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Finding the Perfect Battery By RC Car Scale


The scale of your RC car plays a significant role in determining the battery requirements. It is important to choose batteries has reliability, power output, and durability. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide on how to find the perfect battery for your RC car based on its scale.

Understanding RC Car Scales:

RC cars come in various scales, each representing a different size and proportional relationship to their real-life counterparts. Common RC car scales include 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, 1/8, 1/10, 1/8, 1/12, 1/14, 1/16, 1/18 1/24, 1/30 and more. Understanding the scale of your RC car is crucial because it directly affects the battery size, weight, power requirements, and overall performance.

Finding the Right Battery for Your RC Car Scale:

  1. 1/5 Scale RC Cars:like the ARRMA KRATON, OUTCAST, Losi DBXL-E, Traxxas X-Maxx and XRT, The recommandation for the voltage and capacity is 3s/4s and 5000mah- 6700.
  1. 1/8Scale RC Cars: like ARRMA 6S BLX 4WD TYPHON/NOTORIOUS/ INFRACTION/VENDETTA, Traxxas Sledge, therecommandation for the voltage and capacity is 2s/3s/4s/6s and 3000mah- 6700. For Team Associated 1/8 RC8/DB8/MT8, the recommandation for the voltage and capacity is 4s and 3300-5000mah. For 1/8 Losi LOS04024/LOS04021, the recommandation for the voltage and capacity is 3s/4s and 5000mah. For 1/8 Kyosho Inferno/Inferno MP9e Evo/USA-1, the recommandation for the voltage and capacity is 2s/3s/4s and 5000mah
  1. 1/10 Scale RC Cars: 1/10 scale RC cars are among the most popular sizes, known for their versatility and wide range of options. The capacity can range from around 1800mAh to 6000mAhor higher, depending on the desired runtime and power requirements. Higher capacity batteries provide longer run times but may be larger and heavier. For 1/10 ARRMA KRATON/OUTCAST/GRANITE/BIG ROCK/SENTON/VORTEKS, usually consider 5000mah 2s/3s/4s. For Traxxas Bandit VXL/Bandit/Drag Slash/Maxx/Bigfoot/E-Revo/VXL/Summit/Hoss VXL/Stampede / VXL/Stampede/4-Tec/Ford Fiesta, bacic capacity should be 4000mah -5000mah. For Axial Capra/SMT10/SCX10/RR10/RBX10, the battery capacity can be very different, usually from 1300mah to 5200mah, and the voltage can be 2s/3s.
  1. 1/18 Scale RC Cars: Typically, 1/18 scale RC cars operate on a voltage range of 4.8 to 7.4 volts.Like Losi Mini-T/Mini-B, Traxxas LaTrax Teton/LaTrax/TRX-4M/LaTrax Desert Prerunner, and Axial UTB18 Capra. The capacity usually is from 650mah 2200mah.


Choosing the right battery is paramount when it comes to racing your RC cars. Chinahobbyline 3s lipo battery, 4s lipo battery offer reliable power and peak performance to enhance your racing experience. By considering the power requirements, runtime, and speed expectations of your RC car, you can select the perfect Chinahobbyline battery to achieve top speed and dominate the track. Remember to always follow proper battery handling, charging, and safety practices to enjoy hassle-free racing and prolong the lifespan of your RC car batteries. Get ready to unleash the power with Chinahobbyline racing batteries and experience the thrill of high-performance RC car racing!

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