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Best Lipo Chagers of 2020 for RC Drones

There are many types of lipo chargers.

You will be wondering which lipo charger to buy as there are many products with the same price and different performance and reliability.

I've reviewed a lot of Lipo Chagers, so I'd like to introduce Lipo Chagers, which are of great performance, reliability and cost performance.

It also includes the points of purchase of Lipo Chagers.

Best Lipo Chagers of 2020 for RC Drone

ISDT D2 Smart Battery Balance Charger Discharger

specification

  1. Input voltage: AC 100-240V
  2. charging current: 0.1-12.0A * 2
  3. discharging current: 0.1-3.0A * 2
  4. maximum charging capacity: 200W
  5. maximum discharging capacity: 5W * 2
  6. balancing current: 1A / cell * 2
  7. Balance cell: 2-6S * 2

"ISDT D2" is the most famous product in the genre of RC drone and RC Quadcopter. The supported battery types are "LiFe / Lilon / LiPo / LiHv (1-6S), NiMH / Cd (1-16S), Pb (1-12S)" and cover all battery types required for RC drone and RC Quadcopter.

Note that there is no DC input.

HOTA D6 Pro Battery Balance Charger Discharger

specification

  1. Input voltage: AC100 ~ 240V / DC 6.5 ~ 30V
  2. Charging current: 0.1 ~ 15.0A * 2
  3. Discharge current: 0.1 ~ 3.0A * 2
  4. Maximum charging capacity: 200W (AC)
  5. Maximum discharge capacity: 15W * 2
  6. Balancing current: 1600mA * 2
  7. Balance cell: 2-6S * 2

"HOTA D6 Pro" has the same performance as "ISDT D2". It is also famous for having a wireless charging function, and it is very quiet and comfortable to charge the battery. Since DC power is also supported, those who are considering purchasing should choose "HOTA D6 Pro" over "ISDT D2".

"HOTA D6 Pro" is also the Lipo charger I currently use.

HTRC T240 DUO Battery Balance Charger Discharger

specification

  1. Input voltage: AC 100-240V / DC 11-18V
  2. Charging current: 0.1-10.0A * 2
  3. Discharge current: 0.1-2.0A * 2
  4. Maximum charging capacity: 150W (AC)
  5. Maximum discharge capacity: 10W * 2
  6. Balancing current: 500mA / cell * 2
  7. Balance cell: 2-6S * 2

It is a low cost Lipo charger for beginners. It is a very popular product with excellent cost performance. Supported battery types are "Lilon / LiPo / LiFe / LiHV (1-16S), NiCd / NiMH".

It is the first Lipo charger I purchased.

Points When Buying a Chargers for RC Drones

 Recommendation

When charging the lipo battery, it is recommended to charge safely using lipoback etc.

If the lipo battery experiences problems while charging, there is a risk of heat generation or ignition.In order to reduce the risk, please use Lipo back made of flame-retardated material.

In addition, when storing the battery for a long period of time, it is recommended to charge the storage and store it using the Lipo safe.The Lipo safe will protect you from danger.

Safety features

When charging the lipo battery, it is necessary to check the number of cells.The lipo charger introduced in this article will inform you of the mistake by the alert sound if you make a mistake in setting the number of cells.

If you make a mistake in the number of cells, you should choose a lipo charger with the ability to prevent charging from starting.

Current required for parallel charging

Lipo chargers

By using a parallel battery board, it is possible to charge multiple batteries of the same type at the same time.In that case, you need to choose a charger that can output the amplifier needed to charge the total capacity of the battery 1C.

Here's how it's calculated:

Battery capacity * Number of units = Required Amplifiers

Summary

How was the article "Best Lipo Chagers of 2020 for RC Drones"?

I hope you will find a great charger.

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