Introduction

Tearing down a Cyclops Helios headlamp. Both hardware identification and functionality for the device are discussed.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Cyclops Helios, use our service manual.

Power off Cyclops Helios before tearing down by pushing the black button until the LEDs no longer emit visible light.
  • Power off Cyclops Helios before tearing down by pushing the black button until the LEDs no longer emit visible light.

    • Black button - circled in red

Using two hands, carefully separate the front panel and back panel of the Cyclops Helios. Front panel - boxed in red Back panel - boxed in blue
  • Using two hands, carefully separate the front panel and back panel of the Cyclops Helios.

  • Front panel - boxed in red

  • Back panel - boxed in blue

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Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove two screws from the front panel. The two screws fasten the outer enclosure with the inner electronics of the front panel.
  • Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove two screws from the front panel.

    • The two screws fasten the outer enclosure with the inner electronics of the front panel.

Within the enclosure of the front panel there is a clear plastic lens, and plastic button insert. Both are removable. Clear plastic lens - boxed in red Plastic button insert - circled in blue
  • Within the enclosure of the front panel there is a clear plastic lens, and plastic button insert. Both are removable.

    • Clear plastic lens - boxed in red

    • Plastic button insert - circled in blue

The inner electronics of module of the front panel includes a parabolic mirror, circuit board, and battery holder. Circuit board - boxed in blue Parabolic mirror - boxed in red
  • The inner electronics of module of the front panel includes a parabolic mirror, circuit board, and battery holder.

    • Circuit board - boxed in blue

    • Parabolic mirror - boxed in red

    • Battery holder - boxed in green

Separate the circuit board from the battery holder by desoldering the black and red wires from the battery holder. Separate the circuit board from the battery holder by desoldering the black and red wires from the battery holder.
  • Separate the circuit board from the battery holder by desoldering the black and red wires from the battery holder.

Shaun Koide

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