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Old 12-05-2005, 07:09 PM
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Alright, I bought a Pulsar Competition, and it came in today. I bought a 25 AMP 13 volt power supply from radioshack to go with it, and soldered on some deans clips to it. I then tried charging a battery and it always says battery failure or power interuption. Then I had the charger on and was trying to set it and it started getting too hot and I had to unplug it. I'm in some real bad trouble here, and really want to get this working. I have an SMC 3600 battery with deans solded on right now and this isn't working out at all. Not too happy right now because I spent almost 200$ and this set up isn't working. HELP !!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-06-2005, 09:32 AM
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First check the polarity of all your deans plugs. Next check that you don't have any thing shorted out on the plugs. check the output voltage on your power supply to see what its putting out. Are your batts new or second hand?
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Definitely leaning on a polarity issue.


Triple check everything that + is red and - is black. Power supply, both male and female deans and so on. When making your initial setup's on the charger don't have a battery hooked up. You can run through the menu's and settings on 12V power. If you have a battery hooked up and your power supply is not working it will try and run the charger on the battery. If the battery is dead this can be very frustrating.

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okay I'll check the polarity issues when my dad gets home. He took it to his machine shop today because he works with a guy who is upsessed with rc and an electrician who knows about this stuff. He resoldered the deans but he said he didn't have any luck. I'll check back when he gets home in like 15 minutes.
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TRy the charger hooked to a REAL CAR battery to eliminate the powersupply as a problem
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Well did you get it to work just wondering.
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already tried the car battery thing. Turns out that it didnt work either, and I talked to team associated and they said to send it in. I might return it to kaizen which I bought it from on here or send it in, not sure yet?
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id send it back to lrp cuase it will probly be quicke. if u jave to end it back to the place u bought it and then theyl send it back to lrp
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Originally Posted by AE guy
already tried the car battery thing. Turns out that it didnt work either, and I talked to team associated and they said to send it in. I might return it to kaizen which I bought it from on here or send it in, not sure yet?

Send it back to Associated and hook it up properly next time. You fried the charger so why should Kaizen have to pay for your mistake??? He didn't do anything wrong.
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Send it back to Associated and hook it up properly next time. You fried the charger so why should Kaizen have to pay for your mistake??? He didn't do anything wrong.
I believe that the LRP Comp has reverse polarity protection circuitry on both the battery leads as well as DC power in.

I've watched someone hook their LRP up reversly and nothing happened at all. just didn't turn on, reconnected properly and worked fine.
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Originally Posted by eri3f0g
I believe that the LRP Comp has reverse polarity protection circuitry on both the battery leads as well as DC power in.

I've watched someone hook their LRP up reversly and nothing happened at all. just didn't turn on, reconnected properly and worked fine.

If the Power supply is hefty enough you CAN fry an LRP Pulsar by hooking it up backwards. I saw it happen before my eyes at our track across the table from me.
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Originally Posted by Soviet
If the Power supply is hefty enough you CAN fry an LRP Pulsar by hooking it up backwards. I saw it happen before my eyes at our track across the table from me.
ah na, the only way that would happen would be in the voltage going in was way to high
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