t50 torch

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t50 torch

Post by kingsy18 » 03 Jun 2018, 08:08

Can anyone help me on this please,when i turn the torch on it works fine but when i fire a shot it goes off ,would it be down to the red led or would it be the switch.Its 3 mode and goes through the modes fine.

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Re: t50 torch

Post by Jinks » 03 Jun 2018, 13:25

Bad connection somewhere, first check would be remove the lens and check that the pill is screwed in tight, they do come loose sometimes.

If you have access to another switch, try that to see if it cures it, otherwise strip the switch down and check the soldered connections from the switch to the board, I have had a few broken solder joints here, they just require a touch with a soldering iron to make good again. Also check the soldered connection between the spring and the switch board.

If that fails, remove the pill and check soldered connections of spring to driver and driver to pill body (it is quite common for the drivers to come loose from the pills)

Hope this helps



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