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paintmaster
01-17-2006, 04:14 PM
Can i use a regular 9 volt battery for my spyder imagine 04 or do i ahve to ahve a 9.6 volt battery.

WhatThaSmurf
01-17-2006, 04:19 PM
you have to use a 9.6 the 9 isn't enough power

paintmaster
01-17-2006, 04:31 PM
are u sure because my friend said he uses 9 volts all the time and they work fine.

bigred76
01-17-2006, 04:42 PM
Yes, the 9V just doesn't have enough power to operate the solenoid, which I believe uses about 9.2V to work.

shunut
01-17-2006, 06:08 PM
Red is right. I've tried almost every regular 9v, rechargeable or not and none of them worked for more than maybe 10-20 shots. You have to get a 9.6v.

bamf-hacker
01-18-2006, 04:01 AM
I have a friend who uses a regular 9v on his imagine, but he needs to change it for a new one every 300 or so shots. He is going to buy a new 9.6v before we play next.

do the math:
Shooting one case of paint (2000 rounds)
9v's@3$/each = $19.80
9.6v @14$/each = 14$ Plus you can use it for 1000 more charges

HacKeR

paintmaster
01-18-2006, 06:35 AM
alright well just checking because my firend uses them allllll the time so can i buy a battery and charger form somone on here.

bamf-hacker
01-18-2006, 08:00 AM
or you can get one from any of the online retailers.

HacKeR

paintmaster
01-18-2006, 08:05 AM
ok cool. But does anyone have one for sale.

TIMatacular
01-22-2006, 01:23 PM
I have two and a broken gun and charger...But thats all going to change after i send it to wildwood

DFSniper
01-23-2006, 11:40 AM
hmm, i was wondering the same thing. i have 155 (no typo, guys) 9v laying around that my dad gave me....

ooglieboogliebob
01-25-2006, 06:28 PM
holly fudge nuggets !!!! ... i havta say.. you probably have as much as some of the stores out there ;)

phatphil
01-25-2006, 06:39 PM
Regular 9vts will work fine... the 9.6vt batteries do not put out 9.6 volts anyway (a regular 9vt only puts out 7.2), you will not get as many shots off a 9 volt that you would from a charged 9.6vt, but it will still work.

DFSniper
01-26-2006, 11:03 AM
thanks for clearing that up, phil. i cant wait for next weekend...