[Canberrauav] GEB Battery testing results

James Pattison james at auturgy.com.au
Sun Feb 1 16:07:07 EST 2015


Doing the initial charge at 0.2a because my bigger power supply is hooked up to something else, and I figured for this first charge that slow wouldn't be a bad option. Will switch across to a bigger supply once this first charge is done, and then cycle at 3A (half C).

Regards,

James

On 1 Feb 2015, at 15:42, Andrew Tridgell <andrew at tridgell.net> wrote:

>> I've hooked it all up, and am slowly (0.2A) charging one of the 4S
>> batteries from storage voltage.
> 
> are you sure you mean 0.2A ? That would take a very long time (30 hours)
> 
>> I'll then discharge down to 12.8v, and cycle from there a few times.
>> All hooked up to a pixhawk and mission planner.
>> 
>> Open to suggestions for a better way to do this.
> 
> I think that is the logical next step. 
> 
> Did you calibrate the current sensor on the Pixhawk before starting btw?
> 
> Cheers, Tridge


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