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Old 03-17-2004, 10:26 AM   #1
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I need a discharger but do not want to build one out of light bulbs can you suggest decent dischargers 20-30 amp at a decent price.
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Old 03-17-2004, 11:38 AM   #2
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integy reactor 30A discharger, auto cut at 5.4V, around 35usd
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Old 03-17-2004, 02:00 PM   #3
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Combine the Indy Reactor with the Rayspeed discharge tray. This tray cuts off @ .9v per cell and can be set to discharge both NiMh and NiCD's at either a 5 amp discharge for equalization or a 1 amp for conditioning. Perfect combination. You can get them both at www.speedtechrc.com

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Jon, I bought the rayspeed from Randy. Have you ever seen it where when you start the traying and each cell is below .9v's it doesn't cut that cell off? It keeps on going down to 0. I manually had to remove the pack as one cell was below .9 and the rest were at like 1.05. Wierd...

Measurements were taken with a voltmeter and cells actually cut off at .94-.96
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Really? I haven't checked it. My Volt meter took a nose dive off my bench and died. I'll have to get another one and check it. I haven't had any problem with my packs since I've been using The rayspeed.
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yeah it's strange. Do you only use the rayspeed discharger or do you use like a gfx @ 30 amps to discharge. I doubt I would have this problem if I didn't use the gfx to discharge to 5.4 after a race than move it to the rayspeed. I need to pick one or the other.
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After the run I use the Indy 30amp discharger above and store it. I use the Rayspeed before the first charge. I put it on @ 5 amps first, let it equalize, then set it to 1 amp and do it again right before I put it on the charger.
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Hi John Fontaine,

Did you check the buttons on the side of the tray. Put them on NiMH and equalizing. Then on conditioning.
I have tested mine several times and it cuts all cells a little above 0.9V, yes you're right 0.94-0.96.
When my cells are under 0.9 it doesn't even start.
You have a default one?
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