Do you want to create an ultra-strong DIY flashlight you can use for camping trips, or when you’re stuck in the middle of the ocean looking for land? Well, YouTube hacker Samm Sheperd demonstrated how to create your own 72,000 lumens DIY flashlight.
Source: YouTube, Samm Sheperd
Normal digital cinema projectors used in movie theaters only produce around 35,000 lumens of light—that’s just around half of what Sheperd created. A flashlight with this amount of brightness can get pretty hot, that’s why Sheperd created a water-cooling system that goes with his creation to prevent it from melting down.
The flashlight has eight LED panels, and three-lithium ion batteries. At the end of the video he added an additional set of 3 LED panels, pushing the light up to 100,000 lumens. Now that’s blinding bright