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Old 10-31-2004, 02:28 PM   #1
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What charger do you feel is the best one to buy?? Mine doesn't reach peak so it's time for a new one....
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Old 10-31-2004, 02:34 PM   #2
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People are going to recomend what they own. But the most popular seem to be the Turbo 35, LRP Pulsar & Integy. I personally use the Integy 16x5 because it's what I could afford at the time.
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Go for what you can afford and has as many features that you use. If you have 50 dollars the MRC Superbrain is OK, If you have 100 the integy 15X series are well worth the money I have and use the 15X6 the old version, if you have $150 then look at the higher rage of integy 16 series. IF you have over $200.00 then go for the Turbo or the GM Commander (which I also own and use) the GM is a little less know but has almost all the features of the Turbo and half the size, and it will charger everything (I mean it even Li-po's). SO your budget has more to do than which charger is best. OH I got my GM Commander on Ebay for $165.00 so keep a look out and get what is best for what ever kind of use you have for it. If you race and need top notch then go top notch. If you beet up your street than go for something in the lower level. Hope this helps.
I started with the Superbrain and I need more from my charger so I bought th egood stuff.
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LRP Pulsar Competition 1, 2 are great for its price. Just wish discharging rate was more, but other than that there AWESOME.
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Remember, when you upgrade to a charger like we're talking about. You have to purchase a power supply aswell.
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I'm currently using a Victor senior...it's only good for 3400mhz than it peaks..my batteries want more than it can deliver...

I guess my question should have been more directed to the high end stuff [i have a power supply etc...]...i'm not new to this but am interested to see what people are using as i need a new charger...
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LRP Pulsar Competition 1, 2 are great for its price. Just wish discharging rate was more, but other than that there AWESOME.
Yes they are, I fully agree!! I like how you can run a motor lathe with it also.
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Old 10-31-2004, 06:05 PM   #8
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Yes they are, I fully agree!! I like how you can run a motor lathe with it also.
I also like when your doing the motor run in, you can increase it while its running.
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i would go with the novak combo kit thats what i have charges great and comes with the black box power supply. it can charger any where from .1 amps to 7.0 amps. Im pretty sure thats ur best shot at a long lasting small charger

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I also like when your doing the motor run in, you can increase it while its running.
For sure!!
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I have a victor IQ3000. I bought a GFX the other day. All I can say is the Victor is 10 times better. You can cancel the Mah limit on mine so that you can go above the limit of 3300. I press 1&3. The GFX is nice, but it doesn't do near the amount of things the IQ does. I also have the Multiplexor, so I can charge 7 Batts sequentially. I can break in motors at variable rates, not the lock of the GFX, I can do thermal charging, I can go on and on. If you can get the Victor upgraded, that is the way to go, there is nothing that even comes close at this point, in my mind.
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With the multiplexor, can you use it like a discharge tray where you can bring each individual cell in a pack down to 0v? I just got an IQ3 and would like to get the multiplexor. Ofcourse, cost and actually finding one may make me think otherwise.
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Individual Cell monitoring.

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LRP Pulsar Competition 1, 2 are great for its price. Just wish discharging rate was more, but other than that there AWESOME.
Best charger i've ever had motor run in really does help

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I use a pro-trak and love it, but it isn't cheap. For the more budget minded crowd the LRP Pulsar Sport is a very good deal and top notch charger.
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