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10-14-2012 02:55 AM  5 years agoPost 1
menace

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just a question, can the PL8 have a lipo on charge and can i add another lipo without disrupting the first lipo.

Just to clarify things...
I have a battery that has been on charge for about 15mins
can i put another on charge without interrupting the first battery?

I only ask this because i havent seen the PL8 in action, but seen the DUO a few times. I need to update my chargers and i like to buy ONCE, and buy RIGHT.

No charger wars please. Just info.

Thanks RR Members.

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10-14-2012 03:58 AM  5 years agoPost 2
TheWoodCrafter

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Costa Mesa, Ca.

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You really can't charge 2 batteries at the same time on a PL8 unless you are parallel charging.

It is not a duel port charger.

And, as with any charger, when charging in parallel you just can't add another battery and keep going.
You need to make some setting changes at least.

Thanks, TheWoodCrafter

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10-14-2012 04:49 AM  5 years agoPost 3
menace

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So basically if i want to charge 6 lipos of the same capacity, rating, etc then the PL8 is the one.

if i wanted 2 separate chargers in one unit, then the DUO is the go.

Is that on the money?

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10-14-2012 04:49 AM  5 years agoPost 4
HeliMan Dave

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As mentioned, the PL8 is a single port charger. You cannot add another lipo while charging a battery. The Hyperion Duo and Super Duo are dual port chargers so up to 2 different packs can be charged/stopped etc. at any time.

Very handy, however, I no longer recommend them because I've now had balance wire/connector issues on both. Hyperion needs to improve on the connectors and upgrade the wires to silicone.

I'll be buying a 2nd PL8 next season.

Logo 700 / 600 / 500 V-Bar NEO / Blade 180CFX / mCPX BL / Nano / V-Control

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10-14-2012 05:06 AM  5 years agoPost 5
menace

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Thankyou very much Heliman Dave and The Wood Crafter.

Very valuable info.

Cheers,

Vaughan

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