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6s battery but one fail while balance load charging. Still safe?

I have a 6s lipo battery. When I plug in for load balance charging. One of the cell is not connected, seems to be some problem with the wire of the white connector not connecting. Any idea if this is ...
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LiPo battery charger remotely controlled?

I spent hours trying to find a DC Li-Po charger that I can use to recharge my Drone's battery. I am looking for a DC charger accepting voltage between 24 to 48 V. This seems to exists. However, I also ...
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Estimate safe ESC curerent for 4108 600kv motors?

Is there a way to safely guess what current ESC's will need to be with this motor (or any motor in general)? The motors are rated 23A in the table, but that's only with a 4s; I might use a 6s in the ...
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Is there a way to estimate battery discharge duration from mAh and C-rating?

Lots of batteries are out on the web, and I understand what the values mean. But I would like to get a battery with a good discharge duration, so is there a way to tell an approximate battery life ...
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What are Pro and Cons of using Lithium batteries over LiPo batteries for quadcopters [duplicate]

I heard that some people combine some Panasonic 18650 (3400mah 3.7V) lithium batteries to make a battery for their drones, I was wondering of the advantages and disadvantages of using this type of set ...
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LiPo 4S battery's output voltage higher than 14.8v

I have a LiPo 4S battery which the output should be 14.8v but it outputs, fully charged, 15.6v. The issue is that I have a voltage limit of 15v on a non-drone device that gathers data from sensors. So,...
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LiPo battery power maximization

I have a 3S1P 2.2A 50C battery for a drone that I build. I have a charger that looks like this: https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/RC-B3-AC-Lipo-Battery-Charger_60812527463.html At first, when ...
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Is there an advantage to having more LiPo cells in a low-power drone?

A major reason that high performance racing or freestyle drones use LiPo batteries with high cell count (6s rather that 3s or 4s) is so that the voltage won't sag as much. This allows high performance ...