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Old 03-02-2012, 01:28 AM #1
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Default Batteries for a 445 at 1.6A

I am going to embark on building my first 445nm and am deciding on what batteries + host to use. I kinda want to use mohgasm's linear driver @ 1.62A with two 3000 Mah 18650's, But was wondering what type of battery life I would get with that. also, would I get exactly half that with 1500 Mah? If you have a better Idea that would give me better life please tell me, just keep in mind I am trying to be cost effective, so 2X flex drives isn't an option

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You would get decent battery life out of that. With a "1500" mA battery you'd get about an hour or until he voltage falls to low for the driver. With "3000" mA you'd get closer to 2 hours but still just under that.

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Default Re: Batteries for a 445 at 1.6A

If your going to put that in a C6 host, your going to need an extension tube to fit to 18650's.

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Otherwise use 2 AW IC ICR 123's (16340's) if going into a regular C6 host.

http://www.lighthound.com/AW-RCR123a...ery_p_114.html


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Default Re: Batteries for a 445 at 1.6A

I have found using 16340 IMR cells works wonderfully for the mohgasm driver. If you are concerned with battery run time that much you should use 2 26650 IMR cells.
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