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Are LiPo batteries good for airsoft?

Are LiPo batteries good for airsoft?

Most airsoft guns can handle a 7.4v LiPo battery without any problems. If you’re using an 11.1v LiPo battery, though, you’ll need to make sure that your gun can handle it. You can also look for a “LiPo Ready” gun, which just means that the manufacturer has installed a MOSFET already so you don’t need to worry about it.

Is LiPo better than NiMh airsoft?

NiMh batteries are safer and are usually used by beginners. LiPo batteries are newer and a big advantage to the sport of Airsoft. They are significantly lighter and smaller than the NiMh batteries. A 7.4v LiPo would have the same performance as a 8.4v NiMh.

Is LiHV better than LiPo?

LiHV batteries offer better performance from a voltage standpoint in comparison to standard LiPo batteries. The voltage difference is subtle but adds up very quickly as you increase in cell cell count.

Are LiFE batteries safer than LiPo?

But still LiFE batteries are the slightly safer choice because they cannot be overloaded or removed whereas LiPo batteries can be quite hazardous as there is fire risk but it is now greatly reduced with the modern versions, particularly with our own chargers. …

What’s the difference between lithium-ion and lithium polymer batteries?

The most significant difference between lithium-ion and lithium-polymer batteries is the chemical electrolyte between their positive and negative electrodes. Typically, the advantages of a lithium-ion are their high power density and lower cost than lithium-polymer battery.

Can I use LiPo instead of NiMH?

NiMH batteries go flat and don’t hold charge if they aren’t cared for properly. LiPo packs are much easier to use and are just as safe if used properly. Modern ESCs have “LiPo Cutoff” so you can’t discharge a pack below safe voltage.

Why is LiPo better than NiMH?

LiPos are also more energy-dense than NiMH – meaning that they can hold more energy relative to their size. High energy density inherently gives LiPos two major benefits: longer run time, and improved weight to power ratio.

Can I charge LiHV with LiPo charger?

The LiHV charging mode is only compatible with lithium batteries with a nominal voltage of 3.8V/cell. Charging “standard” lithium batteries (LiPo) with a nominal voltage of 3.7V/cell in LiHV mode will over charge the battery, resulting in damage to the battery, fire, or explosion.

What is LiHV LiPo?

LiHV (or HVLi) stands for “High Voltage Lithium Polymer”. It’s a similar to LiPo battery but allows you charge it up to 4.35V per cell safely. When you charge LiHV batteries like standard LiPo to only 4.20V per cell, they perform pretty much similar.