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Thread: New Tenergy 3v batts w/Dual Coils = Fail!

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    Default New Tenergy 3v batts w/Dual Coils = Fail!

    I bought another Tenergy RCR123A charger with 4 batts for back-up and they won't power my dual coil cartos. WTF?
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    Your batteries are protected? I would assume if they are that you are tripping the battery protection with low ohms.

    If that's not the case, I'm at a total loss.

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    i don't think those batt's are protected, because of the safer chemistry of lifepo4's...i could certainly be wrong though.

    have you checked them with a meter? maybe you somehow got 4 duds.
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    You got the greens and not the blues?
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    I got the blues...the Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Blues
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    I've had a couple dual coils that would instantly kill batteries. Have you tried a different carto?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kase View Post
    I've had a couple dual coils that would instantly kill batteries. Have you tried a different carto?
    Haven't tried a new dc. The new batts run standard attys just fine. These are the blue 900mah protected rcr123a's. I'm guessing the protection circuit has changed.

    eta: they meter at about 3.3v
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    Always get the green 750mah ones, whenever possible.
    The protection cct. in the blues is probably kicking in.
    I don't think there is one mod/atty/carto combo out there where the blue ones would be of better use.
    I'm pretty sure the runtime (which sucks with both versions) of the 900mah blue is shorter than than the greenies also.
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    I thought it was newer version that cut out as well but after pulling out my old baby blue tenergy's they cut out too.

    Not really a problem for me as I wasn't all that impressed with the DC's anyway. Boge at 5 - 6v blows them away IMO.
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    I personally use the green RCR's because they put out 3.2v. Surprisingly the blues put out alot higher. I believe near 4v honestly. I talked with tenergy at CES and discussed the batteries with them. Blues are best for flashes on camera extras. Where as greens are best for continous light. Thus why I love my 2 RCR123a's on my dual coil mega clearomizers. Just massive amounts of vapor with no voltage restrictions anywhere. 6.4v on a total 1.5 ohm should work perfectly. Just remember, green is better then blue in this case. Also, I have a good connection with tenergy so I can get those batteries at $1.60 each if anyone wants to get some...
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