Thread Tools
Old Nov 17, 2002, 05:59 PM
konaboy is offline
Find More Posts by konaboy
Registered User

Charge leads with Hitec CG-340 and other stuff

I'll probably be buying one of these soon and powering it using a PC power supply. Anybody doing this successfully?

I was just curious if it came with any leads and what output connectors does the charger have. Would it be easy to make charger leads or does the Hitec have some special proprietary output connectors?

Sorry about all the questions but I'll be buying from another country so any advice is appreciated...
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Nov 18, 2002, 09:24 AM
cruzomatic is offline
Find More Posts by cruzomatic
Registered User
The charging leads that are sold with the unit are just alligator clips. I power mine using a 12v deep cycle marine battery and haven't had any problems with it. For the money, it's a nice little charger. The only quirk about it is after completely charging a nicad pack, you have to flip the nicad/nimh selector switch between the two to reset it prior to charging a second pack. Good luck.
Last edited by cruzomatic; Nov 18, 2002 at 09:26 AM.
Old Nov 18, 2002, 01:14 PM
mkirsch1 is offline
Find More Posts by mkirsch1
Registered User
The CG340 does not come with any specialized charge leads. They don't know which one you want to use, and to include 'em all would be quite expensive.

The output connections on the charger are standard "banana" plugs. You need to solder up a set of charge leads for whatever type of lead you're using.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Apache 2500 HiTec CG-340 Sirius Charge Pro PLUS mike tx Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 2 May 17, 2005 07:41 PM
Problem with charging NiMH cells on a Hitec CG-340 Biggles604 Batteries and Chargers 3 Mar 03, 2003 03:27 AM
help with Hitec cg-340 pcpacker Batteries and Chargers 2 Feb 13, 2003 08:28 AM
HITEC CG-340 Field Charger Dauntae Electric Plane Talk 0 Jan 06, 2002 08:55 PM
New Hitec CG-340 try2fly Foamies (Kits) 1 Jan 06, 2002 05:51 PM