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strobe light question

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Chevytruck85, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    I have a brand new in the box target tech 24 volt strobe the model number is 901, but the problem is i dont have anything that is 24 volt I was wondering if you guys new of a way to convert it to 12 volt or of a place were they might take it as a trade for a 12 volt. Thanks
     
  2. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    try it at 12 volts and see how bright it is. some lights run at 12 and 24 volts.
     
  3. Cfdff85

    Cfdff85 Member
    Messages: 84

    I would do that too
    Does the light have a cigarette lighter plug connection or a pos. and neg. wire?
     
  4. tessdad

    tessdad Member
    from S.E. MA
    Messages: 71

    RE; 24 volt strobe

    Yes, the first thing is to try it, second list it on eBay, do a search of simmilar items, for a starting price. Also, a good place to find a 12 volt replacement.


    Also, I am looking to buy a Snoway, Lobo, V polw in or near MA. Just bought a used Lobo as a back up, and am SOLD!!!!!! Probably not for street plowing but for parking lots and drives it is great.
     
  5. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    the stobe light has a positive and a negitive wire will i do damage hooking it up to 12 volt?
     
  6. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    no ideas??
     
  7. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    its 24 volt DC, so no it wont hurt hooking it up to 12 Volt DC, just make sure you dont mix the wires up.
     
  8. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,149

    You'll be fine that light is suppose to run on 12-24 volts.
     
  9. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    I hooked it up to the 12 volt battery in my truck and got nothing what could be wrong with it??
     
  10. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    It could have a damaged strobe tube. you can usually give it a good visual inspection to see if its bad.
     
  11. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    il cheak the tube tommow
     
  12. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    tube looks good
     
  13. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    could it possably be only a 24 volt strobe?
     
  14. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,149

    According to specs that light is suppose to run on 12-24 volts.
     
  15. DJDarknez

    DJDarknez Member
    Messages: 92

    I realize that it's brand new, but check any fuses....you never know.

    I'm a little curious about it being 24 volt though. Pretty much every vehicle made still runs on 12 volt as far as I know.

    Edit: spelling
     
  16. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    silly as this sounds make sure + to + and - to -
    Many older lights aren;t marked.