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Walkera 5200mah battery

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gen3benz, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. gen3benz

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  2. htownphantom

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    By trimmed do you mean cutting the doorway bigger? I'm guessing you had to change connectors? Have you tested flight times?
     
  3. gen3benz

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    Yes
    Yes, need to solder on an XT60
    No, El G did a bunch of testing. I haven't flown my bird in a bit, other than for a few minutes testing my CF 9443s.
     
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    I'll find a link to my testing.

    Generally, I found it's ok but not ideal for the phantom. There's more capacity than a 4400 but it doesn't quite match the flight time of a true 5400mah that is more than 80g heavier. To boot, the low-c makes it discharge warmer, and nearly half your usable capacity sits at 10.4 to 10.7v, making low voltage monitoring a bit of a joke (most people are well on their way to landing at 10.7v).

    With that all said, I don't hate them, and have been flying them on my y6. They get warm to the touch but still work fine, and I'm trying to see if aggressive discharging actually is detrimental to their long term health.
     
  5. gen3benz

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    ^^^
    I linked to your testing thread in the original post.
     
  6. ElGuano

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    Oh sorry, for some reason the link didn't show up on mobile when I first responded.