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Old 11-27-2003, 09:21 AM
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Default What charger do you use?

Whats the best charger to get for lipolys?[:@]
Old 12-08-2003, 11:01 PM
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Default RE: What charger do you use?

I'm using the new Astroflight charger designed for Lipolys. I own 4 Lipoly chargers at this time, and think the Astro is the nicest. The Triton does a poor job of charging small cells, the apache is a good charger but requires a lot of manual connector changes to set cells and capacities- it gets to be a pain if you have a number of different Lipos to charge. The other charger is one I got from FMA direct a year or two ago. It does an okay job and can handle other batteries also, but there isn't any current adjustment to be made. (That one actually got recalled but they wanted to swap you for a much cheaper model for the same price- so I kept mine since it worked just fine)
Overall, the Astro flight is great with the user adjustable current, ability to handle large and small capacity as well as cell counts, and digital feedback. One of the only drawbacks is that Lipo's are all it can charge!
Old 12-14-2003, 05:32 PM
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Default RE: What charger do you use?

I'm partial to the Great Planes Triton charger.
Old 12-14-2003, 09:03 PM
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Any Schulze.
Old 12-14-2003, 09:43 PM
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Default RE: What charger do you use?

I have a nice Dymond Super Turbo for my Nicad and NiMh and I miss the simpleness of a basic charger. For my Li-Poly batteries I use the Apache 1500 Smart Charger for $60 bucks and it is nearly bullet proof and won't overcharge a pack, to me, worth every penny.


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