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Old 08-29-05, 09:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Sloth
BTW, I was messing with my cygolite battery last night. If the soft start thing is in the battery, I couldn't detect it. According to my multimeter, the battery puts out 0 or ~13 volts. No in between.
LiOn batts put out a LOT of voltage for a little while after they are fully charged... like almost 16V... that will fry most HID ballasts. That's why most HIDs that use LiOn also have some kind of voltage regulator in-line.
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