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Old 06-18-2007, 02:19 PM   #1
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my receiver pack says to charge at 1.4 amps for 1 hr. would it hurt to charge at 1.5 amps?
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You can safely charge at 1 c so if your pack is 2000 mah charge at 2 amps.
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my pack is 1400mah. so just charge it at 1 amp instead of 2.5? im using a superbrain and its only in .5 increments.
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Do you know what brand and model the batteries are? Each battery manufacturer usually puts out a specification sheet, that will tell you what rates you can safely charge your batteries at. If you've got the battery info, try using Google to find the charge info.
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smc intellect cells. I went on their site and they only have charging info for their 4200 mah packs.
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I would just charge the receiver pack at 1. Some people I talked to said they even charge it half an amp just to be safe.
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ya im charging it at 1 right now. i will continue to charge it there only takes about and hour or so.
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ya im charging it at 1 right now. i will continue to charge it there only takes about and hour or so.
Found some info on the SMC 1400mAh cells:

"140mAh for 14 hrs or rapid charging at 1.4A for one hour"

So like Jo said, 1A should be fine.
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