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Old 02-22-2005, 07:51 AM   #31
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It will let the battery have a cooling down/Stabilizing periode I think.....
Anyway, it works awesome!!
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Old 02-22-2005, 07:52 AM   #32
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Instead of giving all in one go, there is a small step to give a breath.

For example, you charge at 7 amp linear :
At 20min, your pack is around 33.
At 25min, your pack is around 35

With the step charging :
At 20min till 30min your pack is around 33

During that middle step, the heat will stay the same if not decrease by 1.

End temp is also lower.
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Old 02-22-2005, 09:14 AM   #33
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If anyone is interested I have one that I'm selling. It's only been used once at SoCal last week. PM me for more info.
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Old 02-22-2005, 09:17 AM   #34
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In order to get more punch high amps is the way to go. But it will also generate pressure in the cell which will make the temperature increasing too fast.

Decreasing for 15 minutes to a very low charge rate, like 0.1 to 0.3 amps allow the cells to stop increasing in temperature but still charging and then the 3rd step is giving the final charge.

The Advantage charger is working on a combination of temperature detection, negative peak detection and maximum mAh in detetection. The first of the 3 reached will end the charge for a super safe operation but also to generate the maximum output power out of the batteries.
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Old 02-22-2005, 09:24 AM   #35
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JMBetticher - sent you PM

thanks for the clarification on MegaFlex i now understand what it is - thanks

step charging and using trays has really improved my batteries performance. now if i can try a SpinTec device - huumm can't wait
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Old 02-22-2005, 09:43 AM   #36
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How It Works
During the charge process, oxygen is given off and accumulates as bubbles attached to the cell plates. These gas bubbles reduce the effective surface area and raise the internal impedance of the battery. A momentary high-amplitude discharge (negative) pulse reverses the chemical process and strips the bubbles from the cell plates. The discharge pulse also has a relaxing effect on the battery, increasing charge acceptance and allowing a high-current fast charge at a lower temperature.
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Old 02-22-2005, 11:38 AM   #37
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Where did most of you guys buy your Advantage charger and how much are they going for? Thanks

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I've just ordered mine from my LHS in the UK for 124.99. Not sure how much it is in $'s though.

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Horizon has them - 190 or so I believe
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Old 02-22-2005, 01:44 PM   #40
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I have found them for $169.00 herehttp://www.rchobbies.org/car_orion_chgrs.htm

I just wanted to be sure it was a good deal. Thanks
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Old 02-22-2005, 02:54 PM   #41
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LXJYN5 Team Orion Advantage Charging System 8C
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189.99 In Stock

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Ultimate Hobbies had the charger for 159.99 US
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ultimate always has the best prices
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Ultimate Hobbies had the charger for 159.99 US
it's 159.95 and they still have them in stock,
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Thank You fellas for the updates.!!

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