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How to correctly choose different types of lithium polymer battery plugs

Lithium polymer batteries have become increasingly popular due to their high energy density, light weight, and longevity. But with so many different types of lithium batteries on the market, it's important to understand how each type works and which plug types are compatible with each battery. In this blog post, we will discuss the various plug types for lithium batteries, and provide an overview of the benefits and drawbacks of each type. We’ll also explain when it’s best to use certain plugs, as well as how to make sure you purchase the correct type for your application. Let’s get started!

Styles of plugs for lithium polymer batteries 

When it comes to lithium batteries, there are several main types of plugs: JST, PH2.0,  XT30, XT60, XT90, EC3/IC3, EC5/IC5, Bullet 6.5mm, Bullet 8.0mm, Dean plug, QS8, TRX plug. Each type of plug has its own unique advantages.

XT60 plugs are much more durable than JST plugs and can handle higher currents. They are also easier to connect and disconnect.They usually connect to 10/12/14 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 140-55 amps. You can refer to CNHL Black Series 1100mAh 22.2V 6S 100C Lipo Battery with XT60 Plug.

6000mAh 22.2V 6S 70C Lipo Battery
XT90 is a 90 Amp connector with a maximum voltage of 150V. It is typically used for larger batteries and applications where high current is required such as electric vehicles.They usually connect to 8/10/12/ gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 190-100 amps.  You can refer to CNHL 4000mAh 11.1V 3S 40C Lipo Battery with XT90 Plug.

4000mAh 11.1V 3S 40C Lipo Battery
XT30U is a 30 Amp connector with a maximum voltage of 60V. It is typically used for smaller batteries and applications where weight is a concerns such as drones.They usually connect to 14/16/18 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 55-22 amps.  You can refer to CNHL MiniStar 650mAh 22.2V 6S 70C Lipo Battery with XT30U.

650mAh 22.2V 6S 70C Lipo Battery
EC5 (same as IC5) plug is a type of plug that is designed to be used with lithium polymer batteries. This plug is made from high quality materials and is able to provide a secure connection between the battery and the device it is being used with. EC5 plug is also able to provide a good amount of power to the device it is being used with, making it an ideal choice for those who need a reliable source of power for their devices.They usually connect to 10/12 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 140-100 amps. You can refer to CNHL G+Plus 6000mAh 22.2V 6S 70C Lipo Battery with EC5 Plug.

6000mAh 22.2V 6S 70C Lipo Battery
EC3 (same as IC3) plug is a type of lithium battery that is used in many electronic devices. It is a small, cylindrical plug that is inserted into the device to provide power. The EC3 plug is also known as the "lipo" or "lithium-ion" plug.They usually connect to 12 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 100 amps. You can refer to CNHL G+Plus 2200mAh 11.1V 3S 70C Lipo Battery with EC3 Plug.

200mAh 11.1V 3S 70C Lipo Battery
8.0mm bullet plug is perfect for any lithium battery pack. It is made of high quality materials and is very easy to use. Simply solder the positive and negative wires to the corresponding terminals on the plug and you're done.They usually connect to 8 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 190 amps. You can refer to CNHL Racing Series 9500mAh 22.2V 6S 90C Lipo Battery with 8.0mm Bullet Plug.

9500mAh 22.2V 6S 90C Lipo Battery

This is a 6.5mm bullet plug that can be used for lithium batteries. This plug is made of high quality materials and is designed for long lasting use. This plug is easy to use and install, and it will provide a secure connection for your battery. They usually connect to 8 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 190 amps. You can refer to CNHL Racing Series 6200mAh 11.1V 3S 90C Lipo Battery with 6.5mm Bullet Plug.

6200mAh 11.1V 3S 90C Lipo Battery
Dean plug is a two-pin connector that consists of a positive and a negative terminal. The positive terminal is larger than the negative terminal, and the terminals are connected by a metal spring. Dean plug is designed to create a tight connection between the battery and the device it is powering. This connection prevents voltage drop and ensures optimal power delivery to the device.They usually connect to 12/14 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 100-55 amps. You can refer to CNHL Black Series 2100mAh 7.4V 2S 6C Lipo Battery with Dean Plug.

CNHL 2200mah 3s 30c rc lipo battery with t / dean plug


QS8 plug for lithium battery is a quick and easy way to connect your lithium battery to your devices. This plug is specifically designed for use with lithium batteries, so you can be sure that it will provide a reliable connection and charge.  This plug also features a safety lock to prevent accidental disconnection.They usually connect to 8 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 190 amps.You can refer to CNHL Racing Series 16000mAh 11.1V 3S 90C Lipo Battery with QS8 Plug.

16000mAh 11.1V 3S 90C Lipo Battery
TRX plug for lithium battery is a great way to keep your batteries charged and ready to go. TRX plugs are invented by traxxas company, they are widely used in various types of rc cars of traxxas.This plug is easy to use andinstall, and it works with all types of lithium batteries.They usually connect to 10/12 gauge wire, which means it can carry more current, theoretically 140-100 amps.You can refer to CNHL Racing Series 8400mAh 11.1V 3S 30C Lipo Battery with TRX Plug.

8400mAh 11.1V 3S 30C Lipo Battery

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