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Old 01-10-2011, 11:45 PM   #1
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Not sure what you call it. What is everyone using to test to see how much mah is left in your Lipo battery.

I use the Dynamite Ultra Passport as my charger and thought that there may be a way that the charger could tell how much juice is left in the battery after using. Either I cant find out how to do it or it just does not have the capability.

If it does not have the capability what should I use to test so that I dont get to low.

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Not sure what you call it. What is everyone using to test to see how much mah is left in your Lipo battery.

I use the Dynamite Ultra Passport as my charger and thought that there may be a way that the charger could tell how much juice is left in the battery after using. Either I cant find out how to do it or it just does not have the capability.

If it does not have the capability what should I use to test so that I dont get to low.

Thanks everyone
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http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=10952

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http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9282
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I use the Dynamite Sentry to test my Li-Po and Ni-MH receiver
batterys. It has a test mode that applies a load to the battery
and gives you readings of the amount of charge left in the battery,
with a bar graph and voltage reading. Here is some info about it,
http://www.dynamiterc.com/Articles/A...ArticleID=1740
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I check my receiver pack with this: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...attery-Checker This one also tells you how much capacity (in %) you got left on the battery.
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I check my receiver pack with this: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...attery-Checker This one also tells you how much capacity (in %) you got left on the battery.
Exact copy of the Mega Power Smart Guard but much more expensive...

http://www.okhobby.com/product.php?id_product=884
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Wow!And i thought Hyperion came up something new idea!So they just copied....By the way i got the hyperion one from the local hobby shop for 24.99$ (still higher).Amain is little higher on this one...
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Voltage checker's only tell you soo much, The only REAL true way to see how much Mah is left is to.....well charge the pack and see how much it takes....Once you get used to how many Mah you're taking in a particular amount of time can you then start to determine how much "juice" you got left.
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Wow!And i thought Hyperion came up something new idea!So they just copied....By the way i got the hyperion one from the local hobby shop for 24.99$ (still higher).Amain is little higher on this one...
Both megapower and hyperion are probably made in the same factory... just different name...

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1271384
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