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Prana

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Battery charging dilema *Resolved*
« on: September 24, 2015, 06:33:17 PM »
Hi Guys,

Im stuck in a bit of a hole and need to get my self out quickly, i need to charge a cannon 5d DSLR battery to test some equipment tomorrow but the charger is broken.
Its a 7.4v li-ion pack.

Ive got access to a cellpro 6 RC charger that says it will do all common battery types but the only one it doesnt mention is Li-ion.



i can easily hook up the +/- to the charger. my concern is what will be a safe battery type to charge it as.

im thinking of charging at a low c rate (1600mah bat) maybe 1A-1.2A as a unbalanced lipo. i think thats the closest in charge typefor what i am reading. and as long as i keep an eye on temps it should be ok.

Am i missing anything obvious thats going to get me blown up? or worse damage the battery.

Im still reading up so any news good/bad is appreciated.

Regards

Prana

Edit
*Thank you for the help in the shout box, it reassured what i was thinking while frantically searching the web. hopefully all goes well tomorrow thanks to you guys :D*
« Last Edit: September 24, 2015, 07:05:56 PM by Prana »

SixSixSevenSeven

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Re: Battery charging dilema *Resolved*
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2015, 05:10:25 AM »
Lipos do charge to a slightly higher voltage usually which could damage the battery. Not really sure what you can do myself, unless you have a way to set the termination voltage on your charger

 

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