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Posted 07 November 2010 - 06:22 PM
What is the difference between a lipo (i think they are called that) and a normal battery, and why which one is better?
Posted 07 November 2010 - 08:21 PM
Lipo is 11V Roughly
Normal ones ethier roughly 8v or 9v
V (volts) effect your Rate Of Fire (ROF) the higher the V the higher the ROF
cool thanks for clearing that up for me, i am getting a new gun SIG 552 Commando AEG ICS adn some guys were saying how they were using lipos in them, i just wondered what they were
Posted 07 November 2010 - 10:23 PM
they come in 7.4V, 11.2V and increments thereafter for custom jobbies
they have a much higher discharge rate and If not looked after are EXTREMELY dangerous, they also need to be balanced regualraly, not fully discharged and have to use a lipo charger to charge them.
you get a higher ROF from a lower voltage and trigger response is always vastly improved over a stock NiMh battery.
I would personally avoid recommending them to people who are new to airsofting or may not want the hassle involved with them
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