battery

  1. Prisma

    Is this Lipo safe to use?

    Hey everyone, I just pulled the battery pack out of my Granite and I've noticed the front is a little deformed. Is this pack safe to use? The damage is quite minimal, or at least it seems to be the case.
  2. Homebrew

    Prophet Sport Mini charger is not working all of a sudden.

    My local shop gave me this charger a couple of months ago when I was deciding which one I wanted to get. I still haven’t bought a nice one, but this guy all of a sudden won’t charge any type of battery. After it looks like it’s going to start, all four lights keep flashing red then green. Any...
  3. KAITvsk Racing

    Do NOT buy ZOP Power LiPo batteries

    I share my experience with ZOP Power LiPO batteries. It all started on Dec / 19/2020 I bought from Banggood.com ZOP Power 14.8V 5000mAh 60C 4S Lipo Battery The goods arrived on 2020-12-30 and at the beginning I was satisfied with the purchase. The batteries were decent and I also rated 5+...
  4. leogrinberg

    Senton ARRMA 1/10 SENTON 4x4 V3 MEGA 550 Battery replacement

    Hi guys, I bought ARRMA 1/10 SENTON 4X4 V3 MEGA 550 Brushed Short Course RC Truck RTR (awesome!, me and son a love it!) a few weeks ago and It came with the Nimh battery and for each runs with it the battery has take too long time in charge (8-12 hours). Can someone recommend a suitable...
  5. P0SEID0N2025

    Granite Battery issues

    So today I've contacted commonsenserc and I have this battery that I've only ran down to storage charge. This is in my Arrma Granite 3s BLX, no gearing changes, just different spektrum 4s electronics, slightly lower kv motor too. Only run it on my 3s Didnt change punch settings or anything to...
  6. icumpd

    Vorteks terrible battery run time on Vorteks

    I just recently purchased a Arrma Vorteks roughly 3 weeks ago. I also purchased Spektrum 5000mah 50c 3s lipo batteries 11.1V. Today I finally got the batteries and made my first run with it. After about 10 to maybe 15 minutes at the most the car slowed down and the remote said the battery was...
  7. Hamlichr

    Battery confusion Outcast 8S

    Hey guys, I’ve just got an outcast 8s and I’m confused about the batteries. can anyone tell me what configuration of batteries are suitable/ is it capable of? Is the system capable of dual 8s? Or two 4s batteries is the Max? Between the website specs, the manual and some other official...
  8. gillryan53

    Senton Need a bit of advice

    Hello, I am just recently getting into RC and I will soon be buying a ARRMA 1/10 SENTON 4X4 V3 3S BLX, and I need some help finding what battery and charger to get. If anybody could please tell me, my ears are open, I have a budget of about $120 for a battery and charger. Thank you!
  9. m.mahdi_sh

    Granite battery for granite 4x4 blx

    hey there, i'm new to the hobby and i'm about to buy a Granite 4x4 blx, so i'm looking for a 3s lipo, i read the lipo thread and saw some brand named to be good. but i've got a Question about the whole lipo thing. i know that current output of the batteries would be C-rating*capacity(assuming...
  10. K

    Granite batteries failing. new car. HELP!!

    My son got an 1/10 GRANITE 4X4 V3 MEGA 550 Brushed Monster Truck. It came with the Nimh battery and charger and after maybe 2 runs with it the battery stopped charging. It took hours to charge anyways so I decided to go ahead and upgrade to the Li-Po battery 2s with the Powerstage Bundle. I...
  11. Prisma

    Battery connector question

    Hello everyone, I was wondering about the connectors on some of the batteries I'd like to get. The question is; if a battery comes with pre supplied 4mm bullet to deans cables, can I just get similar cables with ec3s on the ends? Or will it cause trouble. Thanks for any advice in advance
  12. R

    Just picked up a Kraton 8S, need battery recommendations!

    Hi fellas! So with the help of this forum, I made my decision between the Losi DBXL-E 2.0 and the Kraton 8S. My main deciding factors were the input from all of you and also the countless videos of watching DBXL's rolling/flipping over when at speed. Now, I still haven't ruled out...
  13. E

    Granite Arrma Granite ESC blinking red

    I just got an Arrma Granite and on the first run the car suddenly stopped and i noticed the ESC was blinking red. I had been using it for about 15 mins and assumed the battery just died. This is my first Arrma and on my Traxxas cars they don't suddenly stop when the battery dies since they are...
  14. davetron22

    Battery Quality, Best Choice

    All my lipo batteries, both 2s and 3s, are venom batteries. I'm wondering if that's a good choice? They work great and have been durable but I'm wondering if I'm paying for the name so to speak? I jump my vehicles constantly and run them hard. Also does the c rating really matter? My 100c...
  15. Tw3ak3d

    Portable charging solution

    Out of boredom today I decided to make a portable lipo charger, you know, in the event your RC doesn't break down before you run all your lipo's. I have an abundance of Milwaukee m18 18v batteries, and I 3d printed a power adapter (or buy one off of Amazon for $15). Works quite well, I can...
  16. Ozeki

    How many packs do you run a day?

    Lately if I have the time, I go through three packs a day [3S 5200]. One in the morning, one in the afternoon, and one in the evening. I alternate between my two vehicles with each pack. How about you?
  17. rcxlfjhe

    what requirements do you have for batteries?

    Guys, could you let me know what the requirements for batteries? ;););) pls list the batteries you use for which car, and what kind of batteries(include capacity, discharge rate, connector, and more) you will prefer? FYI, I always find that some guys like change the connector, but the arrma...
  18. N

    Typhon Typhon 3s

    Hello, My son has a Typhon 3S 4×4 BLS and is getting 9 minutes of run time on a baseball field using a Powerhobby Pro LiPo 5200 mAh, 75C, 3 cell, 11.1v battery. Is this normal or is there something wrong with the car? I have tried two of the same battery with similar results. We are new at this...
  19. aiden

    Is my battery puffy?

    The top of my battery is a little airy when I push on it by the rest of the battery feels fine. So is my battery fine.
  20. E

    Typhon Arrma Typhon 3s battery tray

    I recently purchased my first arrma model and already have several lipos most of which are slightly too large to fit in the batter tray (I have 4 of the same model it is around 6 1/4 inches long) and was wondering if anybody knew how to extend the battery tray
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