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NIMH batteries in stock transmitter

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bern, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. bern

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    It takes 5 NIMH batteries in series to equal the voltage of the 4 standard batteries used in the stock transmitter. Has anyone come up with an elegant way to mount 5 batteries in the transmitter? I really would like to use rechargeable batteries, but am fearful of the reduced transmitter power with the lower voltage of the NIMH batteries.
     
  2. marcus_canada

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    Batteries in 2.4 transmitters last sooooo long anyway I stick with good-quality Alkaline batteries..
     
  3. tapiot

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    I'm using NiMh in mine without any issues.
     
  4. bern

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    I had a flyaway while using only 4 NIMH. I think the cause was not recalibrating the compass when I should have, but I don't want to take any chances with the replacement.
     
  5. rilot

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    NiMh in mine here before I switched to the DX8