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Terry

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1 Amp Charge Rate
« on: May 28, 2013, 06:48:53 PM »

7.2 volt NiMh 5000 mAh Racing Pack, is it OK to charge at 1amp


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Re: 1 Amp Charge Rate
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2013, 06:49:31 PM »

yep will take roughly 5 hours tho
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Re: 1 Amp Charge Rate
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2013, 07:45:26 PM »

I would charge at <= 0.5A (0.1C) using a dumb charger and 4.5-5A (0.9-1C) using a peak detecting charger. I would only charge at 1A if I was sure that the cells were flat and was using a charger that can be programmed to terminate after a given time or amount of current.


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