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This is the ProTek R/C “Prodigy 610 QUAD AC” LiHV/LiPo/LiFe/NiMH AC/DC Battery Charger. A quad port AC/DC charger that can handle 6S packs, is capable of 10 amp charge rates, worldwide 110V/220V voltage versatility, with 100 Watts of power per side…the next generation of Prodigy has arrived. Backed by ProTek R/C’s revolutionary customer support, the Prodigy 610 QUAD AC delivers the power you need to get your batteries charged fast and eliminates the need for an external power supply!
The Prodigy 610 QUAD AC delivers a variety of powerful, yet useful features. The Digital Power setting allows users to power additional DC powered equipment, while the Pre-Charge function gives users an opportunity to save Lithium batteries that have been discharged too far. Additionally, compatibility with all common battery types means the Prodigy 610 QUAD AC is an all in one solution for your battery management needs.
These features only scratch the surface of what the Prodigy 610 QUAD AC delivers. Pick one up and see for yourself why Protek R/C is found on the benches of some of the most respected R/C professionals in the world, including racer Atsushi Hara, pilot Tim Jones and more. The next generation has arrived. Don’t get left behind.
This charger features a Hi-Voltage LiHV mode that allows you to safely charge Hi-Voltage LiHV capable batteries. You can adjust the charging end voltage of this mode up to 4.40V per cell, which is considerably higher than 4.20V per cell of an ordinary LiPo battery. Charging at this higher end voltage requires a Hi-Voltage LiHV capable battery, but the power gains are significant to the overall punch and power for the R/C model. But please note: battery voltages exceeding 4.20V per cell is prohibited from sanctioned racing rules, such as ROAR, IFMAR, etc.
Prodigy 610 QUAD AC Features:
- QUAD Channel Digital AC/DC Balance Charger
- Maximum 10A Charge Current, up to 100W Per Channel
- Maximum 5A Discharge Current, up to 20W Per Channel
- 110V or 220V AC Input
- Hi-Voltage LiHV charging mode allows charging end voltage up to 4.40V
- Pre-Charge Function to Help Restore Lithium Packs with Cells Below 3.0V
- Digital Power Program Delivers 3V – 24V to Power Other DC Devices
- Supports up to 6S Lithium & 16 Cell Nickel Battery Packs
- Lithium, Nickel & Lead Acid Compatible
- Heavy Duty XT 60 DC input Connector
- ±0.01 Balance Tolerance Range
- Multiple Safety Functions
- Heavy Duty Metal Case
- Back-Light Screen
- Efficient Heat Sink
AC Input Voltage Range: AC 110V or 220V
DC Input Voltage Range: DC 11.0V – 18.0V
Charge Current Range: 0.1 – 10.0A
Discharge Current Range: 0.1 – 5.0A
Charge Power Limit: Max. 100W x2
Discharge Power Limit: Max. 20W x2
Balance Current: Max. 250mA
Balance Tolerance: ±0.01V
NiCd/NiMH Cell Count: 1 – 16 Cells
Lithium Battery Types: LiHV, LiPo, Li-Ion, LiFe
Lithium Battery Cell Count: 1 – 6 Cells
Pb Battery Voltage: 2 – 20V
Digital Power: 3 – 24V
NOTE: To determine if this charger is suitable for your application, you must perform this calculation to determine the maximum amp rate the charger can supply. Divide the Watts of the charger by the Voltage of the battery pack. This will tell you the maximum amp rate the charger can deliver (Watts / Voltage = Amps). So using the 612 QUAD AC as an example and a 6S LiPo battery pack, would be 100 Watts divided by 22.2 Volts, which equals 4.5 Amps. This means that the charger can supply a maximum of 4.5 amps to a 22.2 Volt 6S battery. This amp rate will gradually reduce as the battery voltage increases during the charge cycle.
(1) Prodigy 610 QUAD AC Charger
(1) DC Power Input Cable w/XT60 Connector
(1) AC Power Input Cable
(1) JST Connector Charge Lead
(1) Futaba Connector Charge Lead
(4) T-Plug Charge Leads
(1) Alligator Clip Charge Lead
(2) Battery Clamps
(4) XH Type LiPo Balance Board
NOTE: Included power cord is only compatible with Type B 110V outlets. “Type E/F” (PTK-5316), “Type G” (PTK-5317), and “Type I” (PTK-5318) power cords are available and must be purchased separately.
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