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Old Dec 30, 2012, 10:16 AM
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I ran into the same thing a couple of years ago with my PL 8. It drove me nuts until I read the manual one more time. You have to be running the PL 8 off of external batteries to increase the discharge rate. Unless you do that, the PL 8 will use its internal circuitry to put a discharge load on the lipos. That load is kept low to prevent heat and other safety issues. That means a slow even safe discharge. When I've had to discharge six 6S 5300 maH packs, it takes less than two hours.
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