[chbot] Benchtop power supply and battery charger recommendations

Henri Shustak henri.shustak at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 23:56:45 BST 2021


Depending on what you are charging, ISDT may be worth a look. They are a Chinese based company. But some of the gear is really excellent for the price point.

They offer hobby charging and also some larger chargers aimed at Lithium Chemistry Battery Packs.

What are you charging? 


> On 18/10/2021, at 10:03 PM, Mark Atherton <markaren1 at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> Looks like 4mm plugs can handle 15A to 20A
> https://www.muellerelectric.com/docs/Banana-Plugs.pdf
> -Mark
> On 18/10/2021 9:15 PM, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
>> On Mon 18 Oct 2021 17:51:34 NZDT +1300, Synco Reynders wrote:
>>> Riden RD6012 from AliExpress (~$85+). It's a capable buck converter with a
>>> fancy user front-end, and some nice features.
>>> Max about 70V / 12A, controllable with Python and sigrok(?).
>> 12A out of a banana plug?? Have you tried that?
>> Which seller did you buy from?
>>>> Same sort of question WRT battery chargers - I would love something like
>>>> the very versatile Imax B6 charger, but that can go higher voltage and
>>>> current if that is possible.
>> SkyRC MC3000? Versatile, but might not do your V / A you want.
>> If you order from gearbest.com make sure you order with a throwaway email
>> adress! (Or get spammed forever.)
>> https://www.skyrc.com/Charger/MC3000_Charger
>> Volker
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