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Old 12-20-2006, 11:29 PM   #11
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Exactly, you dont fly around at full throttle. However to size the pack you need to be aware of what the peak draw is for your setup, or you will fry packs. For this setup 3300 packs are just enough from a discharge perspective, and enough for good duration.

4200 Prolites are a bit heavier, but will run hotter (Prolites dont cool as well as the Extreme's), not last as long, generate less peak power, and cost more money.

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Can773, going by your numbers a 10 minute flight would put you at an average 20 amp draw. This is about 400 watts. (average) At 1200 watts, your battery will only last about 4 minutes.
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