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MadMax

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spectrum dx 6
« on: July 15, 2013, 09:15:32 PM »

hi
   do  s anybody out there know who can do a coversion from 9 to 12 volt and use a lipo battery in my dx6
   transmitter,,,,,,,,,i have a tranny that as been converted but it dos not give any indication who did it.....if any body
  can help i would be grate full
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Re: spectrum dx 6
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2013, 09:28:34 PM »

hope not the tx only uses a 4 cell pack , ie 4.8-6 volts , i use alkaline dry cells in mine and get well over a months use from a set of cells , my tx is often used two or three times a week and for around four hours at a time !
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Re: spectrum dx 6
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2013, 08:16:33 AM »

Do you mean the DX6 or the DX6i?
DX6

DX6i



The DX6 takes an 8x cells which can be changed to a lipo pack with a bit of jiggery pokery, but you will need to keep an eye on the voltage level
As TJ said tho the dx6i only takes 4xAA cells


This is the one I have in my JR9303 (Same battery configuration as the DX6)
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/160990874567?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649


It is possible to do a lipo conversion on the DX6i but its a lot of hassle for very little gain over High quality rechargables


My son has a DX6i and we use these
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/4-x-SANYO-ENELOOP-XX-AA-RECHARGEABLE-BATTERIES-2450-mAh-HR-3UWXB-4BP-/300931844015?pt=UK_ConsumerElectronics_Batteries_SM&hash=item4610ef87af


Sanyo Eneloop XX. he flies a lot and they have been in the controller since Christmas and still have almost a full charge
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Re: spectrum dx 6
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2013, 05:47:21 PM »

hi
     thanks to triumphjon and essex2 for replys the tranny i have is the spectrum dx 6 not the 6i......i also have one that usees standard
    battpack but only lasts a couple of outings ,,,,the set running on lipo  power lasts 5or 6 outings ...but thanks for replys ..i will wait
    to see if anybody eles post anything ...thanks guys
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Re: spectrum dx 6
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2013, 09:50:59 PM »

personally I would not use lipos in a tx, they come off a discharge curve quicker than nims, so you could find, rather than steady voltage loss with nims, you go from a reasonable charged state with a lipo to a possible over discharge state very quickly, remembering as a rule 3.2v is the least you want  a lipo cell to discharge to or it maybe over discharged and not return to a charged state.
 
With one of my 2.4txs that takes 8 1.5v aa nims cells, I put an extra two inside the case, hardly every discharge more than 50%.
 
My DX6i's last for months with regular use using just 4 1.5v duracell cells
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Re: spectrum dx 6
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2013, 07:54:41 AM »

I have found these to be ideal for transmitters. http://www.componentshop.co.uk/batteries/standard/instant.html
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