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  1. #1
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    Very Cheap battery protection?

    I am not a RC person but I recently purchased a balance battery charger from an RC car website. While poking around I noticed a potentially nifty little gadget.

    Also a similar one here

    Now I wonder how hard it would be to modify it so instead of triggering a buzzer it disconnected the load. The led indicators leading up to the buzzing are in them selves probably enough. Any one try one of these?

    Now that i am building packs according the yetibetty method all I would have to do is plug the thing into the balancing lead.

    For lights using these: or even buck pucks this seems like a cheap and worth while gadget.

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    I have never used one of those but there are all sorts of things around this is another one:

    Have you managed to do any packs yet? If it's not too late I have a bit of advice....

    ...If you use DX cells you will notice that the + tab is under a white plastic washer, you should remove this washer then push the + tab through the center of the washer before putting the washer back where it was. This will help insulate the + tab from the - cell body.

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  3. #3
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    Well for RC stuff I use one of these.
    Not sure if it would even work on a light.
    The buzzer would be cool to alert you to a low Lipo battery...
    I wonder if I should rig my batteries to be charged by a real charger..

    And I h ave ordered from hobbycity/king before...Paid for the SMS shipping. It's Pricey, but FAST. 4 days from HK to my door...!

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