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PowerLab 8 (v2) Workstation

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PowerLab8 (v2) 1344W Multi-Chemistry Workstation

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PowerLab 8 (v2) User Guide
Full version PDF, also available as on-line help included in the CCS with context-sensitive Help buttons throughout the application. For older versions of the User Guide, click here.

PowerLab 8 (v2) User Guide (Spanish Version)
Full version PDF

PowerLab 8 Online Power Calculators
These online calculators are designed to help you determine what kind of power supply you will require to use the PowerLab 8 based on your unique requirements for battery type, number of cells, desired charge/discharge currents, etc. Supports PowerLab 8 (v2)

Tour PowerLab Charge Control Software (CCS)
A free Microsoft Windows application is available for use with the PowerLab Battery Workstations. It is compatible with any version of Windows from Win2000 through Win7. The CCS unleashes the full potential of PowerLab 8. The GUI is simple to use and allows access to over 100 parameters per preset. PL8 includes 25 user presets in the charger, and room for 50 library presets. Show, hide, delete or customize presets, save them down to your computer hard drive, pass them on to friends. Graph all charge and discharge data at the cell level, adjust all charger options, update firmware easily and reliably, and much, much more. The above link provides a brief tour of the many features of the Charge Control Software (CCS)

Free "v2" PL8 Charge Control Software (CCS)
The ALL NEW v2 firmware and software upgrade for PowerLab 8 (v2) extends output current to a whopping 40A and 1344W. This free Microsoft Windows application is compatible with any version of Windows from Win2000 through Win7. The CCS unleashes the full potential of PowerLab 8 (v2). The GUI is simple to use and allows access to over 100 parameters per preset. PL8 includes 25 user presets in the charger, and room for 50 library presets. Show, hide, delete or customize presets, save them down to your computer hard drive, pass them on to friends. Graph all charge and discharge data at the cell level, adjust all charger options, update firmware easily and reliably, and much, much more. For the older v1 version of the CCS (supports 1000W, 30A output), click here.

Cellpro Adapters
Link to Cellpro Adapters page

Cellpro Battery Wiring Diagrams
PDF Format Pictorial representations of Cellpro battery pack standard wiring conventions

PowerLab 8 Beta Thread on RCGroups
Join the PL8 beta team as they continue to test and support the product on-line in the FMA Support Forum on RCGroups