Built By: Chip Swieringa - 2009

 

 

 

Introduction

 

The Shawnee Dual Blaster DLX is the ultimate result of a vision to integrate two flashlights with very different characteristics into a single highly versatile package.

 

 

Features

 

       Dual Beam Function

o      Floodlight

o      Spotlight

 

       Instant-On Capability

 

       Latest LED Technology

 

       Active Cooling System

 

       Variable Output Level

 

       Easy to Use Interface

 

       PyThoS Lava Glow Surface

 

       High Capacity Ni-MH Battery Pack

 

       Advanced Ni-MH Charging Station

 


Dual Beam Function

 

660 Lumen 120 Flood Pattern

 





400 Lumen 6 Spotlight Pattern

 

 


Easy to Use Interface

 

Simplified switch operation and intuitive dimming control eliminates complexity.

 

Instant-On Capability

 

Trigger switch allows for Instant-On spotlight.





Variable Output Level

 

Potentiometer controlled Pulse Width Modulated dimming function.
Save power for greatly increased runtime.




Latest LED Technology

 





Dual Cree XR-E P4 emitters provide high output spotlight capability.

 

The next generation BridgeLux array provides a 6-die LED light source with unprecedented output levels.

 

 




Active Cooling System

 

A compact 30mm fan was selected for the Active Cooling system after extensive thermal testing. This increases maximum LED brightness and significantly extends lifetime.

 






30mm Fan Test Fitting



Rigorous testing has been employed to ensure continuous thermal stability in many temperature conditions.

 

 

Thermal Management and Heat Capacity Testing

 

WITHOUT Active Cooling


 

WITH Active Cooling




PyThoS Lava Glow

 

Heat sink surface is coated with highly reactive Lava Glow powder.

This exotic glow material consists of:
Europium Doped Alkaline Silicate-Zinc Sulfide.

 




High Capacity Ni-MH Battery Pack

 

Upgraded Nickel-Metal Hydride battery chemistry and Charging Station improves battery capacity and longevity.

 

 

Battery Runtime Data

 

 

Click for full sized graph!

 

 

Enjoy!

 

The Shawnee Dual Blaster DLX is a carefully designed and hand built, one-of-a-kind creation intended to provide a lifetime of use and versatility.

 

 

 


Created and Documented By: Chip Swieringa - swieringac@gmail.com


swieringa.com - 2010