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to modellers since 1986
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The lights in the video are a mix of Superlights and (5mm) Hyper lights/PowerCHIP lights
USA - CARIBBEAN - SOUTH AMERICA - SOUTH AFRICA
NEW Outstanding LANDING and
NAV LIGHT (7mm x 7mm)
NOW IN STOCK
VERY HIGH INTENSITY
VERY WIDE ANGLE to 140 degrees.
These are totally different to the original types..with a huge increase in intensity.
Come wired ready to connect.
Landing Light Device
WITH 140 DEGREE ANGLE OF VIEW
The brightest 5mm device on the market
ONE OF THE MOST INTENSE IN MY RANGE OF LIGHTING
MAKES A SUPERB LANDING LIGHT OR TAIL ORIENTATION LIGHT and matches the Red and Green HYPER lights.
with VERY HIGH intensity AND a
BIG 140° Angle of View.
Modellers have asked for a very, very high intensity 5mm diameter landing light.
THIS is the one ...especially when fitted to one of the reflectors shown below (a perfect slop-free fit)
5mm NAVIGATION LIGHTS
These lighting devices have been NUMBER ONE of my Nav lights for a number of years. They are VERY intense with a wide angle of view.
& GREEN are a
with wide angle of view of view of 90 °s.
is also available
These are OUTSTANDING lights and I really recommend them to you.
3 WATT VERY HIGH INTENSITY POWERLIGHT IN
WHITE - RED - GREEN.
12mm MAX DIAMETER - approx 5mm high. 2" (50mm) connecting wire already fitted.
(an excellent substitute for the now discontinued SUPERLIGHT
Quite an intense set of lighting devices..the 3 watt RED & GREEN making a brilliant set of Nav lights.
ALSO available as a 1 watt device.....
This is a really excellent and very intense LANDING LIGHT with a 3 watt high intensity lighting device
and a collimator lens, thus giving a brilliant white light and throwing a spotlight some 15 feet.
2" (50mm) connecting wire already fitted..
25mm diameter x 15mm front to rear.
Can also be used as NAVIGATION LIGHTS for the larger model when fitted with RED and GREEN POWERLIGHTS.
The lighting device can be removed from the unit for replacement if ever required.
DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY OTHER LIGHTING DEVICES OTHER THAN POWERLIGHTS
A powerful light which should not be looked into from less than 10 feet (3m) away.
This unit will be replaced for the 2017 season by a
type to the SEARCHLIGHT
the difference being full body and ONLY two fixing lugs on the rear. Angle of view of 120 degrees.
An outstanding searchlight or large model landing light especially when fitted with the 3 watt POWERLIGHT
or Large Model Landing Light
Fitted with a cool running 1
3 WATT HIGH INTENSITY
POWERLIGHT device & collimating lens.
May also now be fitted with a 1 WATT
or GREEN lighting device and used as a large model quite high intensity nav light. Can also be fitted with a great
SIZE = 20mm diameter x 13mm front to back.
Brilliant accessory for a helicopter.
The lighting device can be removed from the unit for replacement if ever required.
Wired and comes with appropriate resistor to operate from 4.8v to 6v.
Now being used by an increasing number of Quad/Hexacopter pilots.
NAV & LANDING LIGHTS
Also available in
Setup leaflet with all orders.
ANGLES OF VIEW
= 110 DEGREES
= 130 DEGREES
- Has now been discontinued by the manufacturer.
These are a top specification light and give outstanding brilliancy.
of Dave Halton. Model and Lighting setup by Dave Halton
NOT all lights on the model shown above are Superlights.
These photographs show a Bolkow model fitted the
multiple second generation WHITE 5mm type 1600 mcd lighting devices.
Note that they did not require to be photographed
in a darkened room to show up the lighting.
The POWERCHIP & the 7mm x 7mm Square lighting devices are of far higher intensity
and have a much wider angle of view of
Model by Paul Hamilton. Photographs COPYRIGHT of Paul Hamilton.
CLEAR COVERS FOR LIGHTS
MOULDED ROUND AND TEARDROP TYPES - TOUGH!
Available in pairs in the following sizes.
Round Domed types available in the following dimensions
25mm x 16mm
30mm x 20mm
42mm x 28mm
ACRYLIC HAZARD & LANDING LIGHTS COVERS
Clear or Red
For 3mm Lighting device types = OD: 9.5mm Height:4.8mm ID:4.0mm
For 5mm Lighting device types = OD: 22.5mm HEIGHT 10.0mm ID: 18mm
OD: 25.0mm HEIGHT 13.0mm ID: 20mm
USE RED LIGHTING DEVICE WITH RED COVER
CIRCULAR LIGHT ARRAYS
IDEAL FOR UAV ORIENTATION
These LIGHTWEIGHT lighting devices give a VERY intense light output.
WHITE ( 100m diameter )
WHITE ( 60mm diameter )
BLUE ( 80m diameter )
BLUE ( 50mm diameter )
RED ( 50mm diameter )
RED ( 80mm diameter )
GREEN ( 80mm diameter )
GREEN MATCHED PAIR
Photos below shows a 60mm white circle fitted to a Parrot UAV
Just plug in and go.
A FLASHER UNIT IS AVAILABLE FOR THESE CIRCULAR ARRAYS IF REQUIRED.
( Approx 1.5 flashes per sec )
NEW 5050 WATERPROOF
FLEXI STRIP SURFACE MOUNT LIGHTING
COOL WHITE &
SUPER BRIGHT AND THIN!
These are NOT standard LEDS mounted on a strip but surface mount components.
SMD 5050 can offer a light output over 3 times that of the 3528 strip and therefore the 5050 LED is well suited for lighting up areas that may be subject to high levels of ambient light. 5050 LED strip can also be used as a replacement for fluorescent tube in general task lighting and in light boxes. As a result, logically, they are more expensive, but for installations with high luminosity requirements they are preferred since their cost per lumen is generally lower.
Photo above shows strips mounted on new UAV DIY frame and can be powered by a 12v LiPo OR LITH Ion.
A full 5m strip 300 lights can be powered by 12v
e Only 2mm thick! Brilliant lights as shown in photo above.
find these in your local model shop.
These are made in two versions (for 3mm and 5mm lighting devices) and are of really well made chromed plastic.
These reflectors work very well with the 5mm and 3mm lighting devices as
the lights are ALL wide angled
They have a bowl max diameter of 12mm.
The total length of the reflector from front face to collar rear face is 8mm.
The bowl is a highly polished "chrome" plastic and enhances the fitted light quite effectively.
The front face has a lip to allow placement of a QUALITY lens cover.
FROSTED WHITE for 3mm..5mm and 18mm reflectors
Available with or without cover
and when used,fits pefectly over the front lip of the reflector
40mm REFLECTOR Fits 10mm diameter Led.
A really large, intense light
18mm DIAMETER REFLECTORS
Other types available (look like torch reflectors) 24mm AND a 40mm available (the latter with high polish finish) (These will also accept 5mm type devices as a loose fit.)
It should be noted however, 24mm is a metal type - 24 and 40mm DO NOT FIT the SUPERLIGHT OR ULTRALIGHTS
SUPERLIGHTS-POWERLIGHTS and ULTRALIGHTS
with connecting power leads already soldered to them as soldering wires to them is quite tricky..
They are outstanding sets of NAV LIGHTS showing
with superb, brilliant white landing lights.
3mm DIAMETER TYPES
A VERY INTENSE SET
These are HIGH intensity 3mm types.
very suitable for models requiring engine cowling mounted
landing lights (Cessna or other types) - or, main/nose oleo lights or even wingtip white "strobes".
Reflectors for these 3mm lights are available (as shown above).
navigation lights are ideal for fitting into helicopter stub wings on rear of fuselages (Agusta 109 etc.,)
4.8v to 6v
NEW MINI SIZE BATTERY HOLDER AND RECHARGEABLE BATTERY
3v Lithium button
battery (500 recharges)!)
easily available for replcement when required.
Built in switch and the ability to wire as
Ideal for the modeller who wants a small light weight power supply for say, the Small Simple Flasher Unit and Fader type.
USB battery charger for these batteries available on EBAY
(NOTE)Only for use with rechargeable LIR2032 cells!
THE SIMPLE SYNCHRONISED FLASHER
This unit will flash one or two lights in synchronisation either at 1 flash per second OR 2 flashes per second. Your choice.
Ideal for wingtip
flashing lights 110 degree angle of view) or
hazard warning lights.
This unit comes as a very small heatshrink package.
THE FLASH-FLASH-PAUSE UNIT
See PDF details for this unit.
FADE UP- FADE DOWN UNIT
This flasher is microchip controlled to provide a light or lights that start from zero and grow in to high intensity and then slowly fade back down in a similar manner to full size aircraft hazard lights. Will flash three lights in synchro or alternately (or) multiples thereof.
Comes with a high intensity 5mm lighting device(s)..white or red.
Suitable light heads available.
LARGE ANTI COLLISION LIGHTHEAD
Red and Clear
Can be used with both types of flasher if required at slight extra cost. Comes fitted with lighting device and 6" connecting wires.
LIGHTHEADS shown below are also available. See the PDF details.
NEW RC SWITCH
FOR DUAL FPV CAMERA SWITCHING
Choose between TWO ONBOARD video cameras
It simply plugs into your R/C receiver just like a servo to any spare servo channel that is controlled by a switch, stick, or knob.. The power for the swich is provided by the R/C receiver.
It works with many popular R/C systems (JR / Futaba / Airtronics/ Hitec/ etc).
Comes with comprehensive leaflet (in ENGLISH). Very easy setup.
Designed & assembled in the USA.
Why buy an expensive camera and gimbal and then buy a cheap
Chinese $5 switch that may not match the quality of the camera(s) output?
Features / Specifications:
Video Switch: Solid State SPDT Relay
Video Bandwidth: 10MHz
Video Insertion loss: 0.1dB typical
R/C Pulse Range: Industry standard 1.0mS / 2.0mS
Status Indication: Red / Yellow LED
Power: 4.5 - 13V / 20mA (provided by R/C receiver)
Size: 1.3 x 0.9 x 0.20 inches (33 x 23 x 5 mm)
Weight: 5 grams
RoHS / Lead Free
This unit is a RELIABLE electronic switch and IT IS MADE WITH HIGH QUALITY CONTROL
Miniature DUAL RC switch for handling loads up to 2.5A per switch.
This is probably the best MICROPROCESSOR
This unit is solid - state of the art technology.
Small, light and versatile.
Weight 4g . Size 1.0" x 1/4" x 7/16"
Uses a 3 position switch on the transmitter.
Suitable for driving strobes, high-bright LEDs, lights, smoke systems, or 5V relays.
Can be configured as a single RC switch if needed.
Load rating 2.5 amps max per switch (@ 5 V)
Supply voltage 2.7v - 6. 0v DC (DO NOT exceed 6. 0v)
An RC lead (6" long) is already fitted to this unit.
You only need an RC socket(s) (POS/ NEG WIRES ONLY). The signal output on the switch is not used.
Connector is universal Futaba/JR receiver style. Simple to set up
Comes with comprehensive leaflet.
This unit is a RELIABLE electronic switch and
made in the Far East.
IT IS MADE WITH HIGH QUALITY CONTROL
BY AN INTERNATIONAL WESTERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY.
TAMING VOLTAGE FOR LIGHTING
Some of these lights make quite a demand of a battery pack.
quite adequate but should be 1200 milliamps or more.
You CAN NOW OBTAIN AAA NiMH cells of 2500 milliamps which will be quite adequate for lighting.
YOU DO NOT NEED A HIGH VOLTAGE FOR LIGHTING as most devices use less than 4 volts
Voltages above the max voltage of a device
use of a resistor (or similar)
result in destruction of the device.
Please state the voltage the lights will be operated from (4.8V TO 6V)
The resistor value / wattage is mathematically worked out. This allows the lighting devices to operate at maximum brilliancy and efficiency. it should not be changed for any other value or wattage.
YOU SHOULD USE CORRECT HEATSHRINK TUBING OVER ALL SOLDERED CONNECTIONS..NOT STICKY TAPE.
CORRECT HEATSHRINK WILL NOT WORK LOOSE IN WARM WEATHER.
If not controlled by a resistor when
operated or a special pcb circuit if a
voltage is used, can run quite hot. These lighting devices now included the appropriate voltage/wattage resistor for cool operations FROM 4.8V TO 6v. You just connect them up to the device and power supply as per the leaflet/diagram that comes with the devices.
These are superb NAVIGATION and LANDING LIGHTS as hundeds of modellers in the UK and overseas have already found out.
SOME USEFUL ITEMS
BUTANE PENCIL TORCH
BUTANE SOLDER IRON TORCH USES BUTANE GAS LIGHTER REFILLS.
VERY HANDY FOR SOLDERING , BRAZING REPAIR WORK. This is a well designed, reliable model below the normal R.R.P. Variable gas flow control. Lightweight design. Re-fillable using lighter gas (gas not included). Fully adjustable flame. Refills in only 15 seconds with standard butane lighter fuel. Flame reaches extremely high temperatures.
This IS THE essential item you should use for wiring connection insulation
NOT sticky black plastic/Sellotape/Decorators masking tape OR - (Shudder)-Elastoplaster(s)!!
Several sizes from 1.3mm to 19.5mm.
All tubing shrinking at a 2:1 ratio.
Robust ON/OFF switches
for retract or flap operated landing lights.
LIGHTING DEVICE HOLDER
with connecting wire. They allow easy insertion and removal of 5mm & 3mm type devices without soldering of devices.
For 4.8v with its own ON/OFF switch.Screwed rear lid. Also standard open type 4.8v.
PP3 clip type available and a 2 x AA box with its own ON/OFF switch and screwed lid.
STANDARD HOOKUP WIRE
correct type to use
(do not use servo wire).
Seven stranded (1.5mm) diameter wire in several colours.
THIS ITEM NOT SENT OUTSIDE THE UK due to package weight/postal charges.
THE BEST fuel tubing you can buy.
Connectors mainly in 3mm tubing sizes. (WREN GT's). Ball valves on/off in 4mm ONLY.
Tubing clips for secure 4mm AND 6mm tube routing-stick of 10 clips.
FILTERS available for 3 and 4 and 6mm tube.
MINI PLUGS AND SOCKETS
THESE ARE QUALITY PLUGS AND SOCKETS
4 pin, 3 pin AND 2 pin SELF LOCKING robust plugs and sockets with crimps. 3 Amp max with easy assembly.
Use decent hookup wire with them not that thin RC, difficult to solder wire!
2 PIN 20mm LONG X 10 WIDE X 5mm THICK WHEN CONNECTED TOGETHER. Positive locking.
4 PIN 20mm LONG X 15mm WIDE X 5mm THICK WHEN CONNECTED TOGETHER. Positive locking.
Small plug and socket set useful for lighting where space is minimum.
Available in 6 packs. These are a very neat set
(SUB MINIATURE 1.8mm ON A 2MM SQ BASE)
These are really tiny, measuring a 1.8mm "pimple" on a 2mm x 2mm square base. 90 degree angle of view. Available in
. Very bright in light output. Small enough to be placed behind panels such as radio or other electronic equipment to give an authentic light display. Ideal for heli instrumen panels. No other colours are made in this particular lighting device spec.
Available as a six pack mixed or two of each or all one colour
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NO COMPENSATION will be payable by PAYPAL or MYSELF, if you give an address other than the registered PAYPAL account address, if goods are lost or stolen.
ALL goods that are mailed via ROYAL MAIL will have a
PROOF OF POSTING
receipt and will be kept by me for 6 months..
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You should be aware that your local CUSTOMS OFFICE can be slow in passing your package to the mail authority in your area or contacting you IF duty is to be paid.
PLEASE BE PATIENT. Airmail usually leaves the UK within 24 hours. Postal delivery/customs clearance times varies for different countries. A great deal depends on the efficiency of your LOCAL mail service AND YOUR LOCALITY in your country.
OVERSEAS PURCHASERS PAYMENT BY PAYPAL in Sterling
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