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Best Lipo Battery for Tamiya TT01 & TT02

Best Lipo Battery for Tamiya TT01 & TT02

For Tamiya on road vehicles with the TT01 or TT02 chassis, replacing the stock battery with a 2s lipo is necessary in order to extend running time, improve throttle response and overall running speed. Next, we introduce two lipos designed to replace the 6 cells nimh, each with its own advantages.

Battery Recommendations for TT01 and TT02

Best Overall Battery

Gens ace 4000mAh 2S 60C 7.4V Lipo Battery Deans Connector

Gens ace 4000mAh 2S 60C 7.4V Lipo with Deans Connector

Brand: Gens ace
Voltage: 7.4V
Capacity: 4000mAh
Discharge Rate: 60C
Connector: Deans Plug
Size: 138mm x 48mm x 22mm
Weight: 240g

Highlight: High C-rate | Durable | Smart

This battery is suitable for almost all Tamiya 1/10 scale brushed and brushless rc cars. compared to NiMH, it has a significant improvement in wattage.

In addition, this battery is a smart battery. Its balancing connector is Gens ace’s exclusive G-tech balancing connector. It is compatible with most chargers, and when used with Gens ace iMars mini charger or the high-power dual-channel D300 charger, it is extremely easy to use with smart features such as automatic charging.

Best Budget Battery

OVONIC 5200mah 2s 50C 7.4V Lipo Battery Deans Connector

OVONIC 5200mah 2s 50C 7.4V Lipo with Deans Connector

Voltage: 7.4V
Capacity: 5200mAh
Discharge Rate: 50C
Connector: Deans-Style T connector
Size: 137mm x 46mm x 24mm
Weight: 245g

Highlight: Budgeted | Long Run Time | Durable

This 5200mAh battery not only provides longer runtime, but most importantly, it is the best budget choice. Besides, the 50C provides plenty of output watt.

Lipo Battery Requirements for TT01 and TT02

Capacit and size: The size of the battery tray for TT01 and TT02 is 140 x 50 x 25mm (L x W x H) and is not retractable. Therefore the maximum capacity of the runnable 2s hard case lipo battery is around 5000mah.

Connector: The connector of TT01 and TT02 is Tamiya, while most of the 2S lipo in the market are Deans or others. So you need to replace or use an adapter [Tamiya Male to Female Deans Adapter]. (Tamiya Male to Female Deans Adapter).

Hardcase and Softcase: Personally, I prefer hardcase batteries as they provide better protection for the battery internals during RC car runs, making them more durable.

Below are two recommended batteries selected after extensive market research. Each has its own unique features. If you are interested, please read on.

I'm Vincent, the founder of this blog. I've been working in the RC hobby industry for 7 years, and I've gained a lot of expertise along the way. I hope my insights can be helpful to you.

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