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    2 cell Magicshine battery w/ Magicshine tail light?

    I dislike using the Y cable to connect my tail light to the same battery as my headlight. I was wondering if I could use the 2 cell battery (8.4v or 7.4v I'm not sure) to the tail light (3v) by itself and stash the battery under the seat?
    I know these batteries are all different because when I switched by Magicshine battery with an Amazon clone one night it just shut off within a half hour of using it.
    Bill

    '95 Raleigh 400, STX-RC (road, touring)
    '00 Santa Cruz Superlight, XTR
    (Northern N.J.)

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    Yes, sure you can use 2-cell battery for your rear light. As for the run time - cheap unbranded copies are mostly junk nowadays, so I'd suggest buying genuine MagicShine one...

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    Thanks, It's a loaner that was too cheap to pass up but you live and you learn. I'll get the 2 cell w/ charger for under the seat cause I hate all the wiring around my bike.
    Bill

    '95 Raleigh 400, STX-RC (road, touring)
    '00 Santa Cruz Superlight, XTR
    (Northern N.J.)

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