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Lipo Charger compatibility

Old 01-16-2017, 02:02 PM
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Hi Guys, quick question, I have a lipo dual function charger rated @ 5amps max charge rate and I need to know if this would charge a 22.2v 6s 4400mah 30C in a reasonable amount of time, (complete newbie to electric flight), but 25yrs flying I/C models, I know you have seen all this before but I have looked and found some contradictions, so unsure, many thanks in advance.
Old 01-17-2017, 10:34 AM
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I use a 5 amp charger to charge my 6s 5500mah batteries. I am in no hurry, so time is not a problem. Mine takes about an hour to charge.

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Theoretically speaking, a 5000mAh battery will take exactly one hour to charge at 5 amps. The fact that you should balance charge EVERY TIME you charge will put that time into the 1.25 hour range. Given that your battery is 5500mAh and the charger only goes to 5A, you can start to see how the mileage varies.

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Cheers Buzz
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Thanks Rafael.

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