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Forum: FMA Direct
05-18-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

7200mah pack 70c 504A discharge. But the C...

7200mah pack 70c 504A discharge. But the C ratings are questionable.

From revolectrix, crazy discharge if you have a car battery to hook it up to :eek:

Output battery discharge current:...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

I would only get a bench reading with no load...

I would only get a bench reading with no load though. On a plane you have load in the air or on the bench.
Wouldn't be able to drive with that on the truck... not for long at least :Q

Not sure I...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Yeah, figured I would get about 6 amps or so with...

Yeah, figured I would get about 6 amps or so with the low 50w but will set it to max 8 and let it do its thing.

Of course you wouldn't want your power setup to ask for anywhere near the limit of...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

8A it is then... thanx for that.

8A it is then... thanx for that.
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

I think I just sparked another question... ...

I think I just sparked another question...

Since the pack is able to discharge at more than 500A or close to it (7200 70c) I should be able to discharge at say 20A or even 40A without issues...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Yes, I leave it on auto detect cells. I set up...

Yes, I leave it on auto detect cells.
I set up multiple profiles for different packs though. Like before I could get past 10A I had a 6.5 & 7.2 amp charge profile for 1c charges on my two 6500 packs...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Yeah, you have to copy it from the library and...

Yeah, you have to copy it from the library and paste it to one of your profiles. Library is not available when you are running it without the laptop. But once its programmed you just choose one of...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Thanx turner and all.

Thanx turner and all.
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Yep, I charged a pack as soon as I updated to...

Yep, I charged a pack as soon as I updated to make sure I got it right. That worked.

I agree, charges better than my cheap HK charger as would be expected.
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Hmmm... found help button on that setting... ...

Hmmm... found help button on that setting...

Balance reacts quicker to voltage changes. Required for A123. Dead band should be increased to 10mv as accuracy is reduced.

It seems like it will...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Bingo!!! That was it!!! Coppied to preset 1 and...

Bingo!!! That was it!!! Coppied to preset 1 and set the perimeters, hooked up a pack and it went right past 10 :D

Thanx for pointing out the painfully obvious that would have bit me if it could...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

On the notebook now and trying with it on high...

On the notebook now and trying with it on high power.

I have gone through and set up custom presets... very adjustable, I love this charger and I will love it more if I can unlock the amperage.
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

I use a 30A 540W PS, same one that pushed my mega...

I use a 30A 540W PS, same one that pushed my mega 400 to a 20A charge.
Yep, balance.
Yep, dongle and have set up multiple lipo profiles.

No way to get more than 10A under 3s. If anyone that has...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Been a while since I bought it but when i first...

Been a while since I bought it but when i first got it I had to get on the phone because I couldn't charge a saddle pack at more than 2A. Turned out they limited unbalanced charging to 2A because it...
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

I used to use a Hobbyking mega 400 and it changed...

I used to use a Hobbyking mega 400 and it changed at 20A all day without a problem. Just not a great charger.

I would like to use the power I paid for ;-)
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Firmware is limiting me. Added to post above

Firmware is limiting me. Added to post above
Forum: FMA Direct
05-17-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

My bad.. PL6 :D Programming will not let you...

My bad.. PL6 :D

Programming will not let you past 10a on 2s.

Charger can get to 40A with a higher cell count.
Forum: FMA Direct
05-16-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,236
Posted By fq06

Question PL6... 2 cell charging over 10A?

Any possibility of a firmware update allowing me to balance charge a 2 cell pack over 10a?

I run a 7200mah stick pack in my short course truck that can safely be charged at 2C, manufacturer says...
Forum: FMA Direct
12-14-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Got the iron out and soldered it up, balance...

Got the iron out and soldered it up, balance charging my saddle pack and very happy!

Thank you Tim on this thread and Howard on the phone.
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Ordered the connector... shipping was more than...

Ordered the connector... shipping was more than the part. I guess it could be worse, connector could have been $10 and then $4 shipping :<:

Thanx for the help Tim, now if you can help me get both...
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Ok, so remove the balance lead from another...

Ok, so remove the balance lead from another charge lead like the one in my above post and black wire from your connector to black charge lead wire. Red from your connector to red charge lead.
That...
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Ok, so... copied 1s/2s small non balanced from...

Ok, so... copied 1s/2s small non balanced from library to unused preset and that charged the saddle pack. 1 cell by itself or two cells in series... no problem.

But now I need to get that up to...
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Will check with multi meter tomorrow if Tim can't...

Will check with multi meter tomorrow if Tim can't think of what's not right off hand.

But there are no balance ports in the saddles. They are two separate single cell lipo's, connected in series....
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Thanx for the response Tim, two single cells in...

Thanx for the response Tim, two single cells in parallel... or single cell by itself.
Tried with balance plug plugged into balance board and not plugged in.
Could charge as single cell by itself...
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Someone on rctech said powerlab doesn't like not...

Someone on rctech said powerlab doesn't like not balance charging ????
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

@hank Won't let me reply to visitor message or...

@hank
Won't let me reply to visitor message or do anything right now, not enough posts.
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Yes, lipo. Copied accurate charge I think it was...

Yes, lipo. Copied accurate charge I think it was and changed balance to no and set amp rate and cell count.
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Does Howard have a email address direct to him?

Does Howard have a email address direct to him?
Forum: FMA Direct
12-09-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Thanx for the suggestion, but I emailed tech...

Thanx for the suggestion, but I emailed tech support and called today. Got a race tomorrow.
Forum: FMA Direct
12-08-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,762
Posted By fq06

Powerlab6 car saddle pack problem

My reedy 2s hard case stick packs balance charged. Hard case with plug in ports for charge harness, not direct wire coming out of lipo, same with saddle. FMA balance adapter.

I have a reedy 5200...
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