How to strain releaf XT60 battery leads?

August 06, 2019

This is a very straight-forward process and could easily be underestimated and skipped. However if you don’t skip it might save you from ripping out your battery pads on your flight controller, PDB, or 4-in-1 ESC board.

strain releaf xt60 battery leads shot from under the quad

You want to use some zipties and firmly attach the XT60 power leads to the frame, close to the board. In doing so, you setup an area that would absorb part of any tugging force on the leads, for example during a crash.

strain releaf xt60 battery leads shot from behind the quad

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