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Currently running Aero Model 90c 6000mah batteries, with the 5mm holes and looking for something to replace them since Aero Model is no longer making them.

I'd like to know what options I have and which ones to avoid, with my limited knowledge of batteries and the various makers, any info will be helpful.

Thank you.
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orca 2s batteries use 5mm plugs
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Originally Posted by OttoKrosse View Post
Currently running Aero Model 90c 6000mah batteries, with the 5mm holes and looking for something to replace them since Aero Model is no longer making them.

I'd like to know what options I have and which ones to avoid, with my limited knowledge of batteries and the various makers, any info will be helpful.

Thank you.
The new ORCA packs use 5mm bullets.

These are the ones I'm using now.
http://www.teameamotorsports.com/ind...product_id=113
I don't believe these ones are ROAR approved just yet though, so you might not be allowed to use them everywhere.

http://www.amain.com/rc-cars/2s-7.4v...380?fs=1&lg=fs
Several of the new batteries from ProTek and Reedy now come with 5mm bullets
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Old 03-27-2015, 10:25 AM
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The new nanotech 90c ultimate uses 5mm passthrough bullets
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+1 for Orca!
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Intellect cell

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Reedy have also 5mm connectors.
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The Trinity Revtech batteries also use 5mm bullets.

http://www.trinityrc.net/shop/index....product_id=513
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EA has the ORCA Packs.
http://www.teameamotorsports.com/ind...&product_id=80
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Originally Posted by OttoKrosse View Post
Currently running Aero Model 90c 6000mah batteries, with the 5mm holes and looking for something to replace them since Aero Model is no longer making them.

I'd like to know what options I have and which ones to avoid, with my limited knowledge of batteries and the various makers, any info will be helpful.

Thank you.
I would wait for the high voltage packs to be out or get the trinity ones pretty sure this summer the 4.35v cell packs will be the new d3.5 drama
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Originally Posted by 2uzferunner03 View Post
The new nanotech 90c ultimate uses 5mm passthrough bullets
I've got a pair of the 6600 mah 90c Ultimates, awesome batteries thus far.
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Unless the rules change 8.4 is the highest you can charge a batt, so why would we need batts that can go to 8.6. I also see no bennifit to 5mm plugs. The decrease in resistance is nominal. I'm pretty sure it was just a sales gimmick. I have also seen more people fry esc's from the pass through bullets. they install batt in upside down, attach connectors and poof. Magic smoke.
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Unless the rules change 8.4 is the highest you can charge a batt, so why would we need batts that can go to 8.6. I also see no bennifit to 5mm plugs. The decrease in resistance is nominal. I'm pretty sure it was just a sales gimmick. I have also seen more people fry esc's from the pass through bullets. they install batt in upside down, attach connectors and poof. Magic smoke.
a little tape on the wrong side should avoid smoked speedo's
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You can add Silverback to the list of 5mm plug lipos.

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I also see no bennifit to 5mm plugs. The decrease in resistance is nominal. I'm pretty sure it was just a sales gimmick.
I agree on the marketing. Means changing all your plugs and you can't (easily) use your old lipos!
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Thanks for all the great suggestions.

I guess I should have mentioned that these will go into a TC6.2, so I'll mention it now.
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