1. D

    battery choice

    I wanna buy a new battery and I am unsure if I should buy 2 third party batteries or 1 Spektrum smart battery. My main question is about the smart tech, I don't have a smart charger so I don't need info there, because i use a third part charger (I have the G1 Spektrum 3200mah 3s 30c right now)...
  2. Mr NCT

    Part Sliding Battery Tray V1.0

    The tray is designed to fit a battery inside a location that would be hard to strap in or to get back off of the Velcro. It's inspired by Golden Age planes where the weight has to be as far forward as possible. This allows you to strap the battery to the tray and then insert it into the bed and...
  3. N

    Help! Bix 3 Battery.

    Hi Everyone, I just ordered a Bix 3 recently and I wanted to use a 3s 5000mah Turnigy battery with it However the recommended battery for this plane was a 3s 2200. My only worry is that the 5000mah is around 220g heavier and so would probably make the plane severely nose heavy, does anyone have...
  4. AGriggs191

    Solved FT Mustang is built. Battery is last component I need. How to choose?

    New guy here, I just got into the hobby and completed my first build; the FT Mustang with power pack C. The last component I need to start flying is a battery. I would like to fly for 10-15 minutes per battery if possible. I've searched the forums, the FT articles, and I've googled as much as I...
  5. T

    ESCs and LiPo Battery for Martian II(220mm) with EMAX RS2205 2300kv BLDC

    Hey guys! I have a Martian II 220mm frame, EMAX RS2205 2300kv BLDCs and a Pixhawk PX4 2.4.7. The estimated weight of my drone would be approx 850gms. I will be using the drone for indoor videos and/ or target tracking. I am having trouble zeroing in on the correct ratings for the LiPo battery...
  6. GreaterAviation

    Solved Shorted my lipo battery balance plug for a split second & some more questions

    I shorted my lipo battery(1300mah, 3s, 45C) balance plug for a split second and some smoke came out but the lipo was still useable & chargeable. However I noticed that the 2nd cell was kind of weird… My multimeter( said it was at 3.78...
  7. GreaterAviation

    Help! Lipo battery soft case is squishy at the top, also small dents + a few more questions

    My 1300mah 45C 3S TATTU lipo battery is a soft case battery and the top part of the battery where the wires are, is squishy like foam squishy. It is a bit firm but like pushing down on Walmart and Ross foam board squishy. Also the bottom part which is also soft case is also squishy. Is there...
  8. B

    Help! Battery won’t charge

    Hi all. Noob here who is trying to be very safe with batteries. I just got this battery and charger with my P40 build kit and am charging with the balance port in the 3S charge port and charging on 1A. Figured since this can’t do 1.8 for the 1800mAh, I’d be safe at 1. Battery has been plugged...
  9. FL_Engineer

    Mini FT F-22 Battery Size

    My latest build is a Mini FT-22. I plan on running a 2206 with a 5x4.5x3 prop on 3s and am hoping a 1300mah will balance well. I have 1 850mah I could use but I'm hoping to use it on my Mini Mustang without charging in between. Still building up my battery inventory; currently have 1 3s 850mah...
  10. C

    0s - no battery in Betaflight even when my battery is connected.

    I have this really weird problem where Betaflight doesn't seem to recognize that my battery is plugged in. I've tried 4 different batteries and I'm still getting the same problem. When I'm not connected via USB I can arm my motors and get them spinning with just the battery so I know I'm getting...
  11. S


    Hallo! Im building a plane for a school project and i dont want to spend to much money. So i have all the parts i need but i dont know if the battery's a have ad home are good enough. They are NIKKO Ni-Cd battery packs they are 9,6v 650mAh (i have 2 of them) can someone help me
  12. Helixable

    Constantly beeping Motor

    I have made my first scratch build for RC planes. When I connect the ESC to the battery and motor, the motor constantly beeps. Right now, nothing is connected to the receiver. I looked this up and it says I connected it wrong, or my minimum TX throttle is too low. First of all, this happens even...
  13. ZXZE

    Solved Lipo battery charger

    Hi. I want to know can a small capacity Lipo battery charger charge a high capacity battery? I thought of buying a charger that charges a 3S LiPo battery and it charges each cell at 800mA. My battery is 4200maH in total of all 3 cell. Is the charger suitable? Should I buy it? Pls help
  14. ZXZE

    Solved Imax b6ac IiPo Battery charger

    My charger stop charging when i accidentally connected the battery i the wrong polarity. At first the charger displayed wrong polarity. I turned off the charger riht away. Although, i could smell some something burning. When i opened the caee, i found out it was a high wattage resistor that was...
  15. OGnapkin

    How to determine if you can have a bigger battery

    I am looking at a warbird right now but don't know if i can add a 5 or 6 cell battery to it instead of the stock 4S recommended without burning out the electronics. how can i figure out if it will be ok to run on 5 or 6 cell? this is the plane i was talking about btw...
  16. ServoCity

    SALE! Up to 95% OFF @ ServoCity!

    Save up to 95% OFF RC favorites like chargers, transmitters, receivers, batteries and more!! So hurry while inventory last! Offer not valid with other discounts/promotions. Now - March 15th
  17. F

    Is it possible to build something using a d2822/14 motor and a 2200 mah lipo?

    Hi guys! i am Francisco from Argentina and it is my first time around here. I have some electronics for an rc plane at home, but i don´t know if it is possible to scratch-build a plane using them. I have a turnigy brushless outrunner motor ( d2822/14, 1450 kv), a turnigy 2200mah 3s 25 lipo...
  18. R

    best batteries for vortex 150

    I am getting a vortex 150. Does anyone have any suggestions for good 3 cell batteries to use with it? What is the battery that FT includes in the beginner package of this drone? Thanks.
  19. B

    I can't find a good battery and ESC that work together

    I'm new to the RC hobby and i wanna build a simple RC plane to start off and i can't spend more than 120€. I searched through hobby king and found almost everything except a ESC with BEC and LVC and a battery. I didn't wanna buy something that doesn't work so i'm asking you guys for...
  20. F

    Motor Help

    Hi! Does anyone have know any good RC plane (beginner park flyer) motors that are around 1,000-1500kv and only need a 20 amp esc? I know Flite Test store has the Emax GT2215 1100kv motor and I thought about just getting that but then I think I'd need a 30 amp esc (Wich is perfectly okay but I'm...