LiFe Battery Charging


Old 12-25-2010, 07:27 PM
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Hi Guys, haven't been on in a while, just a few questions today.
1. Does anyone have any experience with Turnigy 3s2p LiFe batteries, and do they work will?
2. Will said batteries fit in the e-maxx and get good run time?
3. I have heard that Life batteries charge very fast and I am thinking of getting the TURNIGY MEGA 400W Charger, how long will it take to charge 3s2p 4500mah turnigy batteries at 5c?
Thanks in advance!
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Old 12-25-2010, 08:48 PM
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3s life will put you in between 2s and 3s lipo for voltage / speed

5c charge should take you 15 minutes or so

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Old 12-25-2010, 09:24 PM
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Those batts require a breakin. Start reading at reply #3 -

That charger didn't get very good reviews on RC Groups. Also has bad reviews on the HK site if you read the feedback -
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Old 12-27-2010, 07:44 PM
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Sorry for hijacking this thread mate.

This is the first time I'm using LiFe battery. How do you guys charge a LiFe battery? seems that when i plugged them on the charger, it would not accept 2s and I'll get that Low Voltage Error message. My LiFe battery is marked as 2s (6.6v). But when i switch my charger to 3s (9.9v) it works!
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