12volt direct to Head

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Crusty
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12volt direct to Head

I have a Trustfire 3t6 flashlight, would it be possible to deliver 12-14 volts from a 12 Volt gel cell being charged from a snowmobile magneto, direct to the head unit of the torch?

Wouild this have any effect on the units lifespan?

 

Russell

Edited by: Crusty on 08/16/2011 - 02:53
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Ello Triker, its intended use is for a landing light on a microlight aircraft.. so if I was to put a 3 amp 9v dc-dc convertor in line, would that be ok? Not sure why you say it allready requires 10.5v as it is currently running off 2x 3.7v (nominal) cells ...im not very knowledgeable on this elektrickery stuff, sorry Thx for your advice Russell
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Why not look into an automotive HID replacement instead? They are plug and play, use only 35 watts, you get far more light and can select the tint you want, more reliable and they are designed for the application. DX, ebay and thousands of other places sell them online cheap and you can buy the ballast and bulb for just one headlight or in pairs. Something like this or similar.