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Old 04-05-2015, 11:47 PM   #1
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Default Turnigy nano-tech 2200mah 3S 35~70C Lipo Pack

Anybody have any experience with Turnigy nono-tech batteries? Are they really superior to plane 'ol LiPO's?

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I'm not going to say they are superior, but nano-tech batteries are the standard battery packs that I use and I am very happy with them

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I've used them for some time. The only thing I've found with them is that they are much more sensitive to mishandling.
They puff very easily if not kept at perfect storage charge for any extended period of time.

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They puff very easily if not kept at perfect storage charge for any extended period of time.
That seems strange. I thought puffing was primarily due to excess current draw or too high charging current.

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Every type of lipo I've ever used has puffed if left fully charged for extended periods of time. 6 months or more.
Regular packs seem to much more forgiving if left at a not so perfect storage charge.
I find the nano packs puff over that six month period if the charge is not close to perfect.
I had 2 of puff this winter alone. I put them in storage thinking i had set them to a storage charge but mistakenly forgot to set the storage charge after a short test flight.
The zippy and rhino packs i have are much more forgiving when this happens. Although they will puff over the same period if put away at full charge by accident.
Lost a couple that way too.

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Puffing can be caused by any type of abuse... excess heat, excess current demand, storage at too high a voltage... dropping the pack and bending it.

combine temperature with excess charge level and you will puff a pack very fast. Don't leave a charged LiPo in a hot car.
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I use them quite a lot. The lower C rate ones i've not had much luck with, they all seemed to puff up very early. The higher C rates have done well and continue to perform good. Don't believe all the 'nano technology' nonsense, they are just 'plain old LiPos' but not bad plain old LiPos.
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It seems puffing just happens.
2 out of 3 of my expensive Hyperion packs puffed for unknown reasons,and they cost 3 times as much as the nano-tech's.

I get great performance from the nano-tech high C-rated batteries, my Hyperion are 35C and my Nano's are 35-70C.
I see no difference in flight, maybe under lab conditions one might be better.

I greatly prefer having 3 batteries than one name brand battery. I have had TP, Hyperion, Venom, and others, but I will buy HK nano-tech's if they have the right size.

But like many things, this is just my personal opinion. Everyone is absolutely entitled to their own opinion based on their personal experiences.

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I've had packs puff for no apparent reason also. It's frustrating when you pay good money and get poor performance.

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