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iCharger NZ Top Articles and How Tos

Are you new to iCharger and the thermology? We have put together a series of helpful articles that cover some of the basics as well as some advance uses for our iCharger products.

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Compare iCharger to Other Popular Battery Chargers

Compare iCharger features, price and power rating with other popular brands such as; Hyperion, e-Station and Rc-Power.

Why iCharger?

OK OK this all sounds pretty good. Talk me into buying one of these iChargers.

Why Do I Need All Of This Power??

In short, more power (watts) traditionally equals more current at higher volts, resulting in a faster charge time.

My Old Charger Has 10 amp Rating, Whats The Big Deal?

Your old charger might boast a maximum current of 10 amps or even 20 amps, but if it doesn’t have the adequate power potential, it will never be able to provide that current to your battery during the whole battery charging process.

Lipo (Lithium) Battery Safety Guide

Charging Lithium Polymer or LiPo batteries have very specific charging requirements and MUST only be changed by specific chargers designed to charge lithium polymer batteries. Mishandling of these batteries can lead to fire or explosions.

Introduction To Lipo Batteries

What are LiPo batteries and why are they so popular in the RC world? Here you will find all the things you need to know about "C" ratings, Capacity (mah), Charging Current and Cell Count or "S" Rating.

How To Calibrate An iCharger

Instructions on how to calibrate the voltage reading of an iCharger. All electronic devices wonder with time. This article takes you through the steps of re-calibrating your icharger.

What is Parallel Charging and why is it for me?

Parallel LiPo charging allows you to charge more than one battery at the same time (with a computerised RC battery charger). The big advantage of parallel LiPo charging is it saves time.