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Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by 360icon, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. 360icon

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    Im new with using Lipo Batteries...

    My DJI Lipo 11.1 volt 3s battery has a xt60 connector on it and also another set of smaller wires with a small connection as well

    What the smaller connect used for?


    Any guidelines for using and charging Lipos??

    Thanks!!
     
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    Everything you need to know about Lipo's and charging them: http://www.rchelicopterfun.com/rc-lipo-batteries.html

    The little connector on your batt is the balance tap, that's what you plug in to the side of your charger so it can regulate the current evenly among the 3 cells. You should always have that plugged in while charging, it's not good for the batt to let the cells get too far out of balance.
     
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    So can or do I use the smaller connector for power for the TX?

    Set Up photo - http://360icon.com/photo1.jpg

    IN Photo B--
    If i use the smaller connector which color wires do i use for the positive and negative in red circle ?




    I assume that the red is always Positive but the negative seems to be different sometimes (gray/black)- confusing.
     
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    DJI RX Photo A

    - Do i connect the RX to the small connector or the TX60 not sure which one to use?

    - If i do use the smaller connector which of the color wires do i use for the positive and negative ?

    -- On the TX60 connection - Is the Red positive and the Black negative?
     
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    1. Use this in place of wire "A" (the power cord for the monitor): http://www.readymaderc.com/store/index. ... cts_id=356

    2: Connect this to the XT60 (yellow) power connector on the battery used to power the monitor: http://www.readymaderc.com/store/index. ... ts_id=1761

    OR

    Connect this to the small balance tap on the same battery: http://www.readymaderc.com/store/index. ... cts_id=500

    3. Connect the two little red (JST) connectors, this should power your monitor


    The transmitter should be powered off the leads coming out of the Phantom.

    Red is almost always positive on cables, the ground lead is usually black but can also be brown or grey.
     
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