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    Question regarding Triton Junior charger to charge Tornado battery

    I bought a Triton Junior charger to charge my son's Tornado EPX pro stock battery. It is 7.2V 2000Mah, but when I charge it, the charging system usually reads that it is 7.4 all the way up to 9.6V by the time it's done charging in about an hour. The battery feels slightly warm after it charges...just wondering if this is normal.


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    Aug 2007
    skowhegan, ME

    RE: Question regarding Triton Junior charger to charge Tornado battery

    9.6v seems a bit high....but if the battery isnt hot to the touch then you are fine. All batteries charge above their respective voltages. The voltage spec is the "nominal" reading. Fact is, after you take it off the charger the voltage likely drops to around 7.4-8.0, and the second you punch the throttle the voltage drops (due to the load on it) to 7.2v
    If you are still concerned, you can lower your charger's charging rate. You shouldnt be charging that battery at more than 2amps. You certainly can charge it higher than that....but it will shorten the life of the battery.
    In the day, racers used to charge their 3000mah packs at 6amps! But they could afford to replace the battery after just a few races.
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