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Old 07-18-2018, 11:58 PM
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If i were to wire that black balancer connector into the negative cable like it is on the positive side would I be able to charge a single saddle pack no problem? I ask because the truck came with two 2s saddle packs that were being run together for 4s but my track only allows 2s, so would this be safe to charge?
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Old 07-19-2018, 05:51 AM
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no, you will short out the negative cell, but I question if that pack is truly 2S, have you placed a voltmeter across it to confirm that it's 8.4V?

normally there would be a tiny bullet hole in the middle between the 4mm bullets on the pack... I suspect that what you have pictured is actually 1S
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no, you will short out the negative cell, but I question if that pack is truly 2S, have you placed a voltmeter across it to confirm that it's 8.4V?

normally there would be a tiny bullet hole in the middle between the 4mm bullets on the pack... I suspect that what you have pictured is actually 1S
Its definitely a 2s and Ive never seen saddle packs with the middle bullet connectpr, I've only Ly seen that on shorty and brick packs
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hard to balance that pack.. you can make a Y harness to use the 2 -2 cell packs to be a large 2 cell...12600mah..it clearly spell out it is a 2 cell lipo it is not a 1 cell
balance plug has only 2 wires .shortcuts makers do are just great (not)
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All my saddle packs show 7.4V on both halves, even though they are 3.7V individually. Billdelong is almost surely right, just measure them.
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