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Old Feb 04, 2013, 10:40 AM
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Hi thinking of buying the champ airplane from hobbyzone can anyone tell me if you can charge the plane up from the wall or does it have to be with the AA batteries thanks
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 10:50 AM
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Here is the manual.

http://www.hobbytown.com/uploadedFil...Town/Champ.pdf
Old Feb 04, 2013, 10:50 AM
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There is an optional 6v power adapter that you can buy from Horizon. It will let you charge your battery from a wall socket.
Old Feb 04, 2013, 10:52 AM
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http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...upply-EFLC1005

I've not bought a Champ, so someone should confirm if its charger has the 6v port on it.
Old Feb 04, 2013, 11:16 AM
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Thanks guys think someone said you could buy the little power plug with the different ends and adjustable volts
Old Feb 04, 2013, 11:19 AM
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Hey Wullie,
I have both the Champ & the T28 & use several capacity(Mah) so I can have longer flight times. I recently acquired (3) 500Mah for some serious flight time(25+min.). I have modified the battery area so the different sizes fit easily & have a very thin plastic(my welding helmet lense covers) cut to fit so they hold the batteries in place in flight. Never had one come loose with this setup.

You have to be quite careful to insure your CG is correct & placement of the different batteries can be marked with a felt pen. I use my regular charger with a pigtail that has (6) Champ battery connectors so I can do (6) batteries at a time. Here are some pics.... hope they help you.

Denny
Old Feb 04, 2013, 03:38 PM
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Thanks yorkiepap but it looks good but still don't no if I can charge the original champ charger with the wall socket
Old Feb 04, 2013, 04:43 PM
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wall charger


Yes you can. I have never put batterys in my charger. I just use a 5.5 volt charger I had.
Old Feb 04, 2013, 04:49 PM
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edit - I use a 5.5 volt power supply and the original Champ charger..
Old Feb 04, 2013, 06:01 PM
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Thanks iterscape I have a one of thos plugs with the voltage mover and the different ends would that work or could you tell me where you got your charger from
Old Feb 04, 2013, 09:09 PM
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http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...upply-EFLC1005

I've not bought a Champ, so someone should confirm if its charger has the 6v port on it.
I have several Champs and I use this AC adapter to plug into the stock charger that comes with the Champ. It saves on having to buy batteries for the charger.
Old Feb 04, 2013, 10:05 PM
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I have a one of thos plugs with the voltage mover and the different ends would that work
Yes, IF the selectable voltage has a voltage that matches the voltage required by the Champ charger and a plug that matches the receptacle on the Champ charger (Size and pin polarity).

The voltage and pin polarity are embossed on the charger next to the receptacle.
Old Feb 05, 2013, 08:50 AM
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Thanks again guys for your time


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