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07-08-2013 06:18 AM  5 years agoPost 1
Heliflyer 100

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I have a Common Sense RC ACDC-6 charger that I bought for my rc cars. I use LiPo in my cars and have it figured out how to charge those with my charger but I can't figure out NiCd or Ni-MH. I need to know how to find the correct charge current for these two types of batteries.

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07-08-2013 05:23 PM  5 years agoPost 2
cdrking

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There is a section in this charger manual that will help determine charge rates.

Charger Manual

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07-08-2013 06:13 PM  5 years agoPost 3
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Generally speaking, standard charge rate is C/10 and fast charge rate is 1C.

  

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07-08-2013 06:14 PM  5 years agoPost 4
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A wealth of information on NiXx charging can be found here:

http://www.hangtimes.com/rcbattery_faq.html

  

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07-08-2013 07:37 PM  5 years agoPost 5
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The problem I'm having is that my manual which is a very bad translation to English from some other language, is that it tells me I have to set what they call a charge current for the Nixx type batteries. What I need to know is how to figure out what this value should be from the information given on a battery pack itself. So, one of my batteries is a 4.8V 1100mAhr NiCd 4 cell receiver pack. Using that info, how would I figure out what the charge current should be?

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07-08-2013 08:23 PM  5 years agoPost 6
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If you read the manual that I posted it will explain it.

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07-08-2013 08:56 PM  5 years agoPost 7
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Awesome, thanks cdrking

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