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Old 07-08-2011, 07:19 PM   #1
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I need a decent AC-DC charger capable of charging two batteries if I needed with out spending a fortune. I'm thinking about buying a Venom Pro Charger Plus or something similar. Any recommendations?
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I need a decent AC-DC charger capable of charging two batteries if I needed with out spending a fortune. I'm thinking about buying a Venom Pro Charger Plus or something similar. Any recommendations?
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There are no worthwhile AC/DC powered dual chargers that I'm aware of. The Hitec or its re-badged cousin ProTek charger are good options -

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...S-10A-200W-x-2


You'll need a 20amp PS as a minimum.

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Hobbico Elite is a dual ac/dc unit . But you didn't mention the batteries you'd be charging and your specs preferences .
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Hobbico Elite is a dual ac/dc unit . But you didn't mention the batteries you'd be charging and your specs preferences .
Why dont you actually look at the charger instead of recommending something like that?
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Its only 2amp max in each port and 3S lipo max. Looks like its intended for small batt charging for planes.

This is a quote from the manual on pg 2 and explains everything -


"Designed for Tx and Rx radio batteries. Also good for single cell glow igniters and even lithium-based park flyer batteries!"
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Why dont you actually look at the charger instead of recommending something like that?
Unfortunately the only thing we have to go by is what OP posted. I will admit that I didn't reasearch quik's packs , but nonetheless the Elite does fit the bill given the info here.

ps. I DO look at this charger from time to time and recommend it. It would be a poor choice if it was not within specs. It will also have a hard time doing 2 amps on 3S packs , it is only around 36 watts or so with the stock ps.
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