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Old 08-21-2012, 08:42 AM
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I need a good charger to charge multiple batteries, various kinds of batteries with all the bells and whistles - balancing, polishing, reconditioning and all the other things these batteries need.

What do you have?

Do you like it?

Was it worth the money?

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Old 08-21-2012, 01:30 PM
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Hyperion 7020 duo. Best of the best in my book.
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Old 08-21-2012, 01:53 PM
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Cellpro 10S from FMA. Balances, discharges, and all chemistry. A great instrument.
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Old 08-21-2012, 07:11 PM
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I have been using a turnigy accucel 6 for a year now and feel pretty good about the $49.00 I spent. Does all what you listed.
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FMA hands down.
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HK ECO 6-10 200W, 10A on a 6s lipo for a good price. It's very durable.
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I would personally contact David at Progressive RC. He sells FMA and Icharger (what Ibought). He can steer you in the right direction for what your charging needs and budget allow.

If you need to get a power supply jrplane (on rcgroup) and others sell some great computer server supplies ready to go that work great for powering your charger on your bench.

Good luck.
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ORIGINAL: Fortyeight

I need a good charger to charge multiple batteries, various kinds of batteries with all the bells and whistles - balancing, polishing, reconditioning and all the other things these batteries need.

What do you have?

Do you like it?

Was it worth the money?

Scott
Several of our club members have the HK 8150 and they all like theirs. I think buying from the USA the cost is about 47.00 Take a look at it.

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Old 09-10-2012, 10:32 AM
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Does anyone have an opinion on this charger?







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This is the DC Powered Balancing Quattro B6 Battery Charger
from Sky RC Technology.



FEATURES: Charges up to four batteries of different chemistry at one time
Charges 1-6 cell LiPo Li-Ion and LiFe batteries, 1-15 NiCd and
NiMH cells and 1-10 cell lead acid batteries
Individual lithium cell voltage balancer at each charging port
Each charging port delivers 50W of power
Charge cycle for lithium batteries can be speeded up to reduce charge
time or lengthened to increase battery storage life
Delta peak sensitivity
Data storage for up to five different batteries
Dual fan cooling system




INCLUDES: Sky RC Technology Quattro B6 Battery Charger, 12AWG DC Power Cables
with Bullet Connectors and Alligator Clips, Charge Cable with
Alligator Clips, one each Futaba RX, Tamiya and JST BEC Charge
Cables, 18AWG Charge Cable and Instruction Manual




REQUIRES: DC power supply




SPECS: Operating Voltage Range: DC 11-15.0V
Power Source: 12V DC
Charge Power: 50W regulated
Discharge Power: 5W regulated
Cell Count: 1-6 LiPo/Li-ion/LiFe cells
1-15 NiCd/NiMH cells
1-10 lead acid cells (2-20V)
Current Drain for Balancing Lithium: 300mA
Charge Termination: NiCd/NiMH, automatic delta peak method
Lead Acid & Lithium, automatic voltage-dependent
CC-CV process
Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.2 x 2.4" (225.4 x 158.6 x 62.4mm)
Weight: 2.4lbs (1.09kg)

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Cell Pro 4S is my fav.  They now have a multi chemistry version.  That is what I would recommend.
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:52 PM
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i here hitec has a good charger for multiple batteries x4 plus ac/dc charger can do 4 batteries at once triton 2 eq is also a good charger but only does one battery at a time.
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Hyperion 7020 duo. Best of the best in my book.
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I have one and they work great!

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