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Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

Old 02-06-2013, 04:01 PM
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Default Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

I am looking for a connector for 4 pin life ecu battery to plug into my cellpro charger...
Am I the only one looking for the right plug?
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:25 PM
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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

I think a universal should have been included with your turbine depending on when you bought it. My P100rx had 2 universal 4 pin connectors for balancing while charging
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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

I usually just change over to a lipo battery and get rid of the LifE battery that they send you. That way i'm using all the same kind and brand of batteries and don't have to worry about having different balance adaptors for different batteries.
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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

My turbine (not jetcat) came with a 3S Life. I believe it was a thunderpower balance connector. The balance board will be [link=http://www.progressiverc.com/fma-4s-thunderpower-polyquest-balance-board.html]this one[/link] for a FMA 4S charger.
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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

I have the universal adapter that was included on the battery and plug that into the JST board that I have in my cellpro.
Old 02-06-2013, 11:53 PM
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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

To answer your question! Its an EH connector. Many chargers the plug in the charger side is EH pin centres, so you just plug the balance lead straight into the charger.
Graupner chargers are all like this. They also do an EH extension lead to allow in model charging.

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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

Does the polarity of the universal pins matter? Since your battery balance connector doesn't fit your charger's balance board adapter, it is hard to tell the correct polarity of the universal pins. I'm not sure how to do this, & plan on placing a call to Jetcat, or Thunderpower once our NY flying season is here. Does anyone know a way to tell?
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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

Sorry, can you explain Universal pins?
You can check the battery with a meter, the back of the plug has exposed contacts you can get to with a pointed multimeter connector. Either end wire will be the negative

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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

My terminology may be off, but hopefully these 2 pics will say a bunch. My TP820 balance board doesn't have a polarity & the universal 4 pin can turn either way.
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Old 02-08-2013, 09:08 PM
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Default RE: Jetcat battery liFe and balance adapter for cellpro charger?

All of my LiPo's and LiFe have the same balance leads now, got hold of a bunch of what I wanted and changed them all to match, most of the sockets/female pins are the same, took them out of the non matching plug (push the tag in with a pin) and pushed them into a matching plug after lifting the tag.

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