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Battery / Asset management

Started by Jumpy07, Monday,February 18, 2013, 15:47:22

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Jumpy07

I seem to have amassed a fair few batteries in eight months of this hobby..

2S/3S/4S & Nano versions...

Just wondering how everyone else manages their batteries.. ?

Do you number them, keep a tally of how many times they are charged, date of purchase, etc etc ?

What else is worth keeping a note of ?

These are the things that keep me awake at night lol

Craig
BNUC-S Pilot with PfCo /PFAW.
UAQ / CAA PfCo Instructor / Flight Assessor

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing"

XH558

Well I';m a bit anal and i mark each battery with a Tippex pen with date of purchase - weight and a sequential number so I can identify batteries that are the same ... ;)

Don';t log charges but do use them in numbered sequence ... :embarrassed :embarrassed

Balders

I keep a google docs spreadsheet of battery use.  I have to for the bnuc stuff but now that I';ve started it';s actually proving really useful, as I have calculated for example my mah per minute consumed, depending on weight being carried.
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laters

All mine are numbered but I dont bother recording dates or number of charges.

I used to have a little black book with all my cells in there when I was racing and used to record the amount it took to charge and discharge plus notes on how they felt on the track.
It worked and I always had my best cells for the important races and knew when some were getting past their best. ~~
Took quite a lot of work to keep them all upto date. :whistling:

Maybe I should do something a lit simpler for some of my flight packs to keep a eye on when they are getting tired.
TBS Discovery,quad & hex flamewheel clones, hubsan x4
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teslahed

Monday,February 18, 2013, 20:51:33 #4 Last Edit: Monday,February 18, 2013, 20:55:07 by teslahed
Quote from: Balders on Monday,February 18, 2013, 20:12:41 I have calculated for example my mah per minute consumed, depending on weight being carried.


What is it?

I worked mine out very roughly using a watt meter and my charger - I';m using about 120mAh a minute in a stationary hover, consuming about 100 watts of power (carbon fibre flyduino frame).
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Balders

Quote from: teslahed on Monday,February 18, 2013, 20:51:33
What is it?

I worked mine out very roughly using a watt meter and my charger - I';m using about 120mAh a minute in a stationary hover, consuming about 100 watts of power (carbon fibre flyduino frame).


Unladen my big hexa is 374mah per minute.

With an additional 2kg';s weight I';m up to 1000mah per minute.  I know it sounds like a lot, but 2kg';s is a fair old chunk of additional weight to lug around.  I plan on having 10,000mah on board when I';m doing that sort of weight, although I suspect I';ll be flying with considerably less most of the time.
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marckatzenmaier

I use this on my Android Phone :

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.rcscout.lipo.free

It used to be a paid app, ik helped him translate to dutch. On his website you can download qr codes to put on your batteries and scan them with your phone
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Balders

Quote from: marckatzenmaier on Monday,February 18, 2013, 21:11:14
I use this on my Android Phone :

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.rcscout.lipo.free

It used to be a paid app, ik helped him translate to dutch. On his website you can download qr codes to put on your batteries and scan them with your phone


Downloading now! Thanks for this, didn';t even know it existed. Worth a look.
Growing old is mandatory...Growing up is optional

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BNUC-S qualified
Sbaps.co.uk