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Old 01-29-2008, 06:13 PM
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What is a good battery and charger set up for the rustler vxl truck.I do not want lipo.I would like to be able to charge the battery quickly and maybe 2 at a time.I am looking for batterys that give me some descent speed but the longest run times possible.I don't know much as i have only had what the hobby store has sold me, which was a standard ac/dc charger and like a 6 cell 2400 battery for my emaxx.I don't know if i could use 7 or 8 cells and like 4600 or 500o mah.Thanks!Also a good place to purchase some of your products as i have heard good things.
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Old 01-31-2008, 04:25 PM
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This link will take you to all of the packs both NimH and Li-Po that will work with your rustler. http://www.maxamps.com/products.php?cat=75 And this link will take you to a charger that will charge two 7 cell packs at the same time with a series adapter. http://www.maxamps.com/Eos6i-AC-DC.htm and the series adapter that will allow you to charge two 7 cell packs as a 14 cell pack. http://www.maxamps.com/proddetail.ph...Adapter&cat=78 make sure you order your packs with the Traxxas connector and request one for the Charger leads when you order.

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Old 03-26-2008, 08:58 AM
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Default RE: Rustler VXl Battery & charger!

If i upgraded to the vxl from my traxxas stampede would a 9 cell hump pack fit in it? And what charger would i need for a 9 cell 4700 mah?
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:04 AM
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Yes the 9 cell will fit in it and the Hyperion EOS0606i AC/DC will charge up to 14 cells NimH.

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Old 03-26-2008, 09:09 AM
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How fast will that charger charge that battery because i need quick charging time?
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:11 AM
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Default RE: Rustler VXl Battery & charger!

It will charge that pack at 4.7 amps so about 80 to 90 minutes.

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Old 03-26-2008, 09:13 AM
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do you know of any faster chargers that will charger it in like 45 min?
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:18 AM
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What your talking about doing will only ruin the packs. Not only that but you risk overheating the cells and this could cause a fire or an explosion.

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Old 03-26-2008, 09:20 AM
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Ya i think i will stick with that one charger that you recomended
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:22 AM
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Just buy two or three packs that way you run one, ones ready and the other can be charging.

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Old 03-26-2008, 09:24 AM
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Now have you seen those charger that charge 2 batteries at a time how efficent are those?
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Default RE: Rustler VXl Battery & charger!

with the proper power supply that can do 360 watts the 0610i DUO we have is very efficient. The 0606i will do two 7 cell packs in series as a 14 cell with no problem.

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How about hobbico chargers are those any good?
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If you want the best I recommend the Hyperion Line. I can't comment on any other brands.

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ok do any of your twin charger have a ac and dc power source ?
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Nope the only AC/DC is the EOS0606i the others are all DC only.

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ok thank u
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Your very welcome.


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Default RE: Rustler VXl Battery & charger!

one more question what is the hook up on the side of the eos0606i and not the wall plug the white on coming out of the charger?
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Default RE: Rustler VXl Battery & charger!

All of the new Hyperion chargers come with the Li-Po balancer built into the unit. The charger comes with the Hyperion balance tap board. That id the standard plug that we use on our Li-Po packs.

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Do the Traxxas Series Adapters work on other chargers such as hobbico chargers or is it made for the Hyperion chargers?
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That will all depend on the amount of cells the charger can handle.

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The charger(Vision Peak 2 AC/DC Peak Charger) I have can take up to 7 cells. Will it work?
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Default RE: Rustler VXl Battery & charger!

If the charger can only charge 7 cells then no it won't work. If you put two seven cell packs togehter you get 14. We sell these series connectors because the Hyperion chargers can do 14 cells at one time.

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with the proper power supply that can do 360 watts the 0610i DUO we have is very efficient. The 0606i will do two 7 cell packs in series as a 14 cell with no problem.

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Will the 0606i do this on AC? Or do I have to use a DC power supply?
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