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06-11-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Trex

Do I understand this correctly that you use power...

Do I understand this correctly that you use power from the vehicles 12V on board power system to break water into hydrogen (and oxygen) and you feed this into the engine?

Interesting idea but...
06-10-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 81,148
Posted By Trex

@Chellie: By charging each cel with its own...

@Chellie:
By charging each cel with its own charger you dont need a balancer :) .. thats in general how the Cellpro 4S works...


Here is my BEC

It is built on a National Semiconductor...
06-10-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 81,148
Posted By Trex

The best source for ALL needs of RC is a ATX...

The best source for ALL needs of RC is a ATX power supply.... Every cheap one will give you 12V / 10A or more.

I am just blinging mine out with Dual Selectable voltage from 1.5 - 12 V and build...
06-10-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 81,148
Posted By Trex

Couldnt agree more! I have a 3A - 6V BEC...

Couldnt agree more!

I have a 3A - 6V BEC that I made from a LM350 for a few $ :)

Matt
06-08-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 81,148
Posted By Trex

does each charger charge one cell of the 3S lipo?...

does each charger charge one cell of the 3S lipo?

How much does it cost to build the whole thing? Individual components are rather cheap but once its all ordered and purchased the total may be...
05-24-2007, 02:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,543
Posted By Trex

Old computer components are a great source to...

Old computer components are a great source to make balancing adaptors.

I.e.

- The little white 4 pin connector on old soundcards for CD-In fits Thunderpower if you cut the side tabs off the...
05-22-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Trex

cellpro 4S all the way! Unless you want to...

cellpro 4S all the way!

Unless you want to charge Tx/Rx batteries but then get a cheap charger for them and still get the cellpro

Matt
05-22-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,252
Posted By Trex

not sure if the Triton needs a balancer or if its...

not sure if the Triton needs a balancer or if its built in .... If it needs a balancer then thats another $20-40 ...

Cellpro doesnt need one

Matt
05-21-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,252
Posted By Trex

cellpro only charges lipo and A123 but for those...

cellpro only charges lipo and A123 but for those cant be beat
05-21-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By Trex

I think it means your packs are aging. I...

I think it means your packs are aging.

I have expensive 25C thunderpower packs and they dont charge over 1.5A but my cheap (new) DN packs charrge up to 3A

Matt
Forum: Power Systems
05-15-2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Trex

compared to my trex you seem fine

compared to my trex you seem fine
Forum: Power Systems
05-14-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Trex

Flight times seem right ... now it depends on...

Flight times seem right ... now it depends on blade, pinion and headspeed ..

I ran 315 blades with 13T and got 8 min ... now I run 325 with 11T and get 10.5 min with 2200 mAh.

I wouldnt...
05-09-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,256
Posted By Trex

If it wasnt true then complain to FMA not to me...

If it wasnt true then complain to FMA not to me .. i didnt write the text on their website
05-07-2007, 02:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By Trex

Fully agree but then calling it 1C Charge setting...

Fully agree but then calling it 1C Charge setting is dumb
05-07-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By Trex

Yeah that could be ... Dont get me wrong...

Yeah that could be ...

Dont get me wrong .. I am not complaining about the charger just about the names they gave the charge modes .. The names are Crap.

1C charging of a 2000 mAh Lipo means...
05-07-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,315
Posted By Trex

PM me with your email ...

PM me with your email ...
05-07-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By Trex

I agree with all you say .... Even weirder...

I agree with all you say ....

Even weirder is the fixed amp settings that arent fixed ... but in the end it charges fast and safely ...

Build of the charger is definately not the revelation...
05-07-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,315
Posted By Trex

There are threads on this forum ... I got all...

There are threads on this forum ... I got all instructions from a different website .. dont have the URL anymore but I can email you the instructions as word files ...

For Placement just follow...
05-06-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By Trex

setting the charge setting is very "fiddely" with...

setting the charge setting is very "fiddely" with this charger ...

It is however hard to get the wrong setting .. just let go off the button when the one you want comes up ..

Then double...
05-05-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,256
Posted By Trex

The other thing I just realise is that my Cellpro...

The other thing I just realise is that my Cellpro hardly ever charges my Lipos at 1C ...

Mostly the charge rate is around 1.5A for 2200 mAh Lipos ... Some are Thunderpower extreme so I dont know...
05-05-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,256
Posted By Trex

Dont "not true" me .. that was quotet from FMA...

Dont "not true" me .. that was quotet from FMA ...

Otherwise you have a point ... still would be a better charger ..

cheers

Matt
05-05-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,256
Posted By Trex

I just got the old FMA cellpro and was a bit...

I just got the old FMA cellpro and was a bit choked when they now come out with this better one ...

However it says it charges Lipos UP TO 1300 mAh with 3C ...

All my Lipos are over 2000 mAh...
04-28-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By Trex

The 600 is much bigger .. I dont know the rotor...

The 600 is much bigger .. I dont know the rotor diameter off hand though ...


The 600 is the better machine to get UNLESS cost and space is an issue ...

Batteries for the 600 are very...
04-28-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By Trex

Yes. The parts interchange ... Another...

Yes. The parts interchange ...

Another thing on the S/SA is it has aluminum frames that bend rather than break .. what is better is debatable but bending alumium frames back seems easy but it...
04-28-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By Trex

The Trex family can be a little overwhelming but...

The Trex family can be a little overwhelming but reall there are only 2 versions:

SE (All metal head)
SA (Plastic head)

A means assembled so there is an S which is plastic kit ..

The...
Replies: 73
Views: 11,195
Posted By Trex

JR 9303 H with synth module and SPCM Rx I...

JR 9303 H with synth module and SPCM Rx

I have no comparison to other radios but so far like the TX ... a few more features would be nice but for what I do its fine

matt
04-28-2007, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By Trex

A CX2 is cheap, cheap to fix at stable with its...

A CX2 is cheap, cheap to fix at stable with its coaxial design .. it will hover itself thus easy to fly...

Expect to outgrow it in 2-8 weeks but it will serve well to train the basics... then...
04-26-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By Trex

if you have more than 1 or 2 cells then I would...

if you have more than 1 or 2 cells then I would consider it a must. otherwise the cells may go out of balance

Matt
04-25-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,315
Posted By Trex

I mostly used parts i had laying around or what i...

I mostly used parts i had laying around or what i salvage form old PC hardware ...

You only need 2 swtiches, a few diodes and the one power plug some wire .. can all be had for less than $10 :)
...
04-23-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,384
Posted By Trex

You are looking at a serious long term project...

You are looking at a serious long term project ... It took the military quiet a while to get things like that to a point where they are useable ...

Not to sound negative here but unless you want...
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