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Enjoy even more Smart advantages when using Spektrum Smart G2 LiPo batteries to power their vehicles. New "Generation 2" features make these LiPo packs - featuring either a 30C or 50C continuous discharge rating for high performance and longevity - even simpler and safer to use together with your Smart charger.

For example, Spektrum Smart G2 technology makes it much easier to balance charge your LiPo batteries. Balancing information travels through the unique data wire of each Smart G2 battery's innovative IC3 or IC5 connector. As a result, only a single connection is needed - no separate balance lead is required.

Smart G2 batteries come from the factory programmed to discharge automatically to a safe storage voltage of 3.90V after 72 hours of inactivity. The benefits include longer battery life, better performance over the life of the pack, and the peace of mind that comes from knowing your Smart battery is maintenance-free. You can change the battery's Auto Storage settings based on your own preferences. G2 batteries also offer a storage discharge rate that's three times faster than the previous G1 Smart batteries.

As with other Smart batteries, you'll never have to set your own charging preferences for a Spektrum Smart G2 battery until you want to. When a Smart G2 LiPo battery is connected to a Spektrum Smart charger, its unique charging parameters and health information upload to the charger from the battery's integrated memory microchip. Through the charger you can view and set preferences such as charge rates, so all that's required to charge the pack is connecting it to your Smart charger. Smart technology takes care of the rest.

Spektrum Smart G2 LiPo batteries also maintain an error log including the number of over-heat, over-discharge and over-charge incidents. This data can be helpful in assuring that the battery you've chosen is right for the application.

Innovative Spektrum Smart G2 LiPo batteries are so easy to use, they nearly take care of themselves. It's easy to achieve peak battery performance, reliability and longevity with Smart G2 technology!

Features
  • Simpler and safer to use
  • Powerful 30C or 50C continuous discharge rating to deliver high performance and longevity
  • Balance charge through the IC3 or IC5 connector data wire - with only one connection, no balance lead required
  • Faster Auto Discharge at up to 1.5A to safe storage voltage for long battery life and improved performance
  • Integrated microchip stores unique parameters for each battery
  • IC3 and IC5 connectors are also compatible with EC3 and EC5 styles
  • Spektrum G2 Smart Charger required (or earlier Smart Charger with G2 update, available at spektrumrc.com)


Do G2 Smart batteries require a Spektrum Smart charger for charging?
Yes - only a Spektrum Smart charger with G2 firmware will charge and balance a G2 Smart LiPo battery. Go to www.spektrumsmart.com to search for the latest charger and battery firmware for your product.

Why do the G2 Smart batteries NOT have a balance connector?
G2 Smart batteries have a very fast, integrated proprietary self-discharge and cell balancing circuit. G2 batteries require a Smart charger to charge and balance your G2 battery safely.

Is it normal for my G2 battery to warm up during a balance-charge and auto-storage event?
Your G2 battery will give off heat during a balance-charge and when it is discharging to a safe storage voltage. The battery is working hard to keep your battery healthy. It monitors the temperature during these two events and will slow down to stay within proper temperatures

Do I need a Spektrum Smart charger to charge my Smart batteries?
  • G2 Smart batteries DO require a Spektrum Smart charger with G2 firmware loaded on it to charge and balance your G2 Smart battery.
  • G1 Smart batteries with a balance lead do NOT require a Spektrum Smart charger for charging.
Do I need to update my Spektrum Smart charger to charge Smart batteries?
Your Spektrum Smart charger may require a firmware update to charge G2 Smart batteries. To find out if your Smart charger needs an update before charging G2 Smart batteries please go to www.spektrumsmart.com, find your product, and go to the manuals and support tab to find updating instructions.

Why does my fully charged Smart battery show low voltage when I go to use it days later?
  • Every Smart battery has "auto-storage" mode on when they ship from Horizon Hobby.
  • The default auto-storage mode is 72 hours and 3.90V/cell. This means that a fully charged Smart battery will begin to self-discharge to 3.90V/cell after 72 hours of non-use. You can change or turn off auto-storage mode via a Smart battery checker or your Smart charger.
How fast (what amperage rate) can I charge my Smart batteries?
Smart batteries default at 1C (1x total capacity of the battery in ampere hours). Check your Smart battery's label for its recommended maximum charge rate.

Are Smart G1 batteries being replaced by Smart G2 batteries?
No! Both are going to keep both in the line up to help meet all RC needs





Smart Battery Technology - One Smart Connection

When connected to a Spektrum Smart charger, a Smart G2 battery's unique parameters, health, and balancing information upload automatically from its memory microchip through the IC3 or IC5 connector's data wire. To charge and balance the pack, you simply connect it to your Smart charger. Safe charging begins automatically, and no separate balance lead is needed.


Data Rich

An integrated microchip allows each Smart G2 battery to save vital information such as battery brand, chemistry, cell count, capacity, number of charging cycles, number of discharges, C rating, battery temperature, and internal resistance. Additionally, each battery will save a log of unhealthy events such as over-charge, over-discharge, and over-temperature. This allows you to make the most informed decision about each battery when you are getting your gear ready for use.




Smart Auto Storage Discharge

Spektrum Smart G2 batteries practically take care of themselves. G2 batteries come from the factory programmed to automatically discharge to a safe storage voltage of 3.90V after 72 hours of inactivity. The results are longer battery life, better performance over the life of the pack and peace of mind that your Smart battery comes maintenance-free. The battery's Auto Storage settings can be changed by the user based on preferences.


IC3 and IC5 Connectors

The innovative Smart connection is made possible by a microchip installed in every battery, which feeds the battery's unique information through a data cable to its IC connector. Spektrum Smart IC3 and IC5 connectors have been designed from the ground up to provide a more solid connection, higher heat resistance, and effortless installation. IC connectors are also backwards compatible with EC connectors so you can use Smart batteries with older systems. Smart G2 batteries can be charged only with Smart chargers.
2S G2 LiPo Battery Range
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  O-SPMX52S30H3 5000mAh 2S 7.4V SMART G2 30C IC3 £54.99  
  O-SPMX52S30H5 5000mAh 2S 7.4V SMART G2 30C IC5 £54.99  
  O-SPMX52S50H3 5000mAh 2S 7.4V SMART G2 50C IC3 £59.99  
  O-SPMX52S50H5 5000mAh 2S 7.4V SMART G2 50C IC5 £59.99  


3S G2 LiPo Battery Range
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  O-SPMX53S30H3 5000mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 30C IC3 £74.99  
  O-SPMX53S30H5 5000mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 30C IC5 £74.99  
  O-SPMX53S50H3 5000mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 50C IC3 £79.99  
  O-SPMX53S50H5 5000mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 50C IC5 £79.99  
  O-SPMX133S30 1300mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 30C IC3 £32.50  
  O-SPMX223S30 2200mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 30C IC3 £34.99  
  O-SPMX223S50 2200mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 50C IC3 £39.99  
  O-SPMX323S30 3200mAh 3S 11.1V SMART G2 30C IC3 £54.99  


4S G2 LiPo Battery Range
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  O-SPMX54S30H5 5000mAh 4S 14.8V SMART G2 30C IC5 £94.99  
  O-SPMX54S50H5 5000mAh 4S 14.8V SMART G2 50C IC5 £129.99  
  O-SPMX224S30 2200mAh 4S 14.8V SMART G2 30C IC3 £47.50  
  O-SPMX224S50 2200mAh 4S 14.8V SMART G2 50C IC3 £54.99  
  O-SPMX324S50 3200mAh 4S 14.8V SMART G2 50C IC3 £64.99  


6S G2 LiPo Battery Range
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  O-SPMX186S50 1800mAh 6S 22.2V SMART G2 50C IC3 £69.99  
  O-SPMX326S30 3200mAh 6S 22.2V SMART G2 30C IC5 £94.99  
  O-SPMX326S50 3200mAh 6S 22.2V SMART G2 50C IC5 £94.99  
  O-SPMX46S50 4000mAh 6S 22.2V SMART G2 50C IC5 £114.99  
  O-SPMX56S30 5000mAh 6S 22.2V SMART G2 30C IC5 £129.99  
  O-SPMX56S50 5000mAh 6S 22.2V SMART G2 50C IC5 £149.99  
  O-SPMX76S30 7000mAh 6S 22.2V SMART G2 30C IC5 £189.99  




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