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Old 01-07-2010, 10:18 PM   #1
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you don't have to because unlike nicad they don''t have a momory, but if you do use a charger with cut off voltage. most chargers that cycle do charge it and discharge it to bring bac some life to it if ou let it set too long.
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i would if you have the time to wait . and charge at like 1/2- 1 amp
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I do it when a pack has been sitting for a while. The reason is that NiMH self discharge at an uneven rate, throwing off the balance. Discharge them down to almost nothing and charge them back up. After peak, let them trickle for a few hours and they are good to go.
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Thanks guys, what do you do for discharging regular Nimh cells? I'm thinking of getting into a spec slash class that uses 3800 Nimh cells. I have a Triton EQ but I don't want to tie that up discharging packs.

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Thanks guys, what do you do for discharging regular Nimh cells? I'm thinking of getting into a spec slash class that uses 3800 Nimh cells. I have a Triton EQ but I don't want to tie that up discharging packs.

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im sure team integy or muchmore racing have dischargers for that size cell
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are you guys discharging around 30A? More/less? This will be for a 3800 stick pack, so it won't be a discharge board.

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