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Old 02-08-2003, 12:59 AM
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Hi

Does any one know where to purchase a connector for the Hitec Flash 5 X transmitter battery?

It looks almost like the ones used in wireless phones.

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Good Hitec dealers have it in stock or order it.

PN 58307 (same as the one mounted in the Tx only with pig tails)


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Try www.maxxprod.com, they should have it. I think the price is $3.50 and shipping of $6.50.

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Ever wonder why they don't just use a standard Hitec connector on them ? I have yet to figure it out. Polarity isn't an issue, since you can't reverse a standard hitec connector either. This annoyed me to the point where the goofy connector went the way of the Dodo on my Flash5. It's now sporting a hitec female connector. The battery itself of course has a hitec male connector as well. Now, instead of bypassing a diode to field charge I just swap my Rx connector on my charger and put it on the Tx side...and viola ! You're charging the Tx pack ! I realize either may void the warranty, but that's the least of my concerns.
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And yet another alternative: Since most peak detection field chargers and cyclers you have to make up patch cord anyway. just break the plastic housing off of and old female wall charger or switch plug (which by the way is actually a male plug with three male pins inside), slide a bit of shrink wrap (different color for positive) over the metal pins leaving just the end exposed and solder the wires to your patch cord. To use just unplug the battery, insert the pins in the batterys connector of course being very careful of polarity and last step activate the charger. This has worked fine for me some years now even though I have a PN 58307 hanging on the shop wall. Just lazy I suppose.

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-Good to know John. I just started doing this a few months ago and was concerned I might be wearing out the connection, but if it worked for you it'll work for me.
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Thanks guys for the the help. I live in the sticks so don't see all the goodies.

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Hey!

LOOK BELOW!

Try Cermark.com

Hitec sent me a e-mail and suggested them. They have battery packs and just the connector and leads attached.

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A 2 amp HD connector which locks in place is IMO far superior to the simple light weight S01 connectors which have a much smaller contact area.

Hitec provide a connector for use with field chargers etc #58307
or purchase a male and female set of housings and pins:

Header Pin & Plg 2-Way SIL .1''
Nylon 66 UL94V-0, 2Amps
Cat No. P2731
NZ$2.25 (inc GST)
ex Dick Smith Electronics - http://www.dse.co.nz you will find the same computer connectors at most radio part supply stores

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