Quick Reference Guide
Quick Reference Guide For Cadex C7200-C, C7400-C and C7400ER-C Battery Analyzers — Firmware Version 1.00
Set Security ChangePassw ord
Serial Port Device
Serial Port Settings
Select Security Level
Connect the unit to the correct voltage and turn power on. The power switch is located on the back of the unit.
Disabled BatteryShop Terminal Label Maker Printer Baud Rate: Handshake; Data Bits; Stop Bits; Parity
Calibrate Adapter Calibrate Voltage Pow er Fail Resume Hours Date/Time
Program Settings ENTER ESC
Custom Programs Self Discharge Rest Ohmtest Setpoints Automatic Ohmtest Runtime Settings Charge Optimization LifeCycle Counter dT/dt Termination
Battery Startup Prog/Target Changes Sound Control Sound Check Voltage Display Set Service Counter Clear Service Counter Quick Results Recalibration Counter
Battery Service Report Battery Label System Setup Report Adapter Setup Report Auto-Print View Event Log Print Event Log Clear Event Log Events to Log
1. Getting Started
Global start-up display shows status and selected programs. Insert battery only on EMPTY. (Display sample of 4-station unit)
2. Viewing and Changing Settings To view settings, press station key in EMPTY mode. To return to global display, press Esc key or wait for 30 seconds. Program to edit: Custom 1-4 Hours
Target: 80% T
Pressing station key shows program, Target Capacity and C-Code. QuickTest matrix is present (T).
Each Battery Adapter contains up to 10 individual battery settings (C-Codes). Ask for Battery ID#: Yes/No Ask for Battery C-Code: Yes/No Per: C-Code Per: Station Key Press Sound: Yes/No Alert Sounds: Yes/No Volts/Cell: Yes/No Yes/No
To choose a C-Code, select station, scroll to desired location with the ST Direction keys and press Enter twice. The star [*] indicates the default setting. To choose another C-Code, press station key again, scroll to desired location and press Enter twice. To select another program, press station key, press Edit, apply changes with ST and press Enter. To change the Target Capacity, press station key, then Edit. Go to Target with X, make changes with ST or number keys and press Enter. To create or modify C-Code, press station key, select C-Code to be modified with ST and press Edit. Go to lower line by pressing X twice. Change settings with ST. Move to extended C-Code settings (if needed) using WX. Press Enter to save the changes.
To erase a C-Code, select C-Code to be erased and press Fn-0.
AdvancedApplications Refer to User's Manual
To reset extended C-Code to default setting, select C-Code and press Fn-1. To erase QuickTest matrix, select C-Code and press Fn-2. Note: Reprogramming a C-Code will erase the matrix. To protect against tampering, activate System Security with menu.
Cadex Electronics Inc. 22000 Fraserwood Way, Richmond, BC, Canada, V6W 1J6 Tel: 604 231-7777; 1-800 565-5228; Fax: 604 231-7755 Internet: [email protected]; Web: www.cadex.com
July 2007 Revision 2 Printed in Canada PSMAN0051
Warning: Always use the correct C-Code to service a battery. A wrong setting may cause damage to the battery, fire or explosion.
3. Servicing a Battery Insert battery into Battery Adapter and press Enter to verify settings. If correct, press Enter again to start service. To change settings, press Edit, apply changes and press Enter. To change C-Code, go to correct location with ST and press Enter twice.
Sample of display during battery service; Cap % advances if flashing; mΩ is taken during service.
Improves QuickTest matrix by scanning additional batteries (3-8h). Important: Run batteries in sequence from high to low capacity. QuickTest Checks battery state-of-health in 3 minutes. Applies brief charge or discharge if outside range. (16K adapters only) Custom Basic
Allows four separate user-defined programs. Press X to return to Basic Programs.
6. Target Capacity 90-100% 80% 60-70% Note:
Critical applications; fewer batteries will pass. Recommended nominal setting. Less stringent applications; more batteries will pass. The target setting does not affect the charge level; the batteries are always fully charged.
To print, select station and press Print key, scroll to desired print option with ST and press Enter. Select Port Device with menu (see 9. Menu, System Setup).
7. Short Key Functions
From Edit Display
Views Service Counter
Exercises battery and applies Recondition (nickel-based batteries only) if the Target Capacity cannot be reached.
Resets extended C-Code to default settings
Applies fast charge only; no capacity readings taken.
Views Firmware Version Calibrates Adapter
Prepares a new battery for field use by repeated cycling until maximum capacity is reached.
Erases QuickTest matrix Copies single C-Code
To rapidly sort Li-Ion, 3.6V, 500-1500mAh batteries. Press X to enter Advanced Programs
Copies all C-Codes from one adapter to another Matrix Protect
Enters unique names for C-Codes
Common functions can be set with the Fn or Alt with number key.
Fn-3 Fn-6 Fn-9 Alt-Edit
Tests battery self-discharge.
Cycles battery continuously until capacity drops to target setting.
Discharges battery, then stops.
Applies 16h trickle charge, then Prime. Used for stored batteries.
Measures internal battery resistance.
Provides 3 discharge levels, set in hours and minutes (5-5-90).
Wakes up dead batteries, applies 3 min slow charge. Pressing station key for 3 seconds starts Boost. Press ESC to cancel.
Adds QuickTest matrix by scanning new battery (3-5 min).
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From Global Display
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Toggles between stand alone and BatteryShop mode Resets defaults and restarts unit 3 second key press starts Boost Restart Program
Station 1 selected. C-Code 1 selected. Each adapter holds 10 C-Codes. Default C-Code setting. State-of-health indication in % on QuickTest. Confidence Grade for QuickTest. QuickTest matrix present. Matrix added using Q-Learn or Learn. Charge/discharge rate scaled back due to excess current. C-Code locked for safety reasons. Matrix locked.