Lipo noob thread links.

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Lipo noob thread links.

Postby dogman » Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:57 am

Seems like there are lots of guys busting into lipo, or thinking about it.

Post links to threads that answer some of the noob questions here. I'll keep it on page one or two for awhile.


Start with this thread, which is already sticky at the top of the battery page. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... =14&t=9170


Then go to this thread, and use the link to this really really good paper on the lipo experience, and lots of the gadgets that are usefull.


http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=23551

Here is a thread with some definitions of the jargon. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=26514


Lipo noob shopping list. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=18509

Basic setup for charging with an i charger, how to hook up power supply etc. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 09#p523709

8 guage wire conversion to andersons. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=19058

Review of lipo from Hobby Partz. USA shipped.http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=18901

Another lipo shopping list. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=18877

Discussing the long 10s packs. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=18805

What Chargers to buy? http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=18389

Noob questions from dogman. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=18294

Paralell then series connecting lipo. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=18172

Show off lipo setup. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=17970

Discussing Imax b6 quattro charger. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=15316

Dogman style pack wiring for paralell then series connetion. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 64#p311264

REALLY GOOD VIDEO ON ANDERSONS, and how to crimp em. Great work Ypedal! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJTMKSuV ... _embedded#!

14s lipo charger thread. 14 cells in series is perfect for 48v bikes. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 27#p351227

Good charger setup for the lipo noob. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=25005

Good place to buy chargers, from USA vendor and decent prices. http://epbuddy.com/index.php?main_page= ... h9lp913q46

12s 10 ah shopping list. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=25603

Another no solder pack paralelling method. http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 14&t=25627
Last edited by dogman on Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:32 am, edited 13 times in total.
THE LIPO RULES. NEVER ABOVE 4.3V NEVER BELOW 2.7V DON'T PUNCTURE

Ideal charging /discharging range for Lipo, 3.65v minimum 4.1v maximum

See battery technology section, FAQ thread at the top of the page for lipo noob info.

See the frankenbike longtail at the thread below.
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=28389&hilit=bouncing+betty
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Re: Lipo noob thread links.

Postby oldpiper » Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:14 am

Do you have enough pull with the admins to make this into a sticky? I'd hate for it to one day fall completely off the charts. Even though I'm low-tech now with SLAs and all, there's always bike #2 and #3 and #4 (at least wife and 2 kids, anyway, then we can go back to the beginning of the list - me! :mrgreen: )

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Re: Lipo noob thread links.

Postby neptronix » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:42 pm

^--- what he said.
Searching endless sphere can be a nightmare. We need more sticky threads here. Lest we answer LiPo questions every day.
And preferably, ones written for the layman and not the electrical engineer.
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Pro-tips for noobs: Charge RC Lipos to 4.15v, stop discharging at 3.5-3.6v | Use torque plates/arms! | Rear mounted hubs are always best
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Re: Lipo noob thread links.

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Re: Lipo noob thread links.

Postby LI-ghtcycle » Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:40 am

I'm a LiPo Newb, and I want to add this to the list for any that are concerned about the "short life" of LiPo. 8)

Charging LiPo for the most charge cycles:

http://www.endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=24891&p=359600#p359600
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http://www.endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=29810&p=475990#p475990
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Puffy LiPo links.

Postby spinningmagnets » Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:14 pm

If your LiPo pack is discharged too deeply or overcharged (of course by accident!) one or more of the cells will generate gas inside one or more pouches. Don't throw them away. With the proper safety precautions, the gas can be removed, or, other pouches can be swapped in to replace the bad one.

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"How to puff a LiPo"
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=21538

"Got me a puffy"
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=19902

"De-Puffing Turnigy LiPo cells" (with video)
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=22650

SWAPPING-IN A NEW POUCH:

"LIPO open heart surgery (worked, but be careful)"
http://www.endless-sphere.com/forums/vi ... 14&t=18303

"Replacing a single cell from the middle of a Lipo pack"
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=24132
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Re: Lipo noob thread links.

Postby spinningmagnets » Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:30 am

Ypedal's LiPo pack build, complete fron start to finish, with lots of pics:
http://www.ypedal.com/Cyclone/cyclone4.htm

Ypedals initial LiPo info
http://www.ypedal.com/Lipo/Lipo.htm
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Re: Lipo noob thread links.

Postby MrSweden » Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:05 pm

A little bit OT, but for searching ES just use google instead of the built in search here. Go to google, and type in "Searchterm site:endless-sphere.com". That will only show results from ES, for the word "searchterm". You get the point, epic way of searching the internet.

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Re: Lipo noob thread links.

Postby amberwolf » Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:14 pm

Yes, like this thread shows:[url=
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=32102]Better Search Function: try Google[/url]
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