Zero battery voltage: re-charging.

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HubCap
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Zero battery voltage: re-charging.

Hello

I inadvertently left my Vectrix VX1 switched on for a few months and now have nothing on turning the key.

I have read that it is possible to use a radio control model aircraft NiMH charger to resurect the batteries.

Can anyone suggest such a charger and how to do it please?

Many thanks

Jim

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Re: Zero battery voltage: re-charging.

Hi Jim,

I assume your Vectrix has a NiMH battery pack, in which case, using a R/C charger is going to be quite involved as it requires removal and disassembly of the complete battery pack to recharge each or the twelve modules one module at a time:
//i.imgur.com/QFWl8xg.png)

For a much easier solution, take a look at this post to see how to access the main battery connector to check the entire battery voltage.

There are also details showing how to make a cheap trickle charger using a couple of fixed current LED power supplies to bring the battery voltage back up to above 90V so that the built in charger will be able to work again.

Alan

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Re: Zero battery voltage: re-charging.

Nice Pic. I keep meaning to upgrade my bike, but then another year passes...

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