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Old 09-26-2005, 03:00 PM   #1
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can a 9.6V transmitter battery be modified to a 7.2V propulsion battery?
The elements are Sanyo KR-1700SCE.
Are these elements able to handle such high discharge currents as demanded by the engine, or would they burn?
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Old 10-25-2005, 11:33 AM   #2
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do you mean the small 9v batteries like the ones used in smoke detectors?
if so, then no. it would overheat (if it ran at all)
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No, he's saying that he has an 8 cell transmitter pack that he wants to cut down to 6 cells and use as a pack for his car.

Now, I'm not exactly sure what the amp rating was on the KR-1700s, but I think it was 15 or 20 amps max. This would make it an ok battery for minis, but not with 1/10 scale and 540 motors.
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