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08-13-2016, 11:35 AM
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Posted By ripacheco

I agree I have a thunderpower charger for over 5...

I agree I have a thunderpower charger for over 5 years now...
I got this to review and was impressed at the features for 1/3 of the price.
08-13-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ripacheco

I have read that the firmware is used in...

I have read that the firmware is used in several,Chargers ... Are them clones or just using similar versions of the firmware?
08-13-2016, 09:22 AM
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Posted By ripacheco

That is good to know actually. I am really...

That is good to know actually. I am really impressed with this unit.
08-13-2016, 03:32 AM
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Views: 4,181
Posted By ripacheco

Affordable HV LIPO Charger

Antimatter Charger 250W 10A

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=184196.jpg



Fast Links:

I posted a full review on my blog here: visit my blog...
07-17-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By ripacheco

Has the Kougar flown already?

Has the Kougar flown already?
Forum: Power Systems
07-02-2013, 03:21 AM
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Views: 7,008
Posted By ripacheco

Yes 10S 3000w motor is good for ths project

Yes 10S 3000w motor is good for ths project
06-26-2013, 08:31 PM
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Posted By ripacheco

Fantastic!

Fantastic!
Forum: Power Systems
06-26-2013, 08:15 PM
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Views: 7,008
Posted By ripacheco

Ahhh I see your point. Maybe... I should defer...

Ahhh I see your point. Maybe... I should defer purchasing the motor until the model is almost done and I have a clear idea of what the CG is doing...
06-26-2013, 07:24 PM
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Posted By ripacheco

is there a rule of thumb to know what resistance...

is there a rule of thumb to know what resistance is "bad" for each capacity?
06-26-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By ripacheco

ThunderPower 25C all of them (1300mAh and 5000...

ThunderPower 25C all of them (1300mAh and 5000 mAh are rated 25C)
06-26-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By ripacheco

Aha!!! the batteries showing 1 and 2 are the...

Aha!!! the batteries showing 1 and 2 are the 5000mAh and the ones showing the 7 are the 1350mAh
06-26-2013, 06:13 PM
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Posted By ripacheco

What resistance is "too much"

Every time I charge my batteries I get a resistance reading for each cell.

Currently depending on the battery i'm using they range from 1-7 mOhm

these batteries have a 2-year warranty ... I'm...
Forum: Power Systems
06-26-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By ripacheco

Motocalc seems to agree with our discussion...

Motocalc seems to agree with our discussion here...

It picked the Scorpion 5535-190 KV

http://www.scorpionsystem.com/catalog/motors/s55_series_v2/S-5535-190KV/

That is a 3900 Watts...
Forum: Power Systems
06-26-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,008
Posted By ripacheco

Estimated AUW: 19-22 lbs Wing Area: 1173 SQ IN

Estimated AUW: 19-22 lbs
Wing Area: 1173 SQ IN
Forum: Power Systems
06-26-2013, 04:22 PM
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Views: 7,008
Posted By ripacheco

40cc brushless equivalent for scale model

I have a Don Smith 1/5 Scale Embraer 312 Tucano on the bench.
AUW: 19-22 lbs
Wing Area: 1173 SQ IN

Plans call for a 1.5-2.3 c.i. 2-cycle engine. 2.3 c.i. is about 38cc... rounding up 40cc
...
06-19-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By ripacheco

I think I'm going to go with the short-kit... the...

I think I'm going to go with the short-kit... the closest ARF to what I want is the PhoenixModels Tucano-60... but I can't get anybody to sell it to me in the USA... the distributors say that model...
06-19-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By ripacheco

It is scary the "horror" stories you hear about...

It is scary the "horror" stories you hear about some of this ARFs.... 20 years ago when I was very active on this. We built everything. But now you have to trust what others build.
I have built...
06-19-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By ripacheco

Tucano Recomendation

Since they now consider me an "intermediate" pilot... I need a more challenging motor aircraft. I love the Tucano.
I found these online:
ARFs...
Forum: Power Systems
06-19-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

Just to update... after over 30 flights on this...

Just to update... after over 30 flights on this airplane. I have set up 2-timers on my transmitter.
Timer1 is starts counting as soon as I press the throttle stick. and stops counting if I pull the...
Forum: Power Systems
06-19-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

Agree 100% that is the whole purpose of this . To...

Agree 100% that is the whole purpose of this . To avoid the LVC . It is however the last "land-now-you-dumb-donkey" warning ...
Forum: Power Systems
06-16-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

Very good advice in this thread

Very good advice in this thread
Forum: Florida
05-21-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,469
Posted By ripacheco

We r still active http://eglinaeromodellers.org/

We r still active
http://eglinaeromodellers.org/
Forum: Power Systems
05-19-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

You can Divide the volts by number of cells. I...

You can Divide the volts by number of cells.
I use the balance port to check volts using the charger.
05-14-2013, 03:04 PM
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Posted By ripacheco

WB :) this is a great hobby... I took a 20 year...

WB :) this is a great hobby... I took a 20 year pause. and I lament the time lost.
Forum: Power Systems
05-13-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

I use 4 cell packs. I don't see any measurable...

I use 4 cell packs. I don't see any measurable difference.
I use thunder power batts but I don't know if that is what making a difference.
I have the logs to prove it
Forum: Power Systems
05-08-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

In case of a total batt failure the backup guard...

In case of a total batt failure the backup guard will power rx and servos
Forum: Power Systems
05-08-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

I do have a voltage sensor. which I didn't...

I do have a voltage sensor. which I didn't install because I was told that measuring voltage was not very exact... I see ur point about the mAh... Humm i'll have to have both sensors in ... the mAh...
Forum: Power Systems
05-08-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

On your graph why doe the horizontal axis go...

On your graph why doe the horizontal axis go negative? i'm not sure I understand it.
Forum: Power Systems
05-08-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

That sounds like a good stop-gap measure until...

That sounds like a good stop-gap measure until the telemetry solution is available in the U.S. Futaba has a sensor that will count the mAh used and send the information to a compatible radio....
Forum: Power Systems
05-08-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,751
Posted By ripacheco

Just to make double sure... that is 3.7v RESTING...

Just to make double sure... that is 3.7v RESTING VOLTAGE right?
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