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Old Mar 21, 2012, 05:51 AM
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blade mcpx multi charge lead anyone ?


hi,

does anyone know or have a link to a lead that will allow me to charge more than 1 blade mcpx battery at once using the standard charger?

i can only find posts with leads for a balance charger and not the stock one

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Old Mar 21, 2012, 10:31 AM
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Old Mar 21, 2012, 12:13 PM
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thanks for the link but there's nothing on there pointing towards a lead for the standard charger ?
Old Mar 21, 2012, 01:05 PM
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Did you look at post #2? Or am I misunderstanding your question?

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Old Mar 21, 2012, 01:20 PM
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I don't think the OP means "standard" charger - I think he means the little charger that comes with the MCPX, so you might need to solder that onto the MCPX connector that came with the MCPX. No biggier there.

Do keep in mind though that the adaptor shown in post #2 doesn't actually fit MCPX batteries. The MCPX uses the "high current" micro connector.

I got some of the Eflite MCPX/high-current to parkzone micro connectors (you get one of these with the MCPX) and soldered them together. You could terminate this in a plug that goes into the MCPX charger, but I don't see the point really. They already tell you to set that charger to max to charge one battery at a time. It would be better to get a normal/generic charger that could charge them all quickly.
Old Mar 21, 2012, 03:24 PM
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I don't really care about the time it takes to charge its more of less hassle having to keep swapping batteries over every 15 mins, so if it took an hour to charge 4 batteries that would do, where could I get the connectors from ?
Old Mar 21, 2012, 04:51 PM
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ok, i have just bought one of these
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3505398075...84.m1497.l2649

can i just chop the jst end off and solder the one off the mcpx lead onto it ?
Old Mar 21, 2012, 05:48 PM
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That should work.
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cool thanks


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