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Old 07-13-2010, 08:08 PM   #1
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I just bought a buggy that has a Lipo receiver pack, but I am not sure of a good Charger to buy?
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Get the thunder ac-6 for 55 bucks http://www.nitroplanes.com/thac6smbalic.html this a great charger,just got one a week ago and works great.It is the same as my 140 dollar bantam and is a copy of it.Check out what all it does and what it comes with.And here is a review of it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl-TyLfQBtc
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If I where you and thinking or do run lipo stuff already I would get this charger.http://www.nitroplanes.com/skychb65dupo.html

It's just like the one that kman posted but this one will do LiFe batteries that are supposed to be the new and up coming types especially for receiver packs I guess.

I have a Hyperion that I'm going to land up putting on the shelf to get the one that I listed since I have a few friends that use the AC6 with great success and for the price why not.
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These 2 are both great chargers and for the price you can't go wrong with either one.Just letting you know THESE ARE THE BEST CHARGERS FOR THE PRICE,AND YOU'LL NEVER FIND A DEAL LIKE THIS.GREAT CHARGER!!!!!
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Sweet, thanks. Any idea how the Protek chargers are? Whats the difference between the lipo and li-fe?
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lipo gives more power,but life gives lower voltage and gives more safety but as you take care of your lipo they are perfectly safe.And if you want i can make a vid and post it on youtube about how to use it for you,Just give me the specs and i'll make the video on my bantam but they are the same programming on the chargers we reccomended you.The protek costs more and does not have all of the features that these chargers do.
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very happy with my thunder ac-6.
does a great job
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These things are awesome and for the price they are i thought i had stole it.
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The hyperion 606i is a great charger. If you are only going to charge receiver packs then this is the charger for you. f you are planning to ever run 1/8 E cars then you will want a more powerful charger like the hyperion 615 duo3. This is the best charger I have ever used. It is very powerful and can charge 2 different batteries even if they are different types at the same time. The only downfall is it does need a power supply, but I always say you do get what you pay for.
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The hyperion 606i is a great charger. If you are only going to charge receiver packs then this is the charger for you. f you are planning to ever run 1/8 E cars then you will want a more powerful charger like the hyperion 615 duo3. This is the best charger I have ever used. It is very powerful and can charge 2 different batteries even if they are different types at the same time. The only downfall is it does need a power supply, but I always say you do get what you pay for.
X2 on everything Frank posted. We think alike my friend. Those are the two chargers I use. I only break out the 0615 duo3 when charging the big E car packs. For everything else the 0606i is perfect, unless you want to charge a lot of batteries quickly. For the money the 0606i can't be beat! If you want all out charging power and the ability to charge 2 packs at once, the 0615i duo3 is what you want.
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My offer still stands if you want me to show you how the charger works and it will charge any battery you will get in the future.
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i have a few my favorite is the TRITON EQ..it charges what ever you throw at it..
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This charger is not over 100$ and can do more than most that cost over 150 or higher and it doesn't hurt the wallet.Great charger.
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I watched the video on the AC-6, and I think I am going to go for it. It looks somewhat simple to use. Thanks for the offer to make a vid but I think its got more than I need! Does anyone know if you can run the Li-fe receiver packs un-regulated?
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I'm not sure on that one although i do know that losi makes a lipo regulator which should work because all it does bring the voltage down to 6v and life are 6.6 so you should be good.I think they cost like 14.99 or something like that.
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