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Old 08-23-2012, 10:41 AM
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I recently purchaced a Powerbox Royal but didn't notice until now that it was built specificly for Lipo batteries or related. I use the JR 4500Nimh 6v Rx packs they sell for their power redundant systems. Can I NOT use these batties I just purchased? Is the voltage too low for the system to run properly. The system has been acting goofy during my setup stage. Powerbox super users, please help me.
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Old 08-23-2012, 12:47 PM
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You can't use those packs...sorry Voltage is too low

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Old 08-23-2012, 12:50 PM
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Well, that was a waste of $140
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:40 PM
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Run lipo or a123 packs they work great I prefer the a123 for the safety part charge it in the plane

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Old 08-23-2012, 07:02 PM
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Yep.... Just picked up some A123 packs. If anyone is in need of 4500mah 6v Nimh JR packs. I just purchased two from Dreamworks for $72 each and have changed out the plug to a deans connector. I will sell the pair for $100.
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:49 PM
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Try $10 per pack.....
NIMH are old news, you better off just putting them in the draw for something else,
Personaly i would have went with LiIon's from troy built 5600mah packs for less price

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Try $10 per pack.....
NIMH are old news, you better off just putting them in the draw for something else,
Personaly i would have went with LiIon's from troy built 5600mah packs for less price

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LOL! What's about as old is how long I've been trying to convert him to A123! I still got another jet buddy in the area I'm trying to wean off NiCd!!! DOH!
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