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Dionic HCX / T2 charger- good for Archer and cameras?


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#1 brett.mayfield

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 07:47 PM

hey yall

 

are the new Anton Bauer HCX batteries a ok to use with the Archer 2 and 12volt camera systems like the Epic? Are there any sleds, cameras or reasons why these batteries would be a bad idea? What would I need to draw 10amps for? any reason to get them over Dionic 90 batteries?

 

im not particularly gifted when it comes to electricity and im trying to learn more, but right now i need to buy batteries...

 

http://antonbauer.co...ducts/DIONICHCX

 

anything to note about the T2 charger? the camera charging feature is fine, but not a deal maker. I just want to know if its quick or if i should stay away.

 

thanks yall

 

brett.

 

 


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#2 matthew pearce

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 11:25 PM

flying with the HCX's can be tricky.

I went with standard HC's for that reason. Ive flown HCX,s and they are great.


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#3 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 09:54 AM

Electricity speaking, the HCX are delivering the same power than the HC, only for a longer time.

The thing is that they are heavier and will take longer to charge. The other thing is that they are not compliant with the airplane regulations.

If you need a heavier battery hanger, HCX can be good, but I would rather have two HC vs 1 HCX...


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#4 brett.mayfield

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 03:46 PM

How are the HCXs tricky? Because they have a sorta awkward size? Just wonderin. Looks like the HC is about the same size, maybe slightly larger but same weight as the dionic 90. Personally I find the 90s to be too light, I want a little more gravity. Ill just throw an extra on the bottom of the rig.
 
I think Im gunna go with 2x HC and the T2, since Ive found a pretty good deal on them.
 
If anyone is looking, theres is a steal or two on ebay for some ABs and a charger.
http://www.ebay.com/...d=p5197.c0.m619
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#5 RonBaldwin

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 05:02 AM

The hcx is about a half pound heavier than the hc...using this for ballast vs adding weights makes sense to me. That being said, I do not fly wih my gear

I have a t2 charger and love it -- small and charges to hc90's in about 2 hrs
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#6 matthew pearce

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 10:37 PM

Ive used rental house HCx's and liked the extra weight to keep post short.

the trickyness was refering to airplane travel / flight restrictions. 


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#7 brett.mayfield

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:51 PM

got it. thanks yall, all good points.


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