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Old Aug 31, 2010, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Tim Marks View Post
Hi:

If you have been using a different charger to charge these LiPo's before you got the PL8, then chances are the over-voltage safety codes you received are due to the fact that the other charger over-charged the cells slightly. The PL8 is factory calibrated to be accurate to within 10mV. Just saying, that's one possibility.

My guess is if you simply use the presets of the PL8 as is, and perform a few cycles with PL8 only, you won't get the over-voltage error messages any more.

Yes, if charging 3 packs in parallel and you want 2.2A per pack, the current should be set to 6.6A total.

Tim Marks
Thanks Tim, I'll try doing the a few cycles on the battery and go from there.

Would you recommend discharge down to 3.30v per cell during cycling?
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