Torro tank hot battrey charger

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Postby Anubizz » Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:35 am

Hi Guys

After purchasing 2 Torro tank , I notice that the battrey charger is hot when charging, 1 of them even already have burning smell, any of you guys have same problem?

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Postby HERMAN BIX » Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:42 am

If its an out of the box charger, no surprise its smelling like its about to go up in flames.
Bin them both & buy a good charger.
Or dont bin them, but dont use them.
Get a good charger & be safe to use your tank batteries.
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Postby jarndice » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:20 am

Take Hermans advise and get a decent charger,
Try Hobbyking for a selection of affordable chargers,
The Heng Long/Taigen/Torro chargers are if I am being generous slow and not up to the mark,
If I am being honest they are c*ap,
The only advantage of using one is that on a winters morning they are a fine source of heat in the workshop,
A decent charger will save you literally hours waiting for your battery/s to be charged and you wont have to endure the smell of burning.
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Postby Jofaur86 » Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:11 pm

:D yes, HL chargers,Taigen or others ? Only rhe name of charger, :thumbdown: because in reality just a transformer and 4 diodes,no regulation or load monitoring,trash :(

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Postby tankme » Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:11 am

I have the IMAX B6AC, but it gets hot too. Just be careful when buying the B6 because there are a bunch of fakes of it. The real ones have a hologram sticker on them. How to tell the difference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQ6hhP7dVvM

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Postby Jofaur86 » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:25 am

Indeed,there are copies ( bad ) a charger will always heat up,but within reason ,some are ventilated elsewhere.It is sure that between a charg at 300 Mah ma and a 3 Ah ( speed ) ? In rapid heat up.I have this ine and am very satified with it
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Postby silversurfer1947 » Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:23 pm

The very nature of the charging operation means that both charger and battery will heat up. It is a question of degree.
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