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Old 06-24-2005, 11:52 AM   #1
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Looking for a charger for this if you could oint me to the right directions or recomend something good.... Is it true that you get more response compared to AA batterys?
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Looking for a charger for this if you could oint me to the right directions or recomend something good.... Is it true that you get more response compared to AA batterys?
its all about the voltage. more response? no! its all about the voltage, same number of cells AA would be better because it has 1.5v each cell. rechargeable ones only has avg of 1.2v
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Most RTRs come with a 4 AA pack, if you use 4 AA rechargeable batteries you get less volatage, and the servoes are a little slower. Rechargeable 1.2v, alkalines 1.5v.

If instead you use a 5 AAA rechargeable, you get 6v, versus 4AA 4.8.
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if ur looking for a charger just for the rx packs then no need to buy expensive charger. if u want u can buy a 10 dollar wall charger but it takes forever to charge. u can try mrc superbrains
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i`m looking for batteries too.

should i go for the flat or hump pack? ( don`t think would make much of a difference, or is there?)

also, what should i be looking out for? as in, the voltage or amp or others?

is there a standard voltage?
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flat or hump pack are dependant on your application some cars need a flat pack like the R40 others like the Savage require a hump pack since the flat pack wont fit.

other wise they are the same voltage wise
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Hes actually correct.

Straight from Steve Ponds Nitro Battery Article that ive burned into my memory.

"Rechargeable packs improve performance. Although 4 alkaline cells have as much voltage as 5 rechargeable cells, the alkaline cells can't deliver as much punch when the power drain is high. That means you won't get as much speed or torque from a servo powered by alkaline batteries as you would from one with a rechargeable pack. "
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Old 06-26-2005, 12:45 AM   #8
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Thanks for your replies.

What should i be looking out for when i`m purchasing my batteries?

I`m looking for a longer lasting pack.

1100mah, is that on the higher end?

I`m totally new to this battery thing, could u point out the right things to be looking at when purchasing?

Thanks alot guys!

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1200-1500 is about the highest from the standard name brand packs.
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ofna sells some 1500s and really cheap. i use them on my monster truck and it would last all day!
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Thanks guys,

Haven`t seen 1500`s here in Singapore so far. highest i`ve seen so far is only 1200`s.

But anyway, thanks for the help.
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If i were to use just 1 pack of 1100`s, would it be enough for an average day of practice?
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yes it would be enough....................ofna makes a 1400 mah nimh battery flat pack ........its amazing it lasts forever......

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Yeah I have the ofna hump pack. Holds it charge well.
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