DRAFT: TO BE REVISED AND UPDATED SHORTLY!! (RN)
LiPo Battery Charging
- Use specific Lithium Polymer charger only! Non-compliance may cause a fire, which may result in personal injury and property damage.
- Do not let the voltage on the cells drop more than 2.75v / Cell. it is recommended to unplug the battery
after use which would stop any further discharge of the pack!
- Never charge batteries
unattended. Whenever charging Li-Poly batteries
you should always remain in constant observation to monitor the charging process and react to potential problems that may occur.
- if at any time you witness a battery
starting to balloon or swell up, discontinue charging process immediately, disconnect the battery
and observe it in a safe place for approximately 15 minutes. This may cause the battery
to leak, and the reaction with air may cause the chemicals to ignite, resulting in fire. Since delayed chemical reaction can occur, it is best to observe the battery
as a safety precaution. Battery observation should occur in a safe area outside of any building or vehicle
and away from any combustible material.
- Use caution to avoid puncture of the cell. Puncture of cells may cause a fire.
- Wire lead shorts
can cause fire! if you accidentally short the wires, the battery
must be placed in a safe area for observation for approximately 15 minutes. Additionally, if a short occurs and contact is made with metal (such as rings on your hand), severe injuries may occur due to the conductibility of electric current.
- in the event of a crash, you must remove battery
for observation and place in a safe open area away from any combustible material for approximately 15 minutes.
- if for any reason you need to cut the terminal wires, it will be necessary to cut each wire separately, ensuring the wires to not touch each other or a short may occur, potentially causing a fire. if you accidentally cause the battery
to short, place it in a safe open space and observe the battery
for approximately 15 minutes. A battery
may swell or even possibly catch fire after a short time.
- Never store or charge battery
pack inside your car or building in extreme temperatures, since extreme temperature could ignite fire.
- Never charge batteries
unattended; Charge in an isolated area, away from other flammable materials; Let battery
cool down to ambient temperature before charging.
- Do not charge batteries
packs in series. Charge each battery
pack individually. Failure to do so may result in incorrect battery
recognition and charging functions. Overcharging may occur and fire may be the result.
- When selecting the cell count or voltage for charging purposes, select the cell count and voltage as it appears on the battery
label. As a safety precaution, please confirm the information printed on the battery
- Selecting a cell count other than the one printed on the battery
(always confirm label is correct), can cause fire.
- You must check the pack voltage before charging. Do not attempt to charge any pack if open voltage per cell is less than 3.3v Example Do not charge a 2 cell pack if below 6.6v; 3 cell pack if below 9.9v.
- You must select the charge rate current that does not to exceed 1C (one times he capacity of the battery
). A higher setting may cause fire. The below chart is calculated at 1 x capacity of pack. Example: 1800mAh: charge below 1.8Amps; 2200mAh: charge below 2.2Amps; 3600mAh: charge below 3.6Amps First Discharge: Keep the run time to 6-minute sessions with 15-minute breaks.
Storage & Transportation
at room temperature between 40F and 80F for best results; do not expose battery
pack to direct sunlight (heat) for extended periods.