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Old 06-28-2019, 10:46 AM
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I'm looking for a decent lipo charger for around $20-$30. I'm going to be charging 2s lipos around 5000mah, and it would be nice to charge 4s in the future. Any suggestions are appreciated.
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Dynamite passport ultra p2.
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Old 06-29-2019, 04:55 AM
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A GT 500 closer than the 110$ charger listed above 75$ GT500
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Old 06-29-2019, 05:59 AM
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The Hexfly HX-C6D Mini is the best that Iv'e seen given the price. It balance charges up to 6 amps (2S to 4S) and has a storage mode. You can check it out here - Hexfly HX-C6D Mini charger
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The Hexfly HX-C6D Mini is the best that Iv'e seen given the price. It balance charges up to 6 amps (2S to 4S) and has a storage mode. You can check it out here - Hexfly HX-C6D Mini charger
no it balncr dis chargers a cell at 300mah..https://www.redcatracing.com/HX-C6D-Mini
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That's just the current drain during balancing which is 300mAh per cell. The balance charge rate is 0 to 6 amps.
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That's just the current drain during balancing which is 300mAh per cell. The balance charge rate is 0 to 6 amps.
you dont understand how a charger works.oh well no way a 60 watt charger can be better than a 500 watts charger..
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a lipo charger works how it was programed to work it either chargers the lower voltage battery to near the fuller cell or it discharges the higher cell to near lower voltages voltage.only 1 charger I know that charges a battery soly thru balance plug. it will do up to 8 batteries at once .at 8 amps and can be set thru user setup how to charge .that charger is 199$..i forgot the name but its sitting on my work bench
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a lipo charger works how it was programed to work it either chargers the lower voltage battery to near the fuller cell or it discharges the higher cell to near lower voltages voltage.only 1 charger I know that charges a battery soly thru balance plug. it will do up to 8 batteries at once .at 8 amps and can be set thru user setup how to charge .that charger is 199$..i forgot the name but its sitting on my work bench
Kinda like RadioLink's charger?
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