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Looking for my first discharger, here's what I want (does it exist)?

Old 02-25-2007, 12:27 AM
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Looking for my first discharger, here's what I want (does it exist)?

I'm not after anything to fancy so imagine this.....

https://www.ssl-stormerhobbies.com/c...&pn=INTE200520

with a digital read out of capacity, discharge time to preset cut off and maybe internal resistance. Again nothing to fancy.

The question, is (and I haven't been able to find anything myself so far) there a discharger that will do all of the above.

I'm not worried about each cell in a pack (nice to know but not essential) just which of my existing packs is the best and something where it wont matter if I forget to come back in time because it at least keeps the data from the last pack.

What I don't want is a discharger that (like I read about the Trinity model) takes like two hours to flatten a fully charged pack.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-25-2007, 03:41 AM
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How about theLightning V2 Dsicharge/Equalizing System

"A fully charged 4200mAh battery (~4400mAh) can be discharged to 0.9V per cell in about 30 min"

http://www.teamwaveonline.com/2007/products01.htm



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Old 02-25-2007, 04:00 AM
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Post That does look ideal dude.....

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How about theLightning V2 Dsicharge/Equalizing System

"A fully charged 4200mAh battery (~4400mAh) can be discharged to 0.9V per cell in about 30 min"

http://www.teamwaveonline.com/2007/products01.htm


however what I can't tell from the website is will my batteries fit. By that I mean I have recently put corally style plugs on my batteries (just like the one on the discharger as pictured on the site) except if my batteries where on the discharger the positive terminal would be on the left side facing the lcd screen not the left as pictured.

Edit: I took a closer look at the picture and it still might work as my batteries have the corally sockets on top of the cells (like only 1mm or so away from the cell) and it would mean turning the battery upside down from how it's pictured.

Do you think this discharger would still make contact with the terminals if the battery was raised up not much more than the diameter of the connectors?

I hope they would fit but as it happens I can't find anyone with them in stock yet.

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Old 03-05-2007, 11:25 PM
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Sounds like you want a Spintec Battery Manager.

Check this out:

https://www.ssl-stormerhobbies.com/c...=ns&pn=SPI1000

You might be able to pick one up second hand.

I have one (but not for sale) and it does take a while for packs to discharge (a few hours from fully charged), but you can connect it and leave it over night till it's done without any dramas.

Their web site is:

http://www.spintec.nl/
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Go with either the spintec battery manager and an equalizing tray or the trinity dpd. The spintec and the DPD both read out all the info you need . The DPD discharges each cell individually at the 30 amps pulse which is nice while the spintec discharges the pack at 35 amps pulse. what kinda cells are you using?
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Orion used to make a 20a discharger with digital readout.
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Old 04-04-2007, 07:37 PM
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sounds cool but I would go with a higher amperage pulse discharger.
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Old 04-04-2007, 09:04 PM
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Question- Why would anyone want to go with a Spintech over a Trinity Dyna Pulse for $30? Plus how many people actually use 7 cell batteries? I'll bet it's far fewer than those who use 4.

https://www.ssl-stormerhobbies.com/c...pl?pn=tri22001

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The info on the Spintec on the stormer site is old, the new v2 version does 4 to 8 cells.

Check this:
http://www.spintec.nl/batman2.shtml
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but the DPD does pulse and equalize them
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spintec v2
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much more d2

I use the much more with corally connects


do a search on the trinity and find pics of the inside........
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