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any one ever use a Vortex-x brand of batterys?

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by J.James, May 7, 2014.

  1. J.James

    Apr 21, 2014
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    Upstate NY
    wondering if any one else had ever tried using a VortexX D4G 2200mAh 3S 30C Max 60C 11.1V XT60 LIPO PACK RC BATTERY [​IMG]

    and if so did they suck the big one like the one I just got? I figured Id try one being it was pretty cheap at $16US shipped and the specs looked pretty decent.
    Capacity: 2200Mah
    Cells: 3S
    Volts : 11.1V
    Continuous discharge rate :30C
    Max discharge rate : 60C
    Max charging rate : 5C
    With connector: XT60
    Apply : for Aircraft , Helicopter

    Our battery Features:
    · Excellent high discharge rate.
    · Extra-low internal impedance.
    · For maximum discharge performance in high-rate discharge.
    · Discharge in high-temperture.
    · Low self-discharge
    · Long cycle life and High quality

    OH WOW what a wasted $16 that turned out to be. I had it fully charged and got 8mins of easy not to hard flight time out of it in my fFC40 and then it did a death drop like a rock luckily I was just hovering a few feet off the ground. and when I un hooked the battery it was freaking 8.7 volts yikes! so no dam way that thing is really a 2200mah being I checked it just before I popped in in the phantom and it was at 12.63v when I started and I then tested out a Turnigy 2200mah 2200mah lipo battery and got a lil over 12 mins out of it and it was at 9.9 volts by the time I landed it.

    So Im wondering if any one else has has simuler bad flight times from the vortex x batterys????? at 8 mins from a good full charge I dont even want to chance flying it.
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