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Dec 21, 2010, 01:33 AM
MrJayd
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PL8 and power supply


Will the PL8 work with a iCharger P350 Power Supply? From what I am reading I know the PL8 needs a lot of power to it but can this work as a start? I still can't figure out all these calculations.... :-)

Or maybe this PS is better suited for the Cellpro 10s charger?

Thanks.....
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Dec 21, 2010, 03:54 AM
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Just have look at FMA website for detailed information for power supply etc.
Dec 21, 2010, 04:30 AM
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Yes - The PL8 will work fine with the P350 power supply with the following caveat:

The PL8 will be limited in its output power delivery due to the current and voltage capability limits imposed by the power supply.

It is relatively easy to work out the actual calculations by utilising the following Excel spreadsheet. Just plug in the values and the spreadsheet does all the hard work for you...!

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Dec 21, 2010, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by mrjayd
Will the PL8 work with a iCharger P350 Power Supply? From what I am reading I know the PL8 needs a lot of power to it but can this work as a start? I still can't figure out all these calculations.... :-)

Or maybe this PS is better suited for the Cellpro 10s charger?

Thanks.....
Hi:

Be sure to set the input supply limit on the PL8 so that it does not attempt to draw more current than the PSU is capable of delivering. We start to address this early on in the manual because we feel it is very important.

Also, the link to the spreadsheet provided by Costas did not work for me. Here it is again:

http://www.revolectrix.com/support_docs/item_1301.zip

Tim Marks
Dec 23, 2010, 12:19 AM
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I have the P350 power supply and using it with the PL8. I'm not charging at high rates, maybe 6A at the most right now, but it works just fine.
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