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Old 01-30-2016, 06:11 AM
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WHAT is the best battery for this transmitter and where can i get it?

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I use 9.6V NiCad.
You can use LiFe battery just watch the voltage
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I put a Hobbico 2000Mah NiMh pack in mine. It was simple, readily available, recommended for the radio, and about $39. There are cheaper batteries around, some are using newer lithium based chemistry(IE, Ion, phosphorous, LiFe, etc...) of which I might go to someday, but the 2000Mah pack has tremendous holding capacity for anything I need... and no worries about voltage.

I can charge the pack in the transmitter, just like a NiCad, which I don't think lithium based batteries can/nor should be charged in the tranny. I can imagine this battery lasting a considerable amount of time though... probably several years.

Here's a link to Tower... It looks like the price went down to $34.... Good luck with it...


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Old 01-31-2016, 09:58 AM
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This is what I have been using in mine for three years now. 3s 2650 lipo with JR, FUTABA and balance plugs. Works great.


Edit: I charge about once every 3 months, after about 10 hours of use. These are special 1C batteries made for this type of application.

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I like the 2000 mAh Eneloop NiMH packs. Their self discharge rate is practically zero and they seem to last for many years. You charge them in the transmitter with a simple wall wart charger - the one that came with your transmitter. Simple as can be. Radical RC and others have them. www.radicalrc.com

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