Tech Notice Onyx 150

AC/DC Balancing LiPo Charger


Onyx 150
The best in fast, inexpensive balancing LiPo chargers!

For LiPo users, there's no quicker way to maximize run/fun time than the Onyx 150. Balancing ensures that each cell in a 2- or 3-cell packs charge to the 4.2V maximum. Switch selectable charge rates — and features that automatically start and end charging — make it one of today's easiest and most affordable “set-and-forget” LiPo chargers!

TYPICAL APPLICATION:

The Onyx 150 a great choice for any modeler who wants an easy, economical answer to balanced 1-3S LiPo charging. A tiny built-in power supply makes it easy to take along and use anywhere there's AC power. Once it's plugged in, just set the switch to 1.5A, 3.0A or 5A, listen for the confirming sound cue — and let the Onyx 150 do the rest. It starts automatically when the pack is hooked up and includes a tri-colored LED that constantly shows charge status. Balancing and cc/cv charging ensure that each cell reaches its maximum voltage.
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Showing DTXC1878 being balanced & charged.
You can balance and charge 3S packs by plugging directly into the balancing port, or use the included adapter for 2S packs.
selector switch & status LED
Set charge rate with a simple switch. The tri-color LED is great for at-a-glance charge

 

Special Features

Specifications
Stock Number: DTXP4195
AC input: 110V AC 60Hz
DC input: 11-15V
Battery type: 1-3 LiPo cells (3.7-11.1V) only
Battery Capacity: 100-7500mAh
Fast Charge Current: 1.5A, 3.0A & 5.0A (50W)
Fast Charge Termination: cc/cv (based on 3.7V/cell)
Fast Charge Safety Timer: 90 minutes
Controls: Current select switch
Output Connections: Attached lead w/Deans Ultra Plug male connector, Traxxas adapter & universal radio jack (for 1-3S LiPo Packs)
Input Connections: Attached AC lead & detachable DC lead w/alligator clips
Balancing Connector: Duratrax 3S with 2S adapter
Balancing Accuracy: 5mV per cell
Node Current (max.): 200mA
Protective Features: safety timer; built-in fan reverse polarity & current overload circuitry
Case Size: 5.3 x 5.0 x 1.9 in (133 x 127 x 48 mm)
Weight: 12.6 oz (356 g)
Setup/Alert/Warning Features: multi-color status LED & sound cues

Recommended Options
DTXP4160 Thunder Power™ Adapter for Onyx 150

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