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Old 09-29-2005, 10:19 PM   #16
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Just wondering, how can you ruin your batteries with the discharge tray?
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just want to clear it up. Those guys are having problems with other manufactures trays. Not TEKINS
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Would I be able to do 2 x 4 cell packs at once?
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Would I be able to do 2 x 4 cell packs at once?
Yes! That is the beauty of the 8 slots! 1/12th scalers rejoice!
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Just wondering, how can you ruin your batteries with the discharge tray?
With the Novak Smart Tray if you put in the battery packs so that there are 2 bars along the top they will get extremely hot, extremely quickly. Mind you the polarity can still line up correctly and this will occur. I'm not sure why but it does

As Cuffs pointed out, this isn't the case with the Tekin product. Which reminds me, will there be a Cuffs Signature edition?
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Old 10-27-2005, 09:12 PM   #21
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anybody pickup the battery doctor and review it yet?
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Old 10-31-2005, 12:29 PM   #22
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I just won one over this past weekend I hope I get it soon... I have one pack of 3800's and 5 packs of 3600's that I want to try... I'm sure the 3300's will be fine...

I just wonder if they will come out with something simular to novak's product where you can stach trays... because after reading its specs it sounds like a set it and forget it deal which would be great for storage between race weeks... race sunday tray till next sunday
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Old 12-13-2005, 08:39 PM   #23
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In the tekin forums the tray was described as: "This tray is digital, there are no ceramic stone resistors or bulbs, the tray has a built in .7 volt cutoff in a the first few hours and a .5 volt cut off over extended periods of time and will not falter below this level , Ask for this product in your local hobby shop now!"

Is this with a full pack or will it take a few hours to discharge a pack from .9 volts/cell to .7 or .5 volts/cell? With a 2 Amp discharge I dont see why it would take hours. How long does it take to discharge a pack from .9 volt/cell to its cutoff? Also, does it really have 2 cutoffs depending on how much time the pack is in the tray, or is it just that a fully charged pack if put in the tray will be a .7 volts/cell after a few hours. I can't see how it would have two different cutoffs depending on how long the pack is left on it. When the lights go on or off (which ever means that the cell is finished) is that cell at .7 or .5 volts?
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just want to clear it up. Those guys are having problems with other manufactures trays. Not TEKINS
exactly - I bought the doctor last friday - worked great - batteries felt better after every use - best $50 I spent.
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ok a quick report! I cycled 2 packs of IB 3600's and trayed the two packs for a 6 days straight. At the track I untrayed both of them and charged them both up and POW! just like a old school Batman and Robin when the bad guys walk in! The Tekin Doc took out the trash and left the good stuff. My 3600's (4 cells) peaked at 4436 and 4025 mahs with 6.22 and 6.32 volts! PIMPtastic! I'm ordering 4 more; 3 are going to look over my 6cell packs and the remaining tray is going to watch over my IB3800's.

THanks Tekin! Now if you make a micro (1100-1200) tray that would be even more PIMPtastic!
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Any of you guys shoot some good pics on this Tray, the web site really doe'nt show much???
Anyone???????? [email protected]
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Just wondering, how can you ruin your batteries with the discharge tray?
Thats what I'm tryin' to figure out. Seems pretty fool proof every time I clip my packs into the Novak tray.

I still think that the $90 for the Novak tray was a bit much. Good to see that Tekin is bringing a less expensive alternative.
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so i assume that the led will goes of once it reaches 0.7 but its still discharging?
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Here are a few photos of the product.

http://www.teamprpracing.com/BatDr1923_blkbkg.jpg

http://www.teamprpracing.com/BatDr1925_blkbkg.jpg

http://www.teamprpracing.com/BatDr_pkg_blkbkg.jpg
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so i assume that the led will goes of once it reaches 0.7 but its still discharging?
Yep, then it cuts off at .5 volts.
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