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Bad Raven:
02 Dec 2019 20:03:50
Only if the battery is fully charged, leak a few volts and it'll be fine.......
02 Dec 2019 17:19:55
If yo fly a Mavic Mini and get over a gramme of mud on it, do you have to register it?  :rofl:
02 Dec 2019 08:38:56
Not a problem i've had a body mod, I think of Jean Harlow naked on a trampoline  and the new antenna  extends automatically..   :whistling:
29 Nov 2019 17:17:37
That'll play hell with your FPV signal. :rofl:
29 Nov 2019 17:10:20
Won't get me i'm wearing my tin foil hat... :wack0
29 Nov 2019 14:19:03
Because GOVERNMENT SPY DRONES are watching us! :frantic:
29 Nov 2019 11:41:22
BBC News this am ..only 50% of people have registered  for the  CAA  scheme.. If people haven't registered  how do they know it's 50%.. :shrug:
28 Nov 2019 20:16:14
Very very quiet. I am missing chatting :-( Must be the weather....
25 Nov 2019 08:28:26
Forums very quiet  :shrug:
18 Oct 2019 11:25:16
Sounds good yama. Would love to see some images. 3d models sound cool too
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Hubsan X4L Batteries?

Started by quadfather, Wednesday,December 30, 2015, 15:57:39

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I was wondering which after market batteries you bought for your Hubsan X4L.

I have 2x 380mAh original batteries and a pile of the blue ones, up to 500mAh.  The originals are still giving me 6 minutes or so, but all the blue ones have puffed up and die within 2-3 minutes of flying.

I haven';t flown it in months, but now my son has picked it up and I';d like to get a few more.  Ideally the new batteries are more reliable than the blue ones.  I';d rather not buy from HobbyKing, but if they are the only ones who stock decent batteries I would.
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Bad Raven

I have six Hubsan X4';s used for my school club, one with the camera.

I buy Overlander 380mAh 25c from UK direct. Get excellent results.

Those blue cells are pretty dire!!

Bad Raven


I put a small folded over tab of reinforced tape on, opened to stick to both sides, which eases extraction and stops the kids pulling on the wires.


Cheers for the link.  I hear good things about Overlander, may just buy a few from them.

How do you charge yours?  I have one of these 5-wire looms, but haven';t used it yet.
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Bad Raven

Quote from: quadfather on Wednesday,December 30, 2015, 16:53:39
How do you charge yours?  I have one of these 5-wire looms, but haven';t used it yet.

When I first got multi leads (and the first was for the 130/180';s for MCX';s, Twister Sports, etc), I carefully tested with a quality multimeter that they ALL came up to even charge, and they did.

One thing though, I have found that (whatever the make of cell)  the charge voltage on a couple of my chargers falls if left connected in chain at end of charge for any time, so without being anal I do take them off asap after they end charge.