HRC Distribution have introduced the new HRC Racing Dual Star Pro multi-chemistry AC/DC charger. Offering two 200W charge outputs and an LiHV mode, the device is capable of up to 20A charge current with the internal balancers sporting a swift 1A balancing drain for fast charging. In addition the charger features two back-lit LCD screens, dual 4-button programming and an integrated 400W power supply.
Coming from CRC are a new 2S charge/balance lead as well as 14AWG wire, balance extensions and 4mm to 5mm bullet adapters. Starting with the charge lead, it comes pre-soldered with 4mm bullet connectors and an XH balance connector. Also included is the 4 to 5 mm adapter allowing to use the leads on both 4mm and 5mm bullet packs. Unlike stepped adapters, the separate bullet insert has very little exposed metal, practically eliminating the possibility of a short.
Vampire Racing have introduced their new 2S TX/RX Charging Adapter XH/5mm that allows to charge 2S LiPo transmitter and receiver battery packs through the their balancer port. Designed for the use with standard 5mm charge and balance wires the adapter utilises 5mm tube-type connectors for the power wires, a 2mm tube-type connector for the male balancer plug as well as an XH balancer connector for the battery side. The adapter does away with the need to use additional JR or Futaba style charge wires and balance boards, greatly reducing the amount of wires to carry and cleaning up the pit area. The adapter comes pre-wired, covered in protective shrink wrap and it is available now.
The expansion of the Hitec charger line continues with the introduction of the X2 AC Plus Black Edition AC/DC dual balance charger and discharger with built-in power supply. With increased capacity and compatibility, this portable, compact and reliable charging unit affords flexible charging of all battery chemistries whether both at home or in the field. Its leading-edge power distribution mode allows efficient assignment of output power based on individual battery requirements while the Voice Guide feature makes for easy, user-friendly communication. It also features a built-in 10-amp power supply, internal balancing circuits and ten different charge/discharge profiles. The device is rounded out by Hitech’s “Scan to Go” feature and smartphone control via Bluetooth.
Coming from TQ Wire is the 2-cell charge wire with 4mm/5mm stepped bullet connectors. 610mm long the charge and balance harness is made using high-quality 12AWG all-black wires, Gold-plated 6-point 4mm/5mm stepped connectors and it utilises an XH balancer plug. The cables are covered in nylon mesh for protection and to keep things nice and tidy.
LRP’s Pulsar Sport AC/DC charger is the company’s latest offering out of their popular Pulsar charger line. The smaller brother of the Pulsar Pro offers up to 6A of charge current to fill up to 6S LiXX packs or up to 15 cell NiXX batteries fast and conveniently. A dedicated LiHV program allows to make use of the latest generation of Lithium-Polymer cells and an integrated power supply does away with the need for an external power source. The package is rounded out by a backlit display, a 5V/1A USB port as well as an integrated balancer with XHR port.
Hitec’s RDX1 Pro is a high-performance, microprocessor-controlled charger and discharger with battery management capabilities suitable for most popular battery types. Featuring an integrated six-cell balancer for all Lithium chemistries including the latest high voltage Lithium-Polymer LiHV cells, the AC/DC professional-grade unit offers a maximum charge power of 100 watts. Hitec’s Charge Master software feature allows convenient, optional control using a PC and its slim inline tower design with easily-accessible front ports saves valuable pit space.
Hitec have introduced two new high-performance chargers in the form of he X2 High Power and the Power Peak E7. Starting with the X2 High Power, the dual output device allows for flexible battery charging at home and in the field. The power distribution mode efficiently assigns output power based on individual battery requirements, as well as the ability to distribute power to a DC output port to power even more devices. The charger is capable of charging all battery chemistries, including the new generation LiHV, and it features a built-in 250-watt power supply, internal balancing circuits and ten different charge/discharge profiles. The X2 High Power also features a unique and innovative Voice Guide function.