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Old 06-03-2018, 08:29 PM   #19 (permalink)
Hersbird
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Well I finally got my battery refund last week. Took long enough but at least they refunded the current price which is higher that when I bought it and all my shipping. So now I can buy the same 60V battery at the new higher price or go with something else which I think may be best. My only concern is I bought a $100 charger based on the 60V battery. If I go with a 52 or 48 I either need to return the charger, which I'm tired of returning things, or I think I can open up the charger and change some settings to get a different output voltage. Currently (LOL) it's 67.2v at 5 amps and I think cuts off at 95%. It's a KP400A charger. I would rather have a 52 or 48v battery. Anybody know if you can change these things? I think I'd rather have it cut off at 90% as well. The company that sells it from China lists all possible voltages from 12-60v available with this charger https://www.alibaba.com/product-deta...539687624.html
According to some other videos similar chargers have 3 pots inside to change all these settings https://electricbike.com/forum/forum...i-and-advanced
I guess I just will open it up and see what's inside.
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