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Old 04-20-2010, 04:57 PM   #1
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Default What amperage to charge Nimh receiver pack?

What is a safe amperage to charge my RX pack Nimh 1700 5 cell?
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anything 1.7 amps or less. just divide the MAH by 1000
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Old 04-20-2010, 05:43 PM   #3
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1.0 amp or .9
is what I always charge them at.
No need to go any higher.
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1.7 OR 2.0 AT 2.0 it will charge faster have more punch but you lose battery life. i would charge at 1.7 or less.
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The slower you charge your batteries the longer they will last. Heat is a battery killer.
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I always charge them at 1.5 no mater what the mah is.
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I always charge them at 1.5 no mater what the mah is.
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1.5 amps is the way to go
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1.5 amps is the way to go
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1.7 OR 2.0 AT 2.0 it will charge faster have more punch but you lose battery life. i would charge at 1.7 or less.
its just an RX pack! probably dont have to worry about the punch! I remember charging the old 3300 nimh at like 6 amps because you wanted that punch!

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Low and slow are the key words here.
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Low and slow are the key words here.
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If you charge it between 500ma and one amp you will find it will last pretty much an entire race day. The batterys overall life should by rights last longer also




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