What are you guys running for lipo battery packs on your MTB builds. I plan to use lipos and want to get better range than 12 miles. I am currently running a 5x 2s 5ah pack on my street board and it’s great. Could I just double this for a MTB and double range?
From my knowledge MTB’s chew up a lot more power so I don’t think you will be doubling the range. Something like 1.5x the range sounds like a good number
I am trying to figure out how to wire 4 6s batteries together for max range.
I use 12s 8Ah lipo and I get about 8 miles.
What kind of battery configuration?
3x turnigy 4S 8Ah
i’ve 2 lipos Floureon 6S 22.2V 8000mAh and i get almost 15 km - 9 miles http://esk8builds.com/photo/view/?id=1
12s 8ah and only 8 miles, Man those MTB’'s are really juice hogs aren’t they? That setup on a street board would get you close to 20 miles
I’ll do a range test soon. Probably more than that.
Yea, it’s all because of soft wheels, this guy did an interesting experiment
- Trampa wheel 8000mA
- Onda wheel 5000mA With hard wheels it’s nearly twice as efficient.
Personally on 8s 10ah i get 15-16km. I was using 4x 4s 5ah 25c turnigy batteries.
Unfortunately 6 of these batteries in 12s config burned my vescs, so i’m waiting for new escs now.