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MRC 959 ? please help

Old 10-17-2003, 09:46 AM
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hi i am thinking of buying a MRC super brain 959. can it charge 3300. if it can will it be bale to charge newer higher capacity batteries that will be coming out
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Old 10-17-2003, 08:25 PM
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why dont you get the mrc 969pro instead?its a lot better than the 959, you can charge 2 batteries at the same time.....
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Old 10-17-2003, 08:35 PM
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The 959 is a decent beginner charger, it does 3000 and up but it gets really hot and quits working sometimes....losts of Newbies have them and do ok if you put a fan on it
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Old 10-17-2003, 09:11 PM
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I've had a 959 and it got so hot that the back melted in and the screen turned black Not only that but it got the cells so hot that they almost lit the carpet on fire. They also false peak a LOT, practically every charge. I would check into the 969 or something like that, but I would stay away from the 959. Thats just my experiences though, I have heard people praising about theirs
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Old 10-17-2003, 09:24 PM
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what kinda fan should i get. i cant afford athe 969 right now
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Old 10-17-2003, 09:39 PM
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I have a Millenium now (origional) and love it. You can pick these up on Ebay for like $50 or so, but you also need a powersupply. I used to be on a budget (still am), and used to go for second best. My word of advise is to just save up for the good stuff. It may take a little bit more time and money, but it will save you a lot of hassel and $$ in the end
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Old 10-19-2003, 09:10 AM
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The 959 has problems with heat because the voltage regulator is located right behind the lcd screen, which in turn causes it to go black. For the money its a okay charger but you have to have a fan on it or do what I did and dremel cut away the plastice to expose the inside for better airflow.
You can get a novak ionic dc version for like 60US. Here are some hobby shop link that are good:

http://www.stormerhobbies.com/
http://www.ultimatehobbies.com/
http://www.btown.com/sheldons/
http://64.70.208.72/speedtechrc/1.html

Good Luck!!
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