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Old 04-30-2010, 12:29 AM
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Default trex 450 pro what battery are you guys using

I am in the middle of building my trex 450 pro. I was just wondering what battery you guys are using. Thanks
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http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=6306
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I use the Turnigy 2200 3S batteries either 20C (x3) or 25C (x5) like this: http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=8934

I also have two Rhino 25C 2250 3S http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=7314, but I found that the power cable is a bit shorter and I need an extension.

Note that I have replaced the connectors from what they provide (JST-XH ) to EC3. I tried Deans, but they are difficult to solder and a couple didn't give me a good connection. http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=9625
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Thanks guys $9.99 that is cheap. I paid $23.00 for tenergy 2200. I also use the ec3 connecters. thanks again
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I would go with 30c at least. I use 40c's now. They are about 21 bucks. Huge difference.
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I'm running HobbyCity 2200mah 20/25C lipos and also found some 2280's on Ebay that are 30C. I think they were (2) for $38 shipped. They are badass and work great too. Only reason for the ebay lipos was because HobbyCity was out of stock.
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I own a 450 Sport and use these http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9394. Have a few of them with about 30 cycles on each and there stonger then ever and for 17 bucks cant beat it.</p>
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2200 3s 40c+ is the best bet for 3D fliers, I have tried 20C packs and they got too hot when my skills got there, the Blue lipo 30C`s are straining now and get real hot but still has decent power, I tried a 40C pack and not only do I get insane power for my scorpion 2221-6 motor, but the batts come down cool and I can charge them at 10amps in 15 minutes.

I plan to get nanotech batts from hobbyking when my 30Cs start getting weak or maybe when my pockets get a big break.

If you are just hovering then 2200 3S 20C is ok is a very incorrect statement, get 40C packs and grow with them as long as you do proper battery care, i,e do not over drain, balance charge, use a good reliable charger,try to ensure you have about 20% left in batts as much as possible etc.

I have 4 Blue lipos 2200, 3s 30C and they would be perfect for 3500kv motors but not for 4400KV motors+hard 3D
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Default RE: trex 450 pro what battery are you guys using

I have a Trex 450 Sport and use Turnigy 2200 30C and Rhino 2250 30C. I agree that 20C is ok for hovering, but I don't use them anymore in the heli. I bought a Parkzone F4U Corsair, and the 20C are great for it. I have some 2200 25C and they are fine, depending on how aggressive you are. I bought them because the other kinds were on backorder, and couldn't wait any longer.

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