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Old 07-27-2005, 06:16 PM   #1
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i run nitro, so dont know much about batteries. i have a gp3300 6 cell pack for my starter box, it is not matched. i charge it at 4.5 amps on my novak millenium charger and the pack gets very hot. i read on this forum that everyone charges their packs between 4 and 6 amps. is that because the pack is not matched? or is it because the cells are cheap? thanks for your help.
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the lower the charge rate the longer they will last.. the higher the charge rate the more puncher they will be. since you are using it in a starter box, charge at a lower rate.. If at that lower rate they are getting too hot. Lower the delta peak /mv setting. at 4 amps 30 to 40 mv should be alright...
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Old 07-27-2005, 08:49 PM   #4
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For me I'll charge it at less then the amt your are charging it at.

I'll drop it to 1 to 2 amps charge for the battery to last the whole day.

I use to run 1/8 on road...
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thanks for all your help. the reason i asked if they were cheap batteries is because i need another set now for another box, and was wondering if i should buy the same ones??? if they are cheap then i will go with a different set. thanks in advance.
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