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Old 07-12-2008, 03:48 AM   #61
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I'm thinking about getting some of these packs but I just am not sure what balancer I would need. Can anyone point me in the right direction and give me some info on what balancing involves exactly? Would this one do it? And is it possible to have a balancer that can balance both these packs and team orion packs?

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Old 07-12-2008, 04:28 AM   #62
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It's a very good balancer but you'll need with the hyperion harness something like this:http://shopping.rcmodel.hk/product_i...oducts_id=9955 As for using it with the Orion you have to do some modifications.
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Ok well what's the best balancer to use for these batteries? Cheapest preferably.
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Astroflight Blinky is the cheapest at $25. Can be found at tower hobbies, and ebay. This will work on all batteries will a balance wire sticking out, will not work with orion type batt with internal balance plug.
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One more thing, I am one of the original purchasers of the Yeah 3200 batteries ultraline carried first. They have been used in my off-road, and on-raod cars. They have been amazing, much better punch than my orion lipo's. I'm a true believer in these cheap packs. High prices doesnt always mean better performance.
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Old 07-13-2008, 06:23 AM   #66
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yeap..

i totally agree that this are great packs.

love using them.

great value for this great packs.
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Old 07-13-2008, 06:25 AM   #67
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We also like this combo, Charger and balancer.
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Ok well what's the best balancer to use for these batteries? Cheapest preferably.
Thanks for the support... Glad you like your batteries.
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One more thing, I am one of the original purchasers of the Yeah 3200 batteries ultraline carried first. They have been used in my off-road, and on-raod cars. They have been amazing, much better punch than my orion lipo's. I'm a true believer in these cheap packs. High prices doesnt always mean better performance.
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Old 07-13-2008, 07:23 AM   #68
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just got my 3200 pack in the mail and would like to know how many cells this pack has and do i need to balance it right away before charging. do i need to discharge first and to what value. sorry new to lipo just dont want to ruin it before i use it.i had my GFX updated with lipo software so im also gonna need a balancer too which is best?
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just charge them up as soon as they u get them but sooner or later your going to need a balancer. pronely later
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just charge them up as soon as they u get them but sooner or later your going to need a balancer. pronely later
Don't you need to balance them everytime you charge?
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Every 5-10 uses is fine
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Just curious do these fit in the rc10t4, xxx-t, e-firestorm?

just wondering if i should buy this and use them in my touring car and truck....
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Sorry to be a pain but would the FlightPower balancer work with these packs? (here)
P.S. How do you know which balancer work and which are good etc.?
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I have both the Yeah 3200 and 4000 batteries as well as several other brands. After cycling them 5 times I test their capacity.

The 3200's always have just over 3200 capacity when discharged at a constant 20 Amps.

The 4000's had 3500 capacity when discharged at a constant 20 Amps.

I thought the 3200's were exceptional value but the 4000's cost a fair bit more than the 3200's and have nothing like their stated capacity. Tomorrow I am going to verify the 25C claim. The 3200's easily sustained their 20C claim.

I am not all that surprised that the 4000's do not even have 90% of their claimed capacity as they only weigh 14g more than the 3200's and you can't get capacity out of thin air. I would not be surprised if they can't handle 25C either, but I won't know that until tomorrow.
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I would have thought you could not test the total capacity as you can only take the pack down to 6 volts therefore nowhere near the total discharge of the pack. Maybe you will find that the 3200 is well over its indicated capacity
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