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LED Torch (flashlight) Conversion – Lens

December 17, 2010 Leave a comment

I’ve finished my LED torch conversion. I did this a while ago but forgot to post details of it here.

Previously i had fixed the LED into the body of the torch with a heatsink. Since this is a wide angle torch, i need to mount a lens on it in order to focus the light beam. I bought a 15° lens and holder and tried to figure out a way to mount it. Originally i was going to make a frame for it either from an aluminium disk or from a pliable material such as sugru. In the end i discovered a much simpler option:

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