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Old 09-28-2012, 02:40 PM
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Just wondering if anyone can lead me in the right direction to purchase a decent and low cost lipo charger/balancer...and also will charge nimh and nicd batteries as well??? thanks

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This is a good low cost charger that will charge everything

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Thunder-AC6-...item27c6f07102
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thanks so much....i am new to the rc world from a long absence in rc...so trying to get things figured out...i want to stay around 300 and was looking at the epx pro with a lipo and charger or the avalanche xte stock...both around the same price so im not sure what to purchase...any suggestions?
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thanks so much....i am new to the rc world from a long absence in rc...so trying to get things figured out...i want to stay around 300 and was looking at the epx pro with a lipo and charger or the avalanche xte stock...both around the same price so im not sure what to purchase...any suggestions?
the thunder AC6 (i love mine) will charge a 2s 5000mah lipo in 1 hour. which will give you almost a half hour of runtime in the volcano.

The stock charger on the avalanche will take like 2 or 3 hours PER lipo. So, figure 5-6 hours to charge both packs. And you get about 15 minutes of runtime per charge.
So, if you get a avalanche or 8e, you will still want a better charger.

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ok nitro good to know thank you
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I am using the Turnigy Accucel-6 and the Accucel-8 , both are fairly cheap. You can purchase them from Hobby King, also run the Turnigy Nano-Tech batteries and have had really good luck with the Lipos.  Both chargers require a ac/RC adapter. I converted a old power supply from a computer to one and run chargers on it. Works great with no issues!
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Love the Turnigy batteries. Less than $20 from Hobbyking for a 2s 3300 mah. Currently get a solid twenty minutes out of it.
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