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Old 06-04-2005, 07:24 AM   #1
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Default CDR 5000 charging lipos?


I know the user manual states clearly that this charger canīt charge lipos, but with all the adjustments isnīt it possible to configure it to savely charge lipos?
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My understanding is that for charging regular batteries they use a peak detect by monitoring voltage looking for a drop....for Li-Po's it monitors current....

There is potential to have the software reprogrammed by the manufacturer...but not anything that can be done with the charge profiles by the user.
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Old 06-04-2005, 07:47 AM   #3
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the cdr 5000 can also end charging by maxvolt.
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Old 06-04-2005, 07:59 AM   #4
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Every seen what happens when A lipo isn't charged right....

Well lets just say I would rather spend another $200 on a new charger than have one of those go wrong on me...And I thought a venting Sub C NiMh was bad..Sheesh it was like all of sudden KA BOOM and everything in about 24" of the pack was completely torched or demolished. I watched this happen to friend...Not funny and he was lucky he didn't get injured or injured anyone else.
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