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IFO MK3,,, 2 or 3 cell Lithium Poly??

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Old 04-18-2003, 05:37 PM
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Default IFO MK3,,, 2 or 3 cell Lithium Poly??

Could someone tell me if I'd be better off to use the two cell
lithium Polymer battery setup with the graupner 280 and the 4:1 gearbox? , or should I go with the 3 cell setup??

Also, which setup is better and why, the 7.4 volt system or
the 11.1, they are both 950 mAh.

I've seen article on the setup both ways and I'd like to get
the maximum performance out of the IFO for as long as possible.

I'm still trying to learn the basics of some of the electrics.

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 04-21-2003, 12:29 AM
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Default IFO MK3,,, 2 or 3 cell Lithium Poly??

Hard question to answer straight out. If you are flying indoors with limited space the 7.4 is probably all you need. If it is a large area with very high cellings than 11.1 will have more advantage. Length of time on either setup is determined by your use of the throttle. The 11.1 setup will shorten the life of your motor if you run full out the majority of the time. If all of your li-poly's are the same amperage then pick the least number of cells to accomplish the type of flying you do.
Hope this helps. If you get a chance go to the Ezone forums and look at the forum on Ulitmate Minis, very informative.
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Old 04-28-2003, 01:39 PM
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Default IFO MK3,,, 2 or 3 cell Lithium Poly??

go with 3, you can always throttle back, and have extra power when u need it
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Default IFO MK3,,, 2 or 3 cell Lithium Poly??

Use a GWS 370 C (5.33:1) and a 2 cell 1200 etech lipoly pack and a 10X4.7 prop. It will have all the power you need, and can also be run with an 8 cell 720 nimh pack. Don't forget to add the extra servo for rudder control. Inverted flat spins with an IFO are great!

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Default RE: IFO MK3,,, 2 or 3 cell Lithium Poly??

does it hover with that setup?
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