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[UPDATED 28-04-2009] TorchButton v1.5, using camera LED for flashlight

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1st September 2008, 12:00 AM   |  #11  
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Originally Posted by da_jojo

the flashlight has a normal condition and a very bright condition. would it be possible to make a dimmer on the flashlight so that for example one can attach it to the volume buttons on the side ?

The flash indeed has two modes. However, the very bright mode is automatically disabled after 1 or 2 seconds by the camera driver. It's possible to make it sleep for that amount of time and re-set the bright mode, but I can't imagine it being very good for the LED to burn for a longer period of time at that mode. It would also flicker every 1 or 2 seconds.

I think the normal LED is bright enough, so unless the demand for the extra bright setting is overwhelming, I'll keep it like this.
1st September 2008, 12:20 AM   |  #12  
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mm that sucks.
its not a great idea to have a flashing flashlight unless one wants to drive anyone crazy or likes discolights ... maybe an idea lol... a stroboscope.. or some sort of signaling light..

it wouldnt hurt to have the LED on for a longer period. since the lifespan is over 50000 hours and it is running on lower power then intended .. only thing, is that it takes toll on the battery. i wouldnt care to much for the LED as it will last longer then the phone's display.
1st September 2008, 12:48 AM   |  #13  
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Looks good to me, but you could always play on words and rename it TorchPro. :D
1st September 2008, 02:27 AM   |  #14  
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yesterday I wrote for myself something just like yours. but i prefered fullscreen button which would change color to black while LED switches on (useful in dark places - eyes are not blinded by bright screen).

it is possible to change timeout (setting written in registry) using track bar or up-down, left-right keys.

enter key switches LED on and off. just like big on screeen button.

have fun.
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1st September 2008, 10:22 AM   |  #15  
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Great stuff, works really well.
1st September 2008, 11:44 AM   |  #16  
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Originally Posted by steveoidm

Great stuff, works really well.


Just what i was looking for,
1st September 2008, 12:55 PM   |  #17  
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1st September 2008, 03:13 PM   |  #18  
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new feature request.

Using the Gsensor let it keep the led on as long as the device senses motion, put it down and it turns the led of in 10 seconds.



1st September 2008, 03:21 PM   |  #19  
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Now thats an excellent suggestion.

Are we 100% sure that leaving the LED on for prolonged periods at the low level is not going to have any adverse effect on it.
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Any chance of a version for the LG KS20 ?

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