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Old 12-16-2002, 06:13 AM   #1
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Default Battery IR

Hey there,

I've been charging my batts for a while now... I've got a couple of 2400s and a couple of 3000HVs. I charge and store 'em according to Danny of SMC's guidelines.

I'm using a Victor IQ3000... the figures for Internal Resistance (actual, I think) and voltage seem to get significantly higher with each cycle.

Is this normal? What can I do about it? To my knowledge, IR is related to punch...

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Old 12-16-2002, 08:11 AM   #2
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Zapping does often lower internal resistance. It is supposed too. Good zappers can be costly..... Over time the internals will go up. It is just the way a battery works unfortunately.

Internal resistance is the batteries ability to deliver the voltage. The lower the ir the faster it can deliver the voltage providing more "punch".......
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Old 12-17-2002, 04:26 AM   #3
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each time you charge/dsicharge you will get crystalline build up on the inside of the battery causing the internal resistance to increase.

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