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Old 12-09-2008, 02:58 PM #1
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i got 2 drlava drivers here that dont seam to work, i have no idea why but i just bought them im asking 30+2 for shipping


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Default Re: fs: drlava drivers

If you ship them to me. I'll test them. If they work, I'll pay for them. A $7 discount isn't enough for something you think doesn't work.

If they really don't work "out of the box", you should get your money back. If you "used" them and now they don't work, selling things you know don't work is not cool.

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i just bought them, and hooked it up to my diode with 3v and nothing happend, :'( im not selling used crap they are new but i have no idea why they are not working thats why they are for sale, i would like a refund or exchange but i dont think drlava would be happy with that
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i just bought them, and hooked it up to my diode with 3v and nothing happend, :'( im not selling used crap they are new but i have no idea why they are not working thats why they are for sale, i would like a refund or exchange but i dont think drlava would be happy with that *

maybe your diode is dead ? :-?

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i have many diodes and a rkcstr test load ect.. and still nothing
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i have many diodes *and a rkcstr test load ect.. and still nothing
How about a pic showning how everything is hookup. :P
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Default Re: fs: drlava drivers

rite now they are the way they came, just the driver no wires or any thing soldered to them
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i just bought them, and hooked it up to my diode with 3v and nothing happend, :'( im not selling used crap they are new but i have no idea why they are not working thats why they are for sale, i would like a refund or exchange but i dont think drlava would be happy with that *

They are not &quot;new&quot; Jake. You've soldered on them. You've sanded them down. In their condition I wouldn't blame drlava for not warrantying them. You didn't test them before you altered them. Both my offer and my comment stand.

You should NOT be trying to outright sell something that you believe is broken. Especially when you may have been the one who broke them. If they're not actually broke, then I will pay you for them. If you broke them (or they were broken but untested when you got them), they are not worth any money.

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Try taking a pic under a bright light, its hard to see if there are any traces clip'd from the resizing. If its from clipping the trace, i'd still ask for some sort of assistance from lava, maybe a discount on new ones.

What I dont get, is why after a few revisions of this board, he has not made them axiz friendly, without having to hack at them to get the propper fit :-?
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Default Re: fs: drlava drivers

the one to the left i just got a few days ago all i did was solder the wires on, and wired it to my new 803 diode and it dident do any thing,and also i just barly trimmed the edges of the driver.

ill just send them back and pay more to have them fixed i guess
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the one to the left i just got a few days ago all i did was solder the wires on, and wired it to my new 803 diode and it dident do any thing,and also i just barly trimmed the edges of the driver.

ill just send them back and pay more to have them fixed i guess

Did you run them on your dummy load first? If you put a diode directly on and it pops the diode leaving an open circuit, the driver will eat itself. Always run them first with the dummy, set your desired current and be sure not to let it run if the diode blows.

Id imagine this wasnt your first set of drivers, so id email him, send them back and see. He may have had an issue that had similar results to yours..

In the future, test them the second they arrive, you will be in a better position that way. Even though he encourages the cutting down in size, it can open the question of whos fault the failure belongs to. :-/
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im not blameing any one, i posted them for sale bc some one might no how to fix them cheap bc i dont, and i bought a dummy load from rkcstr i use but ill send drlava a pm
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OT: *I'm still waiting for that replacement diode.
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phoenix3200 ur sled is in the mail i told u i had to wait for my other batch of diodes to come in
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