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DIY 2S 3000mah Li-Ion battery upgrade for Fat Shark goggles
(10-27-2016, 05:05 PM)Simon Wrote: So if I use a 18650 series battery sled, so I can charge the battery independently on an18650 charger..... I'll only need to connect the pos and neg from the balance plug to power the fan?

Yes, you only need the positive and negative wire on the balance plug for the fan to work
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  • Simon
(09-12-2016, 06:21 PM)Xtopher98 Wrote: Is it dangerous to solder directly onto a battery? That seems unsafe.
It can be if you apply too much heat to the battery. Be careful.
And don't make a short circuit with your solder iron.
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(10-28-2016, 02:21 PM)Ikkuh Wrote: And don't make a short circuit with your solder iron.

Ah, yes....voice of experience?  (I did that once - scared the crap out of me!) Big Grin
No lucky not, but I was still a bit nervous when I have to solder 3 pieces of 3S 5000 mAh batteries. I saw the movies what could happend so extra careful.
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@christopher, heating up any battery is not smart, putting soldering iron there not safe, yet if you apply flux and do the soldering quickly you are good to go, i've salvaged few cells from dead batteries( good practice) and turned dead 4s to 3s and dead 3s to 2s only watchout for shorts "bzzzzzzz"
All the best
Grzesiek (Grisha/ Greg)

Curently flyable: Nox 5, Nox 3
Bench / in progres: ZMRX(scrap build)
thinking about building: 450
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