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Old 08-18-2009, 05:25 PM
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i have the duratrax ice charger. i now have WAY too many batteries that need to be charged (12) for the duty of one charger. i do not have a balancer yet. so i was wondering what a good balance charger would be. it just needs to get the job done. nothing too fancy. it has to be cheap and run off ac power.
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:57 PM
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this is the one i use for my charging needs works really well for me does up to 6s lipo and has two different balancing boards.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...arger-Balancer
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:18 PM
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um... little cheaper. im thinking like no more than 60 dollars. i will always use my ice charger primarily but in a worst case senario when all my batteries are dead and im going out with all my cars to bash around or go to the track it takes a day and a half to get them all charged now.
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:34 PM
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found this one while doing a search

http://www.nitroplanes.com/thac6smbalic.html
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Old 08-18-2009, 08:33 PM
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If you have lipos with the same cell count then the ice can charge many packs at once. If they're NI batts then no deal.
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Old 08-18-2009, 09:37 PM
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??? How do I charge multiple lipos. All my packs are 3 cell for the most part.
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Old 08-18-2009, 09:56 PM
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mrc super brain 977 may be something you want to look into

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http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...lancer/Charger

It's a little over your budget but way worth it. Most of the sub $50 charger are only 50 watts so if you want to charge a high cell count battery the charger is going to max out and only be able to charge at a low amp setting.
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