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Turnigy Accucel-8 150W 7A Balancer/Charger

Turnigy Accucel-8 150W 7A Balancer/Charger

The Accucel-8150 is a Lipoly/LiFe battery charging workhorse. Capable of handling up to 8S, 7A or a maximum of 150W charging current plus it balances and discharges packs which is critical for keeping your expensive batteries in perfect condition.
This charger has a 12v input and can be used with a mains 12v power supply or your car battery when at the field.
TURNIGY Accucel chargers are built with quality components and produced in robotic pick-n-place SMT technology machines to produce a reliable and accurate charger.
You wont find a better priced quality 8 Cell charger!

The Accucell has various programming and charging modes and will accept and safely charge NiCd,Lilo, Lipo, LiFe, Pb batteries.

ATTENTION.
There are several chargers now entering the China market that look similar to the Accucel-8. These chargers are produced with cheaper FET's and are much less accurate and very unsafe. There have been reports of the copied chargers over-charging packs and not balancing correctly.
Our chargers have CE and RoHS certification, proving there safety. Plus, thousands of customers the world over have used our chargers with excellent success.
Your batteries are expensive. We understand this and thats why we will not carry low-quality charging devices.

"CONNECTION BREAK" : This indicates you need to have the discharge AND balance plugs connected. This unit charges through the discharge wires and balances through the balance wires. Connect all wires or you will get a "CONNECTION BREAK" message.

Specs:
Operating voltage range: 11.0~18.0V
Circuit power: max: 150W
Charge current range: 0.1~7.0A
Discharge current range: 0.1~5.0A
NiCd/NiMH battery cell count: 1~27 cells
Lithium bettery cell count: 1~8 Series
Pb battery voltage: 2 to 36V
Weight: 625g
Dimensions: 170X125X35mm

This charger has a JST-XH charge plug, which makes it compatible with Zippy, TURNIGY and any pack with a JST adapter, balance ports are for 3s~8s packs only.

Note: Power supply not included.



PRODUCT ID: Accucel8150

Shipped from:
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Price

$42.94

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Total of 405 discussions.
Archie  1 points - 7/12/2016
 
Will this charger work charging 2 ZIPPY Flightmax 5000mAh 4S1P 20C battery's in series
 Christ 900 points
hello Archie, yes it can charge up to 8S (same as 2 x 4S in serie. However it is 150W max. As such 8s will not charge at 5A but around 4.A so will need around 90 minutes to charge. Enjoy your hobby
yoon  1 points - 6/25/2016
 
Individual balance in the charging system?Power supply 12 5 a v that possible?
 willywonkaRC 21 points
Balance port for each S's... and I would recommend a higher Amps power supply...
 Christ 900 points
hello Yoon this chargerdoes have balance plugs from 3S to 8S. however you can use 2S with some modification of th balance plug Enjoy your hobby
Ricardo  2 points - 6/24/2016
 
1- Can I connect this charger to a laboratory power supply? 2- If my power supply can give 6A maximum and 18V, can the charger charge a battery with 4,2V and 7A? 2- Does this charger protect the power supply against short circuit? 3- In discharge, where does the energy go? Does the energy return through the power supply or it is dissipated in a resistance? 4- Are any cable like an alligator included? (I mean, plug-and-play when I receive this product)
 Christ 900 points
hello Ricardo 1 yes you can connect to lab PSU. but you need to use vales correct for the PSU: check the max voltage and do not exceed it. there is a internal converter, so if you need only 4.2V and 7A it is OK. 2 Yes it protect against CC. 3 discharge is converted into heat and a fan is there for it.4 I don't remember how I received it. check in the description Enjoy your hobby
MsRacing  8 points - 6/23/2016
 
Please can i use this charger with my 5A PSU? http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__11758__H
obbyKing_Power_Supply_100_240v_5A.html Before
i was use Accucel-6 50W https://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_vie
wItem.asp?idProduct=7028
but i think they cannot run too long because fan are died long time. Thank you
 Christ 900 points
Hello MsRacing yes you can use it. But this PSU will not allow you to take all possibilities of the charger. your PSU is only 75W and that's the power available to charge. As such for example a 6S will charge at maximum 3A., a 4S will charge at maximum 4.5A, a 3S at 6.5A... enjoy flying
christiaan  11 points - 6/22/2016
 
can you charge a 2S on this
 willywonkaRC 21 points
yes of course 1s up to 8s
 Christ 900 points
Hello Christiaan as said above yes you can. the problem is that there is no 2S balance connector. So you should make one or you should cut the small plstic on your balance plug to enter the connector. the black cable should be towards the back of the charger Enjoy your hobby
Customer Reviews
Overall Rating
Nicolas Augusto Schnyder Berte
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ValueUNRATED
QualityUNRATED
54 thumbs up!
I Bought this charger because i tested a friends one and im really happy with it!!!
Best Price, excelent accesories.
You can charge really a123 at 7 amps!!!! this is 18 minute charge on 6s1pa123 pack

First i tested the Balancer, it works fine. Holds each cell at exactly 4.2V during charge. I didnt expect it to be that accurate.
You can set the minimum input battery voltage between 10 and 11V so you wont run your car battery dry.

Second tested the output voltages with my FLUKE tester. In a fresh charged pack in BALANCE mode, the results was:

6s1p 4000mah lipo

4.20 4.20 4.20 4.20 4.20 4.20 CHARGER

4.201 4.199 4.200 4.203 4.201 4.210
FLUKE READS
So there is an excelent balancer too!!!!

Third the temperatures of the internal circuits, never raise over 40Cº in a 5amp discharge, it seems that the cooling design was good

PC conectivity needs drivers and you can download the manual too if you haven´t one

My overall opinion is that this unit works very well, enables accurate charging, comes with just about every connector you might need, In both quality and function it is comparable to units costing 2 to 3 times as much.] Several of my friends are currently considering purchase of these now because of the great overall value. I would purchase another one without reservation especially in light of the cost to performance ratio. Absolutely incredible. I will be making more purchases from Hobby City.

The only thing i recomend to improve in this


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PowderCZ
444 likes
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36 thumbs up!
Balance mode works well - see this graph:
part www.link www.link battery was very unbalanced before first charging...

USB driver is compatible with Bantam www.link LogView works with e-Station BC8 config
http://www.logview.info/


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alainvbelle
201 likes
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QualityUNRATED
25 thumbs up!
Great charger.
Used it for my LiFE batterys.
BUT... after a couple months I can no longer select the LiFE batteries in the menu... it has disappeared without reason!!!
I can do no software update because the usb connection didn't work.


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Safi2
48 likes
ValueUNRATED
QualityUNRATED
24 thumbs up!
Otherwise works as marketed but the voltages are off big time. plus-0.12 at worst and that really makes me wonder whether they calibrate these things at the factory at all. Also the "Energy" reading that the charger gives out when using the USB link is completely useless and no where near the realistic values. Hence 3 stars although due to not giving 5 stars this review is probably going to be deleted by the HobbyKing Gestapo in no time.


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zer0ne
135 likes
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23 thumbs up!
There has been some changes to this charger. Gone are the temperature probe and the USB port. Plan to return as these 2 features are not implemented and there are other cheaper charger like Turnigy MAX80W 7A would be a better choice.


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