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Old 07-10-2020, 11:34 AM
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Hello, I have a 2s lipo that has removable leads. My question is do I only need to have this lead connected when it is charging? Reason because the battery strap covers this hole on my EB410.

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Old 07-10-2020, 11:54 AM
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You only need it when charging, not needed when running the car.
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Old 07-10-2020, 12:02 PM
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That 2mm connector is for balancing the cells, so yes, it is needed.
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+1 on Ro and Om
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Old 07-10-2020, 12:42 PM
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center hole only needed for balancing.not needed for esc...
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However, IF you want to balance charge your lipo while in the car, you will need it ... can you just drill a hole in the battery strap where it interferes? ...
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I just got a near mint maclan Lihv uses that 2mm so in a sense to save time it is best to get the charging cables as well. I can make a set, I hope the seller put it in with the battery.
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Is charging in a LiPo bag not mandatory? And if not, it is safer for yourself in case something goes wrong while charging.
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Donīt worry bro, if you are not running you donīt need that
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Originally Posted by Roelof View Post
That 2mm connector is for balancing the cells, so yes, it is needed.
It's not balancing when you are running.
The only car I have ever use the balance port while running was because it had a cell alarm on it.
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I would not charge the battery in the car, ever. Of all my racing since 92' the only three times I saw a lipo catch on fire at a race facility in the pits was mounted in the car. By the time all was said and done, the battery, esc, rx, servo and chassis were a complete loss. Just not worth it.
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