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Amps.. amps.. AMPS!

Introduction

Hello folks. Been meaning to get around to making a newbie tutorial for 10S RC lipo charging for a while now. Here goes.

10S ( 36v/38v ) is very easy to live with on a day to day basis; there are a handful of RC chargers that are designed to do 10s, so finding the bits and pieces required is not too difficult. The 38v nominal voltage can easily provide 15-30mph speed on a hub motor ( depending on the motor ).  And best of all, after everything is set up, the charging process is pretty braindead and hard to goof up!

Continue reading Series lipo charging, aka lipo charging tutorial

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Don’t buy no-name lithium batteries!

A little background:

Well, i must say that i got suckered into buying a no-name brand battery from a Chinese company recently, after salivating over a “Li-Mn” battery that had a higher energy density ( lower weight, smaller size, higher AH ) than my collection of RC Lipos that i run on my electric bike. Continue reading Don’t buy unknown, no-name Chinese batteries!

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