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Old 05-13-2003, 05:55 PM   #1
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Is this true?

Is it true that with Sanyo 3000H cells u dont have to discharge after each race, that u can just charge back up, and that can be done no more than 3 times to keep them in good order. Aparently they get better as u charge without discharging for those 3 times. Then after the third time u discharge and put charge into them forr storing.

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Old 05-13-2003, 07:57 PM   #2
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Default Charging/Discharging NiMh Batt's

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As long as you allow time for cooling you can charge NiMh's more than once a day. For storage, leave a partial charge in the pack. Discharge the night before and your ready on race day for charging.
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im pretty sure if you do a search using the search feature you will find answers to alot of your questions instead of making up new threads for every question you have...
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I searchef for the answer, but couldnt find if i was really allowed to charge more than once in the same day, without discharging in between.

Im told up to 3 times without discharge?
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i cant reccomend itnot as good as getting a full fresh charge
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Old 05-14-2003, 05:44 AM   #6
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i cant reccomend itnot as good as getting a full fresh charge
You probably wont get an "yes or no" answer on this.

But even though they claim that NiMh dont suffer from "memory" problems, they do. However, I cant tell if 3 times partial charge followed by a full discharge/charge before the next race, will matter much.

Personally I think you'll get the best track-performance by discharging to 5,6 volt between each charge. However, I dont the equipment to measure wethever it's true. Maybe this routine will shorten life a little, but again, I aint got the equipment and time to prove it.
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I second the quit start a ton of new threads. with less then 15 minutes or searching i found the following threads about batteries that relate:
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=17743
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=17758
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=17640
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=17304
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=16976

these are threads about batteries you already started!!!! use them!
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=17539
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=17498
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I bought my battery packs from my lhs wich is also a battery supplier for some team drivers, the company is called Pole Position, the owner said to keep packs in good working order, do as follow: charge your pack just b4 running them, once your done racing discharge your pack and let cool down at least 2.5 to 3 hours time.
so far i've followed his instructions and my 4 packs (3000 sanyo's HV) are working flawlessly they peak above 3000mah everytime and give me a good 10-12min on a novak brushless system on unlimited setting.
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