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Old Mar 03, 2012, 02:04 AM
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I have the Revell Proto Max...the manual says that when I charge the battery, it start green and then go out when done.
On mine the light starts solid green, and then after awhile it starts to blink...does that mean it is charged?
Answer is in the FAQ thread:

Q 11: I have a Revell Proto Max and use the TX to charge the lipo. According to the manual the charging light should go off when the lipo is fully charged, but it starts blinking instead?

A: This seems to be an issue only with the Proto Max batteries, which have a little Low Voltage Protection circuitry built in. Jtravel asked someone at Revell directly about this, and it was confirmed a blinking light means a charged battery, so the manual is not fully accurate there. Some users report that the light will go out a while later, but based upon current information you should remove the Proto Max battery when the light starts blinking. If you want to be sure the battery is fully charged, test with a voltage meter, it should read around 4.20V, might be a little higher when just coming of the charger.


Appears like there is an error in the manual. It should be full when the light starts blinking. Use a voltmeter to verify. And best, get a wall charger, these are pretty cheap, and you will have earned it back pretty soon because you don't need new TX batteries all the time.
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Old Mar 03, 2012, 10:31 AM
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Mine blinks too.No problem
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 06:35 PM
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Yep. 4.2v charged.....
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Old Mar 14, 2012, 11:38 PM
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Old Mar 25, 2012, 08:58 PM
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Got my Proto Max blinged...still get a good 5 mins flight time.


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Old Mar 26, 2012, 10:21 PM
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Revell Proto Max with CNC Metal Rotor Head & Shortened Flybar.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd5hF3_tpRw
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Old Mar 31, 2012, 06:04 PM
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Another flight of my Proto Max with CNC Metal Rotor Head.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqqdOXX5dwE
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Old Apr 03, 2012, 01:34 PM
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Flight of my Revell Proto Max with CNC Metal Rotor Head and Shortened Flybar.







http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMq2TM10B_M
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Old Apr 16, 2012, 04:39 PM
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Another video of flying my proto max.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSgzNulAE2g
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 01:58 AM
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I know it's hard to make video without a cameraman or woman, but do try to keep the heli more in range of the camera. Half of the vid is audio-only now.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 11:04 PM
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I know it's hard to make video without a cameraman or woman, but do try to keep the heli more in range of the camera. Half of the vid is audio-only now.
I have a small Emerson 720p flip camera on a small tripod...need a hat cam.....
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 10:37 AM
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Took it outside this morning under very light rain....had a minor crash and popped the links off of the swash....no damage but was a blast!
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