High Density Batteries Topic

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby pbody2013 » 14 Jun 2013, 00:24

They have been on ebay for a while and I haven't read anything negative about them. Sure I recall a member saying something good about this guy, don't quote me though :)
"It seems to be flying alright, but it's making a funny noise"

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby blorincz » 14 Jun 2013, 16:37

rallie_86 wrote:Hey!

What do you think about these?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-x-Parrot-ArDr ... 1c33a2e76a" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

At 178 grams you need to be careful. That's really pushing it. I would highly recommend making sure your propellers are straightened and balanced, otherwise you won't even be able to get off the ground. The bearing mod would be a good idea as well to improve efficiency.
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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby pbody2013 » 14 Jun 2013, 17:01

The bearing mod is always a good idea :)
"It seems to be flying alright, but it's making a funny noise"

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby rallie_86 » 14 Jun 2013, 22:20

blorincz wrote:
rallie_86 wrote:Hey!

What do you think about these?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-x-Parrot-ArDr ... 1c33a2e76a" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

At 178 grams you need to be careful. That's really pushing it. I would highly recommend making sure your propellers are straightened and balanced, otherwise you won't even be able to get off the ground. The bearing mod would be a good idea as well to improve efficiency.


Oh. Is it that picky on weight?
How about these then? 140 grams
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-X-Parrot-AR-Drone-2-0-Spare-Upgrade-Battery-2350MaH-11-1V-20C-BIGGEST-CAPACITY-/281105361797?pt=UK_ToysGames_RadioControlled_JN&hash=item41732f6b85
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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby blorincz » 16 Jun 2013, 06:30

I would go with the lighter one.
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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby GSB25 » 03 Aug 2013, 12:57

So I ordered a Bastens 1300 battery and charger pack as well as an extra 1300 battery. Charger failed after 2 cycles. It says there is no connection to the battery even when I tried both. I'm assuming the charger is toast. Just wanted to put this info out there that the Bastens charger is crap. I'm going to go with Nicholi2789's advice and run that setup. I ordered an iMax charger in the meantime and will post the results.

Update: The iMax charger is working great with the Bastens 1300 batteries. I run them down to about 20% and charge them. It takes around 30 minutes for the charge and balance to finish. I'm on the 5th cycle with both batteries and I gotta say guys, I love the charger. I always balance when I charge but there is also a quick charge feature that I have not used.

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby akaHarpoon » 21 Aug 2013, 20:08

rallie_86 wrote:Hey!

What do you think about these?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-x-Parrot-ArDr ... 1c33a2e76a" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


I have 4 - 2300mAh batteries from this seller. They are a very tight fit, The velcro strap barely touches to fasten and trying to get the wires etc to fit so the hull stays shut is impossible. The drone becomes very unstable and the slightest sneeze will send it out of control. They are great for wide open spaces if u just want to fly around but flying in close quarters or trying to flip will cause the drone to hit the ground before it has a chance to recover.
I also have a few 1350 and a 2050 from the same seller, they work great. I average 13 min on the 1350 and about 18 min on the 2050 battery.
I also have an EleBar 1500 off eBay, haven't actually figured out how much time I get out of it yet.

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby delacius » 22 Aug 2013, 12:14

got these 2000mah from Neil (http://www.i-drone.me), they are awesome, just give me a week to do little more flying....

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby brastic » 15 Jan 2014, 01:15

I was looking for some battery upgrades and I found this thread. First, thanks to everyone who has responding. Lot's of good information here. I was looking for a similar weight battery to stock. I see that the Zippy 1300 from Hobbyking for $9.91 is a good safe bet. I have no problems installing a new connector. I usually buy my batteries from Hobbypartz.com first and Hobbyking second. Mainly for the great customer service from Hobbypartz.

I am looking at these GenAce batteries. The weight (114g) and price ($8.41) are close to the Zippy. Has anyone used these before?
http://www.hobbypartz.com/32p-20c-1300-3s1p-111.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby kafer1964 » 11 Mar 2014, 21:09

daniel san wrote:Seem a bit expensive considering the alternatives.. I have been running the "enriched power" lipo series from motion rc: http://www.motionrc.com/enrichpower-1300mah-3s-11-1v-25c-lipo-battery/ and they have been great. I have around 20 cycles on them and they show zero signs of puffing and have plenty of power, even with the 25c discharge. I also run the nano tech 45c 1300's, and the enriched power 1600 30c packs as well. All for under $10 a piece.


I just bought two of these from Motion RC. Will report on them when I get everything set up.

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby Chrystall » 09 Apr 2014, 21:50

What is the max room size in the AR Drone for batteires. I am considering buying a high capacity battery, i wonder wiich one will still fit easily into the Drone. I can see for example the Turnigy 2200 mAh is alread 103 cm in length, that is more than the 1500 mAh facrory battery.

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby Droner422 » 11 Apr 2014, 09:41

borgqueenx wrote:Il try to do this tommorow....but its only a small list....

Come on people i need your experiences:)

Edit:
You can try to quote but search carefully so it wont be double reviews.
Because most of he battery experiences come from this very forum:)



ParkZone 1300's

(http://www.ebay.ca/sch/i.html_odkw=park ... s&_sacat=0

last's upto 12+ mins. I have five of them, can fly around for over an hour, also reasonable between twenty five and thirty bucks at the local hobby shop. Charge up time is quick too on average thirty five minutes give or take.
Bonus is they are lighter and slightly smaller.
I modded the battery tray for the drones stock batteries to use as a cradle for my lipo charger, best thing I ever got around too, charges those in half the time.

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby navidb » 21 May 2014, 07:10

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Parkzone-PKZ103 ... 51b27e0194

hey everyone,
does this battery work with the stock charger?

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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby dronemob » 21 May 2014, 13:23

Hey guys, just thought you guys might be interested in this.
Here are 3 batts along with good reviews:

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Battery Upgrade 1380 mAh
http://www.coolrcdrones.com/rc-accessories-parrot-ar-drone-2-0-battery-upgrade-1380-mah-uses-original-charger/

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Battery Lithium-Polymer
http://www.coolrcdrones.com/rc-accessories-parrot-ar-drone-2-0-battery-lithium-polymer-replacement-battery/

Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Battery Upgrade 2000 mAh
http://www.coolrcdrones.com/rc-accessories-parrot-ar-drone-2-0-battery-upgrade-2000-mah/
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Re: The Batteries Topic

Postby Carl190_1 » 08 Aug 2014, 14:46

Re: Balance Charging

My charger; iMAX/B6 manual reads page 4 'The main battery leads must be connected along with the balance lead connector - -"
"Failure to connect as shown - -will damage the charger."


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