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Old 08-24-2004, 03:00 PM
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Hi guys,

I have a Eagle CDC charger, what i am having trouble with is the setting of the volt threshold setting. The manual i have, only shows batteries up to 3000 with a standard threshold of 8mv and maximum of15mv. I want to know what to set for 3300 packs, and can anyone explain to me what it is all about.

I have a feeling i have been charging my packs incorrectly at 3mv, when the batteries are charged they are never greater then 8.4 volts, some of my racing friends are getting over 9v, which would make sense why i don't have that punch.

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Old 08-24-2004, 03:25 PM
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Set at 5mv per cell or 30mv per pack
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I would set the peak detection to 5-7mv/cell for a 3300 pack. Peak detection is how much the voltage of the pack has to drop before the charger stops charging.
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I'm with Aku-Man on this one. I use the 5/30 setting for GP 3300
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OHBRAD - Your packs should be peaking around 9v's. If it's peaking at 8.4v I doubt it's peaking out properly(due to low mv/cutoff setting).
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From my experiences with the CDC the pulse style charging can lead to sometimes funky results. I would always start with 3mv/cell and monitor the pack temperature as you charge them. Raise the cutoff threshold by .1 and try again. Make sure that the packs are not getting too hot. I personally cut off at 3mv/cell on my CDC. I would not worry about the peak pack voltage too much as this actually raises as the IR of the pack increases.

Lack of punch can come from many other factors.
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