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Triton EQ and LOSI 14.8V lipo starter box, balancing plug question

Old 12-21-2009, 01:59 PM
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Default Triton EQ and LOSI 14.8V lipo starter box, balancing plug question

Turns out both of those balancing plug adapter boards doesn't have the right plug for the Losi LOSB99821 I have. I called the charger manufacturer and they said to post up here and that they don't support that particular plug that losi puts on. Basically my connector has 5 pins, the 4S plugs on the adapter board has 6 pins. Has anyone used this charger w/ this battery? Anyone have any suggestions on what I can do? I am new to this stuff and got a curveball on the first pitch . I have a picture for reference.


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Old 12-21-2009, 02:06 PM
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There are 4 standard balancing plugs
JST-XH (the electrifly board u have) - this is the most common plug these days
TP - u have one as well
Hyperion/Polyquest
JST-EH - Kokam/Neu/Apogee

the battery connector looks like Hyperion plug except those two plastic tabs. I would try to cut those plastic tabs and put it into the electrifly board u have. if not just get JST-XH connector and rewire it. easy.
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Do they make a standardized adapter plate for the plug that you think I have or am I better suited taking this battery back and getting something else? Or maybe just replace the plug? I also found this:
In Stock $4.99
This adapter will convert your existing
Poly RC, Polyquest or Hyperion 4S tap to
Align 4S tap to use balancers/chargers equipped with Align.
http://www.rclipos.com/Accessories.htm

Will this work ok if I do in fact have the hyperion plug?

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it will and if not just cut the male connector and put it on your battery.

and please edit your picture post and make your pic smaller. I got 24" screen and have to scroll like crazy.
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i had same problem last year with losi box battery never did get a balencer plug i was told Losi has their own animal. i switched to protek i have the same Triton EQ2 and it has the balancer plug for protek sorry this did not help
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I got on the phone w/ LOSI finally. Turns out I have to use the thunder power adapter and just not use one of the pins. Would have been nice if there was some documentation on this somewhere.

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I thaught i had the same problem. I have the trinity charger and it has the e flight plugs built into it, and I baught the losi starter box battery and I couldnt find a plug for it. After searching, low and behold Losi makes adapters for their batteries. You just have to make sure the polarity is correct. I had to dissaseble the balance plug and make it right for my charger. it was so easy. LOSB9651 and LOSB9652
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