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    Ez start battery

    I have a couple 1800 MAH 30C 2S lipos that i dont have a use for. I was wondering if the EZ Start could handle a 2S?? A full charged 2S is approx 8.4V.. Not sure what a fully charged 6 Cell Nimh is.. I would need to run a voltage buzzer, or something too..
    If anyone has any input on this that would be great

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    7.2V is what a 6 cell NiMH is, so you'd most likely need to step it down.
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    A 6 cell is more than that fully charged though... Just like a 7.4 lipo is actually 8.4 fully charged..

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    Why would you want lipo? A lipo needs a new charger
    I would only go lipo running electric...
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    I, already run lipos in my electric so i have the whole charging setup. And I have those two batteries that are too small for my slash and I, dont have a use for them.

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    There is no LVD on a starting wand - thats all I can think of.

    Oh wait, here comes another thought....you could always "just try it", worst case, you need a new wand. Wonder if that tiny 380 motor could handle the added juice. Do tell, keep my posted!

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    Yes i would run a voltage alarm/buzzer

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    I use a 2s 20c 4000mah lipo on my ez start. I have had the same battery in my ez starter without charging for 2 months. I have started my trucks with it about 40 times during the 2 months. I never had any problems with ez start buring out nor ez start burning out. I would never go back to a nihm on my ez start

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    Quote Originally Posted by reyesjhs765 View Post
    I use a 2s 20c 4000mah lipo on my ez start. I have had the same battery in my ez starter without charging for 2 months. I have started my trucks with it about 40 times during the 2 months. I never had any problems with ez start buring out nor ez start burning out. I would never go back to a nihm on my ez start
    +1 also it is lighter.


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    We've used a 7cell battery on our wands without an issue.
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    Awesome thanks guys!

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    I was thinking about this the other day. Glad I came across it! I do have a question. I see RC-Fan looks as though you cut the connector off your Ni battery and spliced. Where can you find the ends to solider onto a lipo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colby View Post
    I was thinking about this the other day. Glad I came across it! I do have a question. I see RC-Fan looks as though you cut the connector off your Ni battery and spliced. Where can you find the ends to solider onto a lipo?
    Yup I cut the connectors from the old Nimh pack, but you can find them at your hobby shop or ebay for cheap.

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    The battery needs a female tamiya style connector. Most hobby shops will have them. They might be called something different for example i thibk traxxas calls them molex connectors. Usually pretty cheap too

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    Hey thanks, I just didn't know what they were called. I looked on the Traxxas site and they called them Molex but that's just a generic term but Tamiya is what I was looking for!

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    I am just wondering if the traxxas connector will work on the ez-start system. I bought a couple of spare batteries and they have the male end so I need to change ends on them and was just going to switch everything to traxxas if possible.

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    you need traxxas to tamiya adapter to make it work with the ez start, or get tamiya female connectors for the batts.

    Last edited by RC-Fan; 02-27-2013 at 06:06 PM.

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    Thanks for the help.

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