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Old 06-09-2006, 09:05 AM   #16
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Well, most top drivers use this chargers + the LRP Pulsar and they all discharge at the same rate so it cant be that much of a weakness....

The Cellmaster has a better menu and is easier to use
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The Orion can run in motors, as opposed to Much More makes you buy a whole other unit just to do that. I'd go for the Orion, it's cheaper as well. Plus, Orion has some of the best customer service.
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Old 06-09-2006, 09:20 AM   #18
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NOBODY that knows what they are doing cycles packs anymore. Today batteries have finite life spans. Every cycle you put on your packs in testing is one fewer run you will get out of them on the track.

10A keeps the pack heat down and will tell you a perfectly valid number showing what your battery has left in it.

The best way to gauge battery status is how many Mah go into the battery during charge. New IB3800 take 4200+, IB4200 take 4400+. If you are a deadly serious racer replace the batteries when you see a 15% reduction in input capacity. If you run Mod and have a pack that is down 15% you will fade badly or dump before 5 min are up. It not as big a deal in stock ot 19T unless you are racing at the national level.
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does the much more has the step charge mode like the orion???
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Yes, it does have step charging as well....
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Yes, it does have step charging as well....

lol that makes it even harder to decide
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Since you know the features of both chargers why not look at the customer service that you'll be getting...

I think Orion has a much beer customer service than Much more.

My LHS have a lot of problems with Much more customer's service.
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Old 06-09-2006, 11:11 AM   #23
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Since you know the features of both chargers why not look at the customer service that you'll be getting...

I think Orion has a much beer customer service than Much more.

My LHS have a lot of problems with Much more customer's service.

lol good point,i've also read some problems regarding the motor run in function of the orion when using with stock motors......any ideas??
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I have been using the Orion Chargers for two years, they work great, never a problem. I would save the money and go for the Orion. Good Luck
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Cell Master Very easy to use, accurate, and small. Yes it does not have the motor feature, but is a better charger, IMO.
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Old 06-09-2006, 11:33 PM   #26
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lol so far orion leading the way.can any of this two chargers charge two packs simultaneously???
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lol so far orion leading the way.can any of this two chargers charge two packs simultaneously???
Both can't
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The MM-CM has a unique feature which is called "Super Linear Current".

Look here and here for some insight on the Much-More Cell Master.
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one more pt to consider...
will you plan to go for LiPo in near future?
if yes...orion is the way to go...
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The MM-CM has a unique feature which is called "Super Linear Current".

Look here and here for some insight on the Much-More Cell Master.
Not trying to start a flame here, but has anyone actually measured and compared this "Super Linear Current" to other chargers? I've seen recorded data that shows the current from the CM and it didn't look any more special compared to other chargers. Just curious.
Also, the Pulsar Comp 2 is another charger that has pretty much all the same features.
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