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Old 04-01-2016, 07:28 PM   #1906
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Can anyone in Australia recommend a transformer to use with the 120v AC version?

Also can anyone confirm how many watts it requires or how many amps it draws?

It's the deuce 2.

There is a 50 watt transformer at the local hobby shop I'm just not sure if that's enough..

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Anyone had success fixing these? I purchased one from amain back in April and it stopped working today at the track.
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Anyone had success fixing these? I purchased one from amain back in April and it stopped working today at the track.
Best idea is to pick up a replacement element from A-Main. Be either the element itself or where the wires enter the element. Be careful not to pull the heater off the cooling head by the wires. These units are generally really reliable and carry on happily heating for a couple of years easy.
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Old 11-04-2016, 10:28 AM   #1909
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Can anyone in Australia recommend a transformer to use with the 120v AC version?

Also can anyone confirm how many watts it requires or how many amps it draws?

It's the deuce 2.

There is a 50 watt transformer at the local hobby shop I'm just not sure if that's enough..

Thanks!
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Can anyone clamp the wires to see how many amps this thing pulls? Or use a meter to measure how much resistance the coil has? Then it's simple math to find out how many watts it pulls.

I believe the battery warmers I sell are only 50 watts. So I'd imagine that 50 should do, but not sure.
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Am i risking burning up my new heater running it at 12.3v ? I bought this thinking that ill be able to use my power supply but the lowest V it will put out is 12.3
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Am i risking burning up my new heater running it at 12.3v ? I bought this thinking that ill be able to use my power supply but the lowest V it will put out is 12.3
No. A fully charged 3s is 12.6V and works just fine. I have used and seen 16-17V (4s) just fine as well. But I have also seen them go up in glorious flames at 20V


Keep it below 15ish just to be on the safe side.
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Am i risking burning up my new heater running it at 12.3v ? I bought this thinking that ill be able to use my power supply but the lowest V it will put out is 12.3
You do know these are not for Ebuggy right.
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You do know these are not for Ebuggy right.
Says you !!
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