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Old 10-22-2006, 10:35 AM   #226
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TEAMWAVE- please check yours YGPM
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Old 10-22-2006, 12:13 PM   #227
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Can I use just the lightning to discharge my packs before I charge them up?

or will I need something like a smart tray also?
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Old 10-22-2006, 03:05 PM   #228
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Lightning does basically the same job as the Smart Tray, so you should be fine with just the lightning
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hey buddy,

i only stick to my lighting since i got it, its so long since i use my other discharger.......
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mcgmark - You only need one Lightning to do all the job. High current, mid current to low current discharge in one unit.

Ali Graham - You are wrong, Lightning is not another smary tray or smart tray SE. Lightning V2 is more advanced, it can pulse discharge at 20Amp and automatically adjust discharge current. Up to this moment, we are the ONLY discharger be able to keep the cells at the cutoff voltage. We use six independent PWM control circuit to control the discharge current to keep it stay at the cutoff voltage.
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We need to see a pictures of the new discharger before we buy one.
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Old 10-23-2006, 12:56 AM   #232
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We need to see a pictures of the new discharger before we buy one.

picture here, www.teamwaveonline.com and first page of this thread...................go to page 1 thanks....read all about it..
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Just tried the V2 one @ the weekend and found it not user friendly for 4 cell packs. (haven't tried 6 cell as it's now back in the LHS)

Bought it as I found the price more pocket friendly than the similar CTX unit. Also does 4 & 6 cell packs. 20 amps is enough for any 1

I run tubes on the cells + & - and the cells don't stay located on the tray. The clips that contact the tubes/cells have a little shoulder that allows the tube to slide either side of the clip causing the cells to move and loose contact. Novak has flat faced contact clips and small mouldings in it's tray which help keep the cells in place.

Novak's back out now. It may be slower but the calls stay in place
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Old 10-23-2006, 01:44 AM   #234
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radio_car_racer - Try to remove the top plate and turn the screw a bit to make the clip aligned to your required angle such that it won't squeeze your battery.

Jochim_18 - Picture is attached.
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radio_car_racer - Try to remove the top plate and turn the screw a bit to make the clip aligned to your required angle such that it won't squeeze your battery.

Jochim_18 - Picture is attached.
Bit late as it back in the LHS

My 4 cell packs had a link wire between cells 2 & 3 for 12th scale as I run a BMI 12th. A battery bar that would have helped them stayed lined up in tray though but that would mean buying a CRC car etc
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That's becasue its Team Scream UK distributing this discharger
UK importer is now AMC i believe. New site not running yet but contact details are correct
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mcgmark - You only need one Lightning to do all the job. High current, mid current to low current discharge in one unit.

Ali Graham - You are wrong, Lightning is not another smary tray or smart tray SE. Lightning V2 is more advanced, it can pulse discharge at 20Amp and automatically adjust discharge current. Up to this moment, we are the ONLY discharger be able to keep the cells at the cutoff voltage. We use six independent PWM control circuit to control the discharge current to keep it stay at the cutoff voltage.
I am sorry, I was thinking of my Team Wave Lightning, which is the V1. Yes the V2 is very different, my apoligies
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Old 10-23-2006, 12:10 PM   #238
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So I can use a Lightning V2 to do everything I need to do to the battery before charging?


TeamWave, What version are u selling from your website for around $115.00??

Your equipment is considerably cheaper than the Trinity DPD and MM Ctx-D2
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@ teamwave.

I have called to the shop and they replaced the unit.
The new replaced unit i have now has exactly the same problem.
The settings are 0,90V XDL1.

I am testing now with GP packs because i dont want to kill my IB cells with the teamwave discharger.

I have equalized the GP pack with my robotronic tray. I have put 500mah into them.
Then i have put my pack again on the robitronic tray and measured al the cells. All the cells had the same voltage.
The i put my packs on the teamwave (0,90V XDL1).
I measured al the cells while discharging and the reading on the teamwave display where the same as on my voltmeter.The i kept measuring cell number 6 al the time.At one point cell 1 till 5 where al done at about the same time. The reading of the voltage of cell number 6 on the teamwave display went from 0,92 to 0,99 while the reading on my voltmeter went below 0,80 and lower cell number 6 just keeps discharging. Then i stopped the discharging proces and restated it again ,and cell 6 was done in a fraction of a second,the other cells took a few seconds and where done also.

Then i put the pack back on my robitronic tray,cells number 1-5 where 1,12V and cell number 6 was 0,99V.

The shop owner has called me to ask if the new unit worked fine because he has also the same problem with his own unit.

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Old 10-23-2006, 09:41 PM   #240
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sitting duck - One batch of the V1 has this problem. V2 don't have this problem any more because the circuit/PCB/components are all new design, even the software is newly written from the ground up. We are planning to have a software upgrade on the V1 to solve the problem. We will let you know once it is ready.
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