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Old 01-01-2004, 10:55 PM   #1
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Default GP3300 charging/care

I've been out of electric for over a year and a half(last batteries I owned were Panasonic Stock Metal Hydride 3000's), and I'm getting back into it in a month or so. I've still got my Novak Millennium from when I used to race electric, so I'll be using that to charge my batteries. It's the Millennium v1.2, which isn't the Pro version with the Pit Wizard software built in, but IS nimh safe(volt threshold goes down to 4mv/cell). Since I haven't been running electric for a while, I also haven't really been paying attention to new battery charging and care techniques(if anything has changed), and I've kinda forgotten what I used to do with my old packs. So, my question is, how should I be charging GP3300's, and what kind of techniques should I be using to care for them? Thanks!
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Take a look at Fukuyama's charging recommendations. That is how I've been charging my GP's and it's worked well.
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I second that charging recommendation. It works well for my packs as well.
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Aw crap, and I sold my discharger a while ago, with most of my old electric stuff. Any suggestions for dischargers? Thanks for the info, guys!
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Just buy some bulbs and make a 20amp or 30amp discharger. I think promatched sells a cutoff that's easy to intergrate into the circuit so you don't screw up your cells by deep discharging. If you can't be stuffed making one you can just buy a deans discharger and solder in the promatched cutoff. A cutoff isn't necessary but it's nice to have.
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