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Old 05-23-2003, 12:07 PM   #16
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it internal, the firmware inside... when you turn your charger on what version does it say?
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Old 05-23-2003, 12:08 PM   #17
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i didnt get it yet.
i just ordered one its comming

is there a risk screwing it up

what does the upgrade do
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Old 05-23-2003, 12:10 PM   #18
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lol most likely you will have ver 1.2 or later if not you can upgrade it, but really no way they can screw it up.
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oh so you have to send it in

i thought you ment you phone them and they'll tell you what to do to the charger
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version 1.2 later lets you set threshold as low as 4mv a cell
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whats threshold and whats mv
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What is PEAK DETECTION?

When batteries reach a fully charged condition, the pack's voltage begins to drop. A charger that uses peak-detection senses this drop in voltage and changes from a high rate of charge to a trickle charge (or off in the pulse mode). Digital peak detection is more accurate than analog peak detection.



when you charge a battery pack, once it starts to peak , the voltage will start to drop (NicD more than Nimh). As the voltage drops the charger will sense that and terminate the charger according to the threshold you set it at.
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the more threshold/mv you set the more the charger has to "wait" for the voltage drop. The less threshold/mv you set the less time... but too little of a threshold setting will false peak your batteries
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why would you want the voltage to drop?
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because thats the only way we know a pack is charged... after it is full the voltage starts to drop a little
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so if i were to charge 3300's (gp's and sanyo's)

what would you put all the settings at
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on mine i charge GP 3300s at 6 mv per cell @ 5.5 amps
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no problems???

i guesss thats how i'll set mine

by the way thanx a bunch
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nope no problems, just know that the sanyos probably wont work under the same settings as the Gps
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I punch my gp3300's @6.5V with 5mV or .030/6 cell pack. I get great results and peak them 5 minutes before the race and run them hot than cool after the race is over.
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