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2100mah 3s 11.1v ok?

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by twh0001, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. twh0001

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    I have several 2100mah lipos (Venom) for my planes. They're all new. They all have the Dean's T-style ( -| ) connectors. I bought some XT60 adapters. Would 2100mah just be slightly less flight time? Can I stilll use the Phantom charger? Thanx.
     
  2. auck

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    far as i can tell, as long as the voltage and C rating is correct, you should be able to use the batteries. it will just mean that you will have a shorter flight time (2100 mah = less juice to power everything), but the trade off may be that they are lighter batteries.
     
  3. twh0001

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    Thanks. I'm assuming that if the cells are balanced, I can continue using the older charger? It doesn't couple to the main power connector, the way the phantom charger does, just the balance connector.
     
  4. tanasit

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    That should work fine and can be charged by Phantom charger too.
    You amay get 30 seconds less flight time. :)
    I used 1800 mAh pack with no problem.
     
  5. Gizmo3000

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    sounds like it'l work ok.
    some people even change their Phantom cables and batteries to Dean style.

    Couldn't hurt to pick up a new charger that has more adjustable parameters, they're cheap (and would allow you to charge one more battery at a time).

    the 2100 will be slightly lighter as well, so you might not lose as much flight time as you think.