2S balancing harness
- 4mm gold plugs (4x Male)
- 2mm gold plugs (1 Male, 1 Female)
- 12-14 gauge wire
- 20 gauge wire (ex. from a servo lead)
- Heatshrink tubing
the end of the 2S Harness that plugs into the battery. Be sure
to leave a small amount of wire on the battery plug so it can be
used as an adapter for other types of batteries (see tip below).
Extend the middle lead on the 2S harness to your desired length
- this wire will be exclusively used for balancing.
both the negative charging lead and the negative harness lead to
a single 4mm male gold plug. Do the same for the positive
charging lead/harness lead.
two 4mm male gold plugs to the opposite ends of the charging
leads. Solder a 2mm male gold plug to the opposite end of the
middle harness lead.
With this completed harness connected, the charger can now
balance-charge an Orion-style Lipo battery:
still need the ability to charge other brands of Lipos (with
external balance plugs), you can create an adapter using the other
end of the 2S Harness. Simply solder a female 2mm gold plug to the
middle lead, cover it with heatshrink tubing for insulation, and
remove the two outer wires from the plug (only the middle
connection is needed).