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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 4
  • Usefulness: 5
great and simple mod to fix direct drive lights – AMC7135 1050mA Regulated Circuit Board for DIY Flashlights 10-Pack Reviews

posted by oliverlensert7 on 06/08/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

Pros:
-great and simple mod to fix direct drive lights
-small size
-does not get to hot at 4.5v
-does not flicker like a $20 driver i bought recently
Cons:
-gets very hot at 6v (max component ratings)
- i blew one board doing a test (to see if it could handle 7.5v-it can't!)
Other:
it is very easy to add/remove 7135 chips to make
-350ma
-700ma
-1050ma (as supplied)
-1400ma
and sandwiches of up to 2800 easily
Bottomline:
very good and cheap ass buying in bulk - will probably save money in the long run

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