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Old 12-01-2008, 12:59 PM   #1
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Exclamation Wiwh cells for christmas ??

hi , i would like to buy some cells for christmas and this is my choice.
Either EP4600 or ENERG4600 .
Wich one would you guys recomend for 5cell racing with a 3.5 BL.
My driving style is beetween medium and agressive and i would like them to run for at least 5min and 10 sec to finish the entire race.
Wich cells do you think are better .
Also , i would like to buy some in the states but i dont know from where , RC market only has EP4600 6 cell pack and towerhobbies dont have , rcmart neither and neither rcstation.
I would like to find a place who can sell those 5 cells matched packs for good price ( 45 $ ) and that are good quality .
I found this site :http://www.specpointbatteries.com/in...p?categoryID=2
for good price but i dont know , should i or not?
Thanks guys ,any help is much apreciated.
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Old 12-01-2008, 06:26 PM   #2
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Try SMC for the EnerG cells, they match 5 cell packs and are in the states.
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Old 12-01-2008, 06:30 PM   #3
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my energ cells are great. i can do everything i can with them as good as my lipo can (for offroad.) they got tons of power and lasted longer than most of my other packs.
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Check out promatchracing for some ENER-G 5 cells
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Check out promatchracing for some ENER-G 5 cells
Actually Promatch is what I meant to say. I forgot where those cells came from at the moment.
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ip4600's from speedzoneusa.com these cells rip
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Old 12-02-2008, 11:16 AM   #7
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are the promatch cells platinum level 5 cell pack , are they matched ? because it says single cells shrink .....
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They are matched with the specified runtime and average voltages show. They come unassembled, and include the cingle cell shrink and bars if that's what your asking...
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Old 12-02-2008, 02:26 PM   #9
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Ok , that was what i was asking , thanks guys , looks like im going witn ENERG for christmas, thanks again
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Ok , so i have bought my ENERG 4600 from promatch and om the label it says Charge rate : 8 amp . Isnt it too much , at what amp would you guys recomed me to charge them without damagin them and getting the best out of them ?
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I charge mine at 6 and use 8 only if I miss timed my charge time. 6 will not hurt them at all.
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I charge mine at 6 and use 8 only if I miss timed my charge time. 6 will not hurt them at all.
So will not hurt them at all , good .
How long does it take you to charge them at 6 ?
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So will not hurt them at all , good .
How long does it take you to charge them at 6 ?
I charge my EnerG 4600 cells at 6 amps. They take about 2600 seconds, or about 45 minutes.
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I charge my EnerG 4600 cells at 6 amps. They take about 2600 seconds, or about 45 minutes.
Ok , i will charge them at 6amp but i dont get this :
I had some EP4200 before and they used to peak at 4450 and ive been told that ENERG4600 peak at 4580 , so its very close.
I used to charge my EP cell at 4.8amp and it took them about 45 to 50 min to charge .
And if you charge your cells at a much higher amp ( 6 instead of 4.8 ) , why do they take the same amount of time to charge at a higher amp rate ?
Also , at how many mah do they peak ? Are they very punchy ?
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Ok , i will charge them at 6amp but i dont get this :
I had some EP4200 before and they used to peak at 4450 and ive been told that ENERG4600 peak at 4580 , so its very close.
I used to charge my EP cell at 4.8amp and it took them about 45 to 50 min to charge .
And if you charge your cells at a much higher amp ( 6 instead of 4.8 ) , why do they take the same amount of time to charge at a higher amp rate ?
Also , at how many mah do they peak ? Are they very punchy ?
My cells peak a little under 4600MaH simply because I keep the peak detect a little on the low side at 3mV per cell. I tend to be a little conservative and don't want to overheat the cells. This is probably why my charge times are similar to your charge times with the EP4200 cells.

My cells have plenty of punch. I am going to experiment with a higher peak detect and possibly the temp probe, to see how many MaH the cells can take.
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