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Old 02-15-2017, 05:29 AM
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I went with Polaron.....works great with lots of Extras
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Old 02-17-2017, 09:19 AM
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so the hitec x2 will charge at 7.5 amps not 10 amps per channel?

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I hope you realize that you can only charge at 15A total with the Hitec even though the box says 10A on each channel. The power supply is under-sized. You also can only do 1S lipo on the first channel. If you race 1/12 this is a big problem.

The Reedy 1216 C2 /Ultrapower does a real 12A on each channel (24A total)and it does 1S~6S on both channels. The fan is also temperature controlled, so you don't have it screaming full blast all day.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:20 AM
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so the hitec x2 will charge at 7.5 amps not 10 amps per channel?
You can charge at 10A ONE channel, the other gets what's left so 5A. there is an adjustment in the setup to set the bias between the 2 channels, so you can make it 7.5 and 7.5 if you change it in the setup menu.
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Originally Posted by Eddie_E View Post
I hope you realize that you can only charge at 15A total with the Hitec even though the box says 10A on each channel. The power supply is under-sized. You also can only do 1S lipo on the first channel. If you race 1/12 this is a big problem.
A curious statement as the Hitec X2 AC Plus can do max 10 amps and 1-6S on both channels. On AC power it's 100w total power, split between the two channels how you want. On DC power it's 100w power to each port. This is due to size constraints, a 200w AC power supply is significantly larger than the charger case allows.

If you run DC power you can charge 2, 1-2S packs at 10 amps each, 6 amps on 2S and 10 amps on 1S if you use AC power with 50/50 power distribution.
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Old 02-17-2017, 12:29 PM
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so 6 amps max on each channel using AC power?

I'm trying to help a person new to lipos find a decent little charger, he has 8200 mah batteries for his summit but it appears he won't be able to charge at 1c with this charger

so at that, would there be any concern running the charger at max?, even if it is 6amps
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A curious statement as the Hitec X2 AC Plus can do max 10 amps and 1-6S on both channels. On AC power it's 100w total power, split between the two channels how you want. On DC power it's 100w power to each port. This is due to size constraints, a 200w AC power supply is significantly larger than the charger case allows.

If you run DC power you can charge 2, 1-2S packs at 10 amps each, 6 amps on 2S and 10 amps on 1S if you use AC power with 50/50 power distribution.
My Hitec X2 AC plus will not allow me to set my bottom channel to 1S 3.7V. Did you guys have an update recently? I see the picture above has that.
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Old 02-17-2017, 12:34 PM
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so 6 amps max on each channel using AC power?

I'm trying to help a person new to lipos find a decent little charger, he has 8200 mah batteries for his summit but it appears he won't be able to charge at 1c with this charger

so at that, would there be any concern running the charger at max?, even if it is 6amps
Depends on the cell count. Charger watts / pack voltage = max amps.

You can also put the full 100w AC power to either one of the ports if you need the extra juice.
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Old 02-17-2017, 12:52 PM
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2s 8200mah both batteries charging at the same time

max amps on ac power?
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Old 02-17-2017, 01:01 PM
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About 6A each.
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Old 02-17-2017, 01:06 PM
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ok thanks, i'm trying to help this guy out and when i explain all this to him I want to pass on the best information possible. He's hoping for the best turn around time on his batteries.

6 amps isn't bad and I can leave the choice up to him, in the product description it says 10 amps......on a dual channel unit i was thinking that's each channel

thank you for the help
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Old 02-17-2017, 02:43 PM
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It is capable of 10 amps maximum per port. That does not mean it will charge at 10 amps on every battery you plug into it, it just means that it can do up to 10 amps as a maximum.
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Old 02-17-2017, 02:56 PM
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thanks for your help, it looks like a great little charger with some cool features
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Old 03-13-2019, 07:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Davidka View Post
I'm enjoying my new Ultra Power 100AC Duo. It was $70, charges 2 batteries at a time of any chemistry and is nice and small. There are several brands that re-label UP stuff.
Digging up an old post, but have you tried charging LiHV batteries with this charger? I have this charger as well and am looking to switch to HV batteries. I wasn't sure if I can just use the LiPo setting to charge LiHV, or if I need to get a new charger as well.

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Old 03-13-2019, 11:58 PM
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LiHV are just LiPo's so yes, you can charge them on a LiPo program. You can not charge them on a higher voltage but with most racing that is not alowed and if is is alowed you can look if you can set the end voltage in the LiPo program (some advanced chargers have options to finetune the voltage.)
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