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FAT BOY Hum looks similar

Old 08-17-2012, 05:27 PM
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http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...n_Charger.html

Anyone using whats your thoughts
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:16 PM
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I'm thinking for a few bucks more you can get a brand name charger with the same specs and better software. Not knocking turnigy we have used their smaller chargers for years, but you can feel a difference in the same batteries charged on an orion or thunder power charger.
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by bigjayjay1 View Post
John from Revolectrix already confirmed that they OEM'd this.

So literally this is a Powerlab 8.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:25 PM
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Hey I know they are the same as far as material but what about software. I haven't looked at the pricing for both brands want to know if there was a difference. Personally I wouldn't buy from HK cause of there service rather spend more to insure support. I know the software is different maybe better who knows
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For US buyers, it makes no sense to pickup the Turnigy unit when you can get the FMA labeled Powerlab 8 for roughly the same price after HK shipping. Even better, 99.9% of car guys only need the FMA Powerlab 6. Even cheaper than the Turnigy unit.

http://www.progressiverc.com/chargers/battery-chargers
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I don't understand the need for such a high output. I know with a lot of the newer batteries you can charge at 2-3c but other than saving a few minutes of charge time is there any advantage?

Oh, maybe 1/8 scale?
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Originally Posted by jnslprd View Post
I'm thinking for a few bucks more you can get a brand name charger with the same specs and better software. Not knocking turnigy we have used their smaller chargers for years, but you can feel a difference in the same batteries charged on an orion or thunder power charger.


Is there really any proof that there better when the name brands just slap on a sicker and charge double ?

Jeremy: Yea for 1/8 scale you need at least 100 watts or or better i use a 200 watt Sky Charger.
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hey guys

yes we made the fatboy but the software and control system is different.
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