. flawless machining with a very solid design, trapping pill for a dead reliable switch.
4. Hard anodize option
6. different tail pack options
7. great form factor
8. will support li-ion and std AAA

[/ QUOTE ]
It's also incredibly expensive. Unbelievably so.
 

PAtwood

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Ahh, but worth it if you can find one. I'm still waiting to get my AAA tailpack but love the light even with the N cell.
 
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