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Old Jun 20, 2011, 01:12 PM
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charging 500mah lipo?


hey guys what amperage would i charge a 1 cell 500mah lipo at?
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Old Jun 20, 2011, 01:19 PM
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Not more than 1.5A.
And never faster than you need. Small currents are a LiPo's friend.
Old Jun 20, 2011, 03:16 PM
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okay thanks.
Old Jun 20, 2011, 03:45 PM
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Personally I would not go over .5A

I know lots of companies are saying that you can charge them faster... but It is a bit harder on the packs.
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Old Jun 20, 2011, 07:20 PM
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yeah thats what i thought too. that .5A is a good place to charge.
Old Jun 20, 2011, 08:18 PM
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500 mAh battery is a .5 amp hour battery.
A 1C charge rate is .5 amps for about 1 hour.
A 2C charge rate is 1 amp for about 30 minutes.
A 3C charge rate is 1.5 amps for about 20 minutes.

Check your pack specs and see what charge rate is your maximum!

http://sites.google.com/site/tjinguy...arging-how-tos


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