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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Gratitude to Julez and Kgfly for their hard working on upgrading instruction. The B manual states that it balances cells to within 10mV, but offers no other indication of how accurate it should be. Some don’t like how easy it is to bump this button and accidentally terminate the charge, but from a safety standpoint it is refreshingly quick and easy. The iCharger has protection for reversed polarity input or outputlow input voltage. 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 manaul a somewhat special USB cable so you still need to keep track of it and only use it on the iCharger.
Sign up now to remove ads between posts. Do not charge a battery unattended Do not charge near flammable objects Ichargsr not exceed the rated cell voltage for your ambient temperature typically 4. You’ll want to become familiar with the differences between the various LiPo charge modes as there are no less than 8 variations. Basically you can use any power supply you want as long as its output voltage is 4.
Output banana jacks, temperature probe jacks, and balance port. The manual includes a set of directions on updating the firmware on page 29 or page 28 in older versions of the icuarger. See detail information about logview in the following website: As before, the number in the parentheses is the percent error.
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iCharger 208B Manuals
Jan 31, The following lists ichargdr their main specifications: Input leads, output leads, balance port adapters, temperature probe, PC interface and software etc? The iCharger can not only measure the internal resistance of. This has not been without its drawbacks though as opinions vary ichagger how the charger should behave so sometimes you get someone requesting a modification and someone else asking for it to not be changed.
Firmware updates The manual includes a set of directions on updating the firmware on page 29 or page 28 in older versions of the manual. My iCharger B was one of the earliest released so it has firmware version 3. The B has access to several safety features but does not always enforce them, so manuao got plenty of rope to hang yourself with it if you so choose.
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. The charger may say it just charged my cells to 3.
Even if your power supply would normally require you to limit the B input current or set an input watt limit we can safely ignore that for now simply by choosing a very low charge current that won’t stress the power source.
Overall it works fairly well though and Junsi always has the final say on everything, as you would expect. Prior to this the only other charger manufacturer that I knew of that openly listened to customer feedback was FMA.
Not only does it look extremely cluttered, it is nearly impossible to use like this so you’ll want to uncheck the boxes at the left to remove plots that you are not currently interested in viewing.
Other features The B has built in 16Mbit flash memory that can be used to record charging data while away from a PC at the field then downloaded later when at home. Connect iCharger’s input power supply, and turn on it. The iCharger has protection for reversed polarity input or outputlow input voltage, battery temperature, charging capacity and time overrun.
Originally Posted by theShark if its W max does it really charge 10S at 10amp? Not to worry, there is a nice table that describes it all in detail. For this review I will be using version 3.
ProgressiveRC 208B iCharger User Manual
You can plot data from the B as it operates if plugged in via the USB cable or you can download saved data from the B flash memory. Connect Li batteries’ balance port 3. If the balancing connector has correct polarity, and then connect the main charging port, there is no problem; but if 2088b connector has reversed polarity, and then connect the main charging port, it will burn. If you’re the kind jcharger person that likes to save all of the plots of each charge then this is an essential feature.
Mar 26, The iCharger brand of chargers by Junsi aka HillRC is a relatively new kid on the block that has been getting a lot of attention for their high powered chargers combined with a small physical size and aggressive pricing. 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.
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Connect the power source to the B and turn it on if applicable Connect the balance tap if applicable Connect the positive connector of the battery to the charger then the negative lead you can do this with the manula plugs Perform charge or discharge operation Disconnect balance tap and main lead from the battery then power down the charger Quick Start The B manual does not provide a “quick start” guide in the manual which often leaves new users asking the most basic question of how one goes about initiating a charge.
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 majual new firmware file optionally follow the directions on how to download the firmware Click “Update Even if you only save every 10th or 20th plot this gives you the ability to record that manhal while in the field.
The battery pack to be charged icharge connected via 16 AWG output cables with banana plugs on one end and little alligator clips on the other.
Canceling a charge If at any time you wish to cancel the charge 208g press the “Stop” button. Once you’ve got the data loaded into LogView you can save it to a file on your PC. I have three of the TP kind and am a big fan of them as they have the bulit in ability to connect balance taps in parallel and serial.
iCharger B Charger Review
My compliments on the graphic design, more eye-catching than the plain blue of the original Chargery units. Files View all Files in thread. I have seen a laptop get fried by current through the ground wire of a USB cable so this is not an unnecessary precaution. The iCharger can not only measure the internal resistance of the battery pack, and also can measure the per-cell mznual resistance only available for lithium battery.
For me this was my first charger with this kind of menu so I had to refer to the manual a lot and I felt like the information was very disconnected and I would often have to reference 2 or 3 sections ichargeer the manual just to figure out how to change a specific setting.
Should your B need serviced or replaced your first point of contact is the retailer that you purchased nanual unit from. See detail information about logview in the following website:.