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fast help plz, hpi battery compatibility?

Old 11-21-2011, 03:37 PM
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Default fast help plz, hpi battery compatibility?

just curious if anyone knows if a hpi crawler king can use a 9.6volt battery with its stock electronics?
Old 11-21-2011, 04:45 PM
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Default RE: fast help plz, hpi battery compatibility?

If that truck uses the EN-1 ESC like it says on HPI's website, the maximum input voltage is 8.4V, so 9.6 is a no-go.
Old 11-21-2011, 07:01 PM
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Default RE: fast help plz, hpi battery compatibility?

ahh ok, thanks. im going to remove the two cells on the top of the hump back 9.6v putting it down to 7.2v. the nice thing about this to is i will be able to mount the battery in the trucks stock battery location
Old 11-21-2011, 08:06 PM
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Default RE: fast help plz, hpi battery compatibility?

this is probably the bumbest question to ask, but is it possible/safe to charge a 7.2volt batter with a charger that puts out 9 volts? im guessing not but wanted to check

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