Feb 9, 2016

How to figure true pack capacity for use with a current sensor

Pack capacity will degrade over time through both use and even just sitting on the shelf.  This can be a problem when your’e using a current sensor like the Mikado U/I sensor to figure your flight timer.  In order to make accurate use of the U/I sensor you need to take some time to figure… more »

Nov 2, 2014

A Fool-Proof Bullet System for Series Packs

Ever tried to run your 12S stick packs with bullets instead of using an EC5 Y-harness and accidentally plugged in the wrong two connectors? If so, then what followed was probably a violent explosion during which time you simultaneously burned your fingers, vaporized your bullet connectors, and soiled your pants. If you made the mistake… more »

Apr 5, 2014

DIY Stick Packs

  Squeezing a set of packs down the narrow frames of some of the helis today can be quite difficult.  Connectors can get snagged.  Balance leads can get pulled apart.  This is where stick packs can make what used to be a huge hassle become a complete breeze.  They can completely change the way you… more »