mk-ultra wrote:I'm thinking about wiring a pair of 7.2v, 2K ma/h packs in series to power all my stuff (for 14.4v output).
Anyone know how much fudge factor I can count on with drivers? Will I bake them by doing this?
The guy from ThatsCoolWire was really helpful when I e-mailed him. From my own experience, the length of the wire is a factor; if you don't use enough wire for the load, you'll cook the wire and possibly the driver. For example, I plugged six feet of 2mm elwire through a 12v driver into a car battery and had to resolder the wire braid. I cooked an inverter somehow, I think by using too much voltage.
As far as snark, elwire was so 2004, yeahwhatever. Anybody who's ever clocked some darkwad on the middle of the playa or tried to figure out which dust-white bike among the thousands is theirs will appreciate elwire.
Plus, it's way better than disposable glowsticks which are so, what, 1990?