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CaptCanadia
08-05-2011, 05:04 PM
I just mounted my new 12V megaphone to my go kart but I haven't bought a 12V battery yet. Is there a way I can test it out with some kind of other battery?

Benjo
08-05-2011, 05:08 PM
car battery?

r97
08-05-2011, 05:09 PM
two 6v batteries wired in series will work just as well.

CaptCanadia
08-05-2011, 05:19 PM
okay I'm stupid how do I put them in series?

I don't have 6Vbatteries but I do have AA and 9V's...

r97
08-05-2011, 05:37 PM
here ya go!

http://www.solarrvpanels.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/2x6VoltinSeries.gif

r_chez_08
08-05-2011, 05:46 PM
Megaphone+AA-+AA-+AA-+AA-+AA-+AA-+AA-+AA- megaphone
Basically 8x AA's in series. Might not last long tho.

CaptCanadia
08-05-2011, 05:48 PM
I just went simple and used 2 9 volts. Works perfect! Thanks guys.

devino246
08-05-2011, 07:28 PM
I just went simple and used 2 9 volts. Works perfect! Thanks guys.

You just overvolted it. Its designed to run on 12-15 volts. Not 18.

CaptCanadia
08-05-2011, 07:50 PM
That's okay it was just for a test.