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Old 03-26-2017, 08:42 AM
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Default Sorry RC world, but i have a battery question

I have a team associated pro sc truck that C rating recommendation is 35c, This truck can run stock on 2s or 3s. My question is: can i run a 3s with less then 35c rating ?

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I was thinking to myself, maybe i could run a 3s with 25c rating..

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Old 03-26-2017, 09:42 AM
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It depends what the milliamp rate is and how much power the set-up can draw.

For example if you currently run a 3s 3000mah 35C pack you could run a 3s 5000mah 20C pack with equal results.
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Assuming you are running the stock 550-SL 3500kV motor, I believe that motor will pull about 55 amps maximum. Lot of factors to factor in. How you drive, what you drive on/in....If it were me, I'd factor in about 20% more amperage for my battery needs. That just because I don't fully trust discharge "C" ratings from batteries. A good 3S 25C pack will have no problems supplying power. Traxxas has been doing it forever.
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Originally Posted by PeeBeMe View Post
I have a team associated pro sc truck that C rating recommendation is 35c, This truck can run stock on 2s or 3s. My question is: can i run a 3s with less then 35c rating ?

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I was thinking to myself, maybe i could run a 3s with 25c rating..
The manufacturer of the car is suggesting 35C? I'm not a battery guru, but what I understand is that in reality you should run 35C OR BETTER. Running less than 35C will be DETRIMENTAL to your equipment.

As flyinwalenda explained, you need to provide further information to reach an informed decision. Does the manufacturer recommend 35C on a 3S pack or a 2S pack?

RustyUs provided some great technical information.

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It just says: no less than 2s 3300 mah
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Well, a 3300mah 35C pack could deliver 115 amps. So if you want to run a 25C pack you would need one with at least a 4600mah rating to be equal to the 3300/35C pack
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Ok thanks for the help

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