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    Thunder AC6 Smart Charger

    Hello. I was checking out this charger on hobbypartz.com. I notice it doesn't include a Deans Connector.
    What I actually need a Deans connector if I was to buy a 2s lipo battery for a Rustler Xl-5?

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    i have this charger, i havent needed a deans connector for anything myself and i have a slash which was an xl-5 roller which i then put the traxxas vxl on it. i did however need a trx connector that did not come with the charger.
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    Its great bang for our buck charger, you can buy a deans connector charging lead off hobbypartz probably. I have lipos over 5000 mah and at the time it wasnt out but hobbypartz also sell the AC680 which goes to 6 amps, I'd rather have that charger than the AC6
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    I love my AC6. It gets used a lot. Can't beat them for the price.

    As for deans plugs, I won't touch them with a 10 foot pole.

    Traxxas plugs FTW!

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    yeah, ok charger overall, great for price, but i personally like my trx high current plugs. when i get more money and more lipo's i will buy a really good charger that can charge multiple batteries at a time.
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    My thunder ac6 has stopped working correctly after about 6 months. Would not recommend.

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    Well I have this type of adapter. "Traxxas TRA Adapt, TRA Conn Male/Stand Female." Is that what I would need to connect the batteries to the Thunder AC6?

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    i think so thats what you would need.
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    umm not sure. i know one end will have the end to plug into your battery. the other end is just a longish narrow plug for both the positive and negative that plugs into the red and black ports on the right side of the charger just like your other leads. if it plugs in there, and plugs into your battery. then its the correct one i would say lol.
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    i think he referred to the adapter for the charger that traxxas makes with a traxxas plug-standard white plug cant remember the part#
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    I would just make my own adapter....
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    the white Tamiya plug ?

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    that would work with what you already have. but its better to not have any adapters so your better off getting a charge lead that just has the traxxas plug on one end and male bullet connectors on the other end to go strait into the charger.
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    charging i know since its not putting out high amps like 60amps+ adapters are ok to use but i wouldnt use them on an rc its self at all. i have that adapter that i made my self and works good. i wont be using that though for my Icharger putting out 20amps+ if i dont have to since i will be getting a traxxas paraboard.
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