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Old 12-02-2007, 04:05 AM   #1
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Default Using 4 chargers to charge 4 cell packs....

Hi guys, I saw a picture from a race meeting a little while back that showed someone (I think Hara) using 4 chargers to charge a 4 cell pack. I thought I'd have a go at using one charger to charge up 2 cells of a pack whilst using another charger to charge the other 2 in the same pack. The only problem is that one of the chargers blow a fuse and the other said 'call service tech - error' when I hooked them up. The are both the same chargers (much more silent) so I am now wondering how the person originally hooked up 4 chargers and got all them to work!

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did you set the chargers to charge 2 cell?

you pretty much either go 4 chargers (one on each cell) or just 1 for the whole pack, its cool but probly a little overkill..lol
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The charger itself decides how many cells are hooked up by the amount of voltage given out by the pack, you can't specify how many cells it's charging up. I agree that it's a bit of an overkill (!), I just wandered how it was done.
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The chargers must be powered by DIFFERENT power supplies. Using multiple chargers on the same power supply to charge a single pack will cause the problems you mentioned.
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The chargers must be powered by DIFFERENT power supplies. Using multiple chargers on the same power supply to charge a single pack will cause the problems you mentioned.

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Thanks for the help guys, very helpfull.
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