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How to Solder Battery Connectors

How to Solder Battery Connectors

John Reid offers up some tips for soldering on a new connector to your flight battery. This video will take you from the start to the finish on a critical skill: soldering.  
Soldering up a drone racer power board

Soldering up a drone racer power board

The first step in getting your drone racer ready is by soldering the ESCs (speed controllers) to the power board. Here is one soldering method our Senior West Coast Editor, John Reid uses on all of  his racers.

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Soldering onto the Flight Controller

Soldering onto the Flight Controller

Our final installment on soldering deals with the flight controller.  For many this soldering task is one of the toughest things to do with a drone racer.   But with some simple tips and practice you will be on your way to finishing and flying that quad.
Speed Controller soldering

Speed Controller soldering

Now that you have the speed controllers soldered to the power board, we will show you how to solder them to each motor.

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Soldering Equipment

Soldering Equipment

This is a short video on what equipment you may want to have to do a good soldering job on your quad.  Because soldering is so vital to the construction of most racing drones, having the right equipment can make that job a lot easier.
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