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Old Sep 19, 2005, 07:46 PM
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What rate should i charge my lipo at ???


I have a 3s 1250 E-tech hd,, at 1.2a its is taking about an hour to charge up.. can i with more charging amps??
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Old Sep 19, 2005, 07:53 PM
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No, use even less charging current say 70% or even lower.

I use 200-300 mah self-tapering voltage regulated supply just so all the cells get a better voltage stabilization
Old Sep 19, 2005, 08:51 PM
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but at that rate my batt would take about 3 hours to charge??
that dosent sound right
Old Sep 19, 2005, 08:54 PM
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If you charge your batt at over 1C... the life span will decrease over time and multiple cycles. Not to mention, charging over 1C will probably significantly increase your chances of starting a fire
Old Sep 19, 2005, 08:58 PM
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yeah i saw the video of that,,
how long does it normally take to charge a 3s 1250 lipo, at the reccomended amps


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Old Sep 19, 2005, 09:01 PM
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assuming its "broken in"...

You would charge it at 1C which is the recommended rate... thus taking 1.25 Hours... (1.25 Amp charge rate)






Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong guys... or if there is something you feel you need to add.
Old Sep 19, 2005, 09:31 PM
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assuming its "broken in"...

You would charge it at 1C which is the recommended rate... thus taking 1.25 Hours... (1.25 Amp charge rate)






Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong guys... or if there is something you feel you need to add.
That is if you take it down to LVC. Yesterday I flew a TP 3S 1320 for about 12 min. When I got home I charged it at 1.15 amps and it took 47 min on an Astro 109


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