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Old 06-16-2004, 02:45 AM   #1
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Default stupid newbie charger question.

Ok i recently got a supernova 3000 charger and have a few questions with the peak charging function.

With this charger i will be charging a rx pack with 5x800mha NiCd cells and i will also be charging my Tx pack which are 1200mha Nimh cells.

What charge rate should i set for these packs and does this charger work with the Nimh cells on my transmitter?
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Old 06-16-2004, 10:51 AM   #2
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Charge the RX pack under .5 amps and you should be fine. I'm not familiar with that charger so I don't know if its capable of charging Nimh batteries. Even if it isn't rated for Nimh, you can charge at a low rate. I have charged mine at .25 amps and it works fine. Have you thought about getting a small trickle charger? You can get one for under $20 that will charge both overnight withno worries about overcharging.
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