|May 17, 2014, 04:07 PM|
one Cell voltage meter
Ever sense I saw red sneakers 1S voltage meter I wanted to make one. I followed reds advice and went to EBay looking for a
'1s volt meter (the one I was sent was a Pollin #830 492 (Voltmeter für LiPo/LiIon/LiFe-Akkus AVM-1/6S) also look at eBay under 1S-6S RC Lipo Battery Voltage)'.
That's almost correct. I ordered one from EBay and the auction said 1S to 6S voltage meter. I ordered it. also ordered the battery connector & servo connector. Soldered them together and waited for the mailman to bring the meter. When it got here it didn't work? I checked my soldering with a volt OHM meter. all was good. checked the battery - it was good? Turns out not all the meters do one cell. I contacted the EBay seller and he said 'oops'. It's a 2S through 6S. Does not do 1S. He went out to his auctions and corrected the description. He also offered a refund which I didn't do. So be careful. I found another EBay seller. asked if it for sure did one cell. He assured me it would. I ordered it. when it arrived and checked some batteries and sure enough - it works.
So the meter on the right does not do one cell. The meter on the left will do one cell.
The meter that worked said 'battery cell 1S~6S on one side.
|May 19, 2014, 02:59 AM|
Here's the link.
When I saw your post I went to my EBay account and then realized I had cleaned it up last night. Had a hard time finding it. But EBay remembers stuff. when I searched EBay had it highlighted for me. And I remember the seller through feedback. Good luck with it.
When you find it. See the picture of the meter. You will see on the side where it says 1s to 6s. That's important. The first one I got said the same thing in the auction title however when I tried to hook it up it would not read one cell. After contacting the seller. He apologized and offer a refund. He also changed his auction title.
This little thing works very well. I did change the end of the wire harness. Red showed using a Futabe plug. However while trying to get the first meter to work I had soldered a three cell Lipo balance plug to the Park Flyer battery plug. I didn't change it back. I like the three cell balance plug. I had that from an old tired Lipo that had pooped out and I put the old Lipo in salt water for a month to kill it. Then cut the plugs off for future use.
An old friend (Tombo242) had taught me never throw away anything that may have a future use. The old three cell balance plug came in handy.
PS: How are things down under?
|May 22, 2014, 08:21 PM|
Australia, QLD, Brisbane
Joined Mar 2014
|May 29, 2014, 09:44 AM|
I have ordered three. One of for me and then friends said HEY !!!. So two more. Great little meter. Great for the UMX Radian. I put a male JST on the female white mini connector. My other meter like the other will not do 1 cell. Highly recommended. And it's so expensive....
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