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Turnigy Accucel-6 50W 6A Balancer/Charger w/ Accessories

Turnigy Accucel-6 50W 6A Balancer/Charger w/ Accessories

The Turnigy Accucel 6 Balance Charger utilises quality FET's and resistors to accurately balance and charge LiPoly and NiMH batteries.
The Accucel-6 will handle LiPoly/LiFe up to 6S and NiMH/NiCd up to 15S and shows individual cell voltage during charge with realtime updates throughout the charge cycle.
The intuitive menu system means charging and cycling is an easy process and can be done quickly and accurately either at the field by using a 12v input such as a car battery or at home with a 12v power supply.
Bundled with the Accucel-6 is a bunch of input and output wires which should satisfy any charging requirement.

ATTENTION.
There are several chargers now entering the China market that look similar to the Accucel. These chargers are produced with cheaper FET's and are unfortunately much less accurate and very unsafe. There has been reports of the copied chargers over-charging packs and not balancing correctly.
The Accucel-6 is the first charger in the market with this PCB layout Circuit design. Any charger with the same circuit diagram is most definitely a copy. We have tested the copied chargers ourselves, their componentry is of a very low quality and the manufacturing company that has produced the copy has used a process of duplicating our CPU(MCU)'s hex file and flashed a similar chip(MCU) to produce a similar product. This means they do not have the original code and therefore cannot bug-test(QC) or update the charger at any point.
Our chargers have CE and RoHS certification, proving their safety.
Plus, thousands of customers the world over have used our chargers with excellent results.
Your batteries are expensive. We understand this and thats why we will not carry low-quality charging devices.
Trust only in TURNIGY® quality charging devices.

Features:
• Microprocessor controlled
• Delta-peak sensitivity (NiMH/NiCd)
• Individual cell balancing
• Li-ion, LiPoly and LiFe capable
• Ni-Cd and NiMH capable
• Large range of charge currents
• Store function, allows safe storage current
• Time limit function
• Input voltage monitoring. (Protects car batteries at the field)
• Data storage (Store up to 5 packs in memory)
• Battery break in and cycling.

Specs:
Input Voltage: 11~17v
Circuit Power: Max Charge: 50W / Max Discharge: 5W
Charge Current Range: .1~6.0A
NiMH/NiCd Cells: 1~15
LiIon/LiPoly Cells: 1~6
Pb battery Voltage: 2~20v
Weight: 355g

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

Note: Power supply not included.



PRODUCT ID: ACC6

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Total of 2010 discussions.
Kenneth  3 points - 10/21/2014
 
My charger used to work OK on balance charge, but now every time I plug it in with the balance lead, I get a "Cell High Voltage" error. The charger works fine on ordinary (non balance) charging. All the connections seem to be OK. Any ideas why I'm getting this problem?
Hunter  5 points - 10/14/2014
 
every time i try to charge either my 1300mAh 3s or 1800 3s it gets the middle cell at about 1.2-1.6 until it stops charging because of the error, got it today in the mail, not sure what to do, any ideas?
 Aaron 59 points
What does the error say? If it says low input voltage than your power supply is to small you will need one that has more AMP's.
 anikeev 1226 points
Try to set charge current not at 1.3 or 1.8A, but at 0.5-0.8 - if it will charge without an error - then you have weak power source.
 ken 72 points
hi there is a 6 amp power supply at value garden that works perfect I have 2,3 s batteries,its cheap.ken
nasium  5 points - 10/7/2014
 
Hi looking to use 2 of these batteries in series for 44v in a skateboard. I have an Acucell 6 charger. Is there an adapter that I could buy to balance charge both cells without removing them from the skateboard? I may need to buy another Acucell 6 ??
 Jase73 635 points
you are basically running 12s. just disconnect the link cables and you are charging 2 6s packs again.you can charge a pair (or up to 6) of batteries with a parallel charging board.
Giovanni  5 points - 10/7/2014
 
help me, I should charge and balance exatly my lipo. Can you tell me which setting using?
 anikeev 1226 points
Set program to "li-po balance", set charge current (depends on capacity: for 5000mAh battery it's 5A, for 1300mAh battery it's 1.3A etc,). set number of cells. Connect battery with both charge and balance plugs start charging and MAKE SURE that all cells detected. After that charging will start. If it's NOT - check that all cells have at least 3.2V - otherwise your battery is deeply discharged and you need help with that.
 Jase73 635 points
any lipo charge setting will 'balance the batteries'
Alvaro  42 points - 10/6/2014
 
Any ideas as to why this charger balances my cells unevenly? The charger marks the cells as 4.2, but a cell checker says that they are 4.16, 4.22, 4.18. Any ideas? I've tried calibrating it but when I press the buttons it just ignores it and powers on normally.
 Gerry01 4447 points
Alvaro, there are versions of this charger that don´*t come with the calibration menu. Maybe the cell checker you're using is not that accurate* try it connecting only the 2nd and 3rd cell to the checker, I can bet it won't display the same values it showed for the 2nd and 3rd cell while you test the 3 cells.
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 Alvaro 42 points
I bet you're a woman 'cause you're always right!! Thanks for the help!
 Gerry01 4447 points
You're welcome, but no... my wife is always right! :-)
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Saurabh
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422 thumbs up!
Accucel-6 is a really nice product. The firmware of thie charger is exactly same as of any other 50W charger. It has a blue backlit which is easily readable in the sunlight or in dark.
Along with the cigarette lighter adapter, you can use this to charge your batteries while driving down to the field.
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The buttons are good and it has all metal body which is really good as compared to the Hobby King $18.99 charger.

This charger comes with a multiple charge lead connector which you can use with any kind of battery.

You can even calibrate the charger if you feel the readings are a little incorrect.

For calibrating this charger follow these steps:

1.) Power off the charger.
2.) Press and hold the (dec" and "start" buttons.
3.) Power on the charger. (you will hear 3 beeps in a row). Keep the buttons pressed.
4.) You will enter into the calibration screen where the voltage detected by the charger is displayed on the screen (voltage on output leads).
5.) Attach any battery to the output leads of the charger.
6.) Using a digital multimeter, correct the reading of the voltage by pressing "inc" or "dec" buttons till the reading matches with that of the multimeter.
7.) Press "Stop" when you are done.
8.) Your charger is calibrated now.

You can repeat these steps as many number of times


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samuel fonteneau
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235 thumbs up!
I'm very happy with this charger.
I tested with my cheap voltmeter the final volatge and it seemed lower than displayed by the charger.
So i tried to calibrate it :

Hold on "ENTER" and "-" button at while powering on the charger.
The charger display something like this :

plus00 VOL: x.xxV
SAVE(ENTER)

Then plug in a battery in the charging plug and you can see the voltage detected by the charger.
Now you can adjust it by pressing plus or -

I just have to find a good voltmeter because i don't trust my voltmeter more than the accucel !


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Alistair Foot
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150 thumbs up!
I ordered 2 of these chargers from HobbyCity, as I wanted a simple, easy-to-use charger for my Li-Po batteries. I found the charger very user-friendly, even though no manual is supplied with it. However, I have found a link to the charger manual here which may be useful to www.link read it through, the Turnigy Accucel-6 has even more capability than I first believed just by pressing the buttons!! The balance functions work really well and much information can be obtained from the charger displays. This is a really impressive charger, all the more so given the price.

Thanks again HobbyCity for a great product!!


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Michal Morawiecki
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115 thumbs up!
Bought one as support to my standard field charger (MPX LN5014). Some of the features I like (vs old charger):
plusbright display easily readable in the sun.
plusbalancer functionality with detailed voltage display of all cells.
plusfaster LIPO loading without the final "trickle charge"
plusstore discharge, memory etc.
plusnice set of connecting cables.
pluslow shipping weight.
-only visible drawback is the black housing, which will tend to get hotter in direct sunlight.


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Igor
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106 thumbs up!
Nice charger, not so good discharger.

Good: 1) bright display easily readable
2) balancer functionality with detailed voltage display of all cells on one screen.
3) Memory for batteries
4) USB data collection
5) Many connecting cables.
6) Cheap to buy
7) Can be used with Twin pack charge lead to charge two 3s1p: www.link Good, easy to use menu

Bad: (reason for 4 stars)
1) Discharge function is only so so. With a 3s1p you can discharge at a maximum of .5a and with 6s1p just .2a so it can take all night just to discharge a pack.
2) Fan makes a lot of noise, this is probably due to the charge's small size they had to put a small fan that moves a lot of air to cool it down.
It is a budget charger with above budget performance, you don't need to discharge a lot of full packs get it.

Note to the review below, you need to plug in the power and balancing port at the same time to balance charge.


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