Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery
Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery is a very popular 5S Lipo battery with a very high discharge rate, suitable even for professional FPV competitions, for powering RC quadcopters and other multirotors, for RC helicopters, RC airplanes, and similar.
Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery is able to provide plenty of power for a very short time, but like all other Lipo batteries, it should be charged with typical 0.5-1.0C charging currents.
Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery Features and Specifications
Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery feature physical dimensions of 2.87 x 1.42 x 1.46 inches (~73 x 36 x 37 mm) and it weighs ~0.419 pounds (~190g).
The battery features 5S1P construction, with each cell having a nominal voltage of 3.7 volts, the maximum charging voltage of 4.2 volts, and a nominal capacity of 1300 mAh - Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery is able to store ~24 Wh of energy, with an energy density of ~57 Wh/pound (~126 Wh/kg).
Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery is designed as a high-discharge rate battery - it can provide 100C continuously, and up to 200C short burst. And that is a lot of power!
The battery comes with XT-60 discharge connector/plug and a JST-XH charging/balancing connector.
Despite being designed as a high-discharge battery, Ovonic 5S 18.5V 100C 1300mAh Lipo Battery should be recharged using a 0.5-1.0C charging current via a balance Lipo battery charger.
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Lipo batteries should always be charged in a controlled environment and always under supervision - this battery, too.
When the new battery arrives, it is highly recommended to make few charging/discharging cycles, gradually increasing Depth of Discharge (DoD), for example, down to 25%, 50%, and 75%, after which the battery can be freely used in the field.
Note: this goes for all new Lipo batteries.
Long Story Short: If You are looking for a lightweight but powerful 5S 18.5V Lipo battery, being able to provide 100C/200C currents and with a capacity of ~1300 mAh, consider this battery - it has been already tried and tested by many users in the real-life situations.
But, as always with Lipo batteries, this battery too should be treated carefully, especially when charging.
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