Icharger B Pdf User Manuals. View online or download Icharger B User Manual. Read online or download PDF • Page 4 / 33 • ProgressiveRC B iCharger User Manual • ProgressiveRC Power suppliers. My iCharger B was one of the earliest released so it has firmware version where as current models are shipping with version
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The B menus and manual layout echo many of the popular chargers so there is a good chance you may already be familiar with the layout and will quickly catch on.
Looks like it limits LIPO up to 1C although it certainly appears to have the power to charge many packs at a much higher rate.
Once you’ve got the data loaded into LogView you can save it to a file on your PC. Unique Lithium battery Monitor program.
ProgressiveRC 208B iCharger User Manual
In this mode, the charger acts as a convenient power supply for a hot wire foam cutter. Not to worry, there is a nice table that describes it all in detail.
The iCharger has protection for reversed polarity input or outputlow input voltage. The first example assumes that the last battery charged was not a LiPo and none of the charge parameters are correct and they will all need changed.
Prior to this the only other charger manufacturer that I knew of that openly listened to customer feedback was FMA. The B has access to several safety features manul does not always enforce them, so you’ve got plenty of rope to hang yourself with it if you so choose. Battery interior resistance measurement.
iCharger 208B Manuals
Manuual Li batteries’ balance port 3. Originally Posted by hall woo How Much? Overall it works fairly well though and Junsi always has the final say on everything, as you would expect. Connection Sequence According to our engineer, the main charging port and the balance port has reversed polarity protection respectively.
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The PC interface is simply a USB cable which at first glance appears to be a great idea as we all have tons of them around and won’t need to store yet another specialized cable, but it turns out that this is a somewhat special USB cable so you still need to keep track of it and only use it on the iCharger.
The other four columns are all part of the secondary menu level so you press “Inc” and “Dec” to move between. Do not charge a battery unattended Do not charge near flammable objects Do not exceed the rated cell voltage for your ambient temperature typically 4. My reference for checking voltage and current accuracy is a Fluke V which has a DC voltage base accuracy of 0.
Error messages If there is a problem during the charge an error message will be displayed. To help combat this spark and potential damage to connectors the B has a recommended order of making connections; it is: Output banana jacks, temperature probe jacks, and balance port. Oct 22, Complain wrong Brand wrong Model non readable.
Not only save the power but also make the charger size very smart, easy to use and convenient to take. To test this claim Ichargeer charged a 3S LiPo pack in balance mode and measured the voltage shortly after the termination of the charge. Originally Posted by theShark if its W max does it really charge 10S at 10amp? Having identical scales shown to the left and the right for ,anual of the six cells is a bit annoying as you would probably never want to view them on different scales.
Install the iCharger B USB driver directions for this located on the same page Run the upgrader program that came on the CD or website location given in the manual Connect the USB cable provided with the charger Select the B in the device list Click the “Open” and select the new firmware file optionally follow the directions on how to download the firmware Click “Update If there is a way to combine then to a single scale I don’t know how and don’t believe there is a way to do so.
My beloved Cellpro Multi4 charger beside the promising new iCharger B. However, the B does not require the use of the balance tap and can charge the full 20A in unbalanced mode which is no better than the chargers of old. I have also included a few measurements from my Watt’s Up meter as a point of comparison.
iCharger B Charger Review
Below and on the left is the default view you’ll see when you load new data into LogView. If the balancing connector has correct polarity, and then connect the main charging port, there is no problem; but if balancing connector has reversed polarity, and then connect the main charging port, it will burn.
For a novice this could be a dangerous combination, but an experienced power user may very well enjoy freedom from being dictated what constitutes “safe” by the manufacturer. As you can see by the picture immediately below, the iCharger B is only slightly larger than the FMA Multi4 yet boasts seven times the power and twice the output cell count.
This is typically manul cell voltages, pack voltage, charge current, power, charge aka capacityand temperature.
NiCd and NiMH packs of up to 25 cells and lead-acid of up to 18 cells can be charged in manjal mode. My compliments on the graphic design, more eye-catching than the plain blue of the original Chargery units. Upgrading steps posted by Julez!
Another reason they caught my eye was their thread on RCGroups where they listen to customer feedback and use the feedback to fix bugs and add features.