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Old 12-13-2020, 12:26 PM
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I'm needing advice for an AC/DC charger that will charge most batteries. The most important thing I need is to charge LiPo batteries. I have an Electrifly Triton I've used for 2s batteries.I also have several older Multi chargers for various batteries.I just got a plane that uses 4- 6 cell LiPo batteries and have not got anything to charge them with. I want something I can use at in the shop (AC) and also use at the field (DC).Please offer suggestions of what you use and recommend. Been out of RC for along time and just starting to get into bigger Electric Rc Planes. Thanks!
Old 12-18-2020, 11:36 AM
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The I Charger 308Duo is all the charger you will ever need. It will charge and balance any battery you are ever likely to have. Many excellent features. A bit pricey but money well spent! It is DC only so you will need a power supply in order to use it at home.

https://www.amainhobbies.com/junsi-i...UaAn47EALw_wcB
Old 12-19-2020, 02:57 AM
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I agree,, a 30 amp charger is plenty for most everyone,,, add a few paraboards and you can do multiple packs of the same ell count at the same time,

What ever you do make sure you get a charger that is powerful enough for the packs size you have,,, I made the mistake of getting a hitec x4, but as soon as I got into larger packs it's 50 watt per channel limit made charging a 2000+mah pack painfully slow,,

I now have a Icharger 306 and 206 with paraboards and a 12/24volt power supply

good luck


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Old 12-19-2020, 04:16 PM
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If you only want to charge two batteries at a time:

https://www.towerhobbies.com/product...517740fff5961a

They also have a 4 port charger.....that I LOVE!

https://www.towerhobbies.com/product...r/VNR0686.html
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70 and 100 Watt is not bad for smaller to medium size packs,, the Icharger 306b I have can put out 500watts on 12 volts,,, 1000watts on the 24 volt power supply,, I often charge 4-5000 4s packs at the same time (20 amp out put), takes just over an hour

Like I say,, pick the charger that fist you batteries size needs

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