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Old Apr 30, 2004, 07:34 AM
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I think it is really important to stay under the discharge rate that the manufacturer suggests.
Once you start to pull more current than the suggested amount, the pack voltage depresses. Sometimes to the point of triggering the low voltage cut off of the ESC.

So you end up with a poor performing battery pack, plus you run the risk of damaging a cell or two, which can cause a charging incident. ( cell burst or fire). It's just not worth the risk.

Unless you have the latest version TPs, yours can only be discharged at 6C. Thats only 12.6 amps. A lot less than the 17a, you expect to draw.
You are not on the edge, you are over it, unless you run at partial throttle only.

Irate 2600s would handle it though. 20 amps
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