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Old 10-12-2012, 12:52 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by SpeedyR View Post
i was wondering when this would catch on (balance chargers). I play with RC cars and helis and wondered how everyone was getting by just hooking them up to chargers without regards to the cells.

I wonder if my RC charger would work on the motorcycle batteries.. not a fancy unit but will do up to 6 cells (are the connectors the same as your basic balance chargers?)?

http://www.hobbypartz.com/thac6smbachw.html
I actually have a bunch of RC trucks and Helicopters and a nice RC balance charger, that does Lipo, LIfe, NIMH, Nicad

How many cells are in the shorai? is there a balance plug I could use? ( My charger will balance up to 6 cells ). from .1 to 8amp charge rate.

If I could find a balance plug, I could at least try it see if I can bring it back.
I'm assuming I will have to charge it like a regular RC battery .. Plug the main +/- wires in, and additionally plug the balance port in ( if there is one? )
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