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Old 05-26-2006, 01:03 PM
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I have an Eagle Tree telemetry system in my Impact and have been monitoring the current consumption that has varied from 2900 to 3500 mAh per flight. The interesting thing is when I recharge I put in 600 to 700 mAh more than what was consumed. There could be a calibration problem but it kind of figures that the charge is not 100% efficient. Wondered if anyone else has seen this? If this is accurate data, the good news to those measuring consumption by how much they replace, is that they have more margin than they thought.

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The FDR software is innacurate....download the latest beta version with the mah graphing ability and they should match more closely.


http://www.eagletreesystems.com/Late...beta/setup.exe
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Thanks for the tip, Chad. Will get the new software and try again.

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Hi Jim

Had a chance to really compare the new software to my chargers today....they are within about 50mAh on the two packs I flew today. With the previous version I was like you with many hundreds of mAh difference.

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