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Old 07-04-2009, 06:10 PM   #1
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I was at the track and found out that my current battery charger never charged my batteries fully. So someone that was there sold me a Mega 2 charger and said it would work with my Ni-mh battery packs. Then i looked in the manual and it said it was not made for those battery packs because it cant detect when they are fully charged. So can i still use it for them as long as i dont over charge them? I would tell if they are charged by how warm they are. Would that work or no?
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Old 07-04-2009, 06:15 PM   #2
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If it says no then I would say no also.The difference between unplugging at the right temp & smoking the pack is the time it takes you to go to the other end of the house,piss & come back.Better safe than sorry.
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Wow this sucks. Now i have to buy a new charger. AWESOME
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wait.... are there any Ni-CD hump receiver packs out there? To fit in a losi 8
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wait.... are there any Ni-CD hump receiver packs out there? To fit in a losi 8
Any hump pack will fit in a 8 radio box. You have to use the hump cover and not the flat cover. Here is a page full of them any of the 5 cell packs will work except the last two. The configuration has to be 3 cells on bottom and 2 on top.

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Old 07-04-2009, 09:16 PM   #6
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No i meant Ni-cd hump packs not just any. Because thats what my charger only charges
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No i meant Ni-cd hump packs not just any. Because thats what my charger only charges
As long as it is in the 5+2 config it will fit in the 8ight box. Which charger are you using? The only difference from nicad to nimh is that the nimh needs a lower amp charge. If you charger can charge at 1.2 amps or lower then you can charge nimh packs on it.
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I have a Mega 2 charger. But i think im just going to buy a new one for nimh cells.
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Old 07-05-2009, 12:04 PM   #9
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Give the guy back the charger and get your money back. Then buy what you need.
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