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Old Sep 30, 2012, 07:39 PM
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This got lost in the general "he said, he said"

My findings previously posted::

I received only 1 of 2 ordered 4s 2200 40c, although the packing slip shows 2. I am awaiting Jason's reply on that issue. Anyway the 1 I received flies great performing about the same as the GForce 4s 2200 40c I use all the time. I am a bit concerned about the discharge lead which is a rather long 6". Seems like that is a bit long with all the warnings about keeping ESC lead lengths short. The other batteries seem to be around 3". But my 8 minute flights on a high performance Stik come down at about 3.8 volts per cell which is good.


As a post script I got a phone call, today, with an apology with the missed second battery. It will ship tomorrow.

So, the battery is, at least, the equal of a GForce 2200 4s 40c. My only concern is the 6" discharge lead length.
Wow, a phone call? That's impressive, I can't recall getting more than an e-mail in the past from other companies. Is the covering on the discharge cords soft or more brittle style plastic? 6 inches seems abnormally long.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:05 PM
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Ok.... look at this video where I just cut one apart.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw2g6gAFkBE

there must have been changes in the last 2 years since the video you posted was put up.
I wonder if its just for certain sizes that they use the plates
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:05 PM
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I'm pretty sure that Sky and Gens stopped putting heatsinks on their packs once they realized it was a terrible idea. None of my new packs (all 10 of 'em) had heatsinks on them.
There not heatsinks
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:07 PM
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I wonder if its just for certain sizes that they use the plates
I have up to 3300 mAh and they don't have plates. However, I see that they sell hard packs that are encased in a hard "box" that encapsulates the foil packs. Perhaps they have evolved into that.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:25 PM
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Wow, a phone call? That's impressive, I can't recall getting more than an e-mail in the past from other companies. Is the covering on the discharge cords soft or more brittle style plastic? 6 inches seems abnormally long.
They started being real nice to me too when I mentioned I saw them on rcgroups...and that's why I'm trying them in the first place. They are really trying...only time will tell. For now, I'm giving them thumbs up.
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They started being real nice to me too when I mentioned I saw them on rcgroups...and that's why I'm trying them in the first place. They are really trying...only time will tell. For now, I'm giving them thumbs up.
i just check on a 4 s 5000 mah battery, looks to be about the same overall price (with free shipping) that I could get at Value Hobby. I like the free shipping.

What if any connector does the battery come with? Deans by any chance. I'd give them a try for batteries when they stock back up, a lot of the 4 and 5 s batteries are out of stock.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:53 PM
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i just check on a 4 s 5000 mah battery, looks to be about the same overall price (with free shipping) that I could get at Value Hobby. I like the free shipping.

What if any connector does the battery come with? Deans by any chance. I'd give them a try for batteries when they stock back up, a lot of the 4 and 5 s batteries are out of stock.
suppose to come with generic deans (T-connectors)
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well then, that's perfect, same with VH. I'll give it a shot.
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. Is the covering on the discharge cords soft or more brittle style plastic? 6 inches seems abnormally long.
Its high quality soft insulation with micro stranding, by the feel of the flex, and Deans type connectors. Seem like a high value lipo, just don't understand the 6" discharge lead.
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Old Oct 01, 2012, 12:59 AM
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Its high quality soft insulation with micro stranding, by the feel of the flex, and Deans type connectors. Seem like a high value lipo, just don't understand the 6" discharge lead.
I'll just shorten mine when I get 'em.
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Its high quality soft insulation with micro stranding, by the feel of the flex, and Deans type connectors. Seem like a high value lipo, just don't understand the 6" discharge lead.
Whats a discharge lead
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Old Oct 01, 2012, 11:08 AM
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Whats a discharge lead
LOL! high tech word for the discharge wire- Basically the red and black discharge wires. They are saying those wires extend 6".
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 06:44 PM
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Got my 2x 40C lipos in the mail today. Also Jason include 4x AA alkaline batteries as "free gift"

Both Lipos are in perfect condition

1st one-> 4.82 4.82 4.82 (perfect matched cells)
2nd one->4.82 4.83 4.84

Leads are long at 6inches. I'm going to shorten them to 4inches.
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 07:14 PM
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Got a IR tester/capacity tester/voltage grapher?
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 07:18 PM
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Got a IR tester/capacity tester/voltage grapher?
My flying buddy has that new turnigy which has IR testing capability...I can get that over the weekend. but nothing else fancy (graphs, etc).

good thing is I also just bought a 4 of Haiyin 40C lipos and I can compare IR's to those.
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