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is 11.090V input charging at 6A too low?

Old 12-24-2003, 03:00 PM
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is my power supply not up to the task? its at 12V until I start charging then it drops to around 11.0V but still charging at 6 amps fine. (its at 11.92 or so w/o any load on it) The supply is a 10A supply.

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Old 12-27-2003, 11:58 AM
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what charger is it?
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Old 12-27-2003, 12:04 PM
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is that a computer power supply,if it is then you wont get any more volts from it, it should be fine as long as you are charging six cells, but depending on the charger, with 8 or more cells (ie transmitter) it wont let charge you due to the fact that the input voltage is less than the voltage of the pack during the charge.
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yes a pc power supply.

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Old 06-18-2013, 07:11 AM
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Some chargers are fussier than others for acceptable input V range. My shulze is unhappy even with 12V while my Simprop actually worked on a pc supply before I bought a PS. This is because my Shulze and most, if not all, are designed for 13.8V input (i think derived from what your chevy, etc operates at while running/charging). A true 13.8V power supply is what you want. Do an ebay search for an Astron PS if you want top-shelf w/o breaking bank.
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Originally Posted by luvminis View Post
Some chargers are fussier than others for acceptable input V range. My shulze is unhappy even with 12V while my Simprop actually worked on a pc supply before I bought a PS. This is because my Shulze and most are designed for 13.8V input (i think derived from what your chevy, etc operates at while running/charging). A true 13.8V power supply is what you want. Do an ebay search for an Astron PS if you want top-shelf w/o breaking bank.
How did you find this? In 10 years I've upgraded my charger a time or 5

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Old 06-18-2013, 07:17 AM
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This is 10 years old. Im sure he found a solution by now lol.
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:04 AM
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wow, lol. it only took 10 years for an answer.......
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:45 AM
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Ahhh, right you are. hehehe. It was near the top of page, but I guess I need to pay attention to the dates... :-/ Oh well, maybe it will be useful for somebody someday.
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