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EricR
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That's a serious setup there. Pretty hard-core actually. What do you fly?


Main planes I fly and more in the basement Red and black wing is a Mini Drak from Ritewing... great flyer, FPV with UHF radio system and 1.3Gh video (I have my Ham radio license to be able to fly FPV legally)

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EricR
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Good info. Not even sure what or how high of amps my charger will put out but that's easy enough to check. But using your math and for good battery health max amps to charge with is related to the size? 1800mah 1.8A, 2200mah 2.2A and so on? Less of course is slower but easier on the batteries.


Yes, amps TOTAL, when charging in parallel determines your charger setting... in the article I linked, the man indicated that one can charge batteries of different mAh sizes as long as the cell counts are identical .... so for example, four , 4-cell batteries with say 2 of them as 1800mah, one at 2200mah, and one at 3300mah. TOTAL mah = 9100mah so 9.1amps. so to charge at 1C rate (which is recommended for many batteries) set balance charging setting for 9.1 amps. (or as close to 9.1 as possible- over or under)


"Balance charging" setting is a must!
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Wildthing
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Yes, amps TOTAL, when charging in parallel determines your charger setting... in the article I linked, the man indicated that one can charge batteries of different mAh sizes as long as the cell counts are identical .... so for example, four , 4-cell batteries with say 2 of them as 1800mah, one at 2200mah, and one at 3300mah. TOTAL mah = 9100mah so 9.1amps. so to charge at 1C rate (which is recommended for many batteries) set balance charging setting for 9.1 amps. (or as close to 9.1 as possible- over or under)


"Balance charging" setting is a must!

Mine has fast charge, regular charge and balanced charge and in each I can adjust the amps.
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chris_tall
Well as long as we're on the subject of chargers and parallel charging...
I recently built a new charger.

It is based on the new Revolectrix Dual PL6 Touch with Bump technology.

The parallel boards are from Buddy RC
http://www.buddyrc.com/charging-systems/paraboard-parallel-charge-board/paraboard-v3.html

I have an AC power Supply that is from an HP server.
It can do about 60amps on 120Vac

I machined the deck myself too.
And yes, there's LED lighting inside!

I've only had it done for a couple weeks and I'm in love already!

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"Cool as a moose!"
CatManRC
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Wildthing
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Well as long as we're on the subject of chargers and parallel charging...
I recently built a new charger.

It is based on the new Revolectrix Dual PL6 Touch with Bump technology.

The parallel boards are from Buddy RC
http://www.buddyrc.com/charging-systems/paraboard-parallel-charge-board/paraboard-v3.html

I have an AC power Supply that is from an HP server.
It can do about 60amps on 120Vac

I machined the deck myself too.
And yes, there's LED lighting inside!

I've only had it done for a couple weeks and I'm in love already!

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Pretty slick.
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EricR
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Well as long as we're on the subject of chargers and parallel charging...
I recently built a new charger.

It is based on the new Revolectrix Dual PL6 Touch with Bump technology.

The parallel boards are from Buddy RC
http://www.buddyrc.com/charging-systems/paraboard-parallel-charge-board/paraboard-v3.html

I have an AC power Supply that is from an HP server.
It can do about 60amps on 120Vac

I machined the deck myself too.
And yes, there's LED lighting inside!

I've only had it done for a couple weeks and I'm in love already!

[ATTACH=full]55057[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]55059[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]55060[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]55061[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]55062[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]55063[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]55064[/ATTACH]


It's a Beauty!!
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