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Power Supply's Coolice PSU

Discussion in 'Electronics' started by Lee, Feb 3, 2014.

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  1. Graham Lawrie

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    Brilliant Lee : very nice:) I have been talking to Ian about my set up:) He is a really helpful guy:)
     


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    Hi Lee wow 2400w am impressed with that much power they look quite small would like to see the case .
     
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    Here you go Deano

     
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    Disco disco Lee:) Very nice:) continuing the line of excellent power supplys as seen on RC-Help:) good job Lee:)
     
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    This one isn't mine Graham. Its Ians own builds. I hope to have mine looking similar though.
     
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    Nice guy Ian:) nearly bought his protection system, but it would have meant I would of had to remove my switches:(
     
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    Great as a way to show how good his work is I like it, really nice job,

    Think I would still go for the plain and simple case again if I was to build another.
     
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    Finally got my PSU from the UK to Spain :)
    Now its time to get it in a case :)

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    WOW! One of these days, you are going to have to meet me on Skype and explain to me how you have that all set up. I just don't fully understand how you can charge all those batteries at once. It's probably quite simple, lol.

    That setup is going to look cool in it's own case.
     
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    Its very simple Derek.
    Just buy a parallel charging board like the one in the picture. Plug all your batteries in, and set the charge rate to Packs cell count, and mah x number of packs.
    In this case, 6S packs, 5.6A = 5600mahs (1400mah x 4 packs)
    I charge these packs at 2C, so 11.2A. Takes 30mins.
    They have a 5C rating, so theoretically i could charge them at 28A, but i am in no rush that i need them ready in less than 10mins.
     
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    Cool bananas Lee, how many charges will you get out of your system.
     
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    Hey Barge,
    Don't understand what you mean by "how many charges"
     
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    That is a nice setup Lee. Love the RCH decal on teh side!
     
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    How many charge cycles will you get, if you only had one battery, how many charges would you be able to do before the PSU would require charging again.

    Cheers Lee
     
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    Its not a battery Barge, its a Power Supply Unit. So its connected to the mains :)
     
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    Looking good Lee :) I set mine up last night, just back from holiday, 4 x 5000 and had the over power wRning come on. Reset it and it went fine.
    I read that when using parallel boards you must plug in the battery first and then the balance lead. I have been doing this. Not sure if you have to?
     
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    Thats one nice setup. that charger is looking realy nice with all those packs connected.
     
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    I thought i read, it was the other way around? I've done it both ways with no issues.

    Thanks, I can't wait to get it in a case.
     
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    Same here, thought I read that balance leads first then main charge connectors, and I've done it both ways and never had an issue. The balance leads never arc when I connect them, which is about the only "benefit" I can see since it prevents the main charge lead from arcing when I connect it afterward.
     
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