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Old 12-03-2020, 08:18 PM
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New Muchmore charger, looks pretty decent. IPS touch screen, 40A charging, 40A discharging (20 native, 20 more with discharge module). Heard it may be available next week.

MM-CMSP Cell Master SPECTER ??????SPECTER -Muchmore Racing. Co., Ltd.


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I was really excited with the specs until I saw that it only offers 1A balance current which is no bueno for me

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Originally Posted by billdelong View Post
I was really excited with the specs until I saw that it only offers 1A balance current which is no bueno for me
How much balance current do you prefer?
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Originally Posted by FloridaST View Post
How much balance current do you prefer?
I have no idea what the balance current was on my older off band chargers that I've used in the past, but I would notice that as my batteries aged they would take longer to balance toward the end of a charge cycle. It got so bad that I stopped balancing my cells just to get my packs charged in a reasonable time.

About a year ago I invested in a iCharger 406 Duo which offers 1.2A per port or 2.4A in syncho mode to where my packs top off after 8 min of charge after a 5 min qual. My older chargers would take closer to 45 min to charge.

Now I'm seeing the S6 which is comparable to the Specter except the S6 offers 2A of balance current which has me second guessing on keeping my 406 Duo:
https://www.progressiverc.com/collec...ts/icharger-s6
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Yeah my Junsi X6 has a 2A balance rate so you think the Muchmore would try to match that or close to that. Maybe we'll learn more after they release it.
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https://gshobby.com/muchmore-cell-ma...arger-mm-cmsp/

$300... hmmm....
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Thinking this charger makes more sense then a icharger 406 duo for myself. Seems pretty easy to buy in my country they even sell the resistor bank so thatís a nice bonus if I ever wanted the higher discharge rate.

I would also assume customer support and warranty work would be less of a hassle.

oh and fancy touch screen cause 2021
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It if really costs $300 it's going to be a rip-off. For that, you could buy a 406 duo which is dual channel. You can also get 70 amps out of the 406. If you don't want that just get a S6 which is an X6 but 40A and is also only $130. The muchmore is DC input so you still need another power supply so that thing isn't going to be a small setup.

Also, here in the US the ichargers (406, X6, S6) are readily avaliable for hobby shops to order (you should buy from them if you can since tracks don't really make money) unlike muchmore stuff (which is still possible but harder to get).

If it was $150 I think it would be decent but $300 is just too much for not enough...
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Hmm I guess I assumed it was dual. Itís 288 for the muchmore and 130 for the x6. I see the x6 can do like 800-900 watts. How many watt power supply would I need for that !
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The 800-900 watts is only useful for multi cell batteries. For 2 cells, 8.4*30amps is 252 watts. To account for efficiency losses you should probably aim for a 300 watt power supply. For 40 amps, probably go 400 watts. The most common power supplies for rc use are repurposed server 12v power supplies (usually 750-1200w). These are then used to power other items like soldering irons, lights, vacuum pumps, tire warmers, etc... These are dirt cheap and usually made by a reputable brand like dell or hp.

If you really want to maximize the power from an icharger you need a 24v power supply, but for 2 cell charging, you won't reach enough wattage for it to matter.
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Awesome thanks
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Is there anybody with something positive to say about the Specter charger?
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Originally Posted by gatrbite View Post
Is there anybody with something positive to say about the Specter charger?
I actually like it. Packs seem to get a slightly better charge compared to my Icharger. I will say that it is over priced for a single port charger but then again when has Muchmore ever not had over priced products??? The features and use of the touch screen is awesome. I've seen two different versions though.....one with a normal charge lead and one with a digital volt meter attached. The separate discharge bank is a plug and play device. No weird internal setup to do like on the Icharger. I've used mine on shorty packs for off road and stick packs for on road.

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Anyone have any more thoughts on the Specter or why it's better/worse than an Icharger?
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I have a 406DUO and the Muchmore Specter. I use the Spector more. The time I bother with the DUO is when I'm racing multiple classes.

The big difference for me Muchmore instruction sheet is Pamplet the DUO is a book. The DUO can not do more functions than the easier to use Muchmore.
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