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Old Oct 31, 2012, 02:07 AM
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Talk to me about the latest thoughts on 3S vs 4S for this frame. Currently, I am running 4S on mine with the 750kv Turnigy NTM motors. I have a full FPV setup on mine. ready Made RC 1.3G video gear, EzUHF, EzOSD, Naza, etc. The thing flies fantastic. However, I don't get very long flight times. The biggest battery I can fit in the slot, is a 2800mah 4S battery. When I had all of this stuff on my VC-450, I was running 3S with a 5000mah battery underneath. I could get 12 minutes of flight time with those batteries.

So, I was thinking of switching my FPV frame back over to 3S and running the 28-26 1200kv NTM motors. I could fit a 5,000 or even a 6,000mah 3S nano tech on this thing. A 6000mah 3S nano-tech is only 6oz heavier than my current 2800mah 4S GeForce batteries. I realize the motors would work harder than my current ones, but my goal is to get more flight time! I live in Alaska. Motors don't get hot here, especially this time of year! I don't do any kind of aerobatics with my FPV quad. Am I missing something here or is 3S a better choice for more flight time?
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