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  1. I

    TitanFlight Li-Ion battery repair

    Hey guys, beginner here I have fair knowledge of electronics but I thought I check with professionals before I do anything so here's the deal. I have two 7000mAh 4 cell Li-Ion batteries each in 2P4S configuration and I left them connected to their Y lead (parallel lead) after disconnecting them...
  2. rcwingman

    How many lipos do you have?!

    Hello, Recently I checked all my lipo bags and was shocked how many they are. I have the theory, that RC-addiction can be measured in the amount of batteries somebody has. So.... How many Lipo batteries do you have? 1s,2s,3s,4s...etc I think a lot of people are really intersted to see how...
  3. E

    LiPo recommendation for Sport Cub S for longer flying time

    Hi, I am new in RC and was wondering if someone could advice me on the below. My HobbyZone Sport Cub S comes with one 150mAh 1S 3.7V 25C LiPo battery and I would like to get a few more extra batteries. Which batteries would you recommend if I want to extend my flying time? I want the batteries...
  4. C

    Old charger with new battery?

    I'm planning on making my first scratch build and was wondering if I can use a charger that came with the Hobbyzone Super Cub S With SAFE made for this battery , with a battery from the ft store. Would the charger still work if I use a new battery? I can't remember what charger it is (specs and...
  5. A

    Lipo Voltage Differences Problems

    Got 2 new Flolreon 5500 mah 3S35C lipo for my 100w LED project, after using them several times I found an issue about the voltage difference between different cells. The max difference I got when I was using it was 0.08v, but mainly between 0.04-0.05. After using it the reading is 0.025.Is that...
  6. jhitesma

    Charsoon Antimatter 10A 250W LiPo charger

    So a bit over a month ago I got a message on here from someone at Banggood asking if I'd be interested in reviewing a battery charger. I gave him my usual warning that I can't promise a positive review and there are any issues with what they send me or it turns out to be junk I'm going to say...
  7. orange_rc_pilot

    HELP!!! EXTREMELY PUFFY LIPO

    Ok so I just pulled out my toolbox and knocked over an old unused lipo without a connector on it. The wires shorted instantly and I heard it fizzing violently and went to about 3x its size in like 15 seconds. I sprinted to the balcony and put it there in the likely event that it spontaneously...
  8. S

    Hello and I have a question

    Hello All Just joined this forum but have been flying quads and planes for a couple of years. Just putting together my first home-build quad and have chosen the multistar 4830 480kv motors. Its a 600 size quad but I wanted the best payload possible. My question is that the 4830 480s are a 6s...
  9. Z

    flying with lipos

    Hey all! Im new around here, and to the rc world in general, and was wondering if I could get some tips on flying to other countries with my lipos. Im planning on going to spain this summer, and I wanted to bring my phantom 3 with 2 batteries. Anyone know the tsa's rules about drones...
  10. Snarls

    Titan Advanced High Capacity Lithium Ion Batteries

    Hey guys. If you've ever seen MyGeekShow with Trent, you may know that he used NCR18650B lithium ion batteries in his wings. His packs had 75% more capacity than lipos for the same weight, but unfortunately were expensive and hard to make. Today he released a video introducing Titan batteries...
  11. R

    Life vs Lipo Batteries

    Hello, So this is second post. First post I wrote was in introduction and I included some suggestions, I am going to mirror them here seeing as this is correct forum spot for it: I would like to know a lot more about LiFE batteries. Here are some questions you can answer for it. Why are...
  12. S

    LiPo Battery Help... Don't really want a fire tonight

    Hi all, I just finished my first quadcopter build today. I charged my Turnigy Nano-Tech 1300mah 3s 45c-90c LiPo on a Turnigy Accucell 6 and started messing around with the quad. I only took it a few feet off the ground for only seconds at a time, so I didn't think to much of the battery level. I...
  13. hoiberg42

    Free LiPo battery logging app

    Hi all, I'm new on this forum :D and I immediately have something to share. It's my LiPo watch app. I recently turned it into freeware, so it's now available for free on the iOS app store (link). It lets you log the cycles of your LiPo batteries, and it will remind you when a battery is stored...
  14. Snarls

    Cheap Lipos at Hobbyking Cyber Sale

    Just letting people know that there are some really cheap lipos available with HKs Cyber Sale. Mostly high capacity ones, but new deals come out every now and then. I got a 4s 5200 for $15 vs $40 a couple weeks ago. Also not just lipos for cheap, you may find a great price on an item you've been...
  15. Z

    Please Help On first build

    I recently decided to try and build my first quad, I have the motors, esc's, and PDB all wired up but am unsure on how I should setup the Flight Controller (Naze32 Rev6). I also encountered a problem when i plugged the LiPo in... it started to smoke. I've double checked all my wiring and nothing...
  16. G

    4 port battery charger recommendations?

    Hi, I am looking into getting a 4 port charger so I don't have to wait so long to charge all my batteries. So far I have narrowed it down to two, the Dynamite Prophet Sport Quad 4 X 50W AC/DC Charger (DYNC2040) and the Hitec X4 AC+ 4 Channel AC/DC Charger (HRC44167) The things that I want the...
  17. M

    Do I need to use the salt water method to discharge lipo batteries?

    Hello All, I need to discharge a lipo battery, which has had an incident involving being hit with a quadcopter prop. It is safe to discharge, but I don't have anyway of using a discharger because I do not have a balance connector on it anymore... :eek: (You need the balance connector to...
  18. dannyboy70000

    How long will a lipo last in a tree?

    hi, i got my plane stuck up in a tree and it has been up there for 27 hours and its about to go for its second night, hopefully it doesn't rain. Anyway, i wanted to know how long the lipo will last?, is it going to catch on fire?, will it still be flyable?( the lipo of coarse) and will the rain...
  19. K

    Best FT Plane to match Motor/Prop combo

    Hi all, First sorry if I am in the wrong forum. I'll admit it. I'm a noob. I have tried a few FT planes with no success. I tried designing my own plane... It was a flop. Now I am hoping that I can get some help as to which plane to attempt next. And if possible I would like to use some of my...
  20. C

    Idea for Lipo charging station.

    Building my first Charging station! i only have a handful of Lipo batteries. But i wanted a metal box that i could run cable in and had a lip i could open and close easily! This is what i was thinking! http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005UPA10Y?redirect=true&ref_=s9_simh_co_p328_d0_i2 I will...