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Chargers My Charger :)

Discussion in 'Electronics' started by Graham Lawrie, Jan 3, 2014.

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  1. Graham Lawrie

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    Making a start while I have the energy. Not much done, and very similar to what everyone is doing.
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    Don't forget to break those two fuseable links on the opposite side of that screw that you removed. That, and isolating that screw hole from the case are the keys to removing the DC ground from the second PSU.
     
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    I cut the strip from the area the plastic on the fan was at, my thinking being that you would not get a potential short off plastic. Thus minimising any danger.

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    I placed it in as flush as I could.

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    I then broke the tabs. At each stage I tested for continuity.

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    I have a box:)
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    The white lines are the parts I have cut off from the original moulding wher the drill and charger sat.

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    I have a box:)
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    The white lines are the parts I have cut off from the original moulding wher the drill and charger sat.

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    Hi Graham,
    Just out of curiosity how long does that charger take to re-charge a 11.1v 2200mha pack. I know it can probably parallel charge a few packs but what is
    the time for one pack. Be most interested. Cheers Treff
     
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    Depends on the charge rate that you are putting into it. If you are just doing a 1c charge rate, it will take the same amount of time as a $40 charger. However, if you are doing 4 at a 5c charge rate, it will be much less time to charge, and you will be getting multiples done at once. so, it's all based off the charge C rating of the battery.

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    Thanks for the info Tony. Just enquiring for the future. My battery collection is getting bigger LOL. Cheers
     
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    Lol. Just started the build. I have only cut 1 bit of wood:)
     
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    20140118_195659.jpg a bit more work done.
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    Made some progress today:)
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    I think it is better if you choose a decent box:) mine has too many shapes.

    Having said that, it is very good quality:)

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    That's really starting to come together!
     
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    Yes, best I have been this year, so made some effort to get work done.
    Still to buy icharger:(
     
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    Looks great Graham.
    Im keen to get mine started soon. A few other projects on the go first.
     
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    I still don't know how to wire it:) Hope to get switches on today:)
     
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    Rc-hero got a good stock of Ichargers back in, and good prices as well Graham.
     
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    Thanks Kev I will take a look:) Just bought a canopy for the 600 on FastLad £54 down to £15:)
     
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    Kev you are a bad influence, charger is on its way:)
     
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    whatcha get? WE NEED TO KNOW!!!
     
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    The icharger 306:)
     
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