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Old 11-05-08, 11:14 AM   #1
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Modding an incandecent dynamo headlight to use an LED

I've got a dynamo headlight that works, but is really not very bright at all. It is almost identical to this one:



I've ordered a Cree XR-E R2 WH and optic from Cutter, found a bridge rectifier, and got some old capacitors (3300uF) out of a broken power supply. So now I'm thinking about the physical aspect of mounting the components inside the headlight. Has anyone done this? Are there things I should watch out for?
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I've got a dynamo headlight that works, but is really not very bright at all. It is almost identical to this one:



I've ordered a Cree XR-E R2 WH and optic from Cutter, found a bridge rectifier, and got some old capacitors (3300uF) out of a broken power supply. So now I'm thinking about the physical aspect of mounting the components inside the headlight. Has anyone done this? Are there things I should watch out for?
I guess it wouldn't be too different from the "Electra Bullet Headlight Hot Rodded With Cree R2 thread" Both housings are about the same size..
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