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Old 06-20-2007, 11:23 PM   #1
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Default Is my Power Supply Big Enough?

I'm running the Integy 10 amp power supply, and the new checkpoint charger (pretty much the same as the ICE.)

I've gone the Lipo direction, charging Orion 3200's at 3.2 amps.

From what I'm told, your power supply should be = or > the total number of amps you're charging at.

So my question, will my 10 amp power supply be able to handle 2 checkpoint chargers both charging at 3.2 amps each?
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Old 06-20-2007, 11:38 PM   #2
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Yes. As long as you don't go over 10 amps. I would play it safe and to keep it from getting hot, I would not go over the 6.4 that you are talking. You'll be fine.
The owners manual says 15 amps to cover from surging and stuff. Trying to keep a more consistent voltage to the charger.
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Old 06-21-2007, 12:47 AM   #3
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I charge with two ICE chargers at 4.8 with my N-Power (10A)...done it for a couple years now, never once had a problem.

Chargers for LiPo aren't as sensitive as NiMh chargers. They're not looking for small voltage fluctuations.
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You should be fine with 120 watt ps.

A 2s battery is 25 watts each so you won't even be using half the power with 2 chargers.
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Old 06-21-2007, 01:22 PM   #5
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I also run a 10 amp N power by novak and run an Ice at 4.0 amps and an intellipeak digital at 4.0 amps (or so) and have had no trouble.
If you overtax the power supply, your charger will notify you of the lack if suffient input power. ( if its like the Ice, that is)
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