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LiPo Batteries

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ChrisMohrSr, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. ChrisMohrSr

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    I have two brand new 4S 14.8V 2200mAh 20C batteries. Is there any way that I can use them in the Phantom?

    I know the Phantom is designed for 11.1V batteries, but it would be great if I could use those 14.8V batteries in my Phantom.
    :)
     
  2. discv

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    I am sure, that in theory, this is quite possible. Unwrap the packaging, and rewire using just 3 cells.

    HOWEVER, the potential short circuit current of these things is staggering.

    Given that you've got this far in one bit, ;) ,just bite the bullet and shell out for a new 3S or two.

    Seriously, don't try it outside a controlled environment.
     
  3. ChrisMohrSr

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    The next time I have suicidal thoughts I shall consider your creative but possibly very painful sugestion. :|
     
  4. LJ35

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    You don't have to be suicidal, just a strong desire to be permanently and hideously disfigured! :D

    Or, you could build an 11.1v regulator with a slight chance of burning yourself with a soldering iron.
     
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    Your BEC and ESC's will fry is use 4S directly to them.