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    Posted: 15/Apr/2012 at 6:48am
just wondering if i can charge 2 batteries in parallel i have 2 3 cell 1000 mah and want to charge them both at once is this safe
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  Quote flarssen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15/Apr/2012 at 2:30pm
Originally posted by sean7572

just wondering if i can charge 2 batteries in parallel i have 2 3 cell 1000 mah and want to charge them both at once is this safe
Yes it is. Just make sure they have approximately same voltage before connecting them in parallel. Preferably use one of the parallel boards that connects balancing wires in parallel too.

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  Quote airwave Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15/Apr/2012 at 3:00pm
If you have a acc 6 there is a plug for this it hooks the balance wires
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  Quote flarssen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15/Apr/2012 at 3:16pm
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If you have a acc 6 there is a plug for this it hooks the balance wires
up.
You mean it has two 3S sockets for balancing wires?
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  Quote airwave Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/Apr/2012 at 12:04am
No i use this plug
2x3cell

there is also this for high curent chagers
board

Edited by airwave - 16/Apr/2012 at 12:15am
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  Quote flarssen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/Apr/2012 at 12:59pm
Originally posted by airwave

No i use this plug
2x3cell

there is also this for high curent chagers
board
OK, but those will work with any 6S balancing charger. It should be emphasized that the first one is for connecting a 3S pack to the 6S inlet, not for connecting both packs together (which would be serial connection, not parallel).

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  Quote Sawdust Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/Apr/2012 at 1:35pm
Originally posted by flarssen

Originally posted by airwave

No i use this plug
2x3cell

there is also this for high curent chagers
board
OK, but those will work with any 6S balancing charger. It should be emphasized that the first one is for connecting a 3S pack to the 6S inlet, not for connecting both packs together (which would be serial connection, not parallel).

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I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure that first one is to connect a pair of 3S packs in series and assuming your batteries have XT60 connections would need an adaptor configured the same as THIS one. While the second one is for parallel charging and you'd need one like THIS ONE.
I'm never wrong, once I thought I was but I was mistaken.
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  Quote airwave Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/Apr/2012 at 1:40pm
Originally posted by flarssen

Originally posted by airwave

No i use this plug
2x3cell

there is also this for high curent chagers
board
OK, but those will work with any 6S balancing charger. It should be emphasized that the first one is for connecting a 3S pack to the 6S inlet, not for connecting both packs together (which would be serial connection, not parallel).

Fred


not sure it will work with ALL chargers there is a lot on one type it will short??Yes you will also need a series cable for the charge lead and charge at 22.2 cell volts(6 cell)

The second one has it built in to the board just hook it to the board plugs
the acc6 takes a wail to balance the cell so not sure how it would do on the board one (dont have it)From what i take you can charge 6 x 6 cell up to max 30 amps, so 22.2x30~650 watts ACC6 max 50 watts.

NOTE my 1000ma have red JST plugs so the board needs more to work with them

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  Quote flarssen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/Apr/2012 at 2:42pm
He asked about parallel charging, so all he needs is a parallel board.

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  Quote airwave Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/Apr/2012 at 4:05pm
Yes he did,just showing some options on 2x battery charging.
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