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Home Plus 14.8v Battery

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Information about the Home Plus battery

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Disconnect battery from drive when not in use!

Leaving the LiPo battery plugged into the main drive unit when not in use is not recommended. The battery may continue to drain - and if the voltage drops below the minimum voltage this will permanently damage the battery. This would not be covered u

Charging 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

Using the Battery (simple instructions)

Note: you can stop charging before it reaches full and continue charging later - as long as you don't USE it until it has been fully charged. CAUTION: The battery should always be allowed to come to room-temperature before charging. Charging a hot or

About the Home Plus 4cell, 14.8 V Battery

IMPORTANT: charge to "FUL" before use every time to assure proper balance of all cells inside the battery. If the battery is used before it reaches FUL - this will permanently damage the battery causing it to stop taking and/or holding a charge. Note

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. It is not recommended to discharge the battery below the minimum 12.8v as this can permanently dam

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" - this is most likely due to having left the battery on the charger after being fully charged. It is still usable, but you may

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 is quite large and fits best in one particular way shown below. Position the battery facing inward, standing end with the connector cables passing over the top of the battery - this prevents putting stress on the cables where th

Plus Battery will not charge/hold a charge

It is very important to fully charge the battery before use EACH AND EVERY TIME - including charging it to FUL before using the battery the FIRST TIME. Note: you can stop charging before it reaches full and continue charging later - as long as you do

When to replaced 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