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Just thought I would share my wireless setup for anyone thinking of trying this.  I have used Avantree Saturn Pro (Low Latency) bluetooth Transmitter/receiver and some Camcorder batteries.  I have also got a couple of Lipo batteries from my RC which run the 5000 really well as they keep their voltage for longer.  The leads I made myself with genuine power plugs and a deans RC battery plug and a 1/8 audio jack so as to go straight into bluetooth wireless module.  These little module are very good and are lasting well over the 8 hour mark on a charge, and their size and weight make them very versatile.  The 7200mah pack and wireless module come in at 325 grams with leads included this lasts about 5-6hours I have made up a couple of 3400mah packs with 18650 cells and these weight 180 grams with module and leads and lasts about 3 hours.  I have a 5000mah Lipo hardcase which weight 200 grams with both wires and module, this goes for 7 hours before the low voltage alarm comes.  Lipo batteries aren't for everyone as they can be a little volatile, but I am yet to have one explode and treat them with care when charging with a good lipo charger.post-765-0-87109400-1454978896_thumb.jpgpost-765-0-14800000-1454978905_thumb.jpgpost-765-0-97262400-1454978911_thumb.jpgpost-765-0-38835900-1454978917_thumb.jpg

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I used that same type of rig on my 3500 except i used Hard pack RC batterys ...used it with a speaker velcro'ed to the case for hands free---now i have TDK wireless...

I have seen the other soft packs burn, and even though it is amazing to watch it isn't too fun if it is your electric bike burning with them....lol

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Nice setup, thanks for posting. Makes you wonder why with modern batteries and wireless systems we don't see a PI incorporating these features instead of being added on by countless owners.

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Yes I find it very strange with the new small battery that Minelab has come out with did not carry a wireless module, just make it the same RF as the WM10 or WM12 receiver.  They obviously saw the demand for a smaller lighter weight battery so people could free them selves of the wires but no true wireless.  Just gives us a project to work on I suppose.

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Thanks for sharing your information. I also have the similar type of package. But i think i have some different specifications.

I have the different specifications for the LiPos. Also bluetooth module was not there.

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I use the same LiPo set up with the Deteknix wireless phones. No more being tethered to the machine. 

 

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Have sold that 5000 sorry but reckon same battery setup with Lipo and the Pro sonic wireless and bang perfect.

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Would there be any need for an in ine fuse for this setup to protect the machine?

 

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On 2/9/2016 at 9:01 AM, goldwright said:

Just thought I would share my wireless setup for anyone thinking of trying this.  I have used Avantree Saturn Pro (Low Latency) bluetooth Transmitter/receiver and some Camcorder batteries.  I have also got a couple of Lipo batteries from my RC which run the 5000 really well as they keep their voltage for longer.  The leads I made myself with genuine power plugs and a deans RC battery plug and a 1/8 audio jack so as to go straight into bluetooth wireless module.  These little module are very good and are lasting well over the 8 hour mark on a charge, and their size and weight make them very versatile.  The 7200mah pack and wireless module come in at 325 grams with leads included this lasts about 5-6hours I have made up a couple of 3400mah packs with 18650 cells and these weight 180 grams with module and leads and lasts about 3 hours.  I have a 5000mah Lipo hardcase which weight 200 grams with both wires and module, this goes for 7 hours before the low voltage alarm comes.  Lipo batteries aren't for everyone as they can be a little volatile, but I am yet to have one explode and treat them with care when charging with a good lipo charger.post-765-0-87109400-1454978896_thumb.jpgpost-765-0-14800000-1454978905_thumb.jpgpost-765-0-97262400-1454978911_thumb.jpgpost-765-0-38835900-1454978917_thumb.jpg

I have a set of the avantree now and would like to make a couple of leads like those.

Can you help a poor old yank out???

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