The Gibbs Guide to Lithium
Guide to Lithium Polymer Batteries
This enjoyable new guide is packed with top quality information.
Whether you already have lipo experience or are just starting
out, this guide is essential reading. The guide will give
you a solid understanding of lipo batteries.
Used lipo batteries that have so far given no problems
could be about to catch fire on their next charge. This
guide will show you how to identify such batteries and
also tells you what to do about them. Some startling photos
The guide is fantastic value - it's over 50% bigger than
the previous lipo guide, yet the price is the same. As
well as helping you avoid fires, this guide will help
you to extend the life of your batteries and get the best
performance from them. So, investing in this guide really
could save you much more than its purchase price.
Chapter contents and descriptions:
1: Electricity and Battery Basics
2: Introduction to Lipo Batteries
3: Characteristics of Lipo Batteries
4: The Safe Voltage Range
5: Lipo Safety
6: Charging Lipo Batteries
7: Lipo Batteries Under Discharge
8: Balancing Matters
9: Storing and Transporting Lipo Batteries
10: Using Lipo Batteries in Cold Conditions
11: Checking and Testing Lipo Batteries
12: Working on Lipo Batteries
13: Getting the Best from Lipo Batteries
14: Lipo Batteries in Transmitters and Receivers
15: Safely Reducing Charge Time
16: Very High Discharge Currents
17: Using Series-Joined Lipo Batteries
18: Using Parallel-Joined Lipo Batteriess
19: Buying Lipo Batteries
20: Top Tips - A Summary of Best Practice
What other modellers say about this guide:
An accurate, high quality
guide that’s a definite must-have for any modeller
involved with lipo batteries. Highly recommended.
Andy Kirby, FlightPower.
"... your e-book guide (on lithium batteries)
saved my flat from certain destruction!"
Please send me a copy of your
guide to lithium batteries, if it gives me as much knowledge
as your hydride guide I shall be well pleased"
JG, Leicester, UK.
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the e-book are:
a) You’ll be able to access this
top quality information instantly
b) With no printing and shipping costs, Gibbs Guides is
able to pass on a significant saving to you – so
the e-book is very good value for money.
c) You can print a copy for your own use.
Note for overseas customers:
Recent falls in the value of the British Pound make these superb PDF guides
very good value indeed. GBP £8.95 approximates to USD 11.00 / CAN
14.80 / EUR 10.50 / AUD 15.25 / NZD 16.00
Terms and conditions of sale
This operating guide has been produced to supplement
the factory-supplied instructions for lipo batteries.
All possible care has been taken with the guide;
nevertheless, customers use it and the information
within at their own risk and absolve the author
of any liability whatsoever in respect of personal
injury, damage to property or any other kind of
accident in connection with this guide. By ordering
this guide, you indicate that you accept these terms.