DIY RC Field Charging Battery (IKEA NiMH Battery Pack)

I build a rechargeable field charging battery pack to quickly recharge LiPos in the field from IKEA batteries.
CAUTION: Don’t solder directly to batteries that aren’t designed for it.

Battery test:

Battery Pack specs:
12V Nominal Voltage, 14V at Maximum Charge
4900 mAh Capacity
Maximum Draw when charging 4S LiPos based on a roughly 2C draw is around 7A.

IKEA Ladda NiMH Battery:

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SkyRC B6AC V2 Charger Review and Usage

I review the SkyRC B6AC V2 charger and all of its features

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Fatshark HDO:
Aomway Commander:
True D Diversity:
Aomway Cloverleaf:
Menace Pico:
Menace Bandicoot:
5″ Props:


NEVER do what I am about to show you! Ultra power – UPSAC 1s lipo charger for whoops

for charing your micro fpv racing drones and tiny whoop batteries there is a fantastic new 1s charger. the UP-S6AC – Super easy to use, great read out and can be powered from the wall OR a lipo. perfect for anyone who loves flying their whoop drones.

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Venom 2-4 Cell Dual LiPo Battery Charger – Easy Lipo Charger

Venom 2-4 Cell AC/DC Dual LiPo Battery Balance Charger is in my opinion the easiest lipo charger. Possibly the best lipo charger for beginners or those looking to keep a small profile battery charger around. I love it and if you are not sure what to get, this is the one.

I use 2s – 4s Bastteries. I’ve tried the following batteries with great success:
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How to make Lipo battery 3S 11.1 V 6000 mAh

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DIY Li-po battery 3S 11.1 V 6000 mAh

3-Cell Li-Po rechargeable battery
Capacity: 6000mAh
Voltage: 11.1V
Charger Time: about 2.5 hours (by input 1A)
Weight: 250g
Plug: T plug


Venom ProQuad Micro LiPo Battery Charger Unboxing | CompetitionX

If you love your tiny whoop but hate the hauling around large chargers, then Venom has the product for you. Check out the ProQuad Micro 1S Charger, a tiny unit with 4 ports so you can keep your packs going all day long!

In this video, we dive into the teeny ProQuad Micro box and show you what it comes with!

———Product Used in This Video——-
Venom ProQuad Micro 1S Charger
Venom Pro Quad Micro 1S 4 Channel AC/DC LiPo & LiHV Battery Charger

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EZ Peak Live Dual | Unboxing and Overview

Learn more about the EZ Peak Live Dual charger:

The new EZ-Peak® Live Dual iD Charger takes all the advanced features of the EZ-Peak Live and supercharges the power output to over 26 amps (200 watts)! The 4s capable multi-chemistry dual charger uses built-in Bluetooth to work seamlessly with the new Traxxas EZ-Peak Live™ app for iOS and Android.


Best Value Multi Port Multi Chemistry Battery Charger, HobbyKing Quattro 4x6S LiPo, LiFePo4, NiMH

Best Value Multi Port Multi Chemistry Charger. Programming HobbyKing Quattro 4x6S LiPo Charger for new Venom LiPos.
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HobbyKing Quattro 4x6S Lithium Polyper (LiPo) Multi ChargerHobbyKing™ Quattro 4×6 can charge four batteries packs simultaneously no matter what battery type you have.The Quattro 4×6 is equipped with 4 high performance microprocessors to charge each battery individually. It’s efficient cooling system ensures safe operation throughout the charge or discharge process.With the Quattro4x6 you’re able to balance charge a lipoly pack on Port-1 while series charging a LiFePo4 or NiMH battery on Port-2. All ports work independently of each other.Spec.Operating voltage range: DC 11~15VPower source: 12V DCCharge power: 50watts, current is regulated accordinglye.g. 11.1V battery, charge current approx. 4.5Ae.g. 22.2V battery, charge current approx. 2.2ADischarge power: 5 Watts, current is regulated accordinglyCell count : 1-15 Ni-xx / 1-6 Li-xx / 1-10 Lead acid cells (2~20V)Current drain for balancing li-xx: 300mACharge termination Ni-xx: Automatic, negative Delta Peak methodCharge termination Lead acid & Li-xx: Automatic, voltage dependent, CC-CV processDimensions: 225.4 x 158.6 x 62.4mmNet weight: 1.09kg PRODUCT ID: HK-Quattro ‪…‬————–HobbyKing 350w 25A Power SupplyShow the HobbyKing colors with pride at your local field with the HobbyKing 350W 25A power Supply. Light weight and compact, this power supply features dual 13.8v outputs and is suitable for 2 chargers up to 350w Combined. The HobbyKing 350w Power Supply also features over current and over temperature protection and warning LEDs.Specs:Input Voltage: 100~120V ACOutput Voltage: 13.8v DCOutput Amps: 25AOutput Watts: 350WTemperature Cutoff: 100deg CCooling:  Single FanDimensions 165.5 x 111 x 50.5mmWeight: 710gNote: Power Cable not includedPRODUCT ID: T-25PS-110 ———-Venom 35C 2S 7.4V 5200MAH LiPo Battery with Universal Plug Systemby: VenomPart#: 15092    UPC: 845623038999Specifications:◦ Battery Type: Lithium Polymer (LiPO Battery)◦ C Rate: 35C◦ Volts: 7.4◦ Capacity: 5200mAh◦ Cell Count: 2s◦ Cell Configuration: 2S1P◦ Continuous Discharge: 35C (182A)◦ Max Burst Rate: 50C (260A)◦ Max Volts per Cell: 4.2V◦ Max Volts per Pack: 8.4V◦ Min Volts per Pack: 6V◦ Charge Rate: 1C (5.2A)◦ Wire Gauge: 12 AWG Soft and Flexible Low Resistance Silicone Wire◦ Plug Type: Venom UNI Plug. Compatible with Traxxas Plug, Tamiya Plug, Deans Plug & EC3 Plug. (Patent No. 8,491,341)◦ Dimensions: 126 x 43.5 x 20 mm / 5 x 1.7 x 0.8 in◦ Watt Hours: 38.48◦ Weight: 8.8 oz (252g)Get superior performance from your remote-controlled truck, buggy, heli, jet, airplane or quad with this high-capacity, high-discharge rate battery pack from Venom. This battery has the same quality features you have come to depend on from Venom: 12 AWG soft silicone wire leads with our patented (Patent No. 8,491,341) High Current Universal Plug System, along with the power to handle even the toughest terrains. In addition, this battery includes plug adaptors to fit Deans, Traxxas, Tamiya and EC3 plug types.

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Extensive Review: HTRC C240 Duo // AC/DC Dual LiPo Battery Charger

Purchased on Amazon with Prime Delivery
Seems like a solid charger for bench or field
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In review:
Confirmation of end balance voltage
4s highest charge rate on AC input
4s highest charge rate on DC input
Menu walk through

★ DUO CHARGER: Duo LiPo charger can simultaneously charge two different batteries with different voltages, AC input max power 150W(CH1+CH2=150W), 100-240V; DC input max power 240W(CH1+CH2=240W) 11-18V; charge current 0.1-10A*2; discharge power 10W; discharge current 0.1-2A*2; 1602 LCD screen.
★ PRACTICAL FOR VARIOUS BATTERIES: 1-6s LiIon/LiPo/LiFe/LiHV; 1-15cell NiCd/NiMH; 2-20V PB battery; Smart Battery I,II,III 5-27V,0.1-6A.(Only charge the rechargeable batteries which meet this specifications of this charger).
★ MULTI-FUNCTION: Charge, Balancer, Discharge, Terminal Voltage Control, Lithium Battery Capacity & Voltage Checking, Battery Internal Resistance Checking, Lipo Storage Mode, Data Storage and Memory Loading, Lipo Meter, Digital DC Power.
★ SMART CHARGER: This balance charger allows you to memorize up to 20*2 datas of your battery and do not need you set the proper value of your battery while charging and discharging again.
★ PACKAGE INCLUDED: 1 x HTRC C240 Lipo Charger; 1 x AC Power Cable; 2 x XT60 Plug 2 in 1; 2 x T Crocodile Clip; 2 x Balance Board with Pin Cord; 2 x T Banana Connector; 2 x Tamiya; 1 x User Manual.


How to Keep Yuneec Q500 4K & Typhoon H Batteries Safe and Working Great! Lipo Batteries, Lipo Bags

How to Keep Yuneec Q500 4K & Typhoon H Batteries Safe and Working Great! Lipo Batteries, Lipo Bags

Many new owners of Yuneec Q500 or Typhoon H drones may not be aware of the potential hazards presented by Lithium Polymer, or Lipo batteries. As a pilot of Yuneec drones, you need to understand the dangers inherent to lipo batteries and how you can reduce your risk. You also want to make your expensive Yuneec batteries last as long as possible.

In this episode, I’ll discuss safety considerations for Yuneec Typhoon H and Q500 batteries, and offer tips on you can be safe and save money by extending the life of your batteries.

I’ll discuss:

Lipo battery safety
What are smart batteries? Are Yuneec batteries smart batteries?
Things NOT to do with Yuneec lipo batteries
How to manage your Yuneec batteries to make them last
Typhoon H battery covers (battery caps)
Lipo bags

Please – if you are new to the RC hobby, watch this video so you understand how to use a Yuneec battery safely.

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Special thanks to COSTEL NEJNERU and his Youtube channel. Costel was kind enough to grant permission for me to use his dramatic footage of a lipo bag containing a burning lipo battery. You can (and should) watch his whole video at


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Silver permanent markers for Typhoon H batteries:

Irctek RC Model LiPo Battery Voltage Indicator Tester Voltage Display for YUNEEC Q500 H480 Battery

Yuneec Typhoon H Battery Terminal Covers (Multi-Pack) – you can get these from – they’re a veteran-owned business so show them some love. – awesome website for tracking flights, maintenance, battery usage and more – free and paid accounts available.

Lipo bags
There are MANY lipo bags at – you can pick the size, quality and price that meets your needs there.


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How to Keep Yuneec Q500 4K & Typhoon H Batteries Safe and Working Great! Lipo Batteries, Lipo Bags