FMA Charger Comparison

Aug 9, 2017 10:37:56 AM

FMA Charger Comparison

FMA Chargers are fantastic for RC hobbyists, and there are a range of chargers for any level of battery charging needs. PRC carries the CellPro, PowerLab, and GT Series of FMA chargers.

Click through to see an in-depth comparison of all the FMA Chargers we carry here at ProgressiveRC!

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Comments | Posted in Products Technical By Jacqui Sandor

Mighty Whoop Build

Apr 27, 2017 4:08:41 PM

Mighty Whoop Build

The PRC Mighty Whoop is a speedy little micro quad with parts specially chosen by our knowledgeable team. We're very proud of this tiny quad.

Click through to check out our step-by-step Mighty Whoop Build video, and a quick video on how to bind the Mighty Whoop to the Taranis X9D Radio.
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Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Williams
How to Choose a Charger and Power Supply

Are you in the market for a charger and power supply?

PRC Rep Jacqui shows you things to consider when purchasing a charger and power supply. Click through to see the video!

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Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Williams

How to Parallel Charge

Jan 23, 2017 11:24:16 AM

How to Parallel Charge

Parallel charging is quite contested in the RC community, and we get our fair share of questions about it regularly.

Our team put together some great pointers on how to safely set up your charger for parallel charging, and by doing so dispels some common misconceptions.

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Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

iCharger Tips and Tricks

Dec 27, 2016 12:46:39 PM

Finally got that iCharger for the holidays? Or just looking for a few quick tips to make your charging speedier and more efficient?

This video should help, brought to you by PRC Rep Chadd!

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Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

Intro to Soldering Video Series

Nov 15, 2016 11:12:04 AM


Knowing how to properly solder is such an important technical skill to have if you are an RC hobbyist.

Our team put together a three-part intro series on soldering techniques for the beginner hobbyist.

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Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

Cold Weather and RC Hobbies

Oct 31, 2016 2:05:47 PM


Cold weather is on its way, and for many RC hobbyists that can mean less time in the air.

We have compiled a list of cold weather tips, including important battery-saving information, and we're excited to share that with you wonderful people.

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Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

Repairing, not replacing!

Oct 14, 2014 3:44:54 PM


Follow a soldering novice, as I step through the repair of one of our more popular products, an All-In-One Parallel Charge Board.

This was my first time soldering, and would be a good introduction to soldering for anyone who might want to try to follow along and repair a device of their own.

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1 Comments | Posted in Products Technical By Matthew

One of our reps found a way to make his heli more efficient.

Following is his account and video detailing the upgrade.

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Comments | Posted in Technical By Sam

C Rating Insanity

Dec 18, 2012 10:57:00 AM


A few weeks ago David wrote a post about our experience testing batteries with high C ratings.


Today I'd like to follow up on that and take a moment to reflect on what C ratings actually mean.

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1 Comments | Posted in Technical By Robin

Store Those LiPos Correctly!

Dec 5, 2012 3:31:00 PM

 

 

With winter rapidly approaching, us hobbyists begin to find it quite difficult to get any flights in!

Lithium batteries have come a long way, and have significantly propelled our hobby (pun intended) with more power, longer run times, and less weight. In order to maintain the quality of Lithium batteries, they must be taken care of appropriately.

 


Image from www.batteryuniversity.com

 

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Comments | Posted in Technical By Yarden

Sometimes More C's Isn't More Better

Oct 23, 2012 11:18:06 AM

 

Three years back when SpyderBatteries - then based in Austin, Texas - brought us their 30C rated packs for independent testing, we were frankly blown away by the results.

We performed initial qualification testing at 30C and found they outperformed every 45C+ rated pack we could test them against.

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Comments | Posted in Technical By David