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    Is this battery pack shagged?

    One of my DX nitelite (Australianised version) battery packs got wet (from sweat I think) and the pcb is damaged.

    There is no current at the terminals where the wires come out of the pcb to the connector but there's voltage in at the terminals in the middle of the pcb.

    Each of the four batteries measure 3.81 - 3.82 volts (they'd had a couple of hrs use a couple of nights ago then died suddenly).

    I assume the pcb is ruined but the batteries.....can they be recovered?
    They appear to be in good condition.

    Also....plastic dip in Australia. Where is it available?

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    I can't help with battery advice, but I have seen plastic dip at bunnings and magnetmart (magnamart?).

    Tim

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    you can fix it

    i'm in Melb, did this to replace my cactus MShine pcb. works fine now...
    Dead Magicshine battery

    also appears that if the battery is completely flattened the pcb can sometimes be problematic to reset. Mine definately never got wet...going to investigate water proofing now.

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    Don't you have a one year warranty?
    DIY LED Bike Lights:
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    I'll ring tomorrow but I think only 3 mths warranty.

    The pcb is the large one on the end of battery pack.

    Definitely check waterproofing as this one has a tiny dot of moisture on the pcb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ireland57
    I'll ring tomorrow but I think only 3 mths warranty.

    The pcb is the large one on the end of battery pack.

    Definitely check waterproofing as this one has a tiny dot of moisture on the pcb.
    One year warranty
    http://nitelights.com.au/index.php?o...tact&Itemid=25

    Note these lights are sold as being IP65 waterproof so the warranty includes water damage.

    And please update the poll
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    not all of the battery packs have the pcb at the end, some have a rectangular pcb that sits along the batteries as per my thread linked above.

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    Thanks. Just got to find the receipt now.

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    I scraped off a little rusty bit and a wire broke off.

    Resoldered it and now have some voltage so a bit of shrink wrap and see what happens.

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