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Old 08-06-2006, 01:57 AM   #721
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So basically you are using the temp peak only? I would assume 0mv cutoff means that the delta peak is turned off altogether? What temp settings are you using?
good question, i do not honestly know if that turns it off or not (i am hoping not, since if a battery does not sit all the way down against one of the temp sensors, it could damage a cell). i am using temp peak of 124F.

i haven't really paid attention, but it would be nice if when a cell peaks, instead of saying full, it said something like full/pk or full/tmp to differentiate how the charge cycle stopped.
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I feel a difference off the bat.

It took me awhile to get it working. Update and settings. Setting are the key, the numbers are different than our old chargers.

My settings for IB 3800 are 6 or 7 amps, 4.0mvs, 50c, 180 sec force charge.

The difference I feel is not at the beginning of the race but at the end. The batts are staying constant through the five min.

Has anyone charged a practice pack, and ran it till it died? Notice how it goes from medium fast to a crawl at the end of practice? Cause all the cells are done at the same time, imo. I could be way off.
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Old 08-09-2006, 09:41 PM   #723
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HELP!!!!

For some reason... one of hte pins won't push against the battery pack anymore!!!! what should i do? i bought my charger during my visit to HK and now i am in canada ...
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Old 08-09-2006, 09:44 PM   #724
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HELP!!!!

For some reason... one of hte pins won't push against the battery pack anymore!!!! what should i do? i bought my charger during my visit to HK and now i am in canada ...

Probably you want to drop Erik an email...
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Old 08-09-2006, 10:21 PM   #725
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I feel a difference off the bat.

It took me awhile to get it working. Update and settings. Setting are the key, the numbers are different than our old chargers.

My settings for IB 3800 are 6 or 7 amps, 4.0mvs, 50c, 180 sec force charge.

The difference I feel is not at the beginning of the race but at the end. The batts are staying constant through the five min.

Has anyone charged a practice pack, and ran it till it died? Notice how it goes from medium fast to a crawl at the end of practice? Cause all the cells are done at the same time, imo. I could be way off.

John I have found that the pack does stay strong longer. But I am using the CTX-D for discharge. After a run I pulse discharge until .9v per cell. Some packs the cells have different mah left. And my packs I have very good numbers from SMC and Full Throttle. Not all cells discharge at the same rate. We hope they do. But they do not.
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Old 08-09-2006, 10:30 PM   #726
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i am happy again.... i don't know where i found the courage... but i took apart the icc.... found that one of the spring posts inside the icc was loose... popped it back into place... resoldered it... and i "think" it works again... i will find out if it does after i charge the pack!
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Old 08-14-2006, 11:26 PM   #727
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FYI

Would there be a possibility of increasing the external charge rate to 6 amps by releasing a software upgrade? Or is this only achievable via hardware upgrade?

Yes, we think that should be possible. We are testing with it, looks like we can increase the rate to 6 amps for 6 cell charging. For 4 cell we are not sure yet.

Fingers Cross this update happens.
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Another question... not sure if it has been mentioned before...

when i am charging a pack in the tray at 6A and one on the external output at 5A.... i get only a 10A draw (when i look at the system info section)...

any ideas why?
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If your interested, check out the videos on the Orion website, there is a video on the ICC and the BatMan V2 with Erik Jonk. The new BatMan looks cool
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If your interested, check out the videos on the Orion website, there is a video on the ICC and the BatMan V2 with Erik Jonk. The new BatMan looks cool
you got a link?
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you got a link?
www.teamorion.com/media

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http://www.team-orion.com/media/ita06-spintec_icc.wmv

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http://www.team-orion.com/media/ita06-spintec_bm-v2.wmv
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is it any store who has the icc in stock?
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thanks cheese man
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Thanx for the link! I've been waiting for this for a long time, so long I forgot to check the website regular.
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Heres my response from Helger UK

Hello
The charger is now being produced and we have samples here in the UK. We have them on oder with Spintec and should get them very soon The retail price is £274.99

Thank you
Tried phoning again today, Helger still don't have a delivery date!

Eric, can you shed any light on when the UK will have some?
I wanted to use one at the KO Grand Prix but it is looking doubtfull.

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