Blue leds on bmx! How? 3rd battery!
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Blue leds on bmx! How? 3rd battery!

by fam on Thu May 31, 2012 9:21 am

Hi!
I need help! Blue leds require 3 batteries. But the place for 3rd battery is on the cutted part! What should I do?
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Re: Blue leds on bmx! How? 3rd battery!

by carmatic on Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:04 pm

it might be necessary to bypass the original battery holders on the SpokePOV and wire an external battery back to the SpokePOV's battery terminals ... you'll have to also seperately attach the battery pack to the wheel, but think of it this way, if your battery pack is attached across from the SpokePOV and it is close to the center, it can counterbalance the weight of the SpokePOV and your wheel will have a more centered center of mass
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Re: Blue leds on bmx! How? 3rd battery!

by fam on Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:14 am

carmatic wrote:it might be necessary to bypass the original battery holders on the SpokePOV and wire an external battery back to the SpokePOV's battery terminals ... you'll have to also seperately attach the battery pack to the wheel, but think of it this way, if your battery pack is attached across from the SpokePOV and it is close to the center, it can counterbalance the weight of the SpokePOV and your wheel will have a more centered center of mass

Thanks for advice! I'll try an external battery pack! I'm going to use 3 pov's on a wheel so I hope it will be balanced good.
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Re: Blue leds on bmx! How? 3rd battery!

by fam on Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:18 pm

fam wrote:Thanks for advice! I'll try an external battery pack! I'm going to use 3 pov's on a wheel so I hope it will be balanced good.

Finally I finished! ;)

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I hope this pictures will be useful for somebody! :D
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Re: Blue leds on bmx! How? 3rd battery!

by carmatic on Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:53 pm

wow, looks good! one of the battery packs is a little out of position, but the whole wheel looks 'complete' , like it was designed this way
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