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Old Aug 11, 2008, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Smeagle
Yes, you should really not charge PB with the iChargers in the state they are now. They chose the "maximum shorttime" voltage (2,45) as CV-voltage, which will kill nearly every PB battery in the long run. It is spec'ed as the voltage, at which the transition between fast charging and standby charging (13,8V) should happen.


I discussed this a short time ago and Junsi is working on it.

- Oliver
Junsi and others that are interested may want to take a look at the following article on Lead-acid battery charging.

Charging the lead-acid battery

The adjustable voltage is a needed change, but it also seems the charge algorithm may need to be modified.
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