Originally Posted by thunder1
Wow, you guys must be using some really good lipos. Or maybe just bad NiCDs. What is the voltage under load per cell for the NiCds/NiMHs you're using? Isn't pushing them to below about .9v/cell destruction? I'll admit I don't have any of the latest generation lipos, all mine are 15C right now. They will put out about 3.5v/cell at their rated capacity.
On a weight by weight comparison, though, lipos always have an edge.
I just bench tested a 5s TP Extreme 2070.
I got 48 amps and 650 watts.
That's 2.7 volts per cell.
I'm not surprised.