Recommendations for a 4 bay 18650 charger?

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ezarc
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Recommendations for a 4 bay 18650 charger?

I’m looking for a 18650 charger for my friend that just got some RC cars for his kids and he wants to get a charger that will let him know the capacity of the batteries so he can use them in pairs in the cars.

Any advice what to look at, Nitecore, Xtar, anything else?

Thanks in advance.

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Vapcell S4 Plus

3A charging across all 4 bays and a capacity check function

Review: https://lygte-info.dk/review/Review%20Charger%20Vapcell%20S4%2B%20fast%2...

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I got more “smart” chargers than I know what to do with. Xtar, Zanflare, Nitecore, that other one I can’t remember, and that yet other one I can’t remember (that you can only do… something… in bay 4).

Mostly doubles of each. Just In Case. Facepalm

Still grab my Opus 3100 as my go-to charger. Fan buzzes like an angry bumblebee, but it gets the job done.

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Lightbringer wrote:
I got more “smart” chargers than I know what to do with. Xtar, Zanflare, Nitecore, that other one I can’t remember, and that yet other one I can’t remember (that you can only do… something… in bay 4).

Mostly doubles of each. Just In Case. Facepalm

Still grab my Opus 3100 as my go-to charger. Fan buzzes like an angry bumblebee, but it gets the job done.


Will the opus 3100 display capacity of the cells?

I’m only an AA user myself but
I’m trying to help find him a good 18650 charger.

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I recommend the Vapcell S4 Plus charger.

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Does anybody know information about successor of s4 +?

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Liitokala Lii 500 / 600… or, as Lightbringer said; Opus 3100.

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I will recommend Vapcell S4+ too.

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ezarc wrote:
Will the opus 3100 display capacity of the cells?

Yeh.

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JenkinsMatti wrote:
Liitokala Lii 500 / 600… or, as Lightbringer said; Opus 3100.

I had Lii 500S, it’s the most trashy charger I ever had. I would recommend Lii 500, over 600.
Opus 3100, is using pulse charging, not the best solution for battery longevity.

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Thanks everyone for the replies, I will tell him to get the VapCell S4 Plus.