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Old 07-06-2011, 10:46 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Skypoet View Post
Thanks for the useful information! What is the advantage of LiFe compared to nano-tech LiPo?
Voltage.

LiFe is 3.6v per cell not the 4.2v per cell of the LiPo batteries. the LiFe quickly drops and holds around 3.3v/cell and that is PERFECT voltage for our receivers since a 2s pack will be right at 6.6v almost exactly that of a 5 cell NiCad/NiMh pack.

So the huge advantage is the pack needs no regulator*!

Cool eh?

* = no regulator if your servo's can handle that voltage, most will but a few do not.

Mike
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