HOOVO 3S 11.1V 50C 5200mAh Lipo Battery
HOOVO 3S 11.1V 50C 5200mAh Lipo Battery is a lightweight lithium polymer rechargeable battery featuring Tracxas discharge plug, and being able to provide plenty of power for various RC toys and hobby projects including RC cars, trucks, airplanes, helicopters, FPV, drones, etc.
Like all other Lipo batteries, HOOVO 3S 11.1V 50C 5200mAh Lipo Battery should also be charged using professional balance chargers with few first charging/discharging cycles being done at home, in controlled conditions, gradually increasing Depth of Discharge (DoD%).
Updated: September 10, 2021.
HOOVO 3S 11.1V 50C 5200mAh Lipo Battery Features and Specifications
HOOVO 3S 11.1V 50C 5200mAh Lipo Battery features 3S1P construction - it features 3 (three) 3.7V cells connected in series in order to create an output voltage of 11.1V with a nominal capacity of 5200 mAh (5.2 Ah) - the battery is able to store ~57 Wh of energy.
The maximum charging voltage is 4.2V per cell, with recommended charging current of 0.5-1.0C - even then monitor the battery with a temperature sensor to prevent overheating, just in case. The charging connector/plug is a standard JST-XH plug.
Balance chargers are highly recommended in order to prevent cells' imbalances, to prolong the operating lifetime of the batteries, and to prevent unwanted accidents like the bubbling of the battery, or even catching fire or exploding.
Note: This warning goes for all Lipo batteries, not just for this model.
HOOVO 3S 11.1V 50C 5200mAh Lipo Battery features physical dimensions of (L x W x H) ~5.41 x 1.75 x 1.14 inches (~137.5 x 44.4 x 29 mm) and it weighs ~12.4 ounces (~350g), featuring energy density of ~74.7 Wh/pound (~165 Wh/kg).
With all its features, the battery is suitable for 1/8 and 1/10 scale RC cars, trucks, airplanes, etc. - for all the models whose battery compartment can accept such battery and who has suitable Tracxas connector.
Long Story Short: If You are looking for a 3S 11.1V lithium polymer battery with a nominal capacity of ~5000 mAh and the current discharge rate in the 30-50C region, consider this battery.
As always with Lipo batteries, this battery also must be treated carefully.
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