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    Traxxas EZ Peak 2933 charger & Dual Adapter 2918

    Thinking about getting this set-up.
    Will it charge two batteries at 6 amps at the same time?
    I have Traxxas Lipo 11.1 v, 3s, 25c, 5000mah.
    How long will it take to charge these two batteries at the same time?
    Also wanting to buy some 3's, 65c, 6500mah batteries.
    Thanks

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    Yes it will.

    Takes me about 45-60 mins to balance charge my 5000mah lipos. Putting them in a storage charge (2 amp max) takes two hours. That's if the batteries were ran down to the LVD.

    The ez peak plus will only go to 6 amps so anything over 6000mah will take longer to charge. Just something to keep in mind when buying batteries.

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    Anyone have opinions on this set up?
    Good, bad, or get a different charger or?

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    Just order this!

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    OK, just plug up both batteries to this setup. The charger is only detecting 5 cells instead of 6 cells.
    Why?

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    You tried one battery at a time direct to charger To see if each cell is detected.
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    I'm guessing the 3s adapter will not work for 2s due to the different balance plug, right?

    NM. I know the answer. Don't even know why I asked. I just ordered both adapters..
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    Quote Originally Posted by trax de max View Post
    You tried one battery at a time direct to charger To see if each cell is detected.
    Yes, it sees 3 on each battery.
    Call Traxxas and they are sending me another dual board.

    Another question, how do you know when the batteries are fully balance?
    I see that the charger will say Fully Charged, but I don 't see anything about fully balance.

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    If you set it for balance charge the charger will charge and balance automatically. If you press one of the buttons on the charger, not sure which one, it'll be in the user guide and you can scroll through a display to show the cell voltages as it charges.

    When complete it should read Full, or whatever the message is that pops up,

    Put in the correct settings and let the charger do it's thing. If anything is wrong, it should give an error.
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    When I charged up two 2s 5000mah 30c lipos together it took almost two hours. How is that saving me time? Wouldn't the point of the dual charging be to charge two in the amount of time it takes to do one. I had it set on 5 amps and 4s setting like the manual said. Am I missing something?

    Ive used this dual charging thing a few times but I guess I never really paid attention to the times lol
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    Your missing the more cells their is, then the balance phase will take longer and the charger power rating. When you set it at 5A have you noticed it seems to be 4.7A or 4.8A on screen.
    Some scenarios it does save time,
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    I'm not sure I'll have to charge them up and look at it. If it's set to 5 amps would I charge at 5 amps?

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    It's down to the chargers power rating I think the chargers 80 Watt. If the output voltage is lower then the output current can be higher and vice versa.
    If you set it at 5A and the voltage is high then the charger will just reduce the current. if the batteries are at 16V or less you could get 5A, depends on any losses/efficiency.
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    Still trying to figure this charger out.
    When I'm charging, discharging, storing. I still don't know when their full.
    I have the limiter set at 90 minutes, when it reaches 90 minutes it cutts off. Says full . But I can reset and it continues to charge, ect.
    Do I need to set the limiter to 120 minutes or just bypass the limiter?

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    I don't know what size lipos your charging, If you changed charging techniques you need to keep a check on voltage levels and then adjust the safety parameters to suit, ie. capacity cut off / timer limit.
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    Traxxas 3s 25c 5000mah lipos. Using the dual balancer board.

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    i'm not sure if it should show full when the timer runs out.
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