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Is there a way to Make high beam come on first?

I'm not a programmer. Please provide exact instructions to reverse the order of beams, i.e. from low-med-high to high-medium-low. I don't really care about the order of med and low, just want high to be the first thing that comes on. Thanks

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Thanks Richard. I'm on a Mac and, again, am not a programmer. Where do I locate programs\tactical\ and on to what, or where, do I load the program in programs\tactical\tactical.ino?

Just out of curiosity, does 1000 refer to the lumens? I thought the brightest hexbright was 500.

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Hi Scott,

I'm afraid I don't have a Mac to help guide you on, however I think the best way to get you started is by following this video from David Hilton who has done quite a bit of programming for the HexBright Flex:

It covers a Windows environment, but the two are quite similar - you'll just have to download:

- Arduino for your Mac:

- The SI Labs CP2102 driver for your Mac:

All the bits about Github, downloading the HexBright sample programs, running the Arduino environment and programming should be much the same.

The values mentioned are just values along a brightness scale from zero to 1000, with 1000 being the brightest (be that 500lm or 550 or 450 - depending on actual performance and battery capacity).


ENORmously helpful! Thank you Richard.


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Try loading the program in programs\tactical\tactical.ino

That should already start out at high brightness, then med, then low, then off;

int brightness[BRIGHTNESS_COUNT] = {1000, 600, 300, OFF_LEVEL};

If you actually need that to be the other way around, just swap the 1000 and the 300.

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