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Home Plus 14.8v Battery

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Information about the Home Plus battery

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Charging the 14.8v Plus Battery

The battery that ships with the Home Plus kit is a 4S 14.8v 5000 mAh (2c is the discharge rate.) It is NOT compatible with the Home Original drive.

Just the Bullet Points (14.8v battery)

Using the 14.8v (Home Plus) battery. * Brand new the Plus battery maximum capacity is 16.7v or 16.8v. As the battery ages/is used the maximum capacity declines. Replace the battery once the maximum capacity reaches 80% capacity (13.44v). Note: never

About the Home Plus 4cell, 14.8 V Battery

IMPORTANT: Fully charge before use every time to assure proper balance of all cells inside the battery. Note: you may stop charging before it reaches full and continue charging later - as long as you don't USE it until it has been fully charged. Over

Using the Battery (simple instructions)

Remove the battery from the charger when it reaches a full charge. To avoid over-discharging the battery,      - stop using it when the voltage drops to 13v     - always unplug the battery from the drive when not in use. Note: you may stop charging b

How long will the 14.8v Plus Battery last before recharge?

A fully charged Plus battery is good for approximately 30 minutes of motor runtime. At this point, we recommend that you stop and recharge the battery.NOTE: Other factors contribute to how quickly the battery discharges, including temperature (too ho

How long does it take to charge the 14.8v Plus Battery

If your charger is not working as expected, please contact [email protected] What to expect from your charger: When you first connect the battery to the charger and plug it in: All three LED lights should turn on. They might initially be red eve

Battery does not show FUL

If you have charged your battery to around 16.7 volts but the display will not alternate between the max voltage and "FUL" - is fine to use it. CAUTION: The battery should always be allowed to come to room-temperature before charging. Charging a hot

Unplug Battery When Not In Use!

Leaving the LiPo battery plugged into the main drive unit when not in use is not recommended. The switch may get accidentally turned on and the battery will continue to drain - and if the voltage drops below the minimum voltage. This will permanently

Voltages: Minimum, Maximum, Storage & Replacement

Minimum, Maximum, Storage, & Replacement voltages for the 14.8v battery. CAUTION: The battery should always be allowed to come to room-temperature before charging. Charging a hot or cold battery might delay charging or damage the battery. For best re

14.8v Plus Battery Specs

If your charger is not working as expected, please contact [email protected] What to expect from your charger: When you first connect the battery to the charger and plug it in: All three LED lights should turn on. They might initially be red eve

14.8v Battery Connectors

14.8v Plus Battery connectors:. The JST-XHR-5P connector plugs into the charger:. XT 60 plugs into the drive:

Placing the 14.8v Plus Battery in Home Plus compartment

The Home Plus battery fits best as shown below. Note - you may leave the battery cover off if you desire. Position the battery facing inward, standing end with the connector cables passing over the top of the battery - this prevents putting stress on

Plus Battery will not charge/hold a charge

It is very important to fully charge the battery before use EACH AND EVERY TIME - including before using the battery the FIRST TIME. Note: you can stop charging before it reaches full and continue charging later - as long as you don't USE it until it

When to replace the battery

The capacity of your rechargeable LiPo Battery will gradually decrease. It will need to be replaced when it reaches 80% (13.44v) capacity. Charge cycles is only one factor that determines when it's time to replace the battery. How you charge, use, an

The number in the charger window

The HotRC charger has a display window that shows the present charge of the battery when it is plugged in. The Home Plus battery ship with a charge of approximately 15.5v (v=volts). CAUTION: The battery should always be allowed to come to room-temper