Introduction: How to Charge a Lipo Battery

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First off, sorry I haven't been posting in a while, I've been busy. Now for the instructable! To start you need a battery charger that can charge lipos. I'm using a venom stronghold charger, it's a multi chemistry, DC powered charger

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Now determine the power o your lipo, in my case it's a 4 cell, 6.7 amp battery, i charge mine at 1c. This means tht I charge at6.7 amps. Some battery's can take upwards of 4c, so 4 time the normal amperage.

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I want to add something to step 2, always keep your lipos in a cool, dry, and safe place, I keep my lipos in a charging bag, then I store them in an ammo box. I put a sock with rice I. The ammo box to catch moisture in the box too.

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Now it's time to plug the charger into the power supply. I'm using car batteries in series .

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Now time to select lipo charging, select which kind of charging, I recommend balance charging. Then select the corresponding values that apply to your battery

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Now plug in the battery

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Now hit start and wait. I hoped you enjoyed. Feel free to comment and or follow. You should also check out my Instagram, it's also donttrusthepig. Thanks.

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donttrustthepig (author)2014-06-13

No prob man

donttrustthepig (author)2014-06-05

Lithium polymer, the chemical make up is different, lipos are commonly used for rc cars compared to LI-ions

hey man thanks for subing to me on ifunny

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