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Old 08-23-2007, 11:35 AM   #1
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Default Transmitter (3PK) Lipo question

Is the ProteK RC 3300 mAh lipo a good choice for a 3PK transmitter? I saw it on Amain's website.

Any recommendations or advantages of one brand over another?

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Old 08-23-2007, 11:50 AM   #2
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thats plenty. i use a thunder power 1320 3S and it will last a month of racing easy 2 days a week. 8-10 hours of runtime from a 1320 so the 3000 you should hafta charge once a year lol
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Actually I think it's a little overkill, unless you're one of those people who only want to charge once every 4-6 weeks. I'd go with a lesser amperage BUT LIGHTER pack. 3PK is a pretty hefty transmitter without battery. You'll thank me in a 30+ min main. I believe amain sells the protek 1000mah. Plenty of juice for a race day
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I have a king power 2500mAh pack and I love it. I don't notice the weight at all. It's not that much different than the 8ooNiCd pack when you're actually racing.

Unless you're a 6 year old girl, if you don't want to worry about the battery, get the 3300 if you want it. I wouldn't get a smaller one after goin with the bigger one.

In my mind it does help to keep the balance a little better. Put's the weight back on the bottom.
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aiyah, go to cheapbatterypacks pick up one of the 1100mah 3S lipo for less than USD16.00 lah. Will last a race day for sure.

http://www.cheapbatterypacks.com/mai...owlipos&sale=Y

One thing though, u need to do a little soldering to hook up a plug but the price is right.

magbarnis are right, one of the major reasons to go lipo is that they are relatively light. The weight difference is very noticable if u compare a 1100mah lipo pack vs. a Nimh pack. This makes a difference in long mains (imo).

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I think for the money, this is a better deal
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/13525
Works great in my 3PK w/ Spektrum
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check this one out. only $25

http://cgi.ebay.com/Turborix-11-1v-3...QQcmdZViewItem
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Either thats the wrong picture or he's feeding you a line saying that one will fit a Futaba. That one that's shown looks to be more for the JR/KO radios.
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I run that exact battery in my 3pk,last ages and is light as anything,definately recommend it to you!
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