Can I use m10 batteries with M5?

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  1. Joey Gast

    Joey Gast New Member

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    I have some extra batteries from an M10. Can I use them in my M5?
     
  2. Gary Haynes

    Gary Haynes Administrator
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    You can use them but they won't fit the battery holders, longer than the M5 batteries, if I remember correctly.
     
  3. Bryan Edmonds

    Bryan Edmonds Chief MōVI Whisperer

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    Gary, you are correct. The stock M5 battery brackets are too short for the M10/M15 batteries.

    However, if you want to run the M5 on the larger batteries on a regular basis, the M15 battery cage will bolt directly into the spot where the M5 battery cage sits! The M15 battery cage will still hold the M5 battery without issue.
     
  4. Mark Hoffman

    Mark Hoffman Active Member

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    Hey Joey I have an extra M15 battery cage you can have for $20 shipped to the CONUS.
     
  5. Chris Fox

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    Hey Joey,

    I know the solution is a little bit ugly, but I took a pair of side cutters to the top tab of the M5 battery cage, as we standardised on M10 sized batteries across our M5 M10 and M15. There was enough friction from the little foam pad to hold the M10/M15 batteries in the M5 in place even when inverted.

    That was the cheapest solution at the time ;)
     

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