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Old 02-15-2008, 02:41 PM
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I have a Futaba 7UAP Super transmitter that I need to buy a battery pack for. Which one of these should I get?

9.6 volt 700mAh Ni-Cd (square WITH connector) $ 20.95 ea. BUY
9.6 volt 1100mAh Ni-Cd (square WITH connector) $ 26.95 ea. BUY
9.6 volt 1700mAh Ni-MH (square WITH connector) $ 34.95 ea. BUY

I understand that the bigger mAh lasts longer but I have a DC converter in my vehicle so I just bring my wall charger with me to the field to recharge. Do I still need the bigger one? Also what mah rating should I get for the receiver? Plane is a .40 trainer. Thanks!
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Old 02-15-2008, 02:54 PM
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I would get the 1100mah Nicad for your TX and a 4 cell 1100mah nicad for the RX pack.
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The 1700 will last you all day and most of next. You wall charger will take 3 days to charge either size. Look at getting a good fast charger. Dennis
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Thanks I will go with the 1100mah packs and find a good high speed charger. Any recommendations?
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Default RE: Which battery pack for my Receiver?

You can charge the 1100 with your wall charger, it will just take longer.

Why are you getting a new pack? Did the old one fail or do you need longer running times?

I go to the field and fly for 8 hours sometimes so I upgraded to a 2500. But if you go and only take two or three flights, then it really doesn't matter.
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