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Old 09-19-2011, 04:53 AM   #1
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Default Which is quicker to charge 4s or 2 x 2S Lipo

Which is quicker to charge 1 x 4s lipo or 2 x 2S Lipos? I've bought a 1/8 buggy and am not sure if I should get a single 4s or 2 x 2s lipos.

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The only thing that affects lipo charge time is charge rate - charging at more than 1C - 2C charge will be faster than 1C, 3C even faster, etc.

If you connect the two 2S in series, they are electrically the same as the 4S so there's no diff charge wise or charge time wise. At 1C, any lipo will take about the same time to recharge, 45min to 1hr depending on how discharged the lipo actually is.

A 4S has fewer connections and may be a bit smaller, but that's about the only advantages I see....
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