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Old 01-25-2009, 03:43 PM   #16
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+1 from me as well. I sold my Hyperion DUO to get one of these since I didn't need the power supply.
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Old 01-25-2009, 04:20 PM   #17
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y waste the money on a $150 when the durtrax 230 ($80) can do everything and can do it with or without the power supply... its already one of the best chargers on the market and for that price, that should seal the deal.

also u can buy 2 for 160... so that should tell u something.
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Old 01-25-2009, 04:27 PM   #18
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I don't see how anyone can recommend a charger without knowing what the person needs to charge. What are you going to be charging dent?
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Old 01-25-2009, 05:14 PM   #19
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its actually pretty easy when the charger u suggest can handle everything
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Old 01-26-2009, 01:12 PM   #20
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y waste the money on a $150 when the durtrax 230 ($80) can do everything and can do it with or without the power supply... its already one of the best chargers on the market and for that price, that should seal the deal.

also u can buy 2 for 160... so that should tell u something.
I love my AC/DC Hyperion 0606i, but that Duratrax 230 looks like a good deal. It seems that you can't balance charge with it though, but for that price you could add an external balancer and still come out ahead.
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Old 01-26-2009, 02:18 PM   #21
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I love my AC/DC Hyperion 0606i, but that Duratrax 230 looks like a good deal. It seems that you can't balance charge with it though, but for that price you could add an external balancer and still come out ahead.
I have both. I use the Onyx 230 and my commonsense balance pro mostly. The Hyperion charges to 8.38 every time. The Onyx charges between 8.38 - 8.42 depending on AC outlet its plugged into. Either way it charges under the ROAR 8.44 so I don't mind.

Of note, the Onyx + Balancer cost 80+40=$120. So you save $30 over the Hyperion. And if you add another Onyx then you save even more because one external balancer is enough when you use "quality matched" LiPo packs...
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Old 01-26-2009, 02:21 PM   #22
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I have both. I use the Onyx 230 and my commonsense balance pro mostly. The Hyperion charges to 8.38 every time. The Onyx charges between 8.38 - 8.42 depending on AC outlet its plugged into. Either way it charges under the ROAR 8.44 so I don't mind.

Of note, the Onyx + Balancer cost 80+40=$120. So you save $30 over the Hyperion. And if you add another Onyx then you save even more because one external balancer is enough when you use "quality matched" LiPo packs...
Yeah, I only balance once in a while anyway. My Hyperions (I have an EOS5iDP as well) get me to 8.44-8.45 though.
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Old 01-26-2009, 03:36 PM   #23
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ok just looking for a charger for lipo batteries i can always buy a power supply later. thanks guys
Over the years of RC racing, I've tried so many different chargers with all
kinds of batteries. From Tekin BC112 to Duratrax ICE to Orion Advantage Carbon and now the Hyperion EOS0610i Duo. I have to agree with most of
the guys in this thread, buy the Hyperion EOS0606i AC/DC for $129.95 and
you'll be glad you did. It's the best charger for the money right now in my
opinion. Hope this helps. Good luck!
Check out this link and read the manual before you buy:

http://www.allerc.com/product_info.p...oducts_id=3367

http://media.hyperion.hk/dn/eos/EOS0...)-A-MAN-EN.pdf

You may also need to buy this adaptor for your Lipo batts.

http://www.allerc.com/product_info.p...oducts_id=3702
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If I had $150 to buy a charger or two I would buy two Turnigy Accucell's from www.hobbycity.com
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Duratrax ice or the team checkpoint tc1030 charger. (same thing)
Checkpoint has a Backlit screen. For the same price get the Checkpoint.
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Old 01-26-2009, 03:51 PM   #26
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ok just looking for a charger for lipo batteries i can always buy a power supply later. thanks guys
You can also check out this forum for more info on the Hyperion charger
that everybody is recommending these days:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/radio-el...hargers-2.html
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I have both. I use the Onyx 230 and my commonsense balance pro mostly. The Hyperion charges to 8.38 every time. The Onyx charges between 8.38 - 8.42 depending on AC outlet its plugged into. Either way it charges under the ROAR 8.44 so I don't mind.

Of note, the Onyx + Balancer cost 80+40=$120. So you save $30 over the Hyperion. And if you add another Onyx then you save even more because one external balancer is enough when you use "quality matched" LiPo packs...
Don't know where you all shop, got my 606 for $130
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Don't know where you all shop, got my 606 for $130
I know, look at post #23 above it says $129.95!
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Has anyone seen the specs on the Trinity I-balance charger? Whats the charge rate?

http://www.teamtrinity.com/shop/item.asp?item=TRI22006

I am looking for an A/C-D/C that will charge 10amps.
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Has anyone seen the specs on the Trinity I-balance charger? Whats the charge rate?

http://www.teamtrinity.com/shop/item.asp?item=TRI22006

I am looking for an A/C-D/C that will charge 10amps.
I would also like to know of an AC/DC lipo charger that will do 10A and balance.
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