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What batteries do I need?

Discussion in 'GreatLakesVapor' started by SKYYcamel, Nov 20, 2009.

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  1. SKYYcamel

    SKYYcamel Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 15, 2009
    Mississippi
    I want to order a GLV, but I'm confused as to which batteries to use in the 5V model. I have UltraFire 16340 880mAh 3.6V batteries and Tenergy RCR123A 750mAh 3.0V batteries. Will either or both of these work? Thanks.



    WARNING !! PLEASE READ!! Do not ever use unprotected batteries in a GLV or any other personal vaporizer..ever! Unprotected batteries may cause harm to you or your GLV. For any questions feel free to call 248-346-3205


    sorry had to hijack your post so people could see this.


    -jay
     
  2. dirt817

    dirt817 Full Member

    Oct 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    my 5 volt glv came with 16340's at 880mah
     
  3. doots

    doots Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 22, 2009
    I have the GLV.
    You want the ultrafire 3.6 x 2 (16340's)

    The 3.0v will only last a few minutes,
     
  4. smokum

    smokum Canadian Moderator Verified Member ECF Veteran

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  5. hondo

    hondo Moved On

    Nov 8, 2009
    West Coast
    But will these work though? Tenergy RCR123A 750mAh 3.0V batteries.
    Just wondering if these will work until i get the others
     
  6. doots

    doots Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 22, 2009
  7. hondo

    hondo Moved On

    Nov 8, 2009
    West Coast
    Thanks doots,
    I have 6 of the rcr123a 3.0v lifepo4 batteries that i'll use until i receive the ultrafire 3.6 16340's batteries i ordered from the link above.
     
  8. doots

    doots Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 22, 2009
    no problem. I also use the ultrafire also at times and they are good batteries.
     
  9. RIMP

    RIMP Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Can you use 18350 batts with these?:confused:
    RIMP:evil:
     
  10. k9frog

    k9frog Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 21, 2009
    sullivan co. ny
    does using 2- 3.6volts ,give the same voltage at the atty (under load)as do using 2 - 3.0volt batteries,i really dont want to use the glv above 5volts
     
  11. jaybird

    jaybird Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Apr 21, 2009
    MI USA
    3.6v is the right battery for the GLV not the 3v
     
  12. MrPuff

    MrPuff Moved On

    Dec 3, 2009
    Florida
    Dang I may have bought the wrong batterys, will these work or not.

    Protected 16340/CR123 Lithium Ion Battery, 880mAH, 3.7 volts.
    16mm across, 34mm tall

    [​IMG]

    MadVapes LLC
     
  13. jaybird

    jaybird Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Apr 21, 2009
    MI USA
    Yeah they will work i have a set myself.
     
  14. Spiker

    Spiker Super Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 30, 2009
    Santa Cruz Mountains
    So I finally got some Ultrafire Protected 16340 1000mAh 3.6 volt batts, and measuring the voltage at the atty connection shows as 8 volts (OK, 7.98 volts) This seems a bit high for a 5 volt mod? Any fix?
     
  15. jaybird

    jaybird Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Apr 21, 2009
    MI USA
    nope thats right you should get 8ish ...the atty will drop 1 1/2 volts ..ish and the resistor will do the same = 5-5.5v
     
  16. Spiker

    Spiker Super Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 30, 2009
    Santa Cruz Mountains
    Oh, cool then! I thought that the resistor would drop the voltage before it got to the atty connector. Thanks for the info!
     
  17. jaybird

    jaybird Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Apr 21, 2009
    MI USA
    No problem ..I did to when i first started learning about all of this stuff lol. You have to test it with an atty on to see what your really vaping at.
     
  18. jcamacho

    jcamacho Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 1, 2010
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    I have on hand 16340 3.0 volt 880 mah batteries and rcr123a 3.0v 750 mah lifepo4 batteries? Will either of these work? I know the 3.6 volt are recommended but hoping I don't have to order additional batteries.
     
  19. jcamacho

    jcamacho Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 1, 2010
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    I forgot to mention I will be mainly be using GLV for cartomizers KR8's.
     
  20. SKYYcamel

    SKYYcamel Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 15, 2009
    Mississippi
    Check the label on your 16340's. They should be 3.6V. Mine are and they are exactly what you need in the GLV. :cool:
     
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