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Old 10-30-2008, 09:07 AM   #1
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Thanks to all that gave advice on chargers.
ive settled on the hyperion for my son.
i dont want him to have all the fun!
so if i race with him am i better off with 2 hyperion chargers or the duo?
we will be racing outdoors and i will be using a honda eu2000 inverter
generator.the only reason im thinking 2 chargers is in case he wants to bash
when im not home. i was also thinking the ac/dc hyperion?
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Old 10-30-2008, 10:45 AM   #2
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All I can give you is my thoughts.

While having the dual charger is nice; I look at it this way,if a key part fails that effects both, you're out 2 chargers.

Based on my experience, it's really nice having the flexibility to charge AC or DC and not need a power supply.

I have the 606i and plan on getting a second one.
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Old 10-30-2008, 11:01 AM   #3
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I just ordered a Duo. Im not worried about it failing at all. If anything Im more worried about ESCs blowing up. It will be nice to save pit space for just 1 charger now thats for sure.
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The duo is nice, very flexible. I have used it to charge two 12 cell NiMH packs at the same time and it has no trouble at all. You can charge almost anything with it and you don't have to go to low current when the cell count gets high.
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Many of my customers have ordered the duo and really like it. I think alot of this comes down to personal preference and how you want your setup to be. Good luck with your choice.
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i just bought the duo for the reedy race and it was nice,u cant really think well if one blows up i have the other cause then u might as well say if 2 blow up i better have a third,there always maybe but..??
due is nice cause you can charge your packs then i was charging someone
elsis smaller battery at the same time,u can adjust for size of battery..
just my food for though,the extra room on the table is great also..
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I've got the Duo as well and its a great charger, balancing 2 LiPo's at the same time is choice.

I've never once thought what would happen if it failed, its a wasted worry IMO, just get the charger, take care of it and it shouldn't go bad. Look around at the track at the old guy using his Comp Elec Turbo 30 circa 1994 which still to this day works like a champ.

I still have a Novak T4 bought in 1993 (I think), and it still works like it was brand new, point is just take care of your stuff and you shouldn't have to replace anything
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