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Old 08-23-2009, 02:33 PM   #1
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Default Help with choosing a charger!!!

In a process of getting a highend lipo charger, looking for something that lasts me awhile..

My local hobby shops carry heperion,bantam,thunderpower,trion,venom etc etc

somesay hyperion with duo option is the best, and ofcourse which they have in front of them at the time "the best" charger, but hyperion is the most expensive.

I dont need to charge two at the same time, just enough feature to last... my options so far are : hyperion 720i or bantam bd6-10(sp?)

Unlike my previous chargers like gfx , muchmore , ICC , etcetc isnt lipo chargers all the same? when it comes to reaching 8.4v? or am I wrong about that? someone told me GFX is "the racer" lipo charger because of it's charging sep cells blahblah so It will actually reach 8.44V is that true?
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Old 08-23-2009, 03:19 PM   #2
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I have the TP-610C and I love it.... The Team Checkpoint 1030 is a great charger as well....

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... so It will actually reach 8.44V is that true?
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Yes, the GFX will charge to 8.44V, and (imo) its the best charger out there
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but how would GFX use blancing tabs...other then orion or trackpower style lipo packs?

Anyother brands recommended? hyperion? bantam?
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:48 PM   #5
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these are great balancers and will balance any lipo but thunderpower/flight power which they mak an adapter for that thats $5.... will do 1-6 cell lipos
as well as tell you each cells voltage


http://www.commonsenserc.com/product...roducts_id=549

easy to use just plug it in and wa la your balancing...

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I have the TP610c and IMO, if you are not needing 10amps, go with a cheaper charger. I have a Thunder AC6 and it was less than half the price shipped compared to my tp610c.

For on road racing, you really don't need much more than 5 amps. I'd look into the cheap chargers. There are several in the $50 range that get the job done.

Also, this thread should probably be in the Radio and Electronics section.

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but how would GFX use blancing tabs...other then orion or trackpower style lipo packs?

Anyother brands recommended? hyperion? bantam?
Thunder Power 610C or Great Planes Triton EQ2 for a charger with a power supply built in. Lipo chargers are actually simpler in their action vs a NiMH or NiCD charger so you don't have to break the bank to get something good. Since you wanted the "internet racer" reply, hyperion duo is badass - LOL

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If you already have a GFX, you already have a charger. Why downgrade?
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IMO - I've had em all. The only one that comes racing with me is my Hyperion Duo. I keep an Orion as a spare, in case something weird happens.
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