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Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« on: October 27, 2012, 09:46:09 PM »

My 3S lipo will not charge up at all and is giving the following voltage readings when trying to charge.

 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v

It was fine and now just says this when trying to charge it?!?!?!

Is it now fubar and about to burst into flame and kill us all?!?!
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Re: Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2012, 09:56:48 PM »

FUBAR Simon, the cell has gone too low
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Re: Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2012, 10:04:05 PM »

Even if to bring the single cell back to life with the pb charger trick I would say it will fail again if not hold its charge at all
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Re: Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2012, 10:14:52 PM »

Even if to bring the single cell back to life with the pb charger trick I would say it will fail again if not hold its charge at all

Yep tried the PB and it charged up. 45 mins later flat and dead!!!!
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Re: Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2012, 10:18:50 PM »

:( So sad, hope you give it a proper burial
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Re: Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2012, 10:27:09 PM »

:( So sad, hope you give it a proper burial

Hammer and nail I think!!!

It's only about a month old... Bloody thing!!
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Re: Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2012, 11:09:00 PM »

I ressurected two of my new 4S 2200`s after running them too low because of an inaccurate current sensor was telling me I was fine :(

They came back from the dead, but even though they were holding the voltage per cell after a charge, my flight times were dismal. Paul put them on his expensive tester and they were both epic fails :( It happens and it sucks

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Re: Is this Lipo FUBAR?!?! 3S 4.17v - 1.17v - 4.20v....oh dear?!?!
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2012, 04:09:44 PM »

Erm it is dead now..

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