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  1. G

    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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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 https://www.servocity.com/bargains-blowouts
  11. 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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. D

    Educated Guess on Quality of batteries?

    I have a 3s 2200mah 30a discharge lipo and a 2s 1750mah 25a lipo for my quad and 2 planes. These are the only two batteries I've ever had, as I'm not that deeply involved in the RC hobby. I haven't used them in a year because I don't have a liscence yet and biking to the nearest field with an FT...
  16. C

    Puffed Lipo?

    Hey, does anyone here know if the battery on the left is swollen/puffed? When I press it it goes down a little. I've seen more extreme examples of swollen lipos but wasn't sure if this was swollen.
  17. T

    Problem with new battery

    I am fairly new to the hobby of model planes and i ordered a FT explorer starter kit and assembled the plane and attempted to fly it. The first time, the plane didn't fly and crashed. I thought the center of gravity was off so i moved the battery and tried again. The plane crashed again so i...
  18. A

    Issue with Hyperion 550mAh

    I just got the Hyperion 550mAh battery as part of the gremlin kit from flitetest. I am fairly experienced building quads and check for continuity, due diligence etc. I charged the battery, plugged it into the quad for the first time, and got no response from the escs. Upon unplugging the battery...
  19. P

    Ft. Mini Guinea power pack and mods

    Hello, I'm new to the forms but I've been watching and building Flite test planes for a long time. I looked around for a thread on this but I didn't find anything on it, so to the point. I just built a Flite test guinea pig, and now I'm planning on moving to the mini, but the only mini...
  20. T

    FT Mini Arrow Battery Sizing

    Hi All- I'm struggling to find what batteries will fit in the FT Mighty Mini Arrow (without modification). I see they sell a Hyperion 850mAh 3s 20c Lipo with the kit, but they're out of stock on those. I noticed they have an 800mah 3s lipo in stock, which has the dimensions of 55x30x21mm...