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Old 09-10-2008, 10:17 PM   #1
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Ok so I want to swap the battery tray out for a lipo pack. I get the lipo battery and had to reverse the + and - to charge it for some reason(its noe configured as if I were using it to power a reciever).

So before plugging it into the radio and possibly wiring it backwards a causing a short in my brand new radio I wanted to know if someone from KO could tell me of the 3 pole's in the radio which one is +,- and since there is a third I can only assume its a dummy pole? The manual says to plug it in and even shows an illustration but it doesn't show a red or black for + or - so I'm not sure what is what.

Again I am only assuming but I would think the + for the battery tray and the + for the plug would be on the same side but I want to be sure before I power up.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Old 09-11-2008, 08:26 AM   #2
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Joe,

The black wire should be in the middle and the red to the RIGHT of that. So if you're looking down at the radio, the red wire/+ pin is the one closer to the back of the radio, or furtherest away from the steering wheel side.

By the way, the lipo is amazing. I have the Losi one and it lasts for about 12-13 hours. And the balance is perfect once you take out the stock antenna (assuming you're using 2.4).

Hope that helps,
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Thanks for the info. Much appreciated
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exactly which battery are you using
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I have the protek, its all workin tip top too!
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:17 AM   #6
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why can't KO wired their TX normally with the black wire at the end instead of in the middle?
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