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Professional Installing a headlight using the micro USB port as a power source

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by DPM, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. DPM

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    Can this be done, if not what are my options for a power source?
     
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    I would probably use one with a battery. Minimize issues
     
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    The one I had used the P3 battery........... A cable ran through the side fins and over to it. It had the usual battery flat mount hookups that slide over the terminals.


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    Are you sure that it supplies 5v?

    Anyways, I'd avoid tapping into power from anywhere but the battery distribution runners.
     
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    It was for my P3P as part of a bundle I bought.
     
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    Did it come with an led too? I assume if it did it had something to drop the voltage down to 12v
     
  8. DPM

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    Which one was it? I need it please please please.
     
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    It was a light kit................ the headlight (super-bright led's), and a light strip that wrapped entorely around the aircraft. They both had a small PCB that I attached to the side, and ran the cable to the battery. They both had their own "plug" that I could just leave unplugged in daytime.
     
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    Hmmm....... not really sure. It looked generic as hell. Like I said, it came as part of the bundle I got from Koazom on Amazon.com. You might e-mail him and ask who made it. The cable running through the inside of the shell came into contact with the battery as I slid it in. I knew it would eventually rub it in two. It finally happened the other day. I have since removed it, and threw it away. I believe they're like $8 retail, if you can find out who made it.