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Offline Steve Edwards

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Best Charger?
« on: 22, July 2017, 02:34:58 PM »
Hi


What is a good charger with a para board to charge 6 5000 lipo?


Thanks


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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #1 on: 22, July 2017, 03:09:44 PM »
Will they be made into 10s packs?

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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #2 on: 22, July 2017, 03:29:07 PM »
Hi Mike


no, just 6 x 5000mah lipo


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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #3 on: 22, July 2017, 03:38:11 PM »
Personal favourites are the iChargers (probably mentioned it before, but obviously lots of other makes out there) in combination with a Chargery power supply.

I found these calculators useful food for thought.

http://www.revolectrix.com/CP10XP_calculators_Main.htm

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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #4 on: 22, July 2017, 05:14:41 PM »
Revolectrix Powelab pl6 works well

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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #5 on: 22, July 2017, 06:45:33 PM »
Do you want to future proof, in that, might you want to charge 10s packs in the future?

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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #6 on: 22, July 2017, 11:14:13 PM »
Definitely wouldn't go for 10S packs.  Two 5S packs for me every time.  Why? If a cell goes down on a 10S pack that's all gone, whereas with 2 x 5S packs you still have one 5S pack that you can buddy up with another.  Also, you don't need a 10S charger so it's much cheaper.


I use the Fusion Emperor with their 600 watt power supply.  I have two sets of these.  I can charge four flight packs concurrently with that setup in one hour.  I bought the charger and PSU second hand and they are excellent value.  You can use the charger in the field as well provided you have a decent 12 v/24 v power supply.

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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #7 on: 23, July 2017, 11:38:57 AM »
Hi


Thanks for all the replies.


Cheers


Steve

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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #8 on: 23, July 2017, 12:22:58 PM »
When I said 10s, I meant two 5s packs in series, then a 10s charger can be used without having to disconnect the packs.

Lots of options 😀

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Re: Best Charger?
« Reply #9 on: 23, July 2017, 12:38:38 PM »
Hi Steve.
I use the same charger as Peter but use an 1150W power supply from Coolice.co uk. Its done a good job for me for a couple if years now.