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Old Dec 25, 2006, 08:21 PM
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Can i use a nicad / nimh discharger to discharger my lipo packs?

I am using the Eagle Racing CDC 5.0 charger & discharger with selectable discharge rate from 1A to 10A. Is it safe for me to use this to discharge my 3S 2250mah lipo batteries (want to discharer them at 5A)
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Old Dec 25, 2006, 08:27 PM
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As long as it has a means to set cutoff voltage or you do not fall asleep at the switch.
I use the Ni discharge function on my Tritons for discharging LiPolys often.

Max safe discharge rate depends on the capacity and C rating of the LiPoly. The higher the discharge rate the more the packs will bounch back up when the load is removed.
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Old Dec 29, 2006, 04:59 AM
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