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Default Re: Please Help Diagnose This Battery Problem!!

I didnt do any tricky soldering or anything, just what was on his site posted in the PDF. Do you possibly know what It could be though?

Because It is something with these batteries because the AWs run like a champ. Only when they go dead do I see the slow strobe from the AWs


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Not all AW 2600 batteries run the driver like a champ:
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I can only run it for about a minute straight before the driver overheats and starts flickering.
I think the wrong component is getting the blame for the strobing.

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There is so much more data I posted... I will make another video I guess
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Whew I'm glad to hear that, I was expecting something bad for some reason.
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Yeah thats what I meant super absent.

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Hello Toaster.
I was trying to restrain myself, but I just couldn't take it anymore ...

You cannot seem to wait to get to 1000 posts and PM c0ldshadow about the veteran
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Well I've got two things for you:
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Please use the edit button.
Remove the tail cap and try using a piece of wire to make the connection, try going through various sizes of wire, it may be that the resistance of the spring is influencing.

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Default Re: Please Help Diagnose This Battery Problem!!

Toaster;

I'm leaning towards a microboost driver issue.

Do one test for me.

Discharge the AW cell to 4.0 VDC.

Charge the LG cell to 4.2 VDC.

They should have the same capacity at that voltage level.

Run the laser duration test & post your results.

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Is that a fish? Anyway, I could care less about my post count people.

Again, if what I do offends you, than leave. Mk? I don't need your guys' negativity.

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@Toaster I do think it is kinda weird that you joined <5 months ago and are already only ~70 posts away from being a vet. Im not sure if you are truly just posting a lot and contributing, or if you are just posting for the posts but I honestly hope you are contributing because the last thing we need is a spamming vet who doesnt even contribute at all. (not that you are one, I dont know...).
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Your not contributing a lot in that post either Even If I do get in the "Vet" section, Im probably not going to be posting.

When I post, I make it more of a converstaion than a report, if I can. I don't come here to get a grade, I come here to talk.

Here is the video. I am tired as shit, just woke up a bit ago. The video is really crappy but the point is clear, IMO.

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