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Old 08-28-2019, 05:48 PM
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Does anyone run a 24volt power supply to get maximum power out of this charger? What are the best 24 volt power supplies out there that can max out this charger that’s also compact in size?

Chargery s1200 is a 50amp 12-24v 1200 watt power supply. Costs between $199-$240. There are cheaper alternatives with converted power supplies but are less convenient.

https://www.progressiverc.com/chargi...-27v-supplies/




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Stack two of the little HP server power supply together. The only thing you have to worry about is grounding them correctly so as not to short them. Other then that you can have a 24v unit with plenty of watt for under $30.
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I got the rl 12v 75amp 900 watt power supply and it maxes out at 29amp charge rate for a 4s lipo and only 19 Amps for a 6s lipo. I then bought the rl 12v 85 amp 1025 watt power supply and it made zero difference.

I finally went went and got the chargery s1500 25v 1500watt power supply and I have no issues charger a 6s or 4s lipo at 40 amps now.

This charger really ally needs a 24v power supply to get the most out of it. Thereís cheep 12v power supplyís are only good if your only charging 2s lipos
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I got the rl 12v 75amp 900 watt power supply and it maxes out at 29amp charge rate for a 4s lipo and only 19 Amps for a 6s lipo. I then bought the rl 12v 85 amp 1025 watt power supply and it made zero difference.

The 406 is limited to 47amps per input channel, and that was probably why you were limited to 29 amps on 4s using a 12v power supply. Going to the 12v 85amp supply wasn't going to make a difference.

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The 406 is limited to 47amps per input channel, and that was probably why you were limited to 29 amps on 4s using a 12v power supply. Going to the 12v 85amp supply wasn't going to make a difference.
i know that now. I don’t know why rl even sells the 1050watt 85amp 12v power supply. People should always just buy the 900watt 75 amp 12v supply. With 12v power supplies The voltage is the problem not Amps or the wattage. Since the charger has a 47amp Input limit, With a 12 volt power supply the icharger is limited to only about 500watts of usable power. Which is fine for 2s batteries but sucks for 4s and 6s lipos.

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i know that now. I donít know why rl even sells the 1050watt 85amp 12v power supply. People should always just buy the 900watt 75 amp 12v supply. With 12v power supplies The voltage is the problem not Amps or the wattage. Since the charger has a 47amp Input limit, With a 12 volt power supply the icharger is limited to only about 500watts of usable power. Which is fine for 2s batteries but sucks for 4s and 6s lipos.

You can also run multiple chargers off the same supply, and the 85 amp gives you a little more flexibility.
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so recently Iíve been having trouble with the negative side of my charger lead getting so hot it comes unsoldered during a 40amo discharge. Iíve re-soldered it but now the actual input terminal has come unsoldered from the board. Too much resistance?
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First thing I would do is solder on New plugs....

I discovered this problem on a esc to battery connection. Yes you can spread the prongs, but a new plug is just a that much better.
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