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Old 12-08-2010, 12:01 AM   #1
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Default HobbyKing Quattro 4x6S

is the quattro 4x6s the same charger as the hitec x4 multicharger? sure looks the same.
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...dProduct=10327


what power supply would be best (ie: inexpensive yet effective) for this quattro?
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...dProduct=13765
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and since im horrid at amps lipo math, how long would this charger take to charge 4x 4cell 5000mah lipos?
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I dunno if its the same charger but I have been using my quattro for a few months now with no issues. It works excellent. I've been charging 4 lipos at once consistently all day at the track with no issues at all

TQ RC Racing has the Quattro on sale though tower seems a little cheaper

http://www.tqrcracing.com/shop/produ...yword=&pg_no=1

Time to charge your lipos will vary depending on the charge rate they can take.
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is yours different than the one i linked? the hobbyking one is $60 less.

also, is that powersupply i linked to good enough for the hobbyking charger?
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The HobbyKing version is limited to 5A per channel, whereas the Hitec goes up to 6A per channel (for 2s), but both are "rated" at 50 watts max per channel. The HK one stops incrementing the charge current at 5.0 amps, so for a 2s LiPo it is only using 42 watts (8.4v x 5a = 42watts) The Hitec, when set for 6A, theoretically can use 50.4 watts (8.4v x 6a = 50.4watts).

However, when using more than 2s LiPo, the charger will limit the output to 50watts, so for 3s LiPo (12.6v max), the current would be limited to ~4A (3.96A). For 4s (16.8v max), you'd be limited to ~3A (2.97A).

I love my iMax version (basically the same as the HK one).

As far as a power supply, one that can supply 25A or more is sufficient.
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