Will a transmitter battery work?

Discussion in 'General Accessory Discussion' started by Courage, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. Courage

    Courage New Member

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  2. schmidty

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    Most lipo batteries are ~$10, why not just buy those?
     

  3. Courage

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    I dont use Lipos. I prefer NiMhs, easier.
     
  4. schmidty

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    NiMh is out dated technology. Lipo is the way to go, and it's very simple; there isn't much of a learning curve.
     
  5. Courage

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    While I have considered Lipos, and thanks for the help, but I just need this question answered.
     
  6. alex

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    NiMH are just as dangerous... here's one that caught fire at the indoor arena:

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  7. Courage

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    Guys, I really appreiciate the info, but Im not switching to Lipos. I dont care about any of this, I JUST NEED TO KNOW IF THIS BATTERY WOULD WORK FOR AIRSOFT
     
  8. Griffin

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    Wires look pretty small & it might not provide enough amps(?).

    Give it a shot though, it's only $4.99.
     
  9. 703

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    Like griffen said at 5.00 give it a shot. If it doesn't work you don't loose much. Only downside to that battery is the size & shape. It looks to big to fit inside an airsoft gun or PEQ box. You would have to run a battery bag or bring out the ducktape.
     
  10. alex

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    looks like the size contains 4 AA size batteries. similar to a 9.6v 2000mAH nunchuck. you will need to replace the wires with at least 18awg and add your preferred battery connectors or it will heat up and create resistance (losing RPS and quickly draining).
     
  11. Adman234

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    Like alex said, that wire is like 22 awg. You need to switch it out with better wire (including where the batteries contact each other, not just the main wire)

    If you are willing to do that work, go for it. Or pick up 2 7.4 lipos for $20 and a balance charger for $10 and not have to do any work on them.
     
  12. Courage

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    I get it, Lipos are good, but I dont want to buy a battery bag, new charger, lipo alarm.
     
  13. Thunderbo15

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    You don't neccesarily *need* any of that besides the balance charger, which you can find one that charges lipos AND NiMH batteries and sell your old one lol. Although it would be good to have them, you can pretty much get the bag and alarm for like $5
     
  14. alex

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    i only use the bag to store puffed up LiPo's... alarms are no longer used, but a $3.00 LiPo volt meter comes in very handy. LiPo's are cheap, get 10x...