Tower Hobbies AC/DC Peak Charger NiCd/NiMH

Tower Stock# LXWTE0  •  Manufacturer Stock# TOWP0160
Tower Hobbies AC/DC Peak Charger NiCd/NiMH (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is the Tower Hobbies AC/DC Peak Charger for NiCd and NiMH Batteries.


Ideal for sport electric car or boat modelers needing a charger that
operates on either AC or DC input power and automatically peaks
both NiCd and NiMH batteries as small as 600mAh "AAA" and as big as
sub-C size-good for 1/18-1/8 scale models
Lightweight switching AC power supply is great for portability and
small pit areas
Selectable charge currents of 1A, 2A (2A limit on AC) or 4A linear
Peak detection intelligence eliminates need to track charge state of
battery before charge
Automatic trickle charge tops off packs to maximum power
Auto-start function with status LED makes setup and use a snap
Built-in socket for connecting 4-8 cell NiCd and NiMH radio batteries
compatible with Futaba-J, Airtronics-Z, Hitec, JR and Spektrum
receiver battery connectors, as well as BEC type connectors
DC power lead with alligator clips connects to many 12V DC power
Five year warranty


Tower Hobbies AC/DC Peak Charger for NiCd and NiMH Batteries and
instruction sheet


AC or DC power source


AC Input: 110V AC 60Hz
DC Input: 11-15V DC, built-in lead with alligator clips
Battery Types: 4-8 NiCd or NiMH Cells (4.8-9.6V, limited to 7 cells
on DC)
Battery Capacity Range: 600-6000mAh
Fast Charge Current: 1, 2, or 4A linear (2A limit on AC)
Fast Charge Termination: Peak detection
Fast Charge Safety Timer: 90 minutes
Peak Sensitivity: 8mV
Auto-Trickle Current: 1/20 fast charge setting
Controls: auto-start, switchable current selector
LED Indicator: Red
Output Connections: Built-in lead with standard connector
Built-in jack for radio batteries
Protective Devices: Solid-state reverse polarity and current overload
Case size: 4.1 x 3.5 x 1.1" (104 x 90 x 29mm)
Weight: 9.17 oz.(260g)


Solid LED indicates charge in progress. When the
charger goes to trickle charge the LED will flash
twice every 5 seconds.

jxs 5/06/09
up GX 3/9/12

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