Series 4x14500's???

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Series 4x14500's???

Ok, so I am getting a light that uses 4 14500’s in series. I am planning to use protected batteries for this light, I am thinking either XTAR or Keeppower’s.

But, I am open to suggestion, since this will be a first for me…

What would you use?

Thanks Matt

EDC rotation:
FW1A, LH351D 4000k (second favorite)
FW3A, LH351D 3500k
FW3A, SST20 FD2 4000k
FW3A, Nichia 4000k sw40 r9080 (favorite light!)
FW3A, Cree XP-L Hi 5A3
Emisar D4V2, SST20 4000k
S2+, XM-L2 T6 4C

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this light is in our plan cool

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OK Mankerlight ,I am in.

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Lol, never mind the OP guy’s Ughh

Matt I don’t have experience with Xtar cells but have used keeppower, though not extensively. They weren’t high current but you can’t really expect that from little cells. Otherwise they seemed fine.

  

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Pink… you know the light… am I correct in assuming that many series cells should be the same, charged together and protected?

EDC rotation:
FW1A, LH351D 4000k (second favorite)
FW3A, LH351D 3500k
FW3A, SST20 FD2 4000k
FW3A, Nichia 4000k sw40 r9080 (favorite light!)
FW3A, Cree XP-L Hi 5A3
Emisar D4V2, SST20 4000k
S2+, XM-L2 T6 4C

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Same make and capacity…?…yes and no. Using cells of even slightly varying capacities will also have different internal resistance so drain at different rates. If the light is not a hotrod and all the cells are protected then I don’t see it as a huge problem. There maybe slightly shorter run times but no biggy. If you’re relying on driver LVP on unprotected cells then that will be a problem if the cells are not matched.

Hope I understood your question correctly Blushing

  

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I’ve been contemplating this setup to power an xhp35…