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Old 07-05-2008, 09:57 PM   #1
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I have a Radio Shack 15A power supply. I'm currently running a Duratrax Ice charger off of it, and would like to add another Ice charger without buying another power supply. Does anyone offer a banana plug style terminal block that I can hook up to the power supply so I can run more than one charger at a time? I've searched but can't seem to find anything.

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Many people simply create a simple power distribution box to take care of it.

Or use alligator clips instead of banana plugs from your PS to your chargers.

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did you try radio shack?
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I have a Radio Shack 15A power supply. I'm currently running a Duratrax Ice charger off of it, and would like to add another Ice charger without buying another power supply. Does anyone offer a banana plug style terminal block that I can hook up to the power supply so I can run more than one charger at a time? I've searched but can't seem to find anything.

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yo there's a recall on those things if you baught it before january 2008. i gotta bring mine in tomorrow. (the power supply)
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I looked on their website, but haven't been able to make it to a store. Ours closed over a year ago, so it's a drive to get to one. Yes, I can make one, but was curious if there was something already assembled.
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Muchmore has a nice power station.

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I have this same setup on my Radio Shack 15 amp PS. I attach these on all my chargers. Basically, you cut off the existing banana plugs and then attach those ones and plug it into your PS and you can plug your 2nd charger right into those plugs
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That's exactly what I was looking for.

Thanks!
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I had a friend pick me up a pair of the Radio Shack stackable banana plugs (274-0734) today. The picture on the website didn't show the back of the plug at all. I actually thought I was getting something a little different. Now I understand what you did after reading your post again.

I thought the plugs had a male end on one end, and two female on the other. The 274-0734 is solder-on. All I am looking for is a plug that will plug into the terminal on the power supply and come out to two female banana plugs. This way I can hook two ICE chargers up to the power supply without cutting the ends off of the chargers.

Surely someone makes something like this. Am I missing something here???
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I had a friend pick me up a pair of the Radio Shack stackable banana plugs (274-0734) today. The picture on the website didn't show the back of the plug at all. I actually thought I was getting something a little different. Now I understand what you did after reading your post again.

I thought the plugs had a male end on one end, and two female on the other. The 274-0734 is solder-on. All I am looking for is a plug that will plug into the terminal on the power supply and come out to two female banana plugs. This way I can hook two ICE chargers up to the power supply without cutting the ends off of the chargers.

Surely someone makes something like this. Am I missing something here???
They do look on tower hobbies. they have a hole on top of the plug and you fit one down verticly. should cost you like 3 bucks.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXTAZ2&P=7
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They do look on tower hobbies. they have a hole on top of the plug and you fit one down verticly. should cost you like 3 bucks.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXTAZ2&P=7
I use the same ones and they work great !
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Radio Shack has a plug in banana plug that allows you to plug into the end of it and also to plug into the side. This allows two male and two female plus on each power supply connector. On my PS if I unscrew the caps, I can plug another set of plugs into the outlets. In this manner I can run three Ice chargers from one 20 amp PS.
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Surely someone makes something like this. Am I missing something here???
The only thing you're missing is pulling out a soldering iron and being done with it and moving on.
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Integy has a power box similar to the Much More one above.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXLWE5
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The only thing you're missing is pulling out a soldering iron and being done with it and moving on.
Sounds like the only thing your missing is a positive attitude.
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