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IMAX B6 50W 5A Charger/Discharger 1-6 Cells (GENUINE)

IMAX B6 50W 5A Charger/Discharger 1-6 Cells (GENUINE)

The IMAX B6 is a very advanced charger, able to charge, balance and discharge LiIon, LiPoly, LiFe (A123), NiCd and NiMH batteries. It is microprocessor controlled just like all the best chargers and will balance the indervidual cells in you Li-XX batteries. It will charge from 0.1 to 5.0A and is capable of charging packs up to 6S packs. It features input voltage protection so as not to flatten your car battery at the field and will also storage charge you packs for when you are not using them. You can power it with any power supply delivering from 11~18V so it is very flexible.

This is a GENUINE iMax B6.If you would like a lower priced 6S charger please check our website for other brands.

• Microprocessor controlled
• Delta-peak sensitivity
• Individual cell balancing
• LiIon, LiPoly and LiFe capable
• NiCd and NiMH capable
• Large range of charge currents
• Storage charge function
• Time limit function
• Input voltage monitoring (Protects car batteries at the field)
• Data storage (Store up to 5 packs in its memory)
• Battery break in and cycling.

Input Voltage: 11~18v
Circuit Power: Max Charge 50W - Max Discharge 5W
Charge Current Range: 0.1~5.0A
Discharge Current Range: 0.1~1.0A
NiMH/NiCd Cells: 1~15
LiIon/LiPoly Cells: 1~6
Pb Battery Voltage: 2~20v
Weight: 277g
Dimensions: 133x87x33mm

This charger has a JST-XH charge plug, which makes it compatible with Zippy, HXT, Loong Max and any pack with a JST adapter.

Note: Power supply not included.


Weight: 465g
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Total of 419 discussions.
Aussie pete.  188 points - 10/7/2015
Just an all round good product for the money! Cheap. Good functionality. Broard range of options. For the money, I'd recommend it. If you require more charge A, then I'd suggest hobbyking Eco6-10 if you are on a budget.
Victorius  1 points - 9/26/2015
Mine has a balance charge problem. If I connect balance cable, charger stop with "BATTERY VOL ERR CEL CONNECT" error, but balance cable is well connected. I can do only a normal charge because every kind of other charge need balance cable connection. What can I do?
 Eryczqiu 17 points
I had that issue when a battery was extremely discharged (say a cell below 3.0v), had to give it a punch on a normal charge mode and then charge again as balance. Could try that.
 Victorius 1 points
Thanks but it isn't my case. Cells aren't below 3.0v and I have tried with others batteries without changes.
 Aussie pete. 188 points
100% sure you have the right cell count selected? What happens when you select auto?. I do know 'some' of these chargers come with loose balance boards and need a bit of solder to fix it. But I'd just let hobbyking know the issue, take a short video of the issue and they will either refund or send a new one out to you. There really good like that. Gave me a refund on my HK eco6-10 straight up when it had an issue. But if ur good with elec, just check the balance board where it connects to circuit board.
 Victorius 1 points
I have tried with another charger and it work well. It isn't a connection problem. I think it is a problem with balance section, but warranty has expired. I bought a new one.
chooi  10 points - 9/12/2015
Mine have a slight vibration feel when its powered... is there something wrong with it...?
 Aussie pete. 188 points
Vibration? Only thing that could cause vibration would be the fan, which is normal. No other electrical component could cause vibration even if it was faulty. If its working fine, No odd noises, I'd just leave it be.
 Aussie pete. 188 points
Apology, My comment jumped to diff product. Odd.  6 points - 9/9/2015
Hello I soule like to charge lifepo4 12v 8 é*lé*ments. Wichit programme do you use ? It's not lipo but lifepo4 ? Tank you so much. Fred
 Aussie pete. 188 points
In the menu, USER SET PROGRAM, *V.Type, Select LiFe 3.3v. This is explained in you're included user manual.
 Aussie pete. 188 points
Apology. My comment jumped diff product. Please disregard.
Brandon  5 points - 8/15/2015
does this charger charge up this type of battery: 7.4v (2 cell) 1800mAH Lipo
 EstebanT 895 points
Yes, it does. Regards!
Customer Reviews
Overall Rating
Ben Caris
21 thumbs up!
Very good charger with only one problem: balancer is not accurate. Have found the problem ( 1 percent resistors used instead of 0.1 percent resistors). I am in contact with SkyRC about a possible improvement in the design.

But as said, besides the balancer incaccuracy this is a great product!

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Panagiotis Nikiforidis
12 thumbs up!
very good charger for the price, charges everything, has safety features. I 've found the reported problem of balancing lipos not too serious. I have measured differences of 0,04 to 0,05 volts (4,2 to 4,25). It is still annoying especially as the voltage exceeds 4,2. Overall I would recommend it as a first do-it-all charger

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Andreas Berndt
7 thumbs up!
Good charger, but the balancer does not work very exactly. Overall worth the money.

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Alon Almog
4 thumbs up!
I got mine about 2 weeks ago. Charges all my NiMh and LiPo's without a hitch. Very good balancer.

The discharge rate is quite slow - but sufficient. Who really needs to discharge at high rates?

Only drawback it has is that it doesn't come with it's own AC adapter. You can either connect it to your car battery or buy a power supply for it (which might not be cheap, remember we need 5AMPs at 12V!).

In any way - spend the few extra bucks and get a REGULATED adapter - it's a shame to burn out this charger.

If it came with it's own power supply I would give it 5 stars with no hesitations.

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Overall Rating
Tsahi Mizrahi
4 thumbs up!
Very good charger,

Not very accurate in lipo's but can be upgraded by buying a replace kit on the web.

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