Tag Archives: Testing

Balancing Severely Out of Balance A123 Pack

The following is a recent exchange discussing some charging logic that is impacted often by time-out settings in chargers. Not a bad thing all in all. The same logic can be applied to Lipo packs as well. Hi, Dave: Here’s … Continue reading

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Being A Good Test Pilot: Part 2, Setup

Part 2 in an ongoing series about being a good test pilot. These articals are less about step by step hand holding instructions and more about how to think. We continue…. I always conduct an interview of sorts to fill … Continue reading

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Do A123 LIFE Packs Free Us From Cycling?

Dave One more quick question. I ordered some 1100 2s A123 packs from you today. Do these need to be cycled? I have a FMA 4S CellPro charger that is A123 compatible. It will charge and balance, but not cycle. … Continue reading

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Battery Storage In Reverse

For many of us there is a winter storage season. How do we bring our fuel powered models out of storage confident our RX battery packs are up to snuff? Were they nearing the end of life at the end … Continue reading

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