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Old Sep 30, 2012, 10:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Eddie500 View Post
I think I know what I did wrong. I choose Generic Accurate charge. I choose this because it was the first option and while I was charging one battery it worked when I needed to charge a single battery at 10 amps.

But when I changed it to 4P, I expected it would charge at 40 amps, after selecting 10amp charge.

I did not think the 10 amp setting in Generic Accurate charge would limit a parallel to 10 amps also. So I assume this is what happened as I am charging on High Power now and it is working properly at 40 amps when I select 10 amps.

That makes total sense. Yes, the PL will always limit the calculated parallel rate to the max the preset can output, which in the case of the Accurate Charge preset is 10A. Your solution is the correct one. Parallel Charging is one of the main reasons we have the High Power preset.

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