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Old 11-27-2008, 06:58 AM   #1
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Hey guys, I'm looking for a reasonalbly priced lipo charger, what would you guys recommend?

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Old 11-27-2008, 08:01 AM   #2
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Hey guys, I'm looking for a reasonalbly priced lipo charger, what would you guys recommend?

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Best all around is probably the Duratrax ICE...but its around $110.

You can try the CORE chargers, or the Kokam Scorpion chargers as well.
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The 610C is a great charger with built in balancer.

http://thunderpowerrc.com/html/cba-chargers.html
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Best all around is probably the Duratrax ICE...but its around $110.

You can try the CORE chargers, or the Kokam Scorpion chargers as well.
Damn good charger. Don't forget the ICE needs a separate 12v power supply.
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I have a power supply. Any word on the Onyx charger?
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I have the Team Checkpoint unit, satisfied.

I have seen a number of guys have the Orion Advantage and seem to like it.
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Old 11-27-2008, 09:24 AM   #7
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I've read good things about the ONYX chargers on here. It seems to be the low budget charger to have. Also check out the Turnigy charger from hobbycity.com it's supposed to be good too. BTW I have a Team Checkpoint (Duratrax ICE) charger

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977 super brain MRC charger

I have never charged a lipo pack with this charger because I don't own any yet. But I do know this charger is capable of charging lipo packs and currently it's doing a very good job of charging my 1/8th starter box packs (2packs at the same time) my radio and my 1/8th reciever pack at the same time. It's very reliable comes with a small power supply I use to take to races while the 20amp rivergate stays at home.


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Old 11-27-2008, 10:21 AM   #9
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ONYX 230,
I have two of them. Simple to use and to setup, multiple setable charge settings for different batteries, built in powersupply and small in size.
Only thing missing is a balancer.
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Old 11-27-2008, 10:36 AM   #10
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I have an ICE and BLOODY ICE(checkpoint)

The Bloody ice i like because of the easier to read display and 30amp discharging(pusle) also it does 2C charging without tricks, and 3C with tricks

The ICE is best bang for the buck and will do 2C charging if you trick it with a doubled MAH setting
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i would get the onyx alot of people at my track are selling there ICE chargers and Checkpoints and buying the onyx
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Like I said I really think the ONYX 230 is the charger to have right now

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+1 i have the checkpoint charger and im even think about selling it and getting a onyx
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Just got this one its a sweet charger. It charges everything. If you run lipos it also balances them. Some of us have them and there awsome and have no problems what so ever. And for $42.99 thats awsome. I found a deal that had like 5 differant plugs, power supply, and case for $71.99.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Red-B6-2-6S-Li-P...QQcmdZViewItem
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I used an Ice without problems, but now I've a new li-po charger, the Cellpro 10s from FMAdirect: http://www.fmadirect.com/

some features:
charge current 10A
displays individual cell internal resistance
charges li-po, li-ion, A123
charges 1 pack of 1s-10s or 2 packs of 1s-5s simultaneously
firmware upgradable over the internet

it isn't a cheap charger, but it has many functions

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I hope I've been of some help
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