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Vector VEC158 3,000,000 spotlight, when I plug in using the built in A/C adapter all the led battery indicator light come on (3 red and the green) and there is nothing in the manual about this!

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SOURCE: Vector Sport Spot 1,000,000 candle power spotlight

6 Volts, here is info from site.
VEC127Y
VECTOR SPORT SPOT 1 MILLION CANDLE POWER CORDLESS-RECHARGEABLE SPOTLIGHT

  • HIGH CANDLE POWER QUARTZ HALOGEN BULB DELIVERS A BRIGHT AND TIGHT BEAM
  • AREA WORKLIGHT IN HANDLE PROVIDES UP TO 15 HOURS OF LIGHT WHEN FULLY CHARGED
  • PROVIDES CONTINUOUS SPOTLIGHT USE FOR UP TO 25 MINUTES WHEN FULLY CHARGED
  • HIGH IMPACT, BREAK RESISTANT ABS AND POLYCARBONATE HOUSING
  • TOUGH, WEATHER RESISTANT AND BUILT FOR RUGGED OUTDOOR USE
  • REPLACEABLE 6 VOLT, 6 AMP HOUR, NON-SPILLABLE, SEALED BATTERY
  • LOCKING TRIGGER FOR ON/OFF LIGHT CONTROL
  • INCLUDES AC AND DC CHARGING ADAPTERS
  • INCLUDES BUILT IN HANDS FREE WORKSTAND

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Need adapter for Vector 1 Million sport spotlight Model VEC156

if its the one im thinking of, i had the same problem.

if you look at the back and theres the male prongs to plug into the wall

well what i did was i took off the back

then i took off the cradle that held the battery in place, and stood it up on the lens and simply plugged it into the wall to charge it.

its kind of complicated but simple way to save some dough in todays market.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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SOURCE: My Vector Vec157 Flashlight won't Charge...

It is the battery, I have a similiar Vector light for a few years and tried re-charging the battery but only the little LED light would come on. I have another Vector light, same model and switched batteries from the worjking one to the non-working one and now it works fine.

I then proceeded to purchase a new battery for the non'working one and when I arrived home I installed it and turned on the main light, still won't turn on, I tried the LED's, they work. I figured maybe the new battery needs a good charge so I plugged the charger in and charged the light for 12 hours, still no main light.

I guess the new battery is defective, so now I will return it and exchange it for another one.

Posted on May 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Power On Board 3 Million Rechargeable Spotlight

Vector is now owned by Black and Decker since 2006, you can order one at their website, you will need to enter the model #, here is the link http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/servicenet_home.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Posted on Jun 17, 2010

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SOURCE: Need replacement battery for spotlight

You can purchase a battery from Black and Decker, they purchased Vectorlite in 2006, here is the link, you will need to enter the model #
http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/servicenet_home.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Posted on Jun 17, 2010

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I simply need to know what the 3 colored LEDs on the handle represent. There is a red one, an orange(yellow) one, and a green one. I lost the manual and need to know when the battery is fully charged. ...


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I also purchased a Universal A/C adapter to use as a charger at BatteriesPlus for $17 USD. Their site does not list it yet but here is the manufacturers link. Please note the original battery was rated 6Ah. The replacement is only rated for 5Ah. Which means one less Amp hour (Ah). Which means a shorter run time, after charging, than the original battery had. Otherwise they are equal.
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I have vectorlite 1.5 Million Candlepower light I want to know the ac charging adapter specification. We kind of lost track of particular adapter in recent moving :(. we appreciate your help....


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Vector Sport Spot 1,000,000 candle power spotlight


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VEC127Y
VECTOR SPORT SPOT 1 MILLION CANDLE POWER CORDLESS-RECHARGEABLE SPOTLIGHT
  • HIGH CANDLE POWER QUARTZ HALOGEN BULB DELIVERS A BRIGHT AND TIGHT BEAM
  • AREA WORKLIGHT IN HANDLE PROVIDES UP TO 15 HOURS OF LIGHT WHEN FULLY CHARGED
  • PROVIDES CONTINUOUS SPOTLIGHT USE FOR UP TO 25 MINUTES WHEN FULLY CHARGED
  • HIGH IMPACT, BREAK RESISTANT ABS AND POLYCARBONATE HOUSING
  • TOUGH, WEATHER RESISTANT AND BUILT FOR RUGGED OUTDOOR USE
  • REPLACEABLE 6 VOLT, 6 AMP HOUR, NON-SPILLABLE, SEALED BATTERY
  • LOCKING TRIGGER FOR ON/OFF LIGHT CONTROL
  • INCLUDES AC AND DC CHARGING ADAPTERS
  • INCLUDES BUILT IN HANDS FREE WORKSTAND

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My Vector Vec157 Flashlight won't Charge...


It is the battery, I have a similiar Vector light for a few years and tried re-charging the battery but only the little LED light would come on. I have another Vector light, same model and switched batteries from the worjking one to the non-working one and now it works fine.

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