how many lumens

i ask a question and you have a go at name calling. a troll where i come from is very insulting..............
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If, indeed, you ARE geniunely asking these questions, I will do my best to answer them now:

It's not known how many lumens the LEDs in Boba Fett's rangefinder put out.
This is because the helmet was built a very long time ago, and we don't have access to the original to check the LED output. Almost all of our helmet specs come from photographs and movie stills.

My advice to you, should you be having a problem with filming your helmet, would be to simply replace the LED that you're having problems with with a slightly dimmer model... And repeat this process until you have success.
I must admit, I'm slightly confused as to how you can be having problems filming your helmet if you haven't begun construction yet, but I'm sure that's easily explainable and that we'll soon be seeing a top-quality fan-film from you as well as plenty of pics of your helmet during construction and after completion.
at last............... a better answere instead of just having a go at me...... thankyou.

ive tried 2 attemps now and havnt been happy so scrapped and started again.

now im just seeking advice and answeres to matters i have had problems with.
What LEDs and batteries did you use on the last two attempts?

Also, what sort of camera are you using for filming? Perhaps it's a white-balance issue?
Is it a film camera, or video tape?
Digital or analogue?

All of this information will be invaluable for anyone leaping to your assistance here.
How did you hide the wires from the battery to the LED? There's no way you could have hidden a9v battery in a rangefinder...
And did you only use one? Since the rangefinder has two.

Also, did you make sure that you had the appropriate resistors in the circuit? Driving an LED straight from a 9v battery will most likely make it explode, or burn out, if not.

Actually, come to think of it - Which Boba helmmet are you doing all of this with?
clearly all your doing is trying to make me out as some sort of liar.
my freind has boba armor...i dont as yet. the 9 volt battery is connected with a wire....a conductive material thats used for connecting electrical equipment to a power supply..maybe youve heard of it. no resistors are needed for a 9 volt battery to a led light unless you want to dim it ( maybe youve used different leds working on different power) but clearly your the one trying to wind up do step back and realise that my questions are serious ( the nose picking one was a bit silly but i can show you threads from other members being silly)
if you dont have anything constructive to say then stand down and let someone who thinks they can help me have a go.
I actually am quite familiar with wires - In my line of work, I encounter them quite often in all sorts of thicknesses, lengths and colours.
In actual fact, I mentioned them in my last post - I asked how you hid them, since my initial assumption was that you hid the 9v battery in your helmet and ran the wires to the LED from there.
This would necessitate a hollow rangefinder stalk, and I've yet to see one of those rigged up to carry a wire up to the rangefinder itself and still be able to freely rotate.

Which helmet ARE you using, then? Since I don't think that the Don Post / Rubies would have enough room inside to even store the battery!
Are you one of the lucky few who managed to get hold of a MSH? Or a Marrow Sun?
It must have taken quite a bit of work to install the mechanism you describe - Why did you decide to go for a 9v battery, instead of the more-commonly-utilised button-cells?

Battery life, or was it simply a brightness issue?
Also, how are your two LEDs wired up? In series or in parallel?
Well, for my LED's, I went to Radio shack, bought two red led's, wired them, placed them inside the rangefinder (very little room), ran the wires down the stalk (after I matched the paint to conceal them and then re-did it with tape), ran the wire into a small hole behind the stalk.

Once in the helmet, I attached a battery pack (9volt and holder) on the right side of the helmet. The on off switch was a small silver push (off.on) that stuck out of the middle hole under the rangefinder ear cap.

This was all done on my DP 97, so it did fit with no problems and can be run with a 9v and was quite bright. I plan to do the same with my DP95.
clearly your having problems reading rs .......i dont own a helmet my freind he rigged it is no real concern of mine except i said i would see about new leds.
9 volt batterys are very common.
if you want to know about whether the leds circuit is parralel then i could find out if you stopped clearly trying to wind me up.
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