TrakPower VR-1 DC Dual Channel Charger w/Balancer

Tower Stock# LXCADG  •  Manufacturer Stock# TKPP5000
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the TrakPower VR-1 Computerized DC Powered
Dual Output Battery Charger and Balancer.


Charges 1-6 cell LiPo/Li-Ion and LiFe 100-20,000mAh batteries
1-14 cell NiCd/NiMH 100-9900mAh batteries
1-12 cell Pb (Lead Acid) 500-50,000mAh batteries
Charges two batteries of different chemistries simultaneously
Docks directly onto the DPS Power Supply (not included, order
TKPP5505) eliminating cables and freeing up valuable pit space
Charges up to 20A on channel 1 (maximum charge wattage 250W),
and up to 6A on channel 2 (maximum charge wattage 50W)
Tiltable reverse backlit 21 x 8 graphic LCD is easy to
view at any angle indoors or outdoors
Four membrane pushbuttons with jog/dial switch
Special charge mode for battery storage
Five year limited warranty through Hobby Services beginning at date
of purchase. This warranty does not cover damage from abuse,
misuse, alteration or accident


TrakPower VR-1 Dual Output Battery Charger and Balancer,
two Banana to Deans Adapters for each output, two 2-6S ElectriFly
Balance Boards, two 2-6S FlightPower and Thunder Power Balance
Boards, Instruction Manual, DC Input Cable with Banana Plugs, and
USB Cable


DPS Docking Power Supply or hobby power supply


Input Voltage: 11-15V external DC power supply
Display Type: 21 x 8 character, Negative B&W, backlit
Display Backlight: White
PC Communications: USB to UART device type
Case Material: Aluminum and plastic
Cooling System: Built-in, two 40mm and one 25mm DC fan
Case Size: 7.1 x 6.1 x 2.5" (180 x 155 x 65mm)
Weight: 2.1lbs (970g)
External Port: Temperature sensor probe
Mini USB
Delta Peak Detection: NiCd: 5-25mV
NiMH: Zero-15mV/cell
Trickle Charge: Off, 50-500mA, auto
Charge Cutoff Temperature: 50-176F (10-80C)
Charge Voltage: NiCd/NiMH: 2.0V/cell (fixed)
LiPo: 3.7-4.2V/cell
Balance Current: 300mA
Reading Voltage Range: 0.15-5.5V per cell
Channel 1:
Battery Types/Cells: NiCd/NiMH: 1-14 cells
LiPo/Li-Ion/LiFe: 1-6 cells
Pb: 1-12 (24V)
Battery Capacity Range: NiCd/NiMH: 100-9900mAh
LiPo/Li-Ion/LiFe: 100-20000mAh
Pb: 500-50000mAh
Fast Charge Current: 0.1-20.0A (0.1A increments)
Safety Timer: Auto, 10-900 minutes, Off
Li-Ion: 3.6-4.2V/cell
Charge Wattage: 250W Maximum (adjustable)
Discharge Current: 0.1-10.0A (0.1A increments)
Discharge Cut-off voltage: NiCd/NiMH: 0.1-1.2V/cell
LiPo: 2.5-4.2V/cell
Li-Ion: 2.5-4.1V/cell
Discharge Wattage: 80W
Balance Cells: 6 cells
NiMH ONLY cut-off voltage: 1.10-1.30V, 1.2 at 100mA
Memory: 40 models
Charge Method: CC/CV for lithium types
Auto, normal, linear, GMVIS, Impulse, reflex and repeak for Ni-XX
Channel 2:
Battery Types/Cells: NiCd/NiMH: 1-10 cells
LiPo/Li-Ion/LiFe: 1-4 cells
Battery capacity range: NiCd/NiMH: 100-9900mAh
LiPo/Li-Ion/LiFe: 100-9900mAh
Fast Charge Current: 0.1-6.0A (0.1A increments)
Charge Wattage: 50W maximum
Balance Cells: 4
Charge Method: CC/CV for lithium types
Normal for Ni-XX types


Order TKPP5635 for the VR-1 Battery Temperature Sensor.

jxs 11/02/12
updt jxs 03/14/17

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