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Team Orion Touch V2 & Touch Advance LiHV Firmware

Team Orion have released their new LiHV firmware for the Touch V2 and Touch Advance chargers. With the “Touch Duo V-Max” double output charger Team Orion have introduced their first charger specialised in handling new generation LiHV batteries. Owners of the standard Touch Duo model were able to update their devices with the new LiHV-firmware for free.

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Now, Team Orion present a LiHV-firmware for the single output touch screen chargers “Touch V2 (55W)” and “Touch Advance (100W)”. Click here to download the LiHV firmware.

HRC Dual Star Pro multi-chemistry charger

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HRC Distribution have introduced the HRC Racing Dual Star Pro AC/DC multi-chemistry charger with LiHV mode. The HRC Racing Dual Star Pro charger features two output ports with both 200W power, as well as a USB output for your smartphone or any other USB device you may need in your pit. The built in power supply offers 400W and is enough to power both ports with all the power they need. All is built on the most compact size possible. Fully 20A charge current will offer unlimited power and performance to your batteries while racing.

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HRC Racing Dual Star PRO charger teaser

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HRC Racing have announced that their new Dual Star PRO charger will be release in December. The charger will enlarge the current range of HRC Star charger, Star-Lite Charger and Dual-Star Charger, with a powerful dual 200W / 20A output charger in both AC and DC modes. It also features a LiHV battery mode, and a smart USB output for your smartphone or any other USB device. 

Vampire Racing 2S TX/RX charging adapter

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Vampire Racing have introduced their new 2S TX/RX Charging Adapter that allows to charge 2S LiPo transmitter and receiver battery packs through the 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 table. The adapter comes pre-wired, covered in protective shrink wrap and it is available now.

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Futaba 7PX inductive charger

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Futaba have unveiled an inductive charger for the 7PX 2.4GHz radio at the Tokyo hobby Show. The charger comes in the form of a base on which we put the radio. The shape of the front part allows the radio to be inserted so that it is secure on the charger. The rear part is equipped with an LED light unit showing whether the battery is charged.

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Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition charger

The expansion of the Hitec charger line continues with the introduction of the X2 AC Plus Black Edition AC/DC Dual Balance Charger/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 you are 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.

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Hitec RDX1 Pro AC/DC input multicharger

Hitec have introduced the RDX1 Pro AC/DC input multicharger. The RDX1 Pro is a high-performance, microprocessor-controlled charger/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, this AC/DC professional-grade unit offers a maximum charge power of 100 watts! Our Charge Master software feature allows convenient, optional control using your own PC. Its slim, inline, tower design with easily-accessible front ports make this handy space saver a must-have in the workshop.

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Hitec Power Peak E7 Professional charger & discharger

Hitec have expand their Power Peak charger line with the Power Peak E7 Professional charger and discharger. This high-performance, 200-watt charging / discharging station is designed to efficiently charge all battery chemistries and fits the needs of the most demanding modelers. With 200 watts of power and up to 20 amps of charge current in a single case, the Power Peak® E7 has the ability to quickly charge or discharge your batteries on the move or at home. Its unique BID (Battery Identification) system, easy-to-read graphic screen, convenient USB charge sockets, and temperature and overload protection features make the E7 a powerful and sophisticated unit.

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