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Old 09-05-2003, 08:29 AM   #31
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John. I charge 4.5 amps for my 12th scale
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Thanks Bryan and Tim. I think i'll charge at 4.5 amps since run time has always been an issue with me in 12th scale .
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Yea, the lower the charge rate, the higher the capacity of the cell after the charge. The new GP 3300s are so good, voltage no longer seems to be a concern.

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Old 09-05-2003, 10:43 AM   #34
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I charge both at 6 amps.

For NiCDs - Turboflex on, setting = 7, peak voltage = 0.7 volts
For NimHs - Turboflex off, peak voltage = 0.03 or 0.04 volts

Repeak if desired.

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Thanks Bryan, I will try those....
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Has anyone tried the motor mode on the GFX with a 12.5A power supply? Will it even work at all? I tried to power a D5 10 single with 1V and my power supply tripped... Any ideas?
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A mod motor will draw too much power for a 12 volt supply. From the GFX manual:

SUPPLY VOLTS- The GFX will operate from any DC supply within the voltage range of 12 to 16 volts and 20 amp or more capacity. It will operate with less amperage, but the charge current and motor run will be limited to the maximum capacity of the supply. A 15 volt supply is required to charge 8 cells.

Get yourself a 30 Amp Rivergate Power Supply, and you won't ever have this problem.

http://www.rivergatedist.com/

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