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Old 01-20-2003, 11:05 AM   #1
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Are there any secrets to extending the runtime of a battery. My batteries are all 2000's....what is the average time in minutes a bettery pack should stay charged?
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Old 01-20-2003, 02:10 PM   #2
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it all depends what batteries you are running and what sort of motor, today's racing standard is 2400mah - 3300mah batteries the more miliamps the more runtime
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2000s respond very well to dead shorting. When I use to run 2000s I noticed a definite increase in run time and avergae voltage. But if you want run time definetly step up to 3000s or 3300s. Can't go wrong with them.
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Default What voltage do 3300 put out fully charged?

I just tested my 1500 @8.1vand my 1900 @8.5v, What are the numbers for a 2400 3000 or 3300 at full charge with no load(voltmeter)?
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Old 01-26-2003, 05:50 AM   #5
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The only time voltage matters in a cell is at the moment they peak, or under load.

The no-load figure indicates nothing except whether the cells are charged (8v+) or flat (around 7.2v).
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