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Old 01-20-2003, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default How do you charge your different types of batteries?

Do you have a charger for each battery item?

Wall charger for TX (RX for Nitro) and peak charger for Cells in car?

I want a charger that I can charge all my batteries on, but not have to re-solder the plugs on each time I do this. How is this done?

I have an old Pro-Tech AC/DC charger with a Tamiya plug adaptor to charge my car batteries with (and Alkaline batteries for my Futaba Attack and Attack R), I have no clue about the new optimum/affordable do everything charger.

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Or is the catch...alligator clips from charger, then solder them to the car after charged?

Wow, I'm lost. I miss the Tamiya plugs.
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I use the alligator clips on my LRP Pulsar. I clip them to everything. Deans plugs, TX battery holder module, Tamiya connectors.
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Why would you have to solder the alligator clips to anything? That's why they are clips...
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If you don't like alligator clips you can make adapters for each type of batteries that you have.
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Why would you have to solder the alligator clips to anything? That's why they are clips...
I think he meant solder the batteries to the car, not the clips.

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Yes, I meant soldering to the car.

What is a good charger? I don't know if I can handle the $500 deals.
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Old 01-21-2003, 10:47 AM   #8
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Default Do everything chargers

performula;

If you buy/have a charger that will charge 1-8 cells, then you only need to make a couple of adapters to charge Radio batts. You can use a small "Phono" plug to make the adapter then just put the clips on it. I always make the outer tip the + to avoid confusion. Or you could buy a small 2"x3" plastic electronic project box and make an Adapter Box that you can plug your leads into and clip your charger leads too. (Nice & neat)

I use Euro plugs on my Electric Car packs, and Tamiya plugs on my starter box. And use Phono plugs to adapt to my Radio packs.
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Old 01-21-2003, 08:24 PM   #9
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Default Pro-Tech 701

I have a ProTech 701 and the highest disharge/charge is -6 and +6. It has the banana outputs and input.

I wouldn't know if this can charge 1-8 batteries. I can adjust current and it has a "boost charge" switch.

I took a look at the LRP Pulsar Comp and liked it. Any other chargers similar to that?
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