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Old 07-16-2006, 04:17 PM   #1
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Default What settings to charge at without hurting the batts?

Hi Guys,

Just wondering what the best setting to charge batteries is? I have a Swallow charger and it has the ability to change the rate of charge, but the manual doesn't explain what rate to set the charge at.

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Old 07-16-2006, 04:51 PM   #2
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What kind of cells?
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Old 07-16-2006, 05:10 PM   #3
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For pretty much anything on the market from GP3300's to IB3800-4200

Use a 6 amp linear charge with .02/.04 mv per cell peak detect. Use the lower for hot weather conditions, and the latter for cooler ambient temps.
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