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Old 10-10-2018, 06:42 PM
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What charger do you have and would you buy it again? What's good about it? What's the dislikes?
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Icharger 308 duo and an x6. Great chargers with plenty of adjustability as well as servo test which is neat.
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I have 3 that I use.

Revolectrix PL8 - Desktop use
iCharger X6 - Desktop use
Revolectrix DPL8 - built into a charging case with 24V power supply and 2 4-port MPA boards and a Bump Controller.

I started with the PL8 and then bought a DPL8 when they were clearing them out for the Touch series Powerlabs. They are workhorses, easy to use, and very reliable. They are my main chargers. I purchased the X6 because I wanted to try out a Junsi/iCharger to see how I liked the menu system and performance. For the money, the X6 is a pretty nice charger.
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iCharger 406 duo is the best charger ever made. It's been around for 4 years and still is the best charger you can buy. It is reliable, charges at 40 amps on two channels or 70 on one. You can do 40 amp discharge with a discharge. You can do up to 8 cell batteries. The 308 is 30 amp and the 4010 is 10 cell. The new X6 is small but only one port at 30 amps. Dislikes are no touchscreen. The price is worth it and it is a must-have for all stock racers.
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HiTec X2 black edition - it talks! (actually it is the one feature I do not like)

It is not as fancy as an Icharger but since it is AC/DC and I got it for under $100 - I would say it was one of the best bang for your buck. It is basic so easy to use, but has enough features to do everything I need.

Can do two packs at 5amp each on AC or 2 packs at 10amps each on DC.

Yes I would buy the X2 again.

If you have the money and want the best (and have or will get a power supply), get the Icharger.
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I really love my Icharger 106b+. I do just fine at 10amps with my 1/8 ebuggy racing.
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i love my skyrc d400 charger. Its only about $200 and it can charger 2 batteries at the same time at 20amps each. No need for a external power supply. It has 400watts of power and it can discharge with 36 watts of power.
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Old 10-13-2018, 01:10 AM
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I love my Venom Dual Medion charger. 2x 10A output is enough for what I do and love the speakers inside
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Icharger 206, because it can fire up a 4s battery in no time. I also use a HK 250 Reaktor as well, great for the price, especially 2s. I hook both of these to an HP 750, the best!
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I used a Hitech charger for years. Puff’d every pack I owned. I switched to iCharger and haven’t puff’d a pack since. Hitech charging at 6 amps. iCharger charging at 30amps.
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You can't beat the Competition Electronics GFX chargers. They discharge, charge and cycle packs. And they're the most accurate chargers ever made!!
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I use a SkyRC D100V2, wich is good for the price and has a built in power supply. If you use external power supply,you can charge at 10A for each canal (100wx2, 200w total). If you use internal power supply, the power is 100w (total). It also has battery resistance meter, usb exit and bluetooth control. The only limit is...the limit: charge at 10A, discharge at 2A.
By the way, Hitec X2 Black Edition is a SkyRC rebranded.

For the same price (a lil bit more expensive, but achiveable) , I'd suggest iCharger X6. Great product. In my local clubs, 80% has an iCharger.

It depends on what you need. If you need a charger for multiple purpose, SkyRC is good for the price. But If you into "hard racing", especially touring and buggy stock class, I'd suggest iCharger. Hard cycling, hard performances, short battery life
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Originally Posted by MUDVAYNE View Post
You can't beat the Competition Electronics GFX chargers. They discharge, charge and cycle packs. And they're the most accurate chargers ever made!!
Not to mention that they're just cooler than the new units.
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Went from HiTech and charging at <10 amps to a refurbished iCharger/Motiv power supply combo and charging at >20 amps. The faster charging time is a fantastic race day convenience. The iCharger also has some great features. One in particular is the trickle charging feature which keeps your battery fully charged if you leave it sitting on the charger between races. The higher iCharger discharging amp rate is also a big time saver. Definitely recommended, yes I would buy again, and not a single dislike!
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Old 10-22-2018, 03:17 AM
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Last month I bought a Hota d6 dual pro ac/dc charger, also sold under the hobbymate brand. It is basically a rebranded ISDT D2 but with an added DC input. It is really small, has a 200watt power supply and pretty cheap. With an external power supply it can do 650 watts. It has been really good so far. Only thing I dont like is that the rotary button is quite sensitive.

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