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RC batteries can get expensive so it's worth investing some time to learn how best to look after them and charge them properly.
Batteries can be volatile and dangerous, so be sure to READ THE MANUAL so you can get the maximum life from your battery and most importantly, avoid damage or injury.
Here are some battery safety tips:
Different battery types require different chargers or charge settings. Make sure your battery is suited to your charger and you have the right charge setting prior to charging your battery.
Most quality chargers will have the required settings to accommodate your battery type and voltage. Whilst some LiPo batteries can be charged at high rates, the safest rate is 1C - 1 amp for every 1000mah of your battery. For example; a 3000mAh battery should ideally be charged at 3 amps. This will yield approximately a one hour charge time.
Here are some charger safety tips:
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