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Old 10-09-2012, 02:51 PM #1
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Hi, I searched DX for some cheap drivers and found this one. Does anyone own this driver, will it be any good? If it was it would be great, it has a low input voltage and is small.


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Looks decent. It's got a sense resistor, so it'll at least have feedback. Take note: diode negative will not be the same as battery negative.
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Default Re: Is this driver any good?

yes I have one of those. They are boost drivers, but I couldn't boost them with a li-ion battery to 6V and I gave it up. they kinda suck ... I think they are only meant for single Alkaline battery (or Ni-MH) I would suggest you buy another one.
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Thank you for the replies! maybe this could work for small flashlight hosts where you can only fit one aa or aaa battery?
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This is cheap, I was told very high quality and is both constant Current and constant Voltage adjustable. I'll start another thread with this to get opinions too:

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^Thank you but problem number one: It can't be shipped to South Africa and problem number two: it's to big
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