Convoy S2+ driver...pill?

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justanotherguy
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Convoy S2+ driver...pill?

So I generally get lights for my friends and an S2 came back stuck in low…. nothing else…

Simon offered right off the bat to send me a driver, I am trying to maybe buy the whole pill

What sort of options are available stateside? anyone have a driver or pill?

I offered to pay him for his generosity

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You bought it new? What driver does it have? The old 3-5 mode driver or new 12 mode driver?
Is the battery full?
Is the output low if you bypass the tail switch?

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new, yes.
Cant remember, it SHOULD be the bistro edit:biscotti driver as thats what I go for..
Multiple batteries tried
tail cap bypassed

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justanotherguy wrote:
new, yes. Cant remember, it SHOULD be the bistro driver as thats what I go for.. Multiple batteries tried tail cap bypassed

I’m unaware of any of Simon’s drivers coming with Bistro on them.

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You’re right, my mistake

Biscotti

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It appears to be a defective driver/firmware. Great that Simon is willing to send you a new driver. He’s an awesome seller! That should resolve the issue. But you instead want a whole pill, which I’m assuming you mean the LED, MCPCB, the pill and retaining ring, and driver. Is that since you are not able to re-solder the new driver? Just curious.

I’d rather use my flashlight around the house than turn on the lights.

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NeutralFan wrote:
It appears to be a defective driver/firmware. Great that Simon is willing to send you a new driver. He’s an awesome seller! That should resolve the issue. But you instead want a whole pill, which I’m assuming you mean the LED, MCPCB, the pill and retaining ring, and driver. Is that since you are not able to re-solder the new driver? Just curious.

I am unsure if I can solder the driver.. From the looks of it you have to be real careful not to fill in the retaining ring slots ?

Anyway simon is an awesome seller. It looks like I am buying 2 16mm DTP plates > and he is giving me 2 drop-ins. I think I have to solder something? or maybe I am paying for the plates and he is then sending an assembled pill… His response… “you can buy 2pcs LEDs,i will send 2pcs drop-in to you ,How do you think?”

his service is always above and beyond…

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To remove the driver you would need to unscrew the retaining ring and unsoldering the wires. Overall pretty simple, but if you haven’t done it before, it can look intimidating.

Sounds like Simon has you all set though. He is very accommodating.

I’d rather use my flashlight around the house than turn on the lights.