Convoy L6+ Batt Voltage Differences

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Convoy L6+ Batt Voltage Differences

How come one batt shows 4.1V and the other shows 3.5 V after using a few days/times after both batteries are fully charged in the beginning??

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In a serial configuration cell voltage may drift a bit depending how close their specs are matched, but not that much…

Are your cells the same brand, model and age?

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I'm using the Sofirn ones. Actually I might add that I measured the voltage differences not after using the flashlight but after sitting unused for a couple of weeks. Maybe if I used it more, then the voltages should even out maybe?

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Charge both and store both separately for a few weeks. See if they have the same voltage. If not, this is another incident of Sofirn self discharge.

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Using it more should not make a difference.
They are in series, so they won’t equalise.

Mark the questionable battery.
If you have a charger that can test the cells do that.
Sounds like one of the batteries is not keeping a charge.

After testing, or charging, keep them sitting outside the light and see if the one battery drops voltage.
All the Best,
Jeff

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Okay good tips…will try them all. Yeah I gonna fire up the BT-C3100 and give errr! Evil

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are the cells protected? i wouldnt use non protected in such light.

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