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Old 09-08-2009, 07:17 PM   #59 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Quisp View Post
I asked this in another thread, but I just want to make sure I'm doing the right thing:

I have a 3 cell 11.1 v lipo coming for my DX7. I've read a few places about >12 v from the battery is not good for the transmitter regulator. I've also read some place a diode in series with the battery to drop the voltage, and I've seen others that replace the regulator itself.
My question, is it OK to just charge the lipo up to ~12 v or less and use it that way?
I myself use the diodes.

Replacing the regulator you will void the warranty.

You could charge to 12v but most likely you will charge it to full voltage while you do something else and forget about the charging.
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