It is more capable than any two chargers I had previously used, and takes up less room than any two. To begin with, it has a 10-model memory so it can save your most commonly used charge parameters for up to 10 batteries. The voltage and cell count should match the values listed on the battery label. One of their newest entries, the is loaded with the newest features, like the ability to link with a smartphone and can charge two separate packs at up to 10. I bought a Passport Ultra before this and I was so disappointed with it.
The balance connect is incorrect. It does not balance charge to the Full screen promp. It actually drops all the way to 0 amps until the temperature drops to about 170. Same behavior above persists at 70 degrees ambient. This eliminates the need to bring a separate power supply to the racing track or flying filed. Easy Bluetooth connection using Link Power X App, app is very user friendly, can set up everything needed for battery set up from app in less than 30 seconds, Has fuel gauge showing battery level charge status. Ah, mAh: Unit of measurement for the capacity of a battery Amperes x Time Unit;.
To avoid short circuits between the banana plugs, always connect the charge leads to the charger first and then to the battery. Warning Tip: This section will help you maximize the performance of your charger. Additionally, it can be programmed to perform a re-peak charge following the initial peak charge. If the settings are incorrect, the battery may be damaged and could potentially burst into flames or explode. With increased capacity and compatibility, this portable, compact and reliable charging unit affords flexible charging of all battery chemistries whether you are at home or in the field. You are now ready to begin charging.
Caution: Be sure to read this section to prevent accidents and damage to your charger. Its leading-edge power distribution mode allows efficient assignment of output power based on individual battery requirements while the Voice Guide feature makes for easy, user-friendly communication. They are also used to check the status of individual cells during the charging process. My batteries all use deans, which this came with. Lithium battery modes include Balance Charge probably the most popular setting , Fast Charge, Storage Charge, Charge and Discharge. Once it cools off a bit, it will work the amperage back up. You don't have to use App, but gives you easy access on 1 screen to all info needed while charging.
The process is easy and the smart phone app and the voice prompt adds a touch of convenience to it. It's easy to set up and run programs. Any and all warranty claims will be handled through the manufacturer directly. This button also is used to stop the charging process. Even experienced users can mistakenly make incorrect selections when programming a charger and this cool feature is a nice fail safe. Simply connect the battery to the charger via the main battery lead to the battery socket and the balance wires to the balance socket as shown below. In addition, you can also filter through to the Battery Meter, Battery Resistance, Battery Memory and System Settings section of the charger.
This increases battery performance and improves longevity. For maximum safety and charging effectiveness, always match or exceed the main battery lead rating when assembling or selecting your charging leads. Between this, the small footprint and much more we just had to give it a try! Additionally, it can charge Pb lead acid batteries that are sometimes used in starter boxes. When I check those batteries they read fully charged. This is at around 75 degree ambient temperature. Setting the upper charge current limit for safe levels based on your battery specifications will ensure safe charging of your specific battery. Instead it keeps charging or just stops.
Channel A and Channel B are identical. Would love to have my money back. If a fast charge is necessary, select the fast charge mode and follow the same charging instructions as for the Lithium Charge Mode or Lithium Balance Charge Mode. Battery Connection with Balance Adaptor. The phone app works great on my android phone. As the range of battery types and capacity becomes more varied, each battery requires its own dedicated charging process.
Progress of each cell during charging can be monitored with the built-in lithium battery meter. Verify that this item is appropriate for your vehicle. Simply connect the battery to the charger via the main battery lead to battery socket and the balance wires to the balance socket as shown below. Once you have set the correct 2. I'm very satisfied with this purchase and would always be on my list. Update: Revising down to 1 star. This is done to improve battery performance and to make sure the pack reached capacity during the initial peak charge.
Using the + or - buttons you can also view the following information:. An incorrect polarity is detected. Pea k Default value reaches the value you set, the. Tech geeks will love the ability to link hook it up to a computer with the Charge Master software and will really love the smartphone app too! This is so far the best battery charger I've had. Those that do have one vehicle have several packs, of varying chemistries, for their ride too.
The battery connection is incorrect. I have done some testing and it seems my charger really only has the thermal capacity to supply about 110-120 total wattage, out of the rated 200, at normal room temperature. The input voltage is less than 11V. The only annoyance is the voice that greets you every time you plug it in, but not a big deal. Can monitor both channels with App. Verify vehicle fit-ment before purchase. Consult your manual or vehicle manufacturer.