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Old 01-02-2019, 10:15 AM
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Sunpadow batteries are now available in North America. Please ask questions about the battery line here.

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Old 01-02-2019, 10:28 AM
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I ordered a 5300 Sumpadow lipo from Hyperhobbies in Canada yesterday. At 18.5mm tall and 250g, it should be a fantastic mod touring lipo.
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The 5300 are working in a bunch of classes. Sam Isaacs won mod TC at USIC with them. We've also had spec races won with the battery...
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So are the latest 7.4v packs now outperforming the 7.6 HV packs in spec racing?
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Originally Posted by DavidNERODease View Post
So are the latest 7.4v packs now outperforming the 7.6 HV packs in spec racing?
Most 7.6v packs ultimately have a lower mAh rating
We've only brought in 7.4v packs thus far. 8 different versions

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I bought a 1s at stock wars, light use and the battery has already had puffing and casing is cracking around the terminal ports. Is this a one of situation? Im not amped spending money on a battery and it getting to be borderline
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Sunpadow are the flavour of the month packs over here too, seems Yokomo / Hearns have sponsored a bunch of drivers this yr and they're pushing the Sunpadow packs and now it's taken off stock levels are next to nought. Seen a few local drivers talking them up, I may have to watch a Nick Adams video and see what he says then base my decision on something like the colour of the store attendant's shoe laces.
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I bought a 1s at stock wars, light use and the battery has already had puffing and casing is cracking around the terminal ports. Is this a one of situation? Im not amped spending money on a battery and it getting to be borderline
There is a lot of battery stuffed into a small 1s "box"

Not sure what amperage your charging at... But 1s cells in general are more susceptible to puff if you charge over 15amp or heat the stick past 95f external
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Originally Posted by nexxus View Post
Sunpadow are the flavour of the month packs over here too, seems Yokomo / Hearns have sponsored a bunch of drivers this yr and they're pushing the Sunpadow packs and now it's taken off stock levels are next to nought. Seen a few local drivers talking them up, I may have to watch a Nick Adams video and see what he says then base my decision on something like the colour of the store attendant's shoe laces.
The Sunpadow owners provide "sticks" for a good % of more traditional battery companies. Not to mention the lcg and ulcg packs are pretty killer...

And since the sticks are not tied to a motor company it makes it easier for people to "try" something new without causing direct conflicts.
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I think its great they are available in the US. My son has raced their packs in Europe as a test in 1/8 2wd Pan (brushless). He loves them, the LCG factor alone lends really well to keeping the CG Low and Cornerspeed a bit higher. Im excited to give them a go in F1!!!
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I ran the 3800 2s in F1 yesterday. It runs really well...
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Originally Posted by hanulec View Post
There is a lot of battery stuffed into a small 1s "box"

Not sure what amperage your charging at... But 1s cells in general are more susceptible to puff if you charge over 15amp or heat the stick past 95f external
i'm not saying that the battery doesnt perform because it definitely does, but the durability of the case is subpar and the puffing, i havent had that issue since i stopped running fantom and LRP packs. i've treated that pack like i have all my other 8000mah+ 1s packs charge/discharge at 30 amps. i'll be trying my R1 pack that i never got to send back and see what it does. But seeing this pack almost crumble in my hand doesnt make me want to go back. It sucks because it is a fast battery and priced pretty well
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Fwiw, my 5300 ulcg sunpadow lipo has better ir numbers than my 5500 ulcg R1 lipo.
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I've been running my 8000 1s black sunpadow for 5 months now charge/ discharge at 30amp. And is great it gets down to .6mohms according to my I charger. Only batteries I'll buy from now on.
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Picked up a 6000mah pack for VTA, looking forward to seeing what it can do at 180 next weekend!
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