LiPo Battery for drones and quadcopters | First Quadcopter (2024)

I’ve been testing the ISDT BattAir LIPO for 3 weeks -here’s the pros and cons

Last month, I won two pairs of their BattAir smart LIPO batteries on ISDT's giveaway. As they are known more for their hobby chargers, I expected to receive their newest K2 Air or Air 8 inteligent charger.Unlike DJI batteries, FPV batteries are dummies and do not have any smart features; there are just a bunch of LIPO cells connected...

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Fullsend 6S 6000mAh Li-Ion: Holy Grail of long range FPV

Lithium-ion or Li-ion batteries generally have a higher energy density than other battery chemistries, including LiPo. This means that Li-ion packs can store more energy in the same physical size, allowing longer flight times and increased range. For example, by comparison, the iFlight Fullsend 6S 6000mAh weighs just 608 grams, and a LIPO battery with the same power weighs...

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BetaFPV 450mAh 2S LIPO for Pavo Pico and other CineWhoops

Micro CineWhoops, like the Pavo Pico, have gained immense popularity due to their small size, agility, and ability to navigate tight spaces while recording 4K footage. Choosing the right LiPo (Lithium Polymer) battery for your drone is crucial for achieving optimal flight performance and duration. This review will look closer at the BetaFPV 450mAh 2S LIPO pack.When choosing the...

For long-range FPV flights, you will need much higher capacity batteries than for freestyling and racing. Commonly, 5" LR FPV drones run on 4S or 6S batteries. You must choose the right battery according to your motor's KV ratings. For example, the CNHL 4S 2000mAh is an excellent option for 2000-3000KV, and the CNHL 6S 1500mAh for 1600-1900kV. The...

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CNHL LI-ION 4S 3200mAh: For Long-Range and not-so!

Initially, LI-ION battery packs for long-range drones were homemade by hobbyists. They connected 4 or 6 cells serially to achieve the desired voltage. Sony VTC6 18650 batteries were used the most due to their excellent reliability. Panasonic and Samsung LI-ION proved to perform well also. In this review, we will have a closer look at the CNHL LI-ION 4S...

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ManiaX Power 4S FPV LiPo review

Before we get into details in our ManiaX Power FPV LIPO review, let's talk about some general things you should consider before purchasing a drone battery.When choosing a drone LiPo, the first things to look at are cell count, capacity, and C-rating. Cell count (xS) is how many cells are connected in series inside the pack. Each cell has...

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Pro battery for FIMI X8 MINI: Finally under 250g

The FIMI MINI is advertised with two types of batteries, but everyone believed that the Pro LIPO pack is just a myth. FirstQuadcopter is between the first drone blogs that test and review the FIMI X8 MINI Pro battery. We will also compare the performance of the Standard versus the Pro battery pack, of course.FIMI advertises the X8 MINI...

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Tattu LIPO review: R-Line, FunFly and GensTattu

I published my first Tattu battery review in October 2017. Since then, I have had the opportunity to test more of their products. This time we will have a closer look at 3 of their packs, a GensTattu 4S/2300mAh 45C, FunFly 3S/1300mAh 100C, and an R-Line 4S/850mAh 95C one.Tattu LIPOs are very popular among FPV pilots due to their...

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First of all, I wish a Happy New Year to all drone lovers. I hope this year will be better for everyone and the COVID-19 pandemic will end soon. 2021 starts on First Quadcopter with the Ovonic battery review. We will have a closer look at two of their green 1300 mAh 100C LIPO packs (4S and 6S).Testing LIPO...

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Looking for the best LIPO battery for your FPV drone? You should definitively check our CNHL LIPO battery review. We tested some packs of ChinaHobbyLine's Black and MiniStar series. I can't guaranty they have top performance, but for sure they have one of the best price/value ratios right now.Not so long time ago, the most commonly used batteries by...

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Hubsan Zino 2 battery: 15.2V/3800mA LIPO for $76.58

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Hubsan recently launched its latest GPS-enabled 4K drone, the Zino 2. Compared to its predecessors (H117s and Zino Pro), it has longer flight time, extended range, and a better camera. While the older ZINOs is powered by 3S LIPO packs, the new second-generation Zino2 works with 4S batteries.The advertised battery life of the Hubsan Zino 2 is a maximum...

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