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Old 07-28-2004, 04:35 PM
crimson eagle
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I have not heard any data to back up claimed improvements by using different charging methods. A lot of speculation and maybe the multi phasic charge does end up with a cooler battery. Untill someone does a study and can prove the benefits it I will continue to use linear charge.

The auto peak thing may come in handy in certain situations. If you run two classes and really want to start the peak when you are in the middle of marshalling, or maybe you are a club owner who races and finds it convenient to set the auto and not worry about it again.

There will always be customers who demand different things from the charger manufacturers. Right of wrong if there is a big enough demand then there is money to be made. Better or worse is sometimes a secondary issue until some proof can be obtained.

There is nothing wrong with giving a customer what they want (be reasonable here).
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