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Hobby King (?) lipo charger

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Banderboy, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. Banderboy

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    Hi guys, I just got a Fatshark battery for my Headplay, and found this charger. Supposedly the silver button is a stop/start, but it does two different things. The four leds either flash red green red green constantly, or I push the button and red flashes off and on and it chirps each time. Anybody familiar with this charger? Would I be better off just using the charger that came with the Headplay? As always, TIA for any help.
     
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    What model is it? Link?
     
  3. Banderboy

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    This is the charger.
     

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    That is not the best quality charger. I've had really good luck with this one: https://amzn.com/B01B9TERUY
     
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    Mainly because those aren't available. But I suppose one could look for an alternative with 8.4V DC out and .o2 max Amps.
     
  7. Phantomic

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    For now you can use the supplied charger, also for the fatshark battery. The only drawback is, it can't balance the two lipo cells and/or discharge to storage level.

    I eventually bought this one:

    Turnigy Accucell-6 50W 6A Balancer/Charger LiHV Capable (UK Warehouse)

    This charger may be a little underpowered when you want to charge larger lipos in the future, and you need your own powersupply for it.
     
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    The Fat Shark battery charger is also available here on eBay.
     
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