Recommendations for a full featured easy to use charger

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Nev wrote:
BLF SKYRC MC3000.

Sounds nice, but I don’t know if that would be very “budget” friendly.
What about XTAR or Opus for the BLF edition? Can we get the Vape folks on board? BLF/ECF Edition?

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A SkyRC like charger would be cool. But if it has all the bells & whistles have them seperate from basic manually set function options.

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OP wanted something easy to use. Is SkyRC easy to use?

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Pete7874 wrote:
OP wanted something easy to use. Is SkyRC easy to use?
Nope… not for me it isn’t. Facepalm

That is why I said “SkyRC like” .. big, robust, charge at least 3A x 4 bays, discharge at least 2A x 4 bays, active cooling that works, manual settings, easy & straight forward to use.

I would just as soon have no bells & whistles… but that’s just me. Wink

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Why not a BLF Miboxer C4-12?

Miboxer has been quite responsive on BLF.

A good Miboxer C4-12 with a BLF style UI and settable charge voltage cutoff would make for a dope charger.

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OP already made his choice back in post #19…..

EcuBebge wrote:
Thanks everyone for the thoughts and suggestions.

Based on your recommendations, and further reviews of the chargers you’ve recommended, I’ve decided to go with the MiBOXER C4 or some variation thereof.

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BlueSwordM wrote:
Why not a BLF Miboxer C4-12?

Miboxer has been quite responsive on BLF.

A good Miboxer C4-12 with a BLF style UI and settable charge voltage cutoff would make for a dope charger.

I don’t care who makes it as long as it has what I want on it & is simple/straight forward to operate.

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teacher wrote:
BlueSwordM wrote:
Why not a BLF Miboxer C4-12?

Miboxer has been quite responsive on BLF.

A good Miboxer C4-12 with a BLF style UI and settable charge voltage cutoff would make for a dope charger.

I don’t care who makes it as long as it has what I want on it & is simple/straight forward to operate.

People seem to want a boatload of features/configurability, yet they want it simple to use. How do you marry the two in a single device?
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BlueSwordM wrote:
There is only one feature we SHOULD include:
*Being able to change the end charge voltage from 3,9—4,2-V— 4.35V for lithium-ion cells. *

That would make for the absolute best charger.


corrected that for you.

Idiot proofing something only creates improved idiots.

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Nev wrote:
BLF SKYRC MC3000.

made out off titanium

Idiot proofing something only creates improved idiots.

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Pete7874 wrote:
teacher wrote:
BlueSwordM wrote:
Why not a BLF Miboxer C4-12?

Miboxer has been quite responsive on BLF.

A good Miboxer C4-12 with a BLF style UI and settable charge voltage cutoff would make for a dope charger.

I don’t care who makes it as long as it has what I want on it & is simple/straight forward to operate.

People seem to want a boatload of features/configurability, yet they want it simple to use. How do you marry the two in a single device?
I have no idea, I am not one of those people. I want one simple, basic features I already mentioned, & straight forward. Beer

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I’m thinking of taking the plunge and getting a SkyRC MC3000. Where is the best place to buy one of these things? Obviously, no fakes, but I’m also looking for the cheapest.

Amazon seems to be competitive (which is unusual for specialty items like this).

https://www.amazon.ca/MC3000-Cooling-Universal-Battery-Analyzer/dp/B075H...

But, I have no idea if that is legitimate.

Banggood also sells them, for around the same price. Are they genuine?

Any others?

Also, does it come with a power cord? Descriptions seems unclear.

Thanks!

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WalkIntoTheLight wrote:

Banggood also sells them, for around the same price. Are they genuine?

Bought on banggod a month ago. They shipped the 2 fan version.
I have tried Gearbest also. I cacelled after two weeks, as the estimated shipping time were postponed many times.

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dekozn wrote:
Nev wrote:
BLF SKYRC MC3000.

made out off titanium

With Brass and Copper accents.

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