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Old 08-25-2007, 04:40 AM
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hi all, i went to charge my batteries about 5 mins ago and my protrak wouldnt charge them.

it carried on as it would charging them but wouldnt go up to 5 amps. and wouldnt change the ampage either. it just stayed at 3 amps, every 30second it would change bak to 0 amps by its own. it just wouldnt charge them. i thought id leave it and see what it done. i was charging orion 3700's and it sed that they had peaked at a capasity of 360mah. thats obviously not right. i also makes noises the whole way through the charge, neva done it when i first got it. just started recently.

could anyone tell me whats wrong? with it cos i reli done know. And dont particulary want to just chuck it away and have to fork out 300pound for a new one.

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Old 08-25-2007, 05:41 AM
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..........what kind of noise???

A friend of mine had similar problems times ago... his Protrak unit simply wouldn't exceed 3 amps...
There was a faulty fet... but no noise at all!
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Old 08-25-2007, 06:13 AM
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like beepying noise. i must sort it out.

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Old 08-26-2007, 04:10 PM
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Hi, did respond to you on another thread, but you hadn't mentioned the beeping noise. Likely explaination is 12V supply is too low. The Pro-Trak decreases charge current to compensate (reduces the pull down on a 12V battery). Screen should come up with a message at the same time to say supply voltage is low, but it is only on the screen while it beeps.
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