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Yellow Jackets Receiver Packs; What's your preference?

Discussion in 'Electric Motors, ESC's, Batteries, and Chargers' started by YellowJacketsRC, Jul 15, 2014.

   
  1. Gyro (Gary Ford) has suggested there is a need for Receiver Packs. I have the ability to supply 2s lipos that are 2500 mAh and only 3C. They are light and inexpensive.

    I also can supply 2s lipos that are 25C and up. These come in many different sizes: 1500 mAh, 1800 mAh, 2500 mAh, 3300 mAh and even larger.

    Do you guys have a need for any of the above? Anything else you are looking for? What would be your preference for RX packs? 3C or 25c?

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  2. gyro

    gyro GSN Contributor

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    Thanks for posing this question for everyone Rob!

    Personally, I think a receiver pack for High Voltage Servos in a large 50/100cc gasser would need to be 25c to enjoy the power of a LiPo for all those hard maneuvers... However the 3c size still have their place on a smaller plane like supplying HV power on a 60" bird with servos like the HS-7245MG (2s 1500mAh 3C), or even a 30cc bird with some HS-5565MH servos or similar (2s 2500mAh 3C).

    So for me, sizes I'd like to see are:

    2s 2500mAh/3300mAh 25C with Deans and balance plug for the bigger planes
    2s 1500mAh / 2s2500mAh with Deans and two JR servo plugs.

    What about the rest of you out there, what do you think?
     
  3. 3dmike

    3dmike 640cc Uber Pimp

    RX packs:
    Good idea since you aren't currently offering them now.. This is what I would be interested in.

    2s 2500mAh/3300mAh 25C with Deans and balance plug for the bigger planes

    Iginition Packs:
    I also think think you should consider the advancement of ignition technology and create a few different size packs for the new dle iginitions. I know some people are going to IBEC's but a lot of still perfer to keep rx and iginitions batts seperate. As far as I know know one is focusing on that part of the market. These packs would have to be built with a standard servo plug. My preference would be something in the 2500 mah range.

    Hope this helps!
     
  4. Thanks Gary.

    Mike, I assume these ignition packs would be of very low C rating?
     
  5. gyro

    gyro GSN Contributor

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    Ignition packs would run excellent at very low rating.
     

  6. 3dmike

    3dmike 640cc Uber Pimp

    It's an interesting topic to say the least. Yes low C rating would be good. To me just the weight difference alone between a nimh versus a comparable lipo can save almost 200 grams or half a pound. I'm not an electrician and don't even try to pretend i know all about this lipo chemistry stuff… I don't but, weight… I understand that. Don't want it and if I can shed nearly half a pound from my rig! That's good news.

    [h=1]Lipo
    1300mAh 2S 30C[/h]Specifications:


    • [*=left]11.1V
      [*=left]Max Charge Rate 5C
      [*=left]Pack Weight 80g
      [*=left]Pack Size 18x35x72mm


    [h=4]VS

    1500 NiMH 5C 6V 1200mAh Flat Rx Univ
    [/h]
    • Type: NiMH
    • Capacity: 1200mAh
    • Voltage: 6.0V
    • Connector Type: Universal Receiver
    • Weight: 9.76 oz (277g)
    • Configuration: 5-Cell Flat Pack
    • Length: 3.30 in (83.8mm)
    • Width: 1.14 in (29.0mm)
    • Height: 0.70 in (17.8mm)

     
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