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Old 10-31-2009, 12:27 AM
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Default How to hook up Battery 2 x 2200mAh 3S in series?

I am looking at buying a 500 size heli and it suggest:

Battery: 2 x 2200mAh 3S 20C
or 1 4400 6S 20C

How exactly would you hook up the 2 3S to one ESC? Thanks!
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Old 10-31-2009, 09:23 AM
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what you need is a Y harness like this: http://www.helidirect.com/great-plan...ter-p-8712.hdx

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The above is correct - but I learnt a little trick from watching one of Finless Bobs Videos over on heli-Freak - I made this adaptor at the end of the ESC leads which means that you do away with the need for the connector (assuming you will always be ruinning 2 x 3S batteries on that ESC). It keeps the wire length and mess down and a few grams.

A point to note is that your end rating will be 2 x 3S or 22.2v @ 2200mAh and not 4400mAh.

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The above is correct - but I learnt a little trick from watching one of Finless Bobs Videos over on heli-Freak - I made this adaptor at the end of the ESC leads which means that you do away with the need for the connector (assuming you will always be ruinning 2 x 3S batteries on that ESC). It keeps the wire length and mess down and a few grams.

A point to note is that your end rating will be 2 x 3S or 22.2v @ 2200mAh and not 4400mAh.

Jon
That hook up is for putting two batteries in series (red to power, black to red, black to ground) which adds the voltage together

What he needs is two batteries in parallel ( red to red to power, black to black to ground), which adds the capacity together.
That way, he'll get 11.1V @ 440mAh

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The above is correct - but I learnt a little trick from watching one of Finless Bobs Videos over on heli-Freak - I made this adaptor at the end of the ESC leads which means that you do away with the need for the connector (assuming you will always be ruinning 2 x 3S batteries on that ESC). It keeps the wire length and mess down and a few grams.

A point to note is that your end rating will be 2 x 3S or 22.2v @ 2200mAh and not 4400mAh.

Jon
That hook up is for putting two batteries in series (red to power, black to red, black to ground) which adds the voltage together

What he needs is two batteries in parallel ( red to red to power, black to black to ground), which adds the capacity together.
That way, he'll get 11.1V @ 440mAh

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looking at his original post which states he has 2 x 11.1v packs he want to use for the 500 size.in a series. He doesnt need a parallel connecter. he needs a series connector. You can't run a 500 on 3s. you need 6s. ask me how Iknow.
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looking at his original post which states he has 2 x 11.1v packs he want to use for the 500 size. in a series. He doesnt need a parallel connecter. he needs a series connector. You can't run a 500 on 3s. you need 6s. ask me how I know.[img][/img]
Good point, I was looking at the capacity and not the 3S vs. 6S
Ignore me, and listen to someone who has a 500 size heli...

Series it is!
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Have I been vindicated? LMAO!
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Have I been vindicated? LMAO!
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I am looking at buying a 500 size heli and it suggest:

Battery: 2 x 2200mAh 3S 20C
or 1 4400 6S 20C

How exactly would you hook up the 2 3S to one ESC? Thanks!

Looking at the numbers, they don't add up.
If you hook 2 x 3s 2200mah in series, you will have a 6s 2200mah.
If you hook 2 x 3s in parallel, you will have a 3s by 4400mah.

There is no way you can get 4400mah 6s from 2 x 3s 2200mah as you have listed above. ( Quote: or 1 4400 6s 20c )

Something seems wrong with the 2 different battery specs. you have listed.

You would have to hook 2 x 3s 4400mah in series to get a 6s 4400mah, or
hook 2 x 6s 2200mah in parallel to get 6s 4400mah.
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You are correct sir, my post was incorrect. I was looking to get the 22.2v, the mah is fine. Good eyes!
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I am looking at buying a 500 size heli and it suggest:

Battery: 2 x 2200mAh 3S 20C
or 1 4400 6S 20C

How exactly would you hook up the 2 3S to one ESC? Thanks!

Looking at the numbers, they don't add up.
If you hook 2 x 3s 2200mah in series, you will have a 6s 2200mah.
If you hook 2 x 3s in parallel, you will have a 3s by 4400mah.

There is no way you can get 4400mah 6s from 2 x 3s 2200mah as you have listed above. ( Quote: or 1 4400 6s 20c )

Something seems wrong with the 2 different battery specs. you have listed.

You would have to hook 2 x 3s 4400mah in series to get a 6s 4400mah, or
hook 2 x 6s 2200mah in parallel to get 6s 4400mah.
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A point to note is that your end rating will be 2 x 3S or 22.2v @ 2200mAh and not 4400mAh.
I already said that!! Do I get a gold star? []
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