"Sky Ray 9xT6" issue from CNQG

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Oohhhhh, pretty colours… Silly

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Yeah, I think it must be a driver issue. You could just make it direct drive off 3 IMR cells for an extremely bright light. 

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What driver issue should it be?
If theses groups are parallel why is there just flowing current through one group?
You should cut the middle group and try if another group lights up.

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What. No more pretty colours? That's it? scaru, I think Virginia is about ten minutes by push bike to California. How about going around there and fix it. All the drawings looked like spaghetti to me. Nice problem solving guys.

 

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Does direct drive mean no driver? As in directly driven from the IMR batteries? Anything above stock and those wires will instantly melt the plastic, fuse together, and then probably end badly somehow…

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Yeah direct drive means no driver. I would recommend taking your DMM and using the continuity test function to make sure all the connections are good. 

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Werner wrote:
What driver issue should it be? If theses groups are parallel why is there just flowing current through one group? You should cut the middle group and try if another group lights up.

That’s not a bad idea.. it’s just such a pain in the butt to solder these tiny damn things. My solder tip isn’t the best for that. It’s a super cheap one.

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What. No more pretty colours? That’s it? scaru, I think Virginia is about ten minutes by push bike to California. How about going around there and fix it. All the drawings looked like spaghetti to me. Nice problem solving guys.

Haha… my noobish ways are legit.

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Yeah direct drive means no driver. I would recommend taking your DMM and using the continuity test function to make sure all the connections are good. 

Googling continuity test function for my DMM… haha…

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They are all complete circuits. I don’t know what the hell I was reading, but it was giving me the same reading for all of the connections… here is a pic:

Edit: The DMM is some random one from Home Depot: Commercial Electric Digital Multimeter model #: MAS830B

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I have the same exact Ultrafire 9xT6 from CNQG. Would it help if I took a picture of mine?

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oRAirwolf wrote:
I have the same exact Ultrafire 9xT6 from CNQG. Would it help if I took a picture of mine?

I don’t think it’s necessary, but it might be nice to see for further confirmation of standard wiring. I already e-mailed CNQG to ask for the replacement driver Ric offered. I think it should be OK once I replace it.

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Cool well PM me if you need me to.

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What a mess! And here I was thinking of getting one if these until I read this review. I hope that the Trustfire AK 47 has a better review!

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