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Old 04-07-2021, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by BEC
Good to know.

I've fired Q-Jet initiators with the little Estes 9V Astron II launch controller when using a good quality alkaline 9V (Duracell) but I hadn't tried one of these controllers. I'll have to do a quick test the next time I go flying on my own....

Apparently the design of 9V alkaline batteries has changed fairly recently and they only deliver about 1/2 of the current that they used to.
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