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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0 Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

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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0 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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0 Comments | Posted in Technical By David