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Mark Morgan 209/12/2019 13:48:16
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Hi all first question post so not sure if this is right place,

I've bought second hand T1OCP transmitter and R6O14FS receiver, need a receiver battery and want to replace trans one as well. the plane its going into is the Harmon rocket III so can anybody recommend batteries and charger please, and very sorry if this wrong place or section for post newbie.

Mark

Steve J09/12/2019 15:44:58
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I would suggest trying Component Shop for transmitter and receiver batteries.

Mark Morgan 209/12/2019 15:51:55
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Thanks for that going to have a look now.

Steve J09/12/2019 15:57:09
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Receiver batteries were done to death recently. Warning - you may lose the will to live before the end of the thread.

Mark Morgan 209/12/2019 16:12:57
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OMG my head is spinning already.

Don Fry09/12/2019 16:25:42
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Mark, KISS applies. Decent switch, decent battery, decent charger. Trusted supplier.

Mark Morgan 209/12/2019 16:32:01
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Thanks Don just trying to get my head around it all, seemed a lot simpler in the 80's. what I need I think is someone to say you need this battery for trans this for receiver and this charger and this switch, And these are for standard futaba servos as well,

Steve J09/12/2019 16:40:52
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If you ask five people on this forum, you will get six answers.

I would say Eneloop 2000 cells and an iCharger, but the latter is OTT if you are not going to be charging lithium batteries. I don't know about the switch, most of mine are Futaba.

Mark Morgan 209/12/2019 16:51:36
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Thanks Steve my trans has a Sanyo NIMH overlander 2000 mAh eneloop already in. Is that a decent battery and is that lithium.

Don Fry09/12/2019 16:57:45
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It's a NIMH, NICKEL METAL HYDRIDE, it's the replacement for the nicads you remember. That is a very decent top brand battery. It needs checking, but if not broke, don't fix.

Denis Watkins09/12/2019 17:00:59
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Wall charger for your nimh Mark on ebay

Fusion NX83 Transmitter and Receiver Delta Peak AC NiMh NiCd RC Charger FS-NX83

Steve J09/12/2019 17:02:12
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Eneloops are low self discharge (LSD) nickel metal hydrides (NiMH). That is a decent battery. Once you have a suitable charger, I would be tempted to cycle it couple of times (discharge at 1A, charge at 1.5A) to make sure that it is still OK.

There probably is a recent topic on here somewhere that discusses mid-range chargers.

Don Fry09/12/2019 17:02:35
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By the way, as Steve says, Component shop will sort you out.

Mark Morgan 209/12/2019 17:03:36
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So how about this one for RX overlander Eneloop 2000 4.8v AA MiMH RX flat.

Steve J09/12/2019 17:12:35
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You pay a premium for the Overlander badge. The same pack from CS is a bit cheaper.

Mark Morgan 209/12/2019 17:20:51
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ok thanks to you all feel like I've learnt something already thumbs up

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