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Old 07-28-2006, 03:10 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by cyber3d
Is my method typical or am I just asking for ruined batteries?

I use Intellect SC3800 6 pack in series configuration (side by side)
Pulsar Comp2 charger
LRP Concept Battery Conditioner
Integy Indi Zero-Thirty discharger

My process:

Remove pack from car
Discharge 6pack @30amps until white LEDs go out, (about 10min), immed remove pack
Condition pack until red LEDs go out (about 10min)
Store pack in a cool place

Next weekend:
Condition pack until red LEDs go out.
Charge pack at 5.0amps/DeltaPeak 30mV/no trickle/linear mode/4700mAh**
Race then as above

** that it charges to 4700mAh and does not stop worries me. Isn't that too high? It's a 3800mAh pack. Or should I let the charger go until it automatically shuts off?

Thats like overcharging... Not good for cells too. Maybe you could lower the delta peak.
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Old 07-28-2006, 07:18 PM   #32
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Thanks BenC.

I'll adjust to 10mV Delta peak. Should I also, turn the charger off as soon as it reaches 3800mAh???

Your help is appreciated.
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