This is a three cell (3s) pack - the cells can be configured in any way

Supplied by BRC Hobbies they're touted as Li-Po replacements and the packs of tomorrow. First, let me tell you what these cells purport to do...

-Up to 1000 cycles (10C)

-They don't use a Lithium compatible ESC

-They can discharge up to 25C

-Cell voltage is 3.3v, so a 3s pack is 9.9v

-They can fast charge up to 3C (9.9v) in just 20 minutes

-They don't have to be balanced as often as Li-Po's - every 12-15 cycles

-Voltage is stated as increasing during discharge, power is maintained throughout the flight

-They can be used in paralled up to 4600mAh

The 3s pack pictured weighs around 230g and measures 81mm long x 70mm wide and 27mm high. It has a working current of 20C (46 amps) a max current of 25C (57 amps) and a burst current of 50C (115 amps). The balance plug is JST-EHR.

We'll be bringing a mini-review in RCM&E soon and in the meantime I'm going to be flying the pack pictured above to see how it fares. Check out the forum thread below in the meantime.

See the BRC Hobbies website for more information.