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Old 11-30-2006, 10:02 PM   #1
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Default NiMH 2500 mAh AA rechargables for Radio

Energizer has NiMH 2500 mAh AA rechargables and a charger.

Their charger's output is 2.8v @ 360 mA, per channel, charging 4 bats at a time. Each channel charges 2 - 1.2v batteries, thus the 2.8v per channel output (x2). So far, so good! The 360 mA output has me confused.

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Isn't battery charging theory all the same?

If the bats are 2500 mAh, where does the 360 mA output come into play?

Why do our R/C chargers' ask for the mAh setting, (such as 3000 or 3300) regardless of how many cells there are?

Can these bats be charged on R/C type chargers with the proper settings? And what would these settings be?
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What it means is that it will be charging the batteries at .360 Amps. I run 2400s in my controller, and charge them at 0.8 Amps off my charger. Some people can push in 1 Amp, but that would be the limit for AA Batteries.
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I have those energizer cells in my M8 and I leave them in the TX tray with and charge with my regular charger at 1 - 1.5 amps. Any higher and the tray itself starts to get warm.
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So do you charge all 8 at the same time?

Example:

2500 mAh
.5 to 1.0 amps
Ignore the cells per pak setting?

My 969 pro should sense the completion and shut off automatically?

Thanks for the help!

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just charge at .8A and it will be cool.
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Thanks a bunch guys. I'll give it a try.
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i have them in my Z-1 and I charge them in the dry cell holder at about 1amp on my pitbull. Does not get hot and lasts about 3 club nights before low. Fricken awesome.. LOL

If anyone need any....

$30 a set of 8 PM me..

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