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Battery problem with 18650?

Lazer Envy

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So I have a 3405 host with a microboost, with an 18650, and all of the sudden It starts turning off about 15 seconds into the duty cycle?

Is it just running out of batteries?

Thank you.
 



DTR

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Normally when my batterys are going dead it will blink rapidly.(unlike the thermal protection that has a slow blink)
 

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Sometimes they blink. Sometimes they pulse. Sometimes they just go out.

Try recharging or replacing the battery

Peace,
dave
 

james1095

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A lot of these batteries are crap. They come nowhere near the stated capacity and they lose capacity quickly after a small number of cycles.

Best thing to do is measure the battery voltage under load. If it sags much, the battery is either discharged or bad.
 

tomtomy44

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hello all,;)

I bought two 18650 batteries .... Panasonic and Sanyo ...
But what is the 2 small tabs?
Should he remove them?
thanks. . .:wave:
 

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hello all,;)

I bought two 18650 batteries .... Panasonic and Sanyo ...
But what is the 2 small tabs?
Should he remove them?
thanks. . .:wave:
Those batteries are made with tabs for "battery packs".
 

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hello all,;)

I bought two 18650 batteries .... Panasonic and Sanyo ...
But what is the 2 small tabs?
Should he remove them?
thanks. . .:wave:
Those are both great batteries. I would just bend and break off the tabs. No need to desolder the little reaming piece that will be on the top and bottom.:beer:
 

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Anyone running their lasers at around 1000mw and use the Trustfire 18650 "true" 2600 mah from DX?
 




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