is the connector where the control board is powered.
Connect between a 5V to 14V DC battery
supply. A 4-AA Cell
battery supply (6V) is recommended.
Be sure to use Alkaline batteries, and not rechargeable NiMH batteries.
NiMH rechargeable batteries will only be a 4.8V supply since they
are lower in voltage than Alkaline batteries. Never use a rechargeable
NiMH 9V battery! Be sure to add a main power switch so you can turn the unit
on/off. Add the main
power switch on the “red wire” of the supplied (red-black) power
Version 1 will run off of a 4 AA battery supply from 6-8 months
depending on operating temperature. The new Universal V3 will run on
4 AA batteries for over 2 years, and off of a 9V battery from 4-5
months depending on operating temperature.