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Get Amped Up! – Demystifying electric power systems

This Avonds F-15 flown by Jerry McGhee of Lakeland, Florida has a 120mm EDF and a 12S electric power system
12S, 2P, 40C, watts, volts, BECs, LiPo, Li-ion, blah blah blah … If you’re a beginner to electric power systems, confused by the geek speak, and want to make some sense of it all, this article is for you. Within the past several years, battery technology has evolved due mostly to the whopping amount of energy density packed into modern lithium batteries. Lithium Polymer (LiPo) batteries in particular pack an amazing amount stored energy into...


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