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LIPO Battery Safety 101

Lithium polymer batteries or LIPO batteries as we describe them, are a member of the lithium-ion battery chemistry family. There are many members of the family and each has pros and cons. Different cell formats, voltages, discharge curves, charge and discharge rates. The most common RC battery is the soft pouch format. Continue reading LIPO Battery Safety 101


Five Must-Have Battery Accessories

Commonly, the saying goes ‘you can never have too many batteries’ and for the most part, that is true. But I’d much prefer the saying to be ‘you can never have too many batteries and accessories’ because battery accessories should never be overlooked. Battery accessories are not only great for safety but they are really useful in getting the most of our battery and the best user experience. Continue reading Five Must-Have Battery Accessories


10 Safety Tips to Remember When Using Batteries

Safety is paramount. It’s definitely not something that you should neglect. The consequences of not taking safety seriously can be deadly and this has been the case on numerous occasions. Previously, we discussed the importance of using planes safely and the impact of not doing such. You can read it in full here. Continue reading 10 Safety Tips to Remember When Using Batteries




24 hours only, 40% off: Graphene 1300 4s 65c

If you read HobbyKing News’ article ‘10 Tips for The RC Beginner’, you’d know that some of the community’s biggest advice is that ‘you can never have too many batteries’. So now is your chance to really make the most of their advice by taking advantage of the sale at HobbyKing, with 40% off all their powerful Turnigy Graphene 1300 4s 65C. Continue reading 24 hours only, 40% off: Graphene 1300 4s 65c


Value is King: Turnigy Nano-Tech (5pcs)

The Turnigy brand is renowned for its strength, power and its serious performance. It’s the go-to battery of choice for many hobbyists, myself included.

The nano-core technology in the Turnigy Nano-tech batteries is through the application of nanometer conductive additives. Continue reading Value is King: Turnigy Nano-Tech (5pcs)



How to Tell If Your Lipo Battery Is Good

LIPO batteries are found in just about every modern convenience these days and whilst we don’t pay much attention to them we really should. Proper care dramatically extends their usable lifespan and given batteries are so expensive its worth looking after them so that they give you reliable service for years to come. Continue reading How to Tell If Your Lipo Battery Is Good


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