Dec 06, 2009, 05:27 PM
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My neu x10 i just bought (1010B+) has the 3.09 loaded
done a few lipo charges-NiMH ext ...

#1 due i need to load the new software 3.11 in it seems to work fine love it.

#2 how can i test it to see if it has this conection error you are taking about ?
and other issues ....i would like to catch it now and not later

i've charged every thing i have in the house including camera lion and cell phone batteries lol its fun to play.

overall what a great charger vary happy !
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Dec 06, 2009, 05:42 PM
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IMO if you are happy with how any charger is working then do not upgrade unless the Mfr recommends the upgrade for safety reasons.
Dec 06, 2009, 05:42 PM
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My advice (give it little or no weight if you wish): don't tempt fate-leave the firmware "as is" and DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT TRYING TO INDUCE THE CONNECTION BREAKDOWN ERROR, you'll have it soon enough.
Dec 06, 2009, 05:45 PM
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BTW - It looks like you are powering the X10 via the optional DC jack input. You should be aware that input is limited to 7A so the maximum output charging power is very limited, about 75W if you are using a 12V/7A supply.
Dec 06, 2009, 07:01 PM
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thanks for the info
i use the laptop plug for small pack charges , i also have a 13.8 v 25 amp power supply......i will just leave the good alone then for now
Dec 06, 2009, 11:55 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by henrik2000 View Post

Question for Junsi:
As the 1010B+ is a 250 Watts charger..
If I set the charger on 5A and 10S {P = V * I} or (42 Volts * 5A) = 210 Watts.

Will the charger being able to handle it? (I don't want another "smoke event ")?



Happy charging without smoke...
The 1010 is a 300W 10A 10S charger (thats why its called 1010).

i.e. its max cell count is 10S, its max amp is 10A and its max watt is 300W.

so if you charge 3S pack you can go as high as 10A, even though it is well under 300W (12.6*10=126W).
BUT if you charge a 8S pack you will only be able to charge at ~9A becuase the Watt limit of 300W (300W/33.6-~9).
for 10S you will be able to charge @~7A (300/42).

BTW: 106 is 10A 6S 250W, 206 20A 6S 300W, 208 20A 8S 350W
Dec 07, 2009, 01:19 AM
iCharger 106B user
Guyz with connection breakdown, did you try to downgrade your firmware?
Dec 07, 2009, 07:23 AM
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I NEVER modified my 208b's firmware (never flashed it): one day, it just started.
Dec 07, 2009, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by alex.guzun View Post
Guyz with connection breakdown, did you try to downgrade your firmware?
Quote:
My neu x10 i just bought (1010B+) has the 3.09 loaded
done a few lipo charges-NiMH ext ...

In my opinion this is only going to lead to confusion.

One poster has a new Neu charger ,it is not the official iCharger one. It may be made by same manufacturer but it may or may not be exactly the same including the firmware.

Another poster is aking about connection break errors and no one know which charger he is refering to or if he had either cjharger or has had any issues.


What if I posted my charger died?


I suggest keeping iChager comments in this iCharger thread and limit comments Neu chargers elsewhere .


Personally I hate chargers being name the same / similar . The iCharger 1010?

was and is confused with the Thunder Power TP1010C
Charles
Last edited by everydayflyer; Dec 07, 2009 at 08:56 AM.
Dec 07, 2009, 11:37 AM
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anyone using these chargers with Hyperion / Flight power / Kokam Lipo's

how does it work with the balance port as the charger seems to have only one type ... especially on the 206B which has no balance board, just a few ports/sockets in the side for balance plugs.. how do we use this for all the different cel types?

are there other balance boards available?
Last edited by big bird; Dec 07, 2009 at 11:50 AM.
Dec 07, 2009, 11:48 AM
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Sure,I use them will all types of lipos on a regular basis. Balance boards for the many options (JST-XH, PolyQuest, ThunderPower, Kokam) are available here:

http://www.progressiverc.com/index.p...5&Itemid=1

Cheers,
David
Dec 07, 2009, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by big bird View Post
anyone using these chargers with Hyperion / Flight power / Kokam Lipo's

how does it work with the balance port as the charger seems to have only one type ... especially on the 206B which has no balance board, just a few ports/sockets in the side for balance plugs.. how do we use this for all the different cel types?

are there other balance boards available?
David sells and I use adapter/balance boards for every "plug" on the market.
Dec 07, 2009, 12:23 PM
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thanks guys, these look suitable for the 1010 and the 208B

can they used with the 106B / 206B chargers?

also they are only up to 6s balance, whereas 208 is an 8s charger...
Dec 07, 2009, 12:44 PM
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The boards are up to 10S and the same ones are used for all 6S, 8S, and 10S chargers, although the max. number of cells in series that can be used is limited by the model of charger.

106B+/206B = 6S
208B = 8S
1010B+ = 10S

- David
Dec 08, 2009, 03:07 PM
iCharger 106B user
Quote:
Originally Posted by write2dgray View Post
Sure,I use them will all types of lipos on a regular basis. Balance boards for the many options (JST-XH, PolyQuest, ThunderPower, Kokam) are available here:

http://www.progressiverc.com/index.p...5&Itemid=1

Cheers,
David
OT, do you know where to get those silicone banana housings?

Quote:
Originally Posted by everydayflyer View Post
I suggest keeping iChager comments in this iCharger thread and limit comments Neu chargers elsewhere .


Personally I hate chargers being name the same / similar . The iCharger 1010?

was and is confused with the Thunder Power TP1010C
Charles
Junsi should say if it is the same or not, then more ppl can find their 'appropriate' answers here, also (the same for A Main Hobbies iCharger)


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