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Old Dec 21, 2011, 03:53 AM
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 05:26 AM
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Hy guys!


I corresponded to the Hobby King!

"Csoma, Dec-16 05:54 (HKT):

Dear Hobby King!

I have a questions.
This battery Turnigy nano-tech 160mah 1S 25~40C Lipo Pack (Fits Align Trex 100) (PRODUCT ID: N160.1S.25T0) compatible with the Hobbyking FP100 (WL- V911)2.4Ghz 4CH Micro Helicopter (PRODUCT ID: 326000001) ?

Best Regards
Csoma Tamás"

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"an, Dec-21 19:05 (HKT):

Dear Csoma ,
Thanks for contacting the HobbyKing Support Team.

this is the correct battery
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=18791

Thanks for emailing support.
If you have any other questions, please let me know.
Best Regards.
Ian
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Someone tried this battery? The original battery does not look like this.
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 06:51 AM
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That probably would not fit. This one looks like a replacement for the Solo Pro. The v911 battery has ridges protruding at its side. May need some modification for it to fit in.

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Hy guys!


I corresponded to the Hobby King!

"Csoma, Dec-16 05:54 (HKT):

Dear Hobby King!

I have a questions.
This battery Turnigy nano-tech 160mah 1S 25~40C Lipo Pack (Fits Align Trex 100) (PRODUCT ID: N160.1S.25T0) compatible with the Hobbyking FP100 (WL- V911)2.4Ghz 4CH Micro Helicopter (PRODUCT ID: 326000001) ?

Best Regards
Csoma Tamás"

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"an, Dec-21 19:05 (HKT):

Dear Csoma ,
Thanks for contacting the HobbyKing Support Team.

this is the correct battery
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=18791

Thanks for emailing support.
If you have any other questions, please let me know.
Best Regards.
Ian
HobbyKing Product Specialist
Dont forget to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for discounts and promotions!
www.facebook.com/hobbykinglive
www.twitter.com/hobbykinglive


Someone tried this battery? The original battery does not look like this.
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 07:53 AM
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Seems like we're building up quite a fleet of V911s!
I would be tempted to get one, but I own a few Solo Pros and Bravo SX already, and these haven't failed me so far, so I can't justify another purchase yet, unless it gets rediculously cheap, that is...


Btw, do the stock Solo Pro skids fit this heli as drop-in replacement? In that case I wouldn't have to get different batteries, should I get one, as I have plenty of NE compatible lipos.
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 08:29 AM
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Its a drop in fit replacement for the Solo Pro skids, but I think it will require a bit of soldering to get the battery contact wires to the receiver. I am tempted to do this mod but I am hopeless in soldering.

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I would be tempted to get one, but I own a few Solo Pros and Bravo SX already, and these haven't failed me so far, so I can't justify another purchase yet, unless it gets rediculously cheap, that is...


Btw, do the stock Solo Pro skids fit this heli as drop-in replacement? In that case I wouldn't have to get different batteries, should I get one, as I have plenty of NE compatible lipos.
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 09:10 AM
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Its a drop in fit replacement for the Solo Pro skids, but I think it will require a bit of soldering to get the battery contact wires to the receiver. I am tempted to do this mod but I am hopeless in soldering.
Why solder on the receiver? Just cut the wires somewhere in the middle between receiver and skids when removing these, and solder the new one's wires on there. That shouldn't be too hard I think.
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 10:00 AM
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Why solder on the receiver? Just cut the wires somewhere in the middle between receiver and skids when removing these, and solder the new one's wires on there. That shouldn't be too hard I think.
That's not the problem in my opinion.. the problem is the shift in the center of gravity... as the SP's batteries go into the canopy while the v911 has batteries swung underneath the frame (same problem as using the sx skid on the sp.. it will become tail heavy)

hope you do get one eventually SP! I think you will quite like the v911's flight characteristics

(p.s. the excuse I use with the gf when confronted with "is that another heli?" is..... "no")
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 10:20 AM
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The Xtreme Solo Pro skids has a screw that holds the lipo slot. Maybe it can be reversed to fix this but still we'll have to deal with the inversed wires...
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 10:23 AM
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Well I guess the real wait starts now. Flytexpress simply drop it off at the HK post office.
Tried the tracking with USPS today and it says {Acceptance}
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 12:43 PM
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wow, parts are really cheap on myrcmart. it's interesting knowing that some will fit on the SP as well
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 12:46 PM
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What is the stock batteries mah and discharge rate? Thanks.
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 12:55 PM
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That's not the problem in my opinion.. the problem is the shift in the center of gravity... as the SP's batteries go into the canopy while the v911 has batteries swung underneath the frame (same problem as using the sx skid on the sp.. it will become tail heavy)

hope you do get one eventually SP! I think you will quite like the v911's flight characteristics

(p.s. the excuse I use with the gf when confronted with "is that another heli?" is..... "no")
Alxlab mentions a possible solution for the CoG problem that would arise.


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The Xtreme Solo Pro skids has a screw that holds the lipo slot. Maybe it can be reversed to fix this but still we'll have to deal with the inversed wires...

Another solution would be to use the Solo coaxial's skids, as these have the lipo facing backwards just like the V911. The Bravo SX skids would be an option as well, but have a different pin spacing, so these are not a drop in replacement.
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 01:52 PM
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does this heli have a cut off it the signal from the tx is lost and also does anyone know the range of the stock tx, just trying to gather a little info while i wait for mine to arrive
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 02:01 PM
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What is the stock batteries mah and discharge rate? Thanks.
120mAh / 15C
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Old Dec 21, 2011, 02:12 PM
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does this heli have a cut off it the signal from the tx is lost and also does anyone know the range of the stock tx, just trying to gather a little info while i wait for mine to arrive
flying distance ~50-100m
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