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Old 12-08-2006, 04:40 PM   #961
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Well heres the newest "poop" on my charger. The hobby shop sent it back to Horizon and then they are gonna send it back to Spintec to be fixed. The hobby shop owner is a great person, he got on there case saying how much money I had spent and that they should step up and replace it. They said that they only import them and it has to go back to spintec to be fixed. So here I sit and wait..
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Old 12-08-2006, 04:57 PM   #962
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New update is comming up! It wont be verry long until release time.

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Old 12-09-2006, 01:02 AM   #963
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New update is comming up! It wont be verry long until release time.

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I'm gonna test it today!


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Old 12-09-2006, 05:38 AM   #964
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I updated mine to yesterday.... No time for testing today. See you tomorrow!

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Old 12-09-2006, 09:00 AM   #965
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Hi Eric thank´s fore the Spintec.
I like the charger it have every thing hope to see more froe your company and say thank´s to Bart my new freind in the world.

Hope to see you at Dhi-Cup 2007
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Old 12-11-2006, 03:39 PM   #966
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Rob, when will this update be available? Thanks.
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Old 12-11-2006, 11:41 PM   #967
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Rob, when will this update be available? Thanks.
There is always a testfase, don't know when Erik will release it.


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Old 12-12-2006, 06:36 AM   #968
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It seems that no matter what temperature I set the charger to, it will only peak when the cells reach the 'peak temperature'

I have tried 3mv, 2mv and 4mv, and whatever the minium temp is, 35c I think. After comments about the inaccuracy of the temp probes I have tried maxiumum temps of 38, 39, 40, 42 etc and it always peaks at that temp. The actual temp appears to be about 10deg higher.

Why aren't they peaking 'during' the temp range I've set?

Should I try 5mv Delta peak, would this increase the chances of the pack peaking sooner or make things worse?

These are IB4200's and 4200 SHV's

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Following the above I have also tried 1mv and 0.5mv delta peak, and the charger still only peaks the cells when the max temperature is reached.

The firmware is v1.06 and the hardware is v1.20
Any idea's

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Old 12-17-2006, 08:12 PM   #969
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Any feed back about the charge quality of the ICC? It seems that there isnt any unit available on the shelves in Hong Kong at least. Not sure in other parts of the world. Surely there is a plus side of the ICC.

Some positive feedback of this product will do some justice.
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I updated mine to yesterday.... No time for testing today. See you tomorrow!

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So how is the new update. What bugs did it fix?
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Last time I checked in HK (about 4 months ago) there were units at hobbymania.

I bought one in hk too. I like the charger very much but it is still buggy, and its temp/peak detection is still not very accurate (but that's just my opinion). On this thread there is also mention of 4 cell charging problems.

Once they fix those problems this will be a very good charger. I am waiting for things like charge and discharge curves, Li-Po charging abilities, etc. that was promised by this unit. Hopefully in the next year, there will be a good number of updates that will allow this charger to become the next "gfx" of independent cell charging...

Otherwise, I have a $500 USD paper weight. (That's right, i bought the first batch avaliable in HK basically, so expensive!)

Spintec's website says:
v1.06 - 22/09/2006
- new menu screen during charging, avarage data
- automatic repeak function improved
- min temp setting in fahrenheit increased
- external charge limit increased to 6000 mAh
- start problems with low-voltage packs solved
- improved motor check startup
- charge delayed start timer bug fixed

(Is there a newer version out? cause I cannot see it on their website!)
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So how is the new update. What bugs did it fix?
- smaller adjustment steps for current, deltapeak and starttimer
- starttimer now does system check before timerstart
- more accurate temp readings at higher temps
- timer added for motor check function
- bug fix when in 4 cell Fahrenheit mode
- 5 cell option added (note: this also requires hardware update kit which will follow soon!)


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hardware update kit? is it free??
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hardware update kit? is it free??
Don't ask me
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Has anybody seen or heard from Spintec in the last couple of weeks?

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