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Lipo battery names - who's better?

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Old 07-02-2013, 01:01 PM
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I am looking at a few brands right now for battery replacements..


E-Flight
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Powerflight EONX

somewhat questioning Turnigy brand....just puffed one but I believe it was my fault..

Which ones would be the best quality/performance?


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Old 07-05-2013, 02:04 PM
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I have not tried any that you listed, but I have had real good luck with Sky Lipo from Hoppy Partz (when they are in stock). I have a couple of 3300 3S batteries that have almost a 100 charge cycles and they still seem to be going strong.

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I have always had good luck with Thunder Power. I've been flying a 4S 4200 for about 5 years and it's always had good power.

What are folks opinions about Haiyin. I've got one (4S4000) and like it... It seems professionally built, but I don't have enough time on it to make a judgement. Any comments?

I am also looking for a very high capacity 7S battery. This is for industrial use, not hobby use, so I also need to know who makes a reliable battery other than TP.

Thanks for any input,

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You might be better off by using two or more batteries to make up the 7S battery.
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Shipping regulations concerning Lipos
Cost of 7S
A single cell failure can "kill" the whole (expensive) pack.
I'd likely use a four cell and a 3 cell pack in series, and both can be gotten at reasonable prices.
Industrial use covers a wide area. There are several companies that make Lipos for industrial and aircraft use.
Expect prices to be much higher than the RC market Lipos.

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Has anyone heard of ROC's? I have a couple, not a whole lot of time on them, but I've heard good reports from my LHS (whom I trust implicitly!) I use the Sky's as well and have had good luck, but I've also heard lately, again from my LHS, that they've had some bad ones.

I need more time on the ROC LiPo;s to really give a good report, but so far so good.
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