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Controller mod?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by djp4059, Apr 19, 2014.

  1. djp4059

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    Has anyone thought of using a 6 volt lipo instead of the 4 1.5 volt batteries in their controller?
     
  2. Nidge

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    I think the impracticality of using a lipo versus the convenience of regular AA batterie is the reason why many don't.
    If you use good quality AA batteries they will last quite sometime and will not pose a hazard if they are accidentally drained.

    I use Eneloop rechargeable batteries, they are not the cheapest but they have a phenomenal life expectancy.

    Regards

    Nidge
     
  3. ElGuano

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    I know some people have done this mod, particularly if they want to power other devices off the same battery. But the Phantom's controller lasts for months of flying on a single set of AAs, so it's not a mod of necessity.