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Sep 14, 2011, 12:27 AM
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breaking in new battery


i know i read it some where on here about breaking in new high C battery please tell me the rule of thumb again
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Sep 14, 2011, 06:38 AM
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Lipo? Really, I thaught that was for Nicad or NiMh batteries. Just follow the general rules about charging, discharging and enjoy.
Sep 14, 2011, 08:25 AM
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Here ya go

"Break-in:

I start with 1C charges and moderate max. loads.I try and stay under 60% of claimed max. cont. C rating and keep flight times short to insure not exceeding 80% capacity used.
Example A 20C 2200 is rated for 44 amps. cont . but I would stay under 26A (12C) average. Short burst to 35-40 amp. are fine but the practice of charging a new LiPoly and then seeing how much power it has does a new LiPoly no good."


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https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...61&postcount=1
Sep 14, 2011, 08:31 AM
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that's it thank you.


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