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Old 04-08-2007, 11:13 AM   #1
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LOOKIN FOR SOME IDEAS ON PUTTING A LIPO IN A STATER BOX .WITCH ONE SHOULD I USE AVOLTS/AMPS . I SEEN ONE POST HERE BUT THERE IS NO INFO ON WHAT BATTERY TO USE
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Lipos don't like going flat, so unless you have a voltage cut off, you will end up damaging the cells
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Use any 4 cell lipo, but I would not go under 3 Amp Hrs. That will cost triple digits though. Also to avoid damage, make sure there is an on/off switch to disconnect the battery, otherwise it has the possibility of slowly draining, and figure out a way to add a voltage cut off, otherwise you wont feel that it has lost too much voltage therefore damaging the cells and turning it into a dangerous paperweight. I bought a voltage alarm for one of my helicopters that you wire in parallel to the battery, and it is programmable at what voltage the alarm goes off. It is the CSM Lipo Alarm.
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WERE DID YOU BUY THE ALARM CUT OFF FROM
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go HTBatteries.com they have what your looking for.
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I have the HT Batteries Lipo in my Mugen starter boxes and they are the shizzle! I HIGHLY recommend their balance charger. It charges each of the 4-cells individually and is the only safe way to charge a Lipo. The box will last the whole day of racing easily. I just re-peak mine before each race day.
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There are a lot of places with great prices on Li-Pos.

Li-Po cutoff and cells: http://pfmdistribution.com/secure/sh...asp?itemid=203

More cells: http://www.all-battery.com/index.asp
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