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Do I need to purchase the EZ robot charger to charge JD or is there a way to charge JD with an RC batter charger without taking JD apart or modifying it?
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Batteries of all kinds contain hazardous material and may explode if mistreated. Please be cautious of using after market charging products without understanding their operation - and how LiPo batteries are charged.
I cannot know for certain, but I’d guess you connect the charging cable of jd to the charging port of that charger... but I can’t know for certain. You have the manual for that charger, it’ll be best if it’s consukted. Have fun!
The manufacture of the charging device does not provide instructions on how or whether the charger can charge a LiPo through the balance cable only. I can charge the battery when using the balance and red/black cables connected at the same time. I've checked with the local hobby store which sells a myriad of chargers and when I asked them how to charge through the balance cable only, they gave me blank stares.
My problems stems from trying to charge JD through the balance cable only. I've searched but have yet to find a definitive answer or at least a way to charge through the balance cable alone.
No. I bought JD over time. Head, then torso, then feet. It was probably more expensive purchasing it that way but I had plans to 3D print the parts that didn’t work out.
Live and learn.