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PostSubject: IR upgrade help   IR upgrade help Icon_minitimeSun Sep 15, 2013 1:42 pm

Hi guys.

Just installing some IR LEDs in the tanks we got last battle day.  am i correct in assuming the LEd gets pluged into the J1 port? (ie the IR battle emitter port)

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PostSubject: Re: IR upgrade help   IR upgrade help Icon_minitimeSun Sep 15, 2013 3:16 pm

That's correct.
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PostSubject: Re: IR upgrade help   IR upgrade help Icon_minitimeSun Sep 15, 2013 11:28 pm

Just double check polarity is correct. Wiring it backwards won't hurt anything, but you can check with any digital camera / phone. It'll show up as purple when you fire it!

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PostSubject: Re: IR upgrade help   IR upgrade help Icon_minitimeMon Sep 16, 2013 2:20 pm

Steve,
The short leg on all LEDS is negative the long leg is positive. Match it to the pin drawing I sent and you are golden.
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