You should NEVER charge a battery at greater than 1C. That's an excellent way to kill it.
A battery will get warm during charging. It should never be too hot to touch. Same with draining.. it will get warm, but should never be any hotter than when you charge it.
"Someone in a Prius tried to race me at a stop sign the other day. I couldn't believe it. I had him for the first 100 feet or so but I can only walk so fast."
Last edited by kalnaren; March 12th, 2010 at 19:50..