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Old 05-05-2008, 12:40 PM
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Im putting a pig tail on my lipo battery to conect it to the charger its a 3 cell pack it has one red+ lead and 3- leads do I conect all 3 negative leads togetherI got a spark it seemed when two of them touched. The charger has only two leads +- ????
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Old 05-05-2008, 12:44 PM
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You connect the red from the charger to the red of the pack. And the black from the charger to the black on the pack farthest from the red. this charges all cells in series. The intermediate black wires are for balancing the pack (basically charging each cell independently). Make sure you have a LIPO charger when you charge any lipo pack. even better is to get a balancing LIPO charger or a balancing adaptor. Then you use all the conductors coming from the pack.
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Old 05-05-2008, 12:57 PM
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I have a lipo charger its a 12volt one for my car,But I just want to know if I conect the 3 negatives together to go to the negative on the charger. Or are you suposed to conect one neg wire at a time untill you have charged each pack seperately?
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never connect the three black wires together. This will dead short some cells. Use the red and the black opposote the red. If you don't have a balancing charger, you never use the black wires in the middle.
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I understand you now so I just cap off the two not in use and connect the one next to the red one
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