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4000 mAh from UK

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by deltamike, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. deltamike

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    Please tell me if you have tried this battery

    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor ... duct=64796

    Does it fit okay into the FC40 and what is the increased duration over the 2.2 battery?

    However, at £19.81 Inc. p&P I have ordered one and will post the flight duration results when I have them.

    Regards

    Pete
     
  2. mikey

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    There is a thread with some info on this titled "alternative battery".. fair bit of info in there regarding these. It's been on page one of the fc40 forum for a few days now. Hope you can find what you're looking for there.
     
  3. deltamike

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    Cheers Mikey,

    Flight times updated later on..................
     
  4. mikey

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    Cheers deltamike!
    I should pay more attention to who's saying what around here - lol.

    I have these batteries on order and can't wait to receive them.

    Right now I haven't changed any of the voltage settings, and I fly totally stock fc40. I'm only getting approx 8 min per flight (at best) on the stock battery. Really hoping the 4000mAh give me a few min more.
     
  5. deltamike

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    Hi Mikey. Rain stopped play. Damm.

    The 4000Mah battery is slightly longer and is going to be a ***** to cram in. I reckon we are going to HAVE to take the leads outside of the aircraft.

    Pete
     
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    Mines been on order about a week now so should be here very soon. I'm starting to see a case for a reshell into a P2 so as to cram it in neatly.....
     
  7. deltamike

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    Mikey,

    Are you going to try changing the 1st and 2nd voltages BEFORE you test the 4000 mAh battery?

    Regards

    Pete
     
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    There's an idea but I rather like the idea of having the leads outside even with a re-shell. It would make things a lot easier. Good thinking Kiwi.

    Pete
     
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    Thanks for this post. There is so much different info about setting voltages to squeeze every bit of flight time snd I'm still unsure what to set mine at.
    Ill keep an eye on this thread.
     
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    I suspect I will end up changing them down the road, for now I'm just going to leave them and see what my flight time is like.
     
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    Pete/deltamike,

    Do you have similar tests/data with the 4000mAh battery yet? I'm interested to see those results (as I impatiently wait for mine to arrive).
     
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    Yo Mikey,

    Just received the battery - as yet - unpacked and I will add to the linked posting when I have tested and trialed it. Meanwhile wife has jobs for me to do. No peace for the wicked,

    Regards

    Pete
     
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    Awesome.

    I should be receiving mine soon. Can't wait, even though I haven't had the time to fly my phantom for well over a week.. been to busy at work. I have tomorrow off and might do some flight tests..
     
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    Mine arrived today..... on charge as I type....
     
  17. deltamike

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    How are you getting on Kiwi
     
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    just ordered 2 myself..

    How is the flytime? I have gone from 11 minutes Down to 9 With mine.. original battery..
     
  19. deltamike

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    I keep updating it as and when.

    The durations are soooooo different with different batteries.

    viewtopic.php?f=20&t=23071



    Pete
     
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    Modded and short test flight last night. No problems at all and the extra weight seemed to have little or no effect.