the Energizer Bunny out of business!
Picture of flattened pack nestled in dry-cell battery
Are you tired of buying AA cells for your Eflite Blade? I ran
Lipos on my Blade from the get go and the 650 mah NiMH 8-cell flight
pack was just sitting around. I couldn't let it go to waste!
And I certainly did not want to buy 8 dry cells.
Here is what I
did. I simply split the pack into 2 x 4 cell units. I then
re-soldered the two units into on 8-cell flat pack. I then
recovered the pack with heat-shrink and soldered in a JST connector to
the red/black power leads of the battery tray. I also jumped the “D2”
diode with fuse-able fine wire so I could use a peak-detect charger
through the charge jack. I did have to purchase a Futaba-to-JR charge
jack since all of my other stuff is Futaba.
Eureka! A new rechargeable TX
for your Blade!