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Safe Charge Rate For Mini Slash/Revo Batteries?

Old 06-19-2009, 04:41 PM
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Default Safe Charge Rate For Mini Slash/Revo Batteries?

Just got my mini slash today, and I have no intention of using the supplied charger. What is a safe charge rate for these mini packs (I got a second pak as well of course)? I have an adjustable rate peak charger I will be using. Thanks!, will post pics when I get home from work...
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:06 PM
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Default RE: Safe Charge Rate For Mini Slash/Revo Batteries?

Those are 2/3A packs and many use 1 or 2 amps as the max rate. If in a hurry or don't care too much about fewer cycles then 2 amps will give a hotter powerfuller battery.
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:07 PM
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Default RE: Safe Charge Rate For Mini Slash/Revo Batteries?

It is best to charge them at 1amp or even 1.5amp anything higher will shorten the life of the battery.
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:31 PM
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Default RE: Safe Charge Rate For Mini Slash/Revo Batteries?

I will just stay ith 1 amp for now then, thanks for the replies!
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Default RE: Safe Charge Rate For Mini Slash/Revo Batteries?

Traxxas recommends 1.2A normally, which seems pretty decent.
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