Traxxas RC Trucks are radio controlled vehicles that come fully assembled. Another name for them is “ready to run vehicles.” The trucks come with cased electronic components. As a result, they are suitable for use in wet working conditions. There are brushed and brushless models. Both of them, however, use power cell batteries and peak detecting chargers.
Why Traxxas Battery
Traxxas batteries charge ten times faster than most of the options in the market. It is quick, convenient and hassles charging as it is made up of the Traxxas ID battery and dc chargers with high electronic speed. The battery ID technology automatically detects the battery type and then sets the charging settings. As a result, you do not have to be an expert to avoid battery charging errors.
Below are the five best Traxxas battery and charger options to consider for your Traxxas truck. As expected, they all come with the ID technology.
Best 5 Traxxas batteries for your RC trucks
Traxxas 2991 LiPo battery and charger completer pack
It is of high LiPo battery charger and EZ-peak dual eight amperes charger. The ID system makes charging NiMH and LiPo batteries easy. EZ-peak design is in a way that its charging system can handle two 50 watts batteries simultaneously. Alternatively, you can switch it to higher output mode that can charge a single 8A battery to 100 Watts.
The EZ-peak charger protects the LiPo batteries by enabling battery storage for an extended storage period. Traxxas 2991, comes with an integrated cooling fan and a charge timer indicator. It also has ports next to the charging port for LiPo batteries on a separate feedback cable. You can also use it to charge NiMH batteries.
Traxxas 2972 EZ-peak plus100 watt NiMH/LiPo Dual charger with ID system
It is an excellent choice for those looking for a charger that can charge NiMH and lithium polymer Traxxas batteries at once. It is suitable for 2S and 3S LiPo batteries. It also charges NiMH batteries with a capacity of 5 to 8 cells. Its maximum output is 100-watts. Consequently, it can charge two 4A batteries to 50A simultaneously. Alternatively, it will charge one 8A battery to 100-watts.
The EZ-peak comes with a number of features that make battery charging seamless and easy. They include charging progress bar, cooling system, and a high-resolution charge detection. If you plan to keep your battery away for a few days, then you will love the Storage Mode.
Traxxas 2971 EZ-Peak live 12 Amp NiMH/ LiPo fast charger with ID technology
Traxxas 2971, just like the 2972, can charge both LiPo and NiMH batteries. It also has a maximum power output of 100Watts. However, its charging current is up to 12A.
It is Bluetooth enabled as well. As a result, you can remotely monitor your truck’s performance, and access advanced control settings. All you need is a Bluetooth connection to EZ-Peak live applications on your mobile device. It is compatible with both iOS and Android operating systems.
The 12A charging current makes it a superfast charger. It can charge a 3000mAh battery in less than 20 minutes. 25C 7600mAh LiPo battery might take twice the time to charge, but that is still fast enough.
Traxxas 2970 EZ-peak plus 4 amp NiMH/ LiPo fast charger with Id Auto battery identification
Charging mistakes can be costly. You can destroy your battery, blow it up or even get harmed personally. Fortunately, that is no longer necessary, thanks to the Traxxas 2970 charger’s optimized charging system.
It comes with an Auto battery Identification system. Once you connect your battery, it determines the type and configures the charging settings. It can charge 2-cell or 3-cell LiPo Traxxas batteries or 5-8cell NiMH options
Even more, if you need the battery ready in a few minutes, you can tune up the charging rate by selecting Fast Mode charging.
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Traxxas 2992 LiPo battery and charger completer pack
The Traxxas 2992 brings out the absolute power of LiPo batteries. The 7.4 voltage battery has a large capacity of 5800mAh. It guarantees a consistent, powerful performance.
The charger incorporates the innovative battery ID technology that has become synonymous with EZ-Peak chargers. The 4A charger can charge both LiPo and NiMH batteries. It also allows fiddling with charging settings, but only in the advanced mode. Otherwise, just plug your battery and let it do the rest.