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Old 11-11-2011, 11:39 AM   #1
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Default Need a little help picking a charger please

Ok so I am going with the G350 PS from Hobbypartz http://www.hobbypartz.com/77p-g350-powersupply.html and I have a charger currently but I would like to pick up another. I found this Venom recomended in another post but have not seen many reviews on it http://www.venom-group.com/Store/Cha...-Multi-Charger I like the fact that it does two batteries at a time, and that it has a built in usb charger (thats a big deal I use my cell phone for music and it dies rather quickly so if its charger is one less thing to pack its a + in my book)

I also looked at the thunder power T6 multi charger from Hobbypartz about the same price, no usb but does 4 batteries, however non of the leads would work for me, and I need to find a coupel more balancing boards.

So if anyone has any other suggestions UNDER $125, would be great if the balancing board was built in but not a requirement, bonus points for usb charger and must do at least 2 4cell 5000 packs at a time.

Let me know what you would get .... Thanks guys.
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:52 AM   #2
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That Venom charger is re-badged for Venom - several others sell it as well, AMain (Prodigy 610 Duo) and Hitec X2 to mention a few. It is made by SkyRC and was a little rocky when it came out a few yrs ago. They seemed to have gotten the bugs out.

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If you need the dual capability, you prob won't find another dual charger cheaper. A 350watt PS will easily run a 200watt charger. One thing missing in this discussion is what you plan/need to charge. 200watts is not a lot of power if you're planning on hi C rate charging high capacity, high cell count lipos.
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:56 AM   #3
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Well I will be charging 4cell 5000 packs I run the skylipos and currently charge them at 1c which i think is all they are rated at, I thougth about picking up some new packs for the coming summer racing which might allow to charge at a higher c rating .... just not sure if its needed

thanks for the help
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Its only needed f you want or need to speed up charging - higher C rate (as opposed to 1C) charging reduces lipo charge time.
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MRC. I love mine and it wasnt too expensive either. It only does one, but it is top of the line.
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