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.

Image 1/1: '''Black button '''- circled in red
  • 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

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Image 1/3: '''Front panel '''- boxed in red Image 2/3: '''Back panel''' - boxed in blue Image 3/3: '''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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Image 1/2: The two screws fasten the outer enclosure with the inner electronics of the front panel. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/3: '''Clear plastic lens''' - boxed in red Image 2/3: '''Plastic button insert''' - circled in blue Image 3/3: '''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

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Image 1/3: '''Circuit board''' - boxed in blue Image 2/3: '''Parabolic mirror''' - boxed in red Image 3/3: '''Battery holder''' - boxed in green
  • 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

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

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