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Old 05-23-2009, 11:05 AM   #1
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I have a duratrx 1600 mah nimh hump pack battery and im using an hpi wall charger that came with a different battery. When i charge the battery it doesnt feel warm at all. Here is a pic of how im connecting the battery to the charger. Am i doing it wrong?

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I have a duratrx 1600 mah nimh hump pack battery and im using an hpi wall charger that came with a different battery. When i charge the battery it doesnt feel warm at all. Here is a pic of how im connecting the battery to the charger. Am i doing it wrong?

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/q...jhghgggggg.jpg
When you connect the battery to the charger is the ground connected to the ground and the positive connected to the positive? If so than it should charge. All because it dosent get hot dont mean that its not charging. Have you tried to hook it up to your car after let it charge?

Why not just get a peak charger?
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I just got the battery from a friend so the thought of a peak charger hasnt passed my mind. But im not sure what you mean about ground to ground?
What can you see by my pics? Does it look hooked up right>
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Old 05-23-2009, 03:26 PM   #6
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Can't see for your thumb, but exactly as stated above - make sure connectors are lined up so the black wires are on same side. Connector has anempty pin, so make sure the pins are lined up across the 2 connectors.

It should at least get warm when its charging. Check voltage, maybe its charged and that charger has a cutoff??
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Looks like your thumb is charging just fine

If its a used battery it may be crapped out, sometimes they dont hold a charge anymore
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How old is the battery? Also check and see if the wall charger is getting warm. If it's not it is probably a bad charger.
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The battery is brand new. And yes the wall charger is getting warm
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I think your battery is very hungry.....the wall charger is not gonna to cut it...get this
http://www.dynamiterc.com/Products/D...ProdID=DYN4056

u will be fine, least expensive u can get
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I think your battery is very hungry.....the wall charger is not gonna to cut it...get this
http://www.dynamiterc.com/Products/D...ProdID=DYN4056

u will be fine, least expensive u can get
Yeah you will be fine this charger. I use this on at the track and in the house. Being that I dont use Lipo batteries. This charger is good. Its only 30 bucks. If you have a local hobby shop they should have it for 30 bucks also.
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Trickle charging will not warm the battery
If it's only charging at, say, 150mAh, that battery will never get warm... Ever.

Not sure what that HPI wall unit puts out, but it's probably just a trickle charger...
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Trickle charging will not warm the battery
If it's only charging at, say, 150mAh, that battery will never get warm... Ever.

Not sure what that HPI wall unit puts out, but it's probably just a trickle charger...


and they take about 16 hrs to charge the pack get a good charger .
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