[Healeys] Timing light query

Michael Oritt michael.oritt at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 19:32:53 MDT 2019


The 12VDC lead does not need to go to the battery, merely a source of power
whether or not it is part of your car's electrical system.  I don't know
how your engine is configured but you can take power off of the starter
solenoid, coil hot lead, etc. etc.  Polarity does matter, however.

Best--Michael Oritt

On Mon, Mar 11, 2019 at 6:56 AM <simon.lachlan at alexarevel.plus.com> wrote:

> Just a quick one….
> I have a Mac timing light. Works well, no problems.
> Can I connect the + & - leads to an independent, free-standing, battery
> instead of to my in-car battery?
> Yes, I could “suck it and see”, but the device’s destructions are so
> exacting about the connections - in what order they are made etcetcetc – so
> careful that I dread an experiment that fries my timing light. Which wasn’t
> particularly cheap.
> Thanks,
> Simon
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