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Old 01-23-2008, 11:47 AM   #16
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The reason the Orion 3200 has more punch over the trinity pack is the Orion is a 25c rated pack and the trinity is a 20C rated pack. So yes it makes plenty of sense why the 3200 has more punch.

I am ordering 2 3600 this week myself.

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Wrong the 3200's from Orion are 20c as well. I own 3 of them and love them.
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Old 01-23-2008, 11:57 AM   #17
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Wrong the 3200's from Orion are 20c as well. I own 3 of them and love them.


your correct I'm sorry it's the 3600 that is 25C rated
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The reason the Orion 3200 has more punch over the trinity pack is the Orion is a 25c rated pack and the trinity is a 20C rated pack. So yes it makes plenty of sense why the 3200 has more punch.

I am ordering 2 3600 this week myself.

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It doesn't really work that way. "C" rating is simply a measure of the cell's maximum aperage delivery. If "C" rating did determine how much punch a pack provided the 4500 Trinity pack should've produced more punch anyway.
4.5 amps (4500mah) x 20"C"= 90amps max draw
3.2 amps (3200 mah) x 25"C"= 80amps max draw

As was mentioned, the 3200 is actually 20c rated, the 3600 is 25c. Even so, the likely reason the Orion batteries produced more punch is because of the higher quality Kokam cells likely having less voltage drop under load (lower internal resistance).
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Old 01-23-2008, 12:50 PM   #19
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Thanks for the info. Will keep looking, seems like the maxamps 6000 is where I am heading.
That's where I ended up. The TMXpress pack(s) (Trinity based) will be used for stock buggy and my son's sportsman truck and I went with a 6k for mod/outlaw/pro truck. I've run 8k's in the past but wanted the lower profile of the 6k for an easier fit into multiple chassis.
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If you are that worried about the voltage drop then run an 8kmah pack. It will put less stress on the packs & cause less of a decrease in voltage while under load.
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I went to practice last night and one of the 2 li-pro packs that I bought kept on dieing on me. The pack was fully charged and was only ran for a total of one or two laps, so I knew that it was not at the cut off voltage. when I unplugged the pack and then plugged it back in the truck was good to go. I ran the truck half way around the track when it stopped again. So I decided that it was just a bad connection on the speed controller. and I was too tired to mess with it, so I went home. Today, I made sure that both li-pros was fully charged. First heat my truck went dead at about 3min mark, I messed with the wires that plugs into the lipro and I ws off and going again, then it stopped on the next lap and the lipro started to smoke. I have about 5-6 charges on these lipos. now what? Will trinity replace it? or do I need to send it back to the store where I bought it? any help will be appreciated
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I went to practice last night and one of the 2 li-pro packs that I bought kept on dieing on me. The pack was fully charged and was only ran for a total of one or two laps, so I knew that it was not at the cut off voltage. when I unplugged the pack and then plugged it back in the truck was good to go. I ran the truck half way around the track when it stopped again. So I decided that it was just a bad connection on the speed controller. and I was too tired to mess with it, so I went home. Today, I made sure that both li-pros was fully charged. First heat my truck went dead at about 3min mark, I messed with the wires that plugs into the lipro and I ws off and going again, then it stopped on the next lap and the lipro started to smoke. I have about 5-6 charges on these lipos. now what? Will trinity replace it? or do I need to send it back to the store where I bought it? any help will be appreciated
Make sure you are not putting excessive pressure on the pack with your battery strap. What type of vehicle are you running it in?

On my XXX-T, I had to flip the battery strap over and all was good.
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I went to practice last night and one of the 2 li-pro packs that I bought kept on dieing on me. The pack was fully charged and was only ran for a total of one or two laps, so I knew that it was not at the cut off voltage. when I unplugged the pack and then plugged it back in the truck was good to go. I ran the truck half way around the track when it stopped again. So I decided that it was just a bad connection on the speed controller. and I was too tired to mess with it, so I went home. Today, I made sure that both li-pros was fully charged. First heat my truck went dead at about 3min mark, I messed with the wires that plugs into the lipro and I ws off and going again, then it stopped on the next lap and the lipro started to smoke. I have about 5-6 charges on these lipos. now what? Will trinity replace it? or do I need to send it back to the store where I bought it? any help will be appreciated


That is the cut off screwing up on them ... My cut off has been removed....
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So will trinity replace the lipo? I feel like I just through away my money.
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i have sold a few of these and have not had any bad feedback, i also know that there is a new shipment of these li-pro packs coming in. should be here in about a week. maybe all the kinks are out of the system. from what i have seen, they are very economical $$$$ wise and work well. not bad for under 80 bucks.

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Mine works great!
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Default Trinity lipro and thunderpower balancer

I bought one of the trinity 4500's and need to connect it to A thunderpower balancer.Any help will be greatly appreciated.


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