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    Charger

    What is a hood dual chathe that can charge up to 4s and 8000mah? With a higher charge rate?

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    Define "higher charge rate." The Traxxas EZ Peak Plus (6 amps/80W max) comes to mind for starters, but I'm not sure if it will be fast enough for you. Also, do you want a model with a built-in power supply, or external?
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    I want an ac charger and something thats above 5amps and i have a duratrax 245 i think its a dual one! But im looking to upgrade?

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    I'm not sure of an AC charger that puts out those kinds of amps, but hopefully Jimmie Neutron sees this thread and pops in with his $.02!
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    Comparing on the 245 & ezpeak, the 245 charge the pack individually when you put 2 packs, so it takes less time, the ezpeak, when you charge 2 LIPos charging time would be longer. I have the ezpeak, waiting time is normal and I only have 8LIPos to filled so nothing much an issue on the waiting period, just charge ahead of time.
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    I have way too many batteries for my own good... But I use a Hitec 4 port charger with a Green Power 25 amp 350 watt power supply. I can charge 4 ea 5000 mah batteries at one time and it takes just about 1 hour to balance charge the batteries to a full state.

    This set up has worked very good for me for over two years now.
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    My lhs suggested the hitec! Too I am gonna go with that!
    Thanks!

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    I also have the hitec and it works great. I charge all my batteries ahead of time and while my first set is charging I am running the others. This cycle continues till I get tired of driving. Great setup.


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    You made a great decision. I LOVE my Hitec 4-port charger. Charging 4 things at once is amazing, especially when you want to put a LiPo into storage on one port, charge a NiMh on another port, top off your Pb field battery on a third port, etc. It takes a while sometimes because each port is limited to 50W. But the multi-tasking saves a ton of time in the long run.
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    Just for thoes who have a need to know.. Watts is determined by multiplying current (amps) times voltage. W = I x V....

    6 amps times 8.4 volts = 50.4 watts ...... Just as zippogeek stated above.

    Six amps or 50 watts is the max amount of current per port a Hitec charger will deliver, or at least the one I have.
    "enjoy your ride"

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