Incidentally tonight i found that when running on a 3 cell lipo (11.1V nominal) the lights work better when I put two layers of masking tape over the led strip(did this based on Dallas' suggestion).
I also tested in the garage where I have a fluorescent tube light and it worked fine.
For now I'm happy that I have a reliable light for indoor testing, and its portable, although the lipos I have are all too big to fit in the battery compartment. I'll see if I can get one that fits.
Anyway Kuber, if you want me to help you with setting up some lights just shout. You're also welcome to have some of my extra LED strip.
If you dont mind me tapping your brains here, I have a question.
My chrony F1's light shields broke (dont ask - 308 Howa, a bit closer to the rifle than it should have been )
Anyway - I made new ones from perspex, and I painted them to be semi-transparent white, but the chrony is struggling outside in the outdoor.
Indoors, the lights you are talking about will solve my problem, but can you suggest a solution for outdoors use? (no F1 chrony spares in the country, and I am not keen to order from abroad)