Archive for September, 2004

Lambda MiniPro Lightengine

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004

The MadMax and Badboy drivers have been the standards for regulated Luxeon Minimag retrofits [qv] for some time now. I just received a sample of the newest drop-in pill from Lambda, the MiniPro III.

MadMax+ R2K on left, MiniPro III TYOK on right. Click for larger image.
It’s just slightly taller than a MadMax […]

Prototype McLux Head Upgrade

Monday, September 6th, 2004

A collector sent me a very rare pre-production McLux prototype head for an upgrade. The head is raw, brushed aluminum and has a Badboy 750ma constant-current driver. Here it is with its black hard anodized and electro-nickel finished post-production siblings:

The two Electro-Nickel heads in the middle differ because the one on […]