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Old 07-03-2007, 03:33 PM   #1
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I'm a gonna take the plunge and get some Orion LiPo packs. I now need a new charger. So, what are my options? All I really know about is the Triton. What else is their? I like my Turbo 35 but there is no LiPo option.
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Old 07-03-2007, 03:38 PM   #2
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I use the Duratrax Ice with a Hyperion balancer. I might make my next lipo charger the balancepro hd from FMA.

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Keep the Turbo 35 for they are working on a Lipo update for it. I have no idea when it will be out but it says on their site it is in the works.
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Duratrax ICE Great charger for Li-Po and will also do any kiond of battery you have
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Triton II charges it all and very user friendly. I've had it for about 6 months now and no problems. I think that Ice charger has motor run features though, but not backlit. Ice is bulkier to haul around compared to the Triton line. Either should be fine.
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http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXMRH8

This is an awesome charger for doing lipo and does not cost much at all! All the guys running lipo at Tamiya are using this charger. Gotta thank MrBlack for starting that trend I think...

I have one that I haven't even taken the protective film off for sale if you are interested. PM me if you are!
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much more silent charger
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checkpoint
duratrax ICE
orion advantage carbon


get one that has local support.
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Keep the Turbo 35 for they are working on a Lipo update for it. I have no idea when it will be out but it says on their site it is in the works.


talk to EA he said he tested a prototype version of it...
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http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXMRH8

This is an awesome charger for doing lipo and does not cost much at all! All the guys running lipo at Tamiya are using this charger. Gotta thank MrBlack for starting that trend I think...

I have one that I haven't even taken the protective film off for sale if you are interested. PM me if you are!
I have one of these as well and it's a great little charger. I use it as a secondary to my Ice and it does a fine job for a great price. Nice and lightweight too. I will say to avoid the MRC Superbrains as Orion specifically does not recommend them for their batteries.
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the checkpoint adds some nice features over the ice an for the different look an back light alone its worth it

charges lipos very nice
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If you want just a lipo charger, the Orion Avionics Advantage charger is awesome. It's backlit and tiny. I've used it for my Carbon 3200s for a while now and it's awesome.
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guys i could be wrong but i thought i read on the much more site that the cell master also charges lipo???
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Hyperion makes some nice low and mid level stuff you should check out.
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guys i could be wrong but i thought i read on the much more site that the cell master also charges lipo???
Max of 1A. It's useless.
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I use a Multiplex charger for mine...works very well, make sure to get a balancer of some kind as well!
Multiplex LN-5014 is the model I use.
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