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Electric nooby needs Lipo charger suggestions

Old 04-24-2009, 05:59 PM
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Default Electric nooby needs Lipo charger suggestions

Ok, being new to the electric world basically after 14 years of absence since my last electric vehicle, I need some fresh advice. I've purchased a Savage Flux and im probably gonna go do a 4S Lipo of some kind as everyone is giving me warning flags about doing 6S and trashing the crap outa the truck

That being said, I'd like to charge two batteries at once, but that hyperion dual charger one that peeps keep suggesting is way more then I wanna put down for a charger, plus its not AC ready, which is a MUST HAVE as well as built in balancer.

With that in mind, can you guys please give me suggestions on a good quality charger that I can buy two of that won't break the bank? I know a good charger is a good way to maintain these Lipo's apparently, but i'm not made outa money either. Any brands to particularly avoid? The same for battery brands, which ones should I DEFINENTLY stay away from? Apparently Maxamps is not well liked due to the very high prices.

Please give links to product suggestions or at least FULL names so I can google them. Thanks all!
Old 04-24-2009, 06:08 PM
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Default RE: Electric nooby needs Lipo charger suggestions

http://www.unitedhobbies.com/UNITEDH...lancer/Charger

Get two of these and I think you would be good to go.. I use it for my heli's and soon with my rustler and so far it's great.. Plus for the price you cant go wrong..
Old 04-24-2009, 06:20 PM
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Needs to be AC built in MT, Im not buying freaking AC adapters. The specs also state it maxes out at 5 amp charge, which won't be enough for my intended batteries down the road
Old 04-24-2009, 07:15 PM
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Default RE: Electric nooby needs Lipo charger suggestions

check out Thunder AC-6 AC/DC charger on hobbypartz.com I just got one but havent got a chance to try it out on lipos. has balancing and AC/DC power deans plugs 1-6 cell lipo does lipo LiIon life lead acid nimh and nicd.
Old 04-24-2009, 10:31 PM
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Default RE: Electric nooby needs Lipo charger suggestions

Turnigy has some very inexpensive chargers with some pretty good features. Yes, you have buy a PS but I just use one from a laptop (or Nintendo Game Cube) or my Jetski battery.

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

That Thunder AC-6 AC/DC looks pretty darn good, too.
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Here's a PS that is cheap if you need one..
http://www.unitedhobbies.com/UNITEDH...idProduct=6477

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