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    When charging my NIMH pack why does my charger read around 8.90volts after charging?

    I was just wondering why does a charger indicate that the nimh pack is at 8.90v (around the time the battery is fully charged) when my pack is only a 7.2v pack? I will post a pic later to better explain what I'm trying to ask.

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    7.2 is nominal voltage. Charged it should be 8.7V for a six cell (1.45V per cell) ideally. At 1.5V per cell it gives 9V for six cell this is the Max, anything higher then a cell is going bad. I had a old six cell charging to 10.8V lasted about three runs. Then i seen Lipo.
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    word, thanks man

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    i charged my one 5000mah pack a couple nights ago and when it was done, it was hot to the touch, is that safe or could i have damaged my pack? Also am i supposed to discharge my packs before i recharge them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAXXSTANG3706 View Post
    i charged my one 5000mah pack a couple nights ago and when it was done, it was hot to the touch, this is a very subjective term
    is that safe or could i have damaged my pack? got a calibrated temp gun?
    Also am i supposed to discharge my packs before i recharge them?
    Not necessary with NiMH packs.
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    My one pack is on the charger and reading 9.07v? Is it bad?

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    yeah i have my lipo and it is 2s 7.4 volts but says it charges it at 7.9 idk why
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    Quote Originally Posted by MAXXSTANG3706 View Post
    My one pack is on the charger and reading 9.07v? Is it bad?
    Her's a charge graph of NiMH cells:

    You'll typically see 1.5 volts per cell during fast charging, then when the set delta peak is detected and the charger stops or goes into trickle mode, the voltage drops. I let this charge trickle long enough to regain some voltage.

    Quote Originally Posted by falconsare5@yahoo.com View Post
    yeah i have my lipo and it is 2s 7.4 volts but says it charges it at 7.9 idk why
    This is a NiMH thread and forum.
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