My new RF Light

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    My new RF Light

    Here is a picture of my new RF light.its fitting in the FettPride RF.you donīt need hollow stalk.all is in the rf.when you turn the rf down it goes automaticly on.




    YOU CAN USE IT FOR EVERY RANGEFINDER;NOT ONLY FP


    here is a little video.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQVYDTHG68M
    Last edited by salamanderking; Aug 14, 2010 at 10:48 AM.

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Goodness, is that all the footprint is? So small..
    Can you show some better pictures?

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    Re: My new RF Light

    OOOOOO......... Blinky
    Looks good mate, i'd love to have one in my helm when I get it and it looks like youve nailed the circuit. Lets see it in that lovely FP rf then
    Welsh

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    Re: My new RF Light

    here are some better fotos.you see everything is mini :-) tomorrow i cut the long wires away and fix it in the rf.but i am looking for a battery holder for that little batteries.
    if there are more people i can make a little run.



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    Re: My new RF Light

    Regarding battery boxes/holders, does this help?

    http://www.maplin.co.uk/Search.aspx?MenuNo=77843

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    Re: My new RF Light

    i wouldnt even bother using a holder i would use some velcro to hold the battery in place and have connectors taped to the battery less used space

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    Re: My new RF Light

    What's going on under that glue?

    I'm working on a new rangefinder circuit using a micro controller, to make things more compact.

    But the guts of your circuit are tiny!

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    Re: My new RF Light

    i think smaller than mine ist not possible :-)
    i completed it today and make pics of the ready one later

    here is a video at night,but the qualitiy is not so good because it is only with my handy cam made.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSdqL4FYJxk

    i decide not to use a battery holder and to make it like Fett 4 Real says,the holder takes to much space.
    if you built it in you can paint it black( like the stones :-D ) so you didnīt see the wires and so through the rf window.


    i hope you understand my english :-)

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Here are the last pictures of the final version.










    i have brazed the wires to the battery as you see,its perfectly.the small black thing is the angle sensor.now i paint it all black,so you donīt see it behind the window.

    and here are 2 little videos:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coR3wGqrefo
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfsEIletcsk

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Bro this is awesome! That small and pretty nice! You know I want 4 of them!

    Great job!!!

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    Nice.

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Anyone know the voltage of the battery for this?

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    Re: My new RF Light

    I use a mini 12V battery for this, Rob!

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    Re: My new RF Light

    That's what I use on mine, they are Ģ3-Ģ4.

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    Re: My new RF Light

    You need a 12v A23 or any of the following numbers(all are the same battery) , E23A , GP23A , LRV08 , MN21 , V23GA

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Cool, I might have to get one of these myself. What happens when the battery dies, just solder a new one in?

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    Re: My new RF Light

    yes it is very easy to change it

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Gday mate - just recieved my leds today, many thanks. My only issue is how to actually get them to work. thought I would post here incase anyone else has had the same issues.. I have included a picture - As im not very tech savvy, i'm not actually sure what to connect what to where, and i'm not actually sure what the green leds are for, for my rangefinder. I have bought a mini 12V battery, but if i attach the two loose wires to it, nothing seems to happen. Any instructions or advice would be hugely appreciated

    many thanks

    Pic - led kit exactly as I recieved it:
    leds-jpg

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    Re: My new RF Light

    The green leds should go near the clear perspex lens block (altough the Supertrooper Dressing sheet says 2 red and 3 white lamps - LEDs). The actual perspex lens block(s) has 3 indentation on the flat side and the light should light through them.
    I presume that you tried the wires both ways with the battery, I mean white wire on + and brown on - and then the white on - and brown on +. If this doesn't work, then it might be an interrupted wire or a short circuit.

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    Re: My new RF Light

    All sorted now but many thanks Raf. had tried all the differrent wires etc, but spoke to SalamanderKing, and it is actually more a case of the angle the little black box sits at. That makes all the differrence. As for the green lights, got them sorted too - a small case of making some minor adjustments. Will add some new pics including the new RF to my thread when my bobamaker deluxe RF arrives. Many thanks again m'man!

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Iīve just received my RF light, and I canīt wait to install it in my helmet.

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Can you guys post pictures of how you got it in your rangefinder? I am having a lot of problems trying to get all the parts to fit in the rangefinder without breaking off the wires. Two wires came off again last night and now i have a non-working set.

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    Re: My new RF Light

    Can you guys post pictures of how you got it in your rangefinder? I am having a lot of problems trying to get all the parts to fit in the rangefinder without breaking off the wires. Two wires came off again last night and now i have a non-working set.

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    Re: My new RF Light

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