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Old 12-04-2002, 01:48 AM
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I recently purchased a Team Losi XXX-NT Sport RTR and have a question about rechargeable batteries since the disposable alkaline types are getting too expensive for me! Can you tell I'm a total newbie????

Are RX/TX rechargeable battery packs standard? If not, what "size" do i need for the RX/TX? I see various battery packs (eg-hump, flat, 1000mAh, 900 mAh, etc...) and I can't figure out which ones I need.

I looked in the manual and all it talks about are "AA" batteries.

The RX takes 4 AA and the TX take something like 8 "AA" (I have a JR XR2 if that helps).

Thanks in advance.
Old 12-13-2002, 04:39 PM
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Hi I went to wall mart and bought rechargeable 1800mah aa batteries you get 8 of them plus a charger for 20.00 I use them my sons tmaxx and mine you cant go wrong
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Default So, I fell for the marketing trap, eh?

I went out and bought a 1100mah NimH pack and a charger for $80.

Stupid of me not to have just tried a simple Radio Shack/Walmart rechargable set of batteries.
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do you mean a 6 volt hump pack? If so, you didn't waste your money man. It will perform so much better than using 4 rechargeable batts it isnt funny. 4 rechargeables are only good for 4.8 volts and make for slow servos.
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Default Yeah ... I got the 6 volt - 5 cell hump pack

So, I'm anxiously waiting to try it out this weekend, but it's been raining so I may have to wait
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I bought some 1600 mah rechargibles and so fair i have had excellent response in my gt and SF. Plus they last forever on one charge.

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