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jon1108
10-19-2006, 10:31 PM
i don't know if anyones has experienced this but hope u might be able to help me. my grip lights blinks after i have changed the original rechargeble battery to a energizer 9v alkaline battery.is this normal?? and yes the battery is fresh!thx

Voodoo27909
10-20-2006, 10:13 AM
Spyders use 9.6v batteries to power their markers...your trying to use a 9.0v battery in its place

jon1108
10-22-2006, 10:24 PM
i know spyder uses 9.6v...but the MR2 works fine with the 9v.Would the 9v give me any problems or should i stick to the rechargeble?

Xtreme
12-03-2006, 04:51 PM
I would suggest that you remove that 9volt battery from your gun. Two reasons. Spyder has designed their E-grips to use 9.6 volts, anyone using a 9volt battery will either do one of two things or both to your E-grip, Void your warranty, and burn up your solenoid valve on your board. If the solenoid does not receive more than 9volts it can not complete its full cycle rate, causing it to heat up. which eventually will cause it to burn out. I was at a pro shop in New Mexico, there was a kid in there arguing with the Tech, about his gun was under warranty through Kingman, turns out the kid had the gun sent back with a 9volt battery in the marker. Just my 2cents, but I would just order a new spyder battery.

jon1108
12-03-2006, 09:26 PM
yup...changed back to my 9.6v battery.thx 4 the info above mate.