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Old 03-07-2005, 10:40 PM   #1
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My original Triton charged 4 cells at 5 amps. Great planes did a recall for problems on Li-Po cells. When it came back, I couldn't get more than 2.5 amps on 4 cells. I sent it back; it returned with a note saying my PS was blinky. Not so. I sent it back again, it came back again, still maxing at 2.5 amps.

It's a nice little charger and does 6 cells at 5 amps, but I bought it for 1/12th scale racing and I'm buggin'

There's no reference in the hand book for setting the quantity of cells.What am I missing, other than a few brain cells ? This is driving me nuts..

Any clues out there ??
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It won't charge a 4 cell pack any higher than 2.5 amps. Something in the programming. I sold both of mine and bought a Duratrax Ice chargers to replace them.
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It won't charge a 4 cell pack any higher than 2.5 amps. Something in the programming. I sold both of mine and bought a Duratrax Ice chargers to replace them.
Does anyone know if the Triton 2 has the same limitation. This will be used with 4 cell Nimh batteries.

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Does not make sense to me.

My Triton Jr. will charge 4 cells @ 5 amps.

So I would believe that the Triton should do the same.
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I looked at the original Triton manual and in the chart It list the max current at 5 volts is only 2.7 amps. This must have been changed with the Triton JR and Triton 2. I'm looking to jump into 1/12th scale and my current charger (mrc 977) will only charge a 4 cell Nimh at max current of 3.5 amps. It will charge a 5 cell at 5 amps. It has a limit in the software.

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