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ProTek R/C's Next Generation Of Prodigy Chargers Is Here!

 

Chico, Ca, November 15, 2013— ProTek R/C’s next generation of Prodigy chargers deliver power and features that will impress even the most advanced enthusiast. Whether you’re a casual pilot or world champion racer like Atsushi Hara, you’ll be able to save lipo batteries that have been over-discharged with the “Pre-Charge” mode (612 Duo & 640), charge in a hurry with super-high charge rates, and use an open port to power additional DC equipment in the “Digital Power” mode.  Not only are the new Prodigy chargers loaded with features but they’re also backed by ProTek R/C’s industry-leading customer service and product warranties. Read more to learn about the unique features of ProTek’s Prodigy 640, Prodigy 612 Duo AC, and Prodigy 67 Quad AC that are sure to make them a must-have at the flying field and racetrack.

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Prodigy 640 (PTK-8512) 

ProTek R/C’s Prodigy 640 can charge your battery packs insanely fast! At up to 40 amps, the most demanding enthusiasts will be back in the air or on the track in no time. The 640 can also handle up to 6S Lithium batteries and up to 16-cell NiMH battery packs.  Bring your Lithium batteries back to life! With the “Pre-Charge” mode Lithium batteries that have been discharged too far can be revitalized. This only scratches the surface of the 640’s features, but you can see why it will sit atop the workbenches of the world’s best pilots and racers.

Prodigy 640 Features:

  • High Power Digital DC Balance Charger
  • 0.1 - 40A Charge/Discharge Current
  • 500W @ <24V Charge Power
  • 1000W @ >24V Charge Power
  • 120W Discharge Power (Max 5A)
  • 32 Bit MCU
  • Pre-Charge Function to Help Restore Lithium Packs
  • Digital Power Program Delivers 3V - 24V to Power Other DC Devices
  • 1000W Energy Transfer Discharge - Transfer stored energy from your battery pack back into a Pb battery DC power source
  • Digital Power Program Delivers 3V - 24V to Power Other DC Devices
  • Supports up to 6S Lithium & 16 Cell Nickel Battery Packs
  • Updateable Software to Support Future Upgrades
  • Lithium, Nickel & Lead Acid Compatible
  • Heavy Duty XT60 Output Connector
  • Charge leads included for a variety of applications
  • Balance board is compatible with XH, EH, TP/FP and HP/PQ style balance plugs
  • 11 - 32V DC Input Voltage Range
  • ±0.01 Balance Tolerance Range
  • Multiple Safety Functions
  • Balance Current up to 1A
  • 5V/1A USB Charging Port
  • Heavy Duty Metal Case
  • Back-Light Screen
  • Efficient Heat Sink

Prodigy 612 DUO AC (PTK-8510)

If you fly more than one bird or compete in multiple race classes the Prodigy 612 Duo AC is the all-in-one charger for you. The 612 Duo doesn’t require a bulky external power supply and with its two charging channels and 12 amp charge rates, you can double up on the fun! The back-lit screen and easy to navigate interface are two more reasons you’ll want a 612 Duo for flights at dusk and late night club races.

Prodigy 612 DUO AC Features:

  • Dual Channel Digital AC/DC Balance Charger
  • 100W Power & 12A Charge Current Per Channel
  • 20W Power & 5A Discharge Current Per Channel
  • 110V or 220V AC Input
  • Pre-Charge Function to Help Restore Lithium Packs with Cells Below 3.0V
  • Digital Power Program Delivers 3V - 24V to Power Other DC Devices
  • Supports up to 6S Lithium & 16 Cell Nickel Battery Packs
  • Lithium, Nickel & Lead Acid Compatible
  • Heavy Duty XT 60 DC input Connector
  • ±0.01 Balance Tolerance Range
  • Multiple Safety Functions
  • Heavy Duty Metal Case
  • Back-Light Screen
  • Efficient Heat Sink

Prodigy 67 Quad AC (PTK-8511)

The Prodigy 67 Quad AC features a built-in 110/220V compatible AC power supply, so you can plug it in and get busy charging up to four batteries. The 67 Quad can handle all types of Lithium batteries as well as NiMH and lead acid batteries.  Balance, storage and discharge modes are all standard, so you can manage your stable of packs and ensure they’ll last several seasons. With four versatile charging channels that can handle up to 6S Lithium batteries, you can see why active enthusiasts reach for the 67 Quad AC.

Prodigy 67 Quad AC Features:

  • Four Channel Digital AC/DC Balance Charger
  • Up to 7A Charge Current, with 80W Charge Power & 2A Discharge Current
  • 110V - 220V AC Input
  • 11.0 - 18V DC Input Voltage Range
  • Digital Power Program Delivers 3V - 24V to Power Other DC Devices
  • 320W Energy Transfer Discharge - Transfer stored energy from your battery pack back into a Pb battery DC power source
  • Supports up to 6S Lithium & 15 Cell Nickel Battery Packs
  • Lithium, Nickel & Lead Acid Compatible
  • Simple & Efficient User Interface
  • ±0.01 Balance Tolerance Range
  • Microprocessor Controlled
  • Multiple Safety Functions
  • Individual Cell Balancing
  • Heavy Duty Metal Case
  • Delta-Peak Sensitivity
  • Back-Light Screen
  • Efficient Heat Sink

About ProTek R/C

ProTek R/C, an A Main Hobbies brand, was founded in 2004 as a line of bearings. Now with a catalog of over 850 different products, ProTek R/C offers batteries, chargers, and accessories for radio controlled cars, trucks, helicopters, and airplanes. ProTek R/C products are available to hobby shops through Swift Distributing. The company's Web address is http://www.protekrc.com.  

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