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    DIY housing - vote for the shape.

    I am still in the planning stage for the housing for Quazzle modules. So here are the two almost final versions, 35mm OD


    This housing will be produced at a large scale, to cut costs and now its time to make a final design selection. The fins will be rounded and the housing will be anodized.

    Which housing would you prefer?
    Last edited by zemike; 01-06-2011 at 05:54 AM.
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    I like the one on the left.

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    Agreed, the left one is more usable. What is the plan for mounting?

    Put me down for several of them...price and mount permitting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BKruahnndon
    Agreed, the left one is more usable. What is the plan for mounting?
    For mounting - there will a M3 screw thread in the bottom.
    The design on the right allows to mount the switch on top, while the design on the left - only in the rear, but mind the cable entry.

    Both designs are suitable for anything up to 22mm in diameter and up to 12mm in height (can be increased with extra machining).
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    I don't have the optic specs on hand, maybe somebody can answer my questions. 12mm depth, does this allow for a l33 and optic only, or will a lens fit also?

    To the OP:
    Can we get more details as well? Will these units just be anno'd aluminum with a hole and fins, or do you have them based on particular switches, glands, cables, etc? I'd like to know as much as possible so I can gather parts lists and parts.

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    The L333 + optic height is 7.5mm, so a 2mm lens can be installed.
    Regarding other parts - the right housing can accomodate a M12 cable gland and a waterproof APEM switch on top. The left housing doesn't have space in the rear for both a switch and a large cable gland.
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    Round on top.

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    The housing will be in a 2 kit forms:
    1) housing, front fixing ring with o-ring, rear cover plate, 1.5-2mm thick protective lens with AR coating.
    2) same as (1) + Quazzle module

    please note, that the mount, cable, cable gland, switch is not included (well, subject to change)
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    And here is the final version of the housing:
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    when can we expect them to be in stock? pricing?

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    If everything goes well, in 2 months.
    The price will be below $50 for the "housing kit"
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    This might be a good reason to pick up 2 more L333s. Can anyone say "helmet lights"?

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    unfortunately it won't be deep enough for an integrated driver single XML with regina optic.

    2 months is a loooong time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BKruahnndon
    unfortunately it won't be deep enough for an integrated driver single XML with regina optic.
    What is the height of this setup?
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    Do you have a preferred momentary switch for this housing, one that will fit nicely in the back with the clearance you have?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zemike
    What is the height of this setup?
    1.5mm pcb height and 15.3mm reflector height

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    Quote Originally Posted by kan3
    1.5mm pcb height and 15.3mm reflector height
    The rear compartment is 18mm deep minus the 3mm rear cover = 15mm
    So it will be possible to install this and glue lexan on the front.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ofroad'bent
    Do you have a preferred momentary switch for this housing, one that will fit nicely in the back with the clearance you have?
    An Apem IP68 can fit but it will interfere with the cable, unless you drill a hole for the cable in the bottom of the housing.
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    How is the hosing project coming along?

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    The housing will be available early April on easy2led.com
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    congrats! with the easy2led.com too, nice startup!

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