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Jan 24, 2010, 11:56 AM

Does anyone know if this charger automatically stops charging your batteries when the

Does anyone know if this charger

Thunder AC6

automatically stops charging your batteries
when they're fully charged.
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Jan 24, 2010, 01:43 PM
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Yes, it does.

So far as I know, all "intelligent" chargers these days stop the charge when the battery is full. As you're probably aware, it's especially important with LiPos; though Nixx cells can also be destroyed if they're significantly overcharged.
Jan 24, 2010, 02:09 PM
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If you are charging at low currents, the cut off may not be very reliable as the voltage step becomes very small and sometimes is not detected. If you are charging at .2C or higher, it is usually reliable. To be safe, always charge where, if the cuttoff doesn't work, the resulting battery failure will not burn anything up.
Jan 24, 2010, 04:15 PM
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When charging Lipo batteries I have 2 backup stop conditions set; time and total capacity.

When charging Nixx batteries I have 3 backup stop conditions set; time, total capacity, and temperature.

Never had a battery overcharged yet.

Jan 24, 2010, 08:03 PM
Thanks a lot guys you really helped, this is why I
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