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Old 10-29-2010, 05:31 PM
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Hi,

I have a turngiy nano-tech 2.2mAh 4c 25 - 50 discharge high discharge lipo battery

it says on it max charge 5c

what does this mean with regards to charging it

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Gary
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Your may mean 2.2 ah (rather than mah) and you might also mean 4S? (rather than 4c)
 Anyways , 5C means charging at 5 times the "C" or 5 times the capacity. If your capacity is 2.2 ah then that means 2.2 x 5 = 11 amps.
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Thanks mate,
you are of course correct in your corrections, once again thank you from a numpty when it comes to electrics, by the way have you any experience with the above named battery

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no, not at all.
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I always thought the correct rate to charge a lipo or any battery would be : 2500mah charge at 1c 2.5amps, 4000mah charge at 4 amps, am I correct?
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Many will agree with you. I always thought the correct rate was any rate up to the max rate. Some go beyond the max rate as well.
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Following these charge rates I have never had any problems with any of my batteries and you also have to keep in mind I have over 150 cycles and they look new still (no puffiness) and still have the punch power.
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