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› Any draw back to using 3 4s packs in a 12s setup?
12-29-2010 10:41 PM  7 years agoPost 1
Zaaaguy72

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I run an 8s 4000Mah setup on my Logo 500 via 2 4s packs. Instead of buying 2 4000mah 6s packs for my 12s Logo 600, can I just use 3 4s packs since I already have them? Would I just use two series adaptors to connect them?

I would think it might be a little easier to balance the helicopter with 3 packs since you could shift the third pack forward or back depending on what you need.

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12-29-2010 10:44 PM  7 years agoPost 2
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12-29-2010 10:56 PM  7 years agoPost 3
Furyous

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You will have a maze of connector wires.

You lose a little power from resistance at each connection.

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12-30-2010 02:19 PM  7 years agoPost 4
Zaaaguy72

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Note taken, I will stick with 2 6s packs.

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12-30-2010 03:05 PM  7 years agoPost 5
Paul Woodcock

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Hi

If you are going to make the packs dedicated to the machine, you could cut the wires shorted any use bullet plugs to connect them together.

Would work fine.

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12-30-2010 04:22 PM  7 years agoPost 6
TJinGuy

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Where would you put the 3rd pack? I have worked on logos before and there is really not room for anything except 2 packs end to end. Otherwise there is no reason you can't do it, you just have to have a 3-way y-adapter.

- Chris

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12-30-2010 04:42 PM  7 years agoPost 7
Zaaaguy72

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Two packs go end to end, the third pack sits on the most forward pack. Anyone have a diagram of a 3 way "W" harness. I guess it would no longer be considered a Y!

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12-30-2010 05:13 PM  7 years agoPost 8
TJinGuy

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The adapter is simple man, just link + to - on each pack and the outer + and - connect to the esc. It will be just like a Y-adapter but with another pack involved.

- Chris

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12-30-2010 05:51 PM  7 years agoPost 9
Zaaaguy72

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Sounds easy enough. I have been making my own Y harness's with EC5's and 10 Gauge soft-wire from Hobby King so I am thinking the resistance should be minimized since I am using heavy gauge wire and connectors.

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