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JSLICK
06-14-2010, 01:45 AM
I have a stock Losi MRC Ni-MH 7.2V 1100 Mah and two new 2s 7.4v 800mah 25C lipos. I know that I have to switch the proram for each type. I don't know how much to charge tham at. Any help would be useful.

Arct1k
06-14-2010, 01:49 AM
No idea on NimH but the lipo should be at .8amps on a 2s lipo charge mode.

JSLICK
06-14-2010, 02:06 AM
Thanks, I'll program that in now. :mrgreen:

brazwewn
06-14-2010, 02:20 AM
For lipos move the decimal point o er three places and charge there. So 1200mah charge at 1.2, or 800mah charge at .8

Wes

JSLICK
06-14-2010, 02:23 AM
Learn something new everyday.
So does that stand true for the Ni-MH also?

Tin Soldier
06-14-2010, 03:25 AM
Thought your charger auto configured based on the battery volts and amps? I know I didn't play with that one much, but mine does it all for me. Should be about the same as lipo though.

Quirk
06-14-2010, 04:39 AM
Learn something new everyday.
So does that stand true for the Ni-MH also?

Yes for the most part, charge a 1500 at 1.5 max, but for 1500 MaH NiMh I always charged at .75 amp. NiMh batts like a lower charge and will last longer and perform better if you charge at lower amp settings.

brazwewn
06-14-2010, 12:39 PM
Learn something new everyday.
So does that stand true for the Ni-MH also?

Yes for the most part, charge a 1500 at 1.5 max, but for 1500 MaH NiMh I always charged at .75 amp. NiMh batts like a lower charge and will last longer and perform better if you charge at lower amp settings.

good point I failed to mention, the number is max charge rate. Anything under is good, but I have no idea if it will increase overall battery life to undercharge lipo. Never ran nimh batteries, so no clue there.

Wes