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4-cell packs and a smart-tray?

Old 08-01-2007, 01:43 PM
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Is it okay to equalize 4-cell packs on a novak smart tray (original, not SE)?

I see that I need to match the positive and negative leads on the pack to specific points on the tray, I assume with saddle-style packs I would jsut spread them to either end of the tray, no?
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works just fine.
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okay cool, so you just hav eit centered on the tray. The positive and negative poles dont have to be aligned with the marked posts on the tray.

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Apparently it works in the center like that but it is not the method the instructions say:

"Some packs may need to be put in upside down to match up properly & packs with fewer than 6 cells need to be placed all the way to the left side of the Smart Tray with the negative end of the pack matching with the "" mark."

You can find the instructions at www.teamnovak.com in the Downloads link.
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Originally Posted by InspGadgt View Post
Apparently it works in the center like that but it is not the method the instructions say:

"Some packs may need to be put in upside down to match up properly & packs with fewer than 6 cells need to be placed all the way to the left side of the Smart Tray with the negative end of the pack matching with the "" mark."

You can find the instructions at www.teamnovak.com in the Downloads link.
ive seen some people push it to the left side.. matching up the bars... i dunno.. all i know is i did it wrong once and the whole smart tray got REALLY f'in hot. i just looked at how someone else did it, and i followed the polarity, and did it the same way.. and it works.. HAHAHA

look which way my batt bars are.. sorry its a small pic
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Yeah when I first got mine from ebay I would put them all the way to the right because that's where the + side was. Then I downloaded the instructions from Novak and have been following that ever since.
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All that matters is that the polarity is lined up. The battery can be in the center, at an end, it doesn't matter.
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Originally Posted by trilerian View Post
All that matters is that the polarity is lined up. The battery can be in the center, at an end, it doesn't matter.
Like the others, I follow the Novak instructions - there must be a reason why Novak say on the left, so keep them on the left IMHO. HTH
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