June 21, 2017

Hitec H4 Plus DC/DC 4-port smart charger

Hitec have introduced their new H4 Plus DC/DC 4-port smart charger. Housed in an all-aluminium case the device features a 32-bit microprocessor, 128x64px back-lit display and four 150W charge outputs. With the Channel Bridge Function a total of 300W charge power can be achieved with the charger offering multi-chemistry abilities to charge LiHV, LiPo, LiFe as well as NiXX and Pb batteries. The DC charger furthermore offers built-in cell check functions as well as a Lithium chemistry battery discard function.

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May 30, 2017

HRC Racing Star Charger V3.0 LiHV mode charger

HRC Distribution have introduced their new HRC Racing Star Charger V3.0. The device now features a LiHV mode that allows to unleash the full potential of the new high voltage Lithium-Polymer batteries with its 80W power supply allowing to use up to 6A charge current. The charger is good for the use with up to 6S LiXX or 15-cell NiXX battery packs with the Multi Security System constantly checking parameters such as voltage, capacity, time, temperature and peak current to ensure swift yet secure charging and discharging.

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May 18, 2017

DMS Partz angled charger & equipment stand

X-Factory UK have expanded their range of angles charger stands. The range now includes plain black, bright white, race red as well as the original blue version. Also available are two multi-colour versions with the red and black Limited Edition suits the new Corally Limited Edition charger range while the Patriot in red, white and blue suits those people form the likes of the UK, USA, France etc. who wish to proudly display their colours. Made of lightweight high density foam, the angled 4-piece stand is ideal for holding most of today’s chargers but can also be used for items such as tablet devices. The angled design makes viewing the charger’s screen easier and gives easier access to buttons or dials.

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May 9, 2017

SkyRC D100 V2 AC/DC multi-chemistry charger

SkyRC have introduced their new D100 V2 AC/DC multi-chemistry charger. The device offers dual output channels, a USB output, and a 13.8V 100 watts power supply, making it usable with up to 6S LiXX batteries or up to 15-cell NiXX packs. With its internal power supply the charger is able to power additional DC devices while Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity allows to remote control and monitor the charger using iOS or Android mobile devices. Another new feature to the D100 V2 is the Scan to Go function. With a QR code generated by SkyRC’s SkyCharger app and attached to the respective battery the charger will start charging or discharging automatically once the QR code is scanned with a mobile device. The function will prevent the use of wrong charge modes or parameters. The features are rounded out by a back-lit display and temperature-controlled fan units.

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May 5, 2017

TQ Wire 2S trans/rec charge cable

TQ Wire have introduced the 2S trans/rec charge cable, an adapter that allows to charge 2S LiXX transmitter and receiver batteries through their balancer port. Fitting XH balancer plug equipped LiPo, LiIon and LiFe batteries, the adapter attaches to the battery’s balancer port while on the input side any 2S balancer charge harness with 5mm and 2mm bullet-type connectors can be used.

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March 15, 2017

SkyRC e660 60W AC/DC charger

Coming from SkyRC is the e660 60W AC/DC multi-chemistry charger. The compact device features 60W of charge power which is good enough for up to 6A of charge current with 1S to 6S LiXX or 1 to 15-cell NiXX packs. When the charger is running on AC input voltage an additional 13.8V DC output allows to connect optional power distributor boxes in order to power or charge DC equipment such as pit lamps or mobile devices. Other features include a dedicated LiHV charge mode, ten charge/discharge profiles, a back-lit display and convenient 4-button menu operation.

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March 14, 2017

Elangears Elan AI 100W multi-chemistry DC charger

Elangears have introduced their new Elan AI 100W multi-chemistry DC compact charger. Housed in an all-metal case and featuring a blue back-lit display and single knob operation, the device is good for charge rates of up to 10A with up to 6S Lithium batteries. The charger features the AI Charge battery management that ensures short charge times without stressing the battery for increased battery life while a 1-click start function makes using the charger easy and convenient while also ensuring LiXX packs are charged using suitable parameters in terms of charge current and charge end voltage. A dedicated LiHV mode makes the charger, that will become available shortly, future-ready for the new generation of high-voltage LiPo batteries.

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March 11, 2017

EV-Peak AR1 touch screen 300W DC charger

New from EV-Peak comes the AR1 300W touch screen multi-chemistry charger. Made for the use with 11VDC to 32VDC input the device features a strong charge circuit good enough for up to 25A of charge current with 1S to 6S LiPo battery packs or 1 to 15 cell NiMH batteries. The charger offers several charge modes, one of which is a dedicated LiHV mode, it measure 102x120x46mm and weighs in at 450g. A large back-lit touch screen display allows for easy menu operation.

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