Batteries/Chargers/Distribution/Sensors (210)

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Power Distribution Question

Hi, Could someone answer the following questions I have about how some bits work. 1) If the control connection/BEC wire from each of the…

Started by Rob

3 Feb 6, 2013
Reply by Craig Fraser

Generator vs Batteries

I have seen UAV manufacturers uses batteries as power distribution systems much common then generators. Why is that so?   

Started by Lai Bo Liang

1 Dec 17, 2012
Reply by Andre K.

Which LiPo:S for a 3DR Hexa w. 880 motors

Hi Everyone! I just got a 3drobrotics hexa kit with the 880 motors. What specs should I look for when I go LiPo-shopping? TIA, /RS

Started by Richard Soderberg

2 Oct 19, 2012
Reply by Richard Soderberg

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3S or 4S LiPo for 3DR Hex kit? how accurate is XCopterCalc for Hex?

I'm trying to size the LiPo pack for a 3DR Hex by using the xcopterCalc calculator at  and  RCTimer m…

Started by Stephen Roach

20 Oct 2, 2012
Reply by Darren Stan Oakley

LiPo-battery always ruined after cell voltage below 3.0V

I managed to drop my 4S battery cell voltages way below 3.0 volts. Do you think the LiPo should now be thrown to carbage box or should I…

Started by Veikko Vierola

7 Aug 4, 2012
Reply by John Arne Birkeland

Lithium Sulfur & Lithium Air Batteries

I know that this isn't about 'props' but it is closely related....   My buddy and I have a Innov8tions Designs 650 Nm quad with cobra motor…

Started by James Pollock

4 May 10, 2012
Reply by Jason Jarvis

Worried about my batteries :)

I've got a couple of 5200MAH 4S 20C batteries I want to use in parallel to power my quad. Should I be worried about peak currents for this…

Started by Steve Warren

12 Mar 21, 2012
Reply by Brad Hughey

A123 batteries anyone?

I have the 3dr quad kit and had a bad ESC, (still waiting on a RMA for two days). The other 3 work fine with my 2200mAh 3cell lipo's. But w…

Started by Keith S

9 Feb 18, 2012
Reply by Graham Dyer

Main power switch

Hello, I am new to building UAV. I was wondering is it safe to add main power switch instead of using power connectors to power on/off? So…

Started by shilonosov

1 Jan 2, 2012
Reply by DaveyWaveyBunsenBurner

HEXA, Octo, Y6 Power Distribution Board

Found this power distribution board in the store Anyone know how many amps the power traces are rated for?   6 motors drawing 55  HEXA, O…

Started by Dave Norman

1 Dec 6, 2011
Reply by Martint


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