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Old Jan 24, 2006, 09:11 PM
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Triton Competitor?

Does the Triton have any competitors that can charge up to 28V and also charge lipo's, nimh, nicd, and pb acid batteries? I'm in the market for a charger and would like it as flexible a charger as possible. Thanks.
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Old Jan 24, 2006, 10:47 PM
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If you're competing on features alone, I think the high-end Orbits and Schulzes play in the same ballpark. But then the Triton stomps everyone when you look at price as well.
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Old Jan 24, 2006, 10:51 PM
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Old Jan 25, 2006, 05:42 AM
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Thanks for the info guys. I've been looking at chargers and for the money I couldn't find a competitor to the triton. I sure liked the Schulze, but it's out of my price range.
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Old Jan 25, 2006, 09:28 AM
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Here you go.....this one does the same for cheaper....

http://www.allerc.com/product_info.p...oducts_id=1872

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Old Jan 25, 2006, 11:16 AM
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Mike, I like that charger alot, but it only charges up to 16.8V vs. the triton's 28V. I'm looking for the most flexible charger I can find for less than $150.
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Old Jan 25, 2006, 02:24 PM
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Plus the charger above can't discharge batterys at any real rate....no fan or heatsinks.

I have his brother (same charger different labels)

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Old Jan 25, 2006, 02:35 PM
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The Triton is a good charger, but it will only charge lipos at 2.5 amps max. This takes forever to charge packs around 4000 mah and over. If all your packs are smaller, it should work fine for you.

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Old Jan 25, 2006, 02:39 PM
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Mike, I like that charger alot, but it only charges up to 16.8V vs. the triton's 28V. I'm looking for the most flexible charger I can find for less than $150.

OK how about this one?
http://www.allerc.com/eos7i.htm

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Old Jan 25, 2006, 02:40 PM
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Munch, thanks for the input on that charger.
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Old Jan 25, 2006, 02:43 PM
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Mike, somehow I overlooked that charger! I've got to check that one out. Thanks.
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Old Jan 25, 2006, 03:50 PM
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I have both the Triton and Hobbico Elite. Both are very good, each with it's individual advantages/disadvantages. In many respects the Elite is better as it will work either on AC or DC and will do two batteries (can each be a different kind with different requirements) at once, will either discharge, charge or cycle up to 3 cycles with setting of your choice on cell type, no. cells, discharge voltage etc. The Elite can also be set to lower charge rates for putting in the proper forming charges while the Triton's minimum rate is often to high a value.
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Old Jan 25, 2006, 04:08 PM
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OK how about this one?
http://www.allerc.com/eos7i.htm

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At 21 volts (which is it's max) that charger will do almost 6 Amps.
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Old Jan 25, 2006, 04:30 PM
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OK how about this one?
http://www.allerc.com/eos7i.htm

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I have one of these. Works great.
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Old Jan 26, 2006, 06:07 AM
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At 21 volts (which is it's max) that charger will do almost 6 Amps.
The specification for this charger says 1-25 NiCd which is a lot more than 21 V!.
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