E384 – Charging Batteries

WARNING
When charging LiPo batteries, caution must be taken to avoid potentially dangerous situations. Always charge batteries away from other flammable objects including carpet. Never charge a puffed or damaged battery. The battery should not get warm during charging.
WARNING

Remove the charger, power cable, balancer adapter, and banana plug – XT60 adapter.

Charge1

To charge your batteries, plug in your battery charger and add the banana plug – XT-60 cable, and balancer adapter on the right side as shown in the picture below.  Plug the balancer of the battery into the balance adapter.  Plug the battery power cable into the XT60.

Charge2

Press the enter button and use the arrow to change the current (A) setting to 5.0.

SAMSUNG CSC

Press the enter button a second time to move to the cell count (#S).  Change the cell count to 4S.

SAMSUNG CSC

Hold the enter button down until beeps are heard.  A new screen will ask to confirm.  Press enter once again.

SAMSUNG CSC

After charging is complete, the charger will emit tones.  The screen will read “Full.”  Remove the battery from the charger.

SAMSUNG CSC

After your batteries are fully charged and you are prepared for a surveying mission pack up using the Prefield Checklist.