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Old 01-11-2010, 02:20 PM
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I thought I'd start a thread on features we'd like added to CP chargers.

On the
CP 10S softare updates:

1) Charge summary screen that shows: Elapsed time, starting fuel %, End fuel % , estimated battery mah (What the charger thinks the battery size is.)

it would look like this for charging a 3000mah battery at ~2C
Code:
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| Start:15%        End: 100%    |
| Time: 30m 10s   eMah: 3000  |
-------------------------------
2) Ablitity to turn on "Cold weather" mode without putting the charger outside. I charge in my kitchen while reading on my laptop. Regardless of the temp outside it's 70 in my house. I'd like to be able to enable cold weather mode without putting the charger outside.

CP10S (hardware update):

1) A discharge feature. I love my CP's but right now I'm using an automotive light bulb to discharge my batteries for storage and then re-charge in storage mode. Even if it's only 300mah discharge at least I can do it in one slow step.

Or a separate little device ~$25-30 that is an FMA branded discharger. that can discharge each cell individually to storage voltage.


Otherwise great work guys.
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Old 01-11-2010, 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by constantCrash View Post
I thought I'd start a thread on features we'd like added to CP chargers.

On the
CP 10S softare updates:

1) Charge summary screen that shows: Elapsed time, starting fuel %, End fuel % , estimated battery mah (What the charger thinks the battery size is.)

it would look like this for charging a 3000mah battery at ~2C
Code:
-------------------------------
| Start:15%        End: 100%    |
| Time: 30m 10s   eMah: 3000  |
-------------------------------
2) Ablitity to turn on "Cold weather" mode without putting the charger outside. I charge in my kitchen while reading on my laptop. Regardless of the temp outside it's 70 in my house. I'd like to be able to enable cold weather mode without putting the charger outside.

CP10S (hardware update):

1) A discharge feature. I love my CP's but right now I'm using an automotive light bulb to discharge my batteries for storage and then re-charge in storage mode. Even if it's only 300mah discharge at least I can do it in one slow step.

Or a separate little device ~$25-30 that is an FMA branded discharger. that can discharge each cell individually to storage voltage.


Otherwise great work guys.
Hi,

Thank you for the feedback. The Cellpro 10s charger is a mature product at this time. We have no plans to add additional improvements or new features as the microcontroller has no free memory remaining. Most if not all the new features you request will be available in coming products from FMA. Keep an eye out for information soon to come and join the emailing list if you're not already on it.
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