How to choose a Rc helicopter battery for X5 FORMULA Kit

Today I will share some lipo battery knowledge for X5 FORMULA Kit,tell you how to choose the best helicopter lipo battery for your X5 FORMULA Kit. First let me introduce this Rc helicopter.



X5 Formula kit, product by Gaui company in May 31, 2014,


Height: 315mm,
Width: 165mm,
Length (including canopy): 1000mm
Weight: 1820g +/-3% (including electronics without battery)
Main Blades: 500 ~ 530mm,
Main blade rotation diameter 1120mm
Tail blade: 82mm,
Tail rotation diameter: 230mm
Power System recommendation: Motor: 910kV,
ESC: 100A Flight time: 4~5minutes

Required for operation

*Transmitter(6-channel or more,helicopter system)
*Receiver(6-channel or more)
*LiPo Battery: 6S1P(22.2v/4200mah / size:48x44x135mm)
*ESC: 100A+ ESC recommended

Lipo battery advice: from the Specifications for X5 FORMULA Kit, we can know it need 6S lipo battery, the capacity is about 4200 mah; so I will recommend you to this lipo battery, Gens ace 5000mAh 22.2V 45C 6S1P Lipo battery or Gens ace 5000mAh 11.1V 45C 3S1P Lipo battery;

Gens ace 5000mAh 22.2V 45C 6S1P Lipo battery parameters:

Gens ace 5000mAh 22.2V 45C 6S1P Lipo battery

Brand: Gens ace

Capacity(mAh): 5000

Voltage(V): 22.2

Discharge Rate (C): 45

Max Burst discharge Rate (C): 90

Configuration: 6S1P

Net Weight(±20g): 755

Length(±5mm): 165

Width(±2mm): 46

Height(±2mm): 44

Connector Type: EC5

Wire Gauge: AWG12#

Wire Length(mm): 120

Balancer Connector Type: JST-XHR

This lipo battery is very fit in X5 FORMULA Kit, either the size or the weight are very compatible, and its price is only 91$, it is very cheap, the black Friday is coming, there are more offers price on Gens ace & Tattu official online shop.

Gens ace 5000mAh 11.1V 45C 3S1P Lipo battery parameters:

Gens ace 5000mAh 22.2V 45C 3S1P Lipo battery

Brand Gens ace

Capacity(mAh) 5000

Voltage(V) 11.1

Discharge Rate (C) 45

Max Burst discharge Rate (C) 90

Configuration 3S1P

Net Weight(±20g) 373

Length(±5mm) 154

Width(±2mm) 46

Height(±2mm) 23

Connector Type Deans

Wire Gauge AWG12#

Wire Length(mm) 120

Balancer Connector Type JST-XH

This lipo battery is a 5000mAh 3s lipo battery, maybe you have a question, this battery is a 3s lipo battery, but X5 FORMULA Kit need 6S lipo battery. I will tell you that you can buy two 5000mAh 3S lipo battery in Series, and you don’t worry about they are too heavy to fly longer, because its weight only 370g, and the height is only 20mm, it is very suitable for X5 FORMULA Kit, its price is only 45$, two batteries are only 90$, it is a good choice for your X5 FORMULA Kit.

If you are interesting in there RC lipo batteries, you can go to the Gens ace & Tattu official online shop to buy them, and all the Black Friday Rc batteries are on sale.

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