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Old 05-11-2011, 06:27 PM   #16
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Where do you plug them Into the balance plug?
yes, you just plug them into the balance plug, easy to use and its really just a piece of mind thing.
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Old 12-17-2011, 12:27 AM   #17
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I got two 8.4volts nimh 3300mah batteries which are just lying around. Can it be used for Starter Box?
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Old 12-17-2011, 12:52 AM   #18
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NiMh 7.2V x 2
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Old 12-17-2011, 12:55 AM   #19
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I use 12V Pb battery
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Old 12-17-2011, 03:09 AM   #20
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I use a 12v gel cell pb battery, my lipo charger will charge it in the pb mode with ac current. I was using two 3600 NIMH and the charge would not last a race day. The pb battery is heavier but well worth the power it delivers.
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I use a 12V Motorcyle battery. much less expensive than lipo
http://motolite.com/battery.php?id=20

maintenance-free and can be charge in any battery charger with "PB/lead acid" option.

Cheaper then lipo, Not really. With the prices of HK lipo's these days, There's quite a few option's that are available For 20$, Not to mention the fact if your PB pack dies on you there's No such thing as a Fast charge like Lipo's or Nimh.

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I got two 8.4volts nimh 3300mah batteries which are just lying around. Can it be used for Starter Box?
Yes they would work just fine, Little more voltage Vs 2X 7.4v but wont hurt anything what so ever.
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Cheaper then lipo, Not really. With the prices of HK lipo's these days, There's quite a few option's that are available For 20$, Not to mention the fact if your PB pack dies on you there's No such thing as a Fast charge like Lipo's or Nimh.



Yes they would work just fine, Little more voltage Vs 2X 7.4v but wont hurt anything what so ever.
Thanks Integra..Its time to charge both the 8.4's..Lets see how it works out..cheers
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Any 4s 2100mah or more with at least 20c is the perfect ticket in a starter box.
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everything being equal, two 7.4(3300mah) packs pack plenty of punch......if the engines giving you any resistance, just heat the block.......aways a good idea, anyway............use a heat gun.....hair drier will not do the trick......
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12v gel battery works just fine.
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Currently have a 12V PB battery that works without issue. However, some very good points have been made for using LiPo batteries. That will definitely be my next batteries that i use in the starter box.

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What about using the LiFe batteries? How do these compare to the Lipo?
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