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Any LiPo capacity tester/gauge for LiHV

Old 06-09-2024, 02:59 PM
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Does anyone here know of a LiPo battery capacity checker that has an LiHV mode for the HV LiPo batteries?

All I can find (and there are LOTS) just have a standard LiPo (4.2V Max) mode.

I would have thought by now someone would be making a gauge for HV LiPos batteries.
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If you're simply trying to check voltage as a qualifier for 'charged', then a multimeter is probably the right tool.
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Originally Posted by Zoomies
If you're simply trying to check voltage as a qualifier for 'charged', then a multimeter is probably the right tool.
If I just wanted to know if it was full I can connect to my charger and it will tell me that too.

But that's not what I want.

I want to know percent of charge to know whether it is worth the effort to get it to storage voltage or if it is close enough to leave as is for a little while.
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Originally Posted by ta_man
If I just wanted to know if it was full I can connect to my charger and it will tell me that too.

But that's not what I want.

I want to know percent of charge to know whether it is worth the effort to get it to storage voltage or if it is close enough to leave as is for a little while.
LiPos don't have a linear voltage to percentage ratio. What you're looking for is being close to 7.8V. Your charger or a multimeter should tell you that.
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most chargers for LiPo/LiFe/LiHV etc will show the total voltage for the battery pack and when you connect the balance lead, should show you each individual cell. Some down to the thoughsandth volts (.001v) others to the hundredth (.01v) or tenth (.1v). At that point you need to make a call on whether to charge, leave or discharge if done for the day.

The newer "smart" batteries with the related chargers do all that for you.
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