What Batteries Are You Using?

Discussion in 'CineStar FAQ - Tips and Tricks' started by Josh Lambeth, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Joshua Barker

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    OK thank you for the update. Please update me with your next flight. The feedback is greatly appreciated. Being busy isn't a bad thing. Hope the trend continues.
     
  2. Brad Meier

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    I use TP 6600s 65C. I have a few well used that are 7 months old that get flight times consistent with my newer ones. I rarely run in parallel and get about 6 min on a single pack with my CS8 and DSLR.
     
  3. Enrique Rubio

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    im used this



    • 11,000mah capacity
    • 4-cell 14.8 volts
    • True 40C rating
    • Lifetime warranty
    • 5C fast charge capable
    • 100% waterproof
    • Built today with factory fresh cells
    • Built with genuine 12awg Deans Ultra wire
    • We add the connectors and balancing taps for you
    • 158mm x 59mm x 40mm, 825g
    on the recommendation of maxamps I now use these. Why are they heated much. I have no more flight time but are not heated
    • 10,900mah capacity
    • 4-cell 14.8 volts
    • True 120C rating
    • Lifetime warranty
    • 5C fast charge capable
    • 100% waterproof
    • Built today with factory fresh cells
    • Built with genuine 12awg Deans Ultra wire
    • We add the connectors and balancing taps for you
    • 137mm x 45mm x 69mm, 919g
     
  4. Luis Velasquez

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    make and actualization for this post.
    now QP have 10.000mAh batteries any opinion please.

    At this time, Which Battery recomend i have to replace my QP 6.200 and which are the bes option for this.
    i have a Stock cinestar 8 whit 360 and canon 60d whit 8mm lens.
     
  5. Ozkan Erden

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    GensAce batteries are also nice choice. I've been very happy with them.
     
  6. Gary Haynes

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    Luis QC has 8000 and 10,000 sizes along with the 6200. There re also the. Freefly 9000 batteries.
     
  7. Luis Velasquez

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    you are try any of those, have fly time of any?
    thanks.
     
  8. Gary Haynes

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    Luis I have used the QC6200 and FF9000. Most recently the FF9000. But I don't have anything standard on my copter so flight time comparisons wouldn't mean anything.
     
  9. Paul conto

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    I've been using gens ace 4S5500 packs and they work great. However they those are the highest MH they provide so I have 2 set of 4 packs I fly with. I'm looking at trying the QC 4S10000 packs but would lose 2000mh but also drop 1.5lbs of battery. Not sure how the tradeoff would do as I'm also looking at maybe stepping up to a 6S system
     
  10. Luis Velasquez

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    [quote=" I'm also looking at maybe stepping up to a 6S system[/quote]

    Exist on this forum any tread or tutorial to make the jump to 6S batteries??
     
  11. Luis Velasquez

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    I spend today 436 Minutes to get full charge on a nano tech 6000mAh.
    that battery maybe is damage?? i use a 6A maximum charge of my Tunderpower.
     
  12. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    That is way too long, Luis.
    What is the voltage coming out of the AC outlets? What do you have the Thunderpower charger set to in terms of AC setting?
    I am just speculating, but I wonder whether you have 120 AC but the Thunderpower charger set to 240 volts?

    I am not sure what model of Thunderpower you have but something is very clearly badly wrong with the charger.

    Andy.
     
  13. Luis Velasquez

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    I have the Hyperion Eos0606i, i use AC connection. The charger have write on (AC 100V to 240V)

    Info on screen:
    LIpo
    6000mAh
    6.0A
    4S

    at soon i pres the start button the charger start to charge the batteries at 3.30A
    each cels charges at 3.79- 3.80V.

    that all the info that i have. whit this charger
     
  14. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Is there any chance you could try with a different charger? If you get the same results (short flight times) then it's the LiPo's themselves. If you get longer flight times, then it's the charger.

    Andy.
     
  15. Luis Velasquez

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    yes tomorrow i will try whit o tunderpower charger.
     
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    Are there any testing updates on the 10,900 packs? looking for some feedback before a bulk purchase. If not, any comparable recommendations for 4s (and 6s) packs in the 8-11000 may range?
     
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    Cheers Andy,

    I was looking for numbers on long term performance, across the models after 75-100 cycles each, and beyond.

    Longevity, imho, would greatly offset the cost per discharge, and low initial investment.

    PT
     
  19. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    I agree. I've been wondering about doing that kind of research, but I haven't flown the batteries for enough cycles to merit re-testing them.

    Andy.
     
  20. Patrick Thompson

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    I'll make it a point to log full data on ours for the 2014 season.

    And thank you for the concise reporting. Your professional guides are a refreshing change from the "Big Johns Big Lipo Shootout!!" style fodder, that usually populate the tech articles these days, as it pertains to RC use.

    Best,

    PT
     
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