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Estes PS2 launch control and Sonic igniter Will it light composite motors?

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I have done quite a lot of searching on the net and still can't seem to find an answer. I am wondering if the standard 6 C cell alkalines are strong enough for the Sonic igniter. I plan to use the AT E, F & G motors. Thanks in advance.
 

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Probably? I've lit plenty of FFJR on 4x AA, just takes a longer press.
 

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I have done quite a lot of searching on the net and still can't seem to find an answer. I am wondering if the standard 6 C cell alkalines are strong enough for the Sonic igniter. I plan to use the AT E, F & G motors. Thanks in advance.
Sure will. That's what I use in the fields behind my house.
 

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That's what it was made for. For a brief period, Estes sold re-branded AT composite SU motors. The PSII controller was designed for launching them in your PSII builder kits.
 

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+1 on the 4xAAs. I launch the Sonics from me standard E-launch controller. The electron beam works too but the cord is too short to be allowed under code
 

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There is a Red colored JST plug inside the battery compartment. If you purchase a 3-Cell Lipo of around 800 mAh to 1300mAh and plug it into this plug the Pro Series Launcher can easily ignite up to 8 Estes Igniters. When this controller was designed just a few years ago batteries with this connector were easy to come by but these days you may need to make and adapter or solder a JST directly to the battery.



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