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Futaba - FUTM4168 FUTCR-2500 CR-2500 513886202926 4513886202926
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Futaba CR-2500 Li-Ion 14MZ Tx/Rx Battery Charger
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This is the Futaba CR-2500 Lithium, NiCd and NiMH Battery Charger & Discharger.
The CR-2500 will charge the 14MZ, 12Z and FX-40 Lithium-ion batteries
from the transmitter.
Also charges NiCd, and NiMh batteries for
receivers, and glow starters.


Silver plastic with black plastic base
Tx and Rx or Tx and Glow can be charged simultaneously
Rx and Glow batteries cannot be charged siumltaneously
Outputs on charger consist of Tx and RX and Glow
Charges Lithium-ion battery used in the 14MZ transmitter
Employs the Auto-Cut by constant current and voltage to manage peak
detection for 14MZ, 12Z and FX-40 transmitter batteries
Auto-Cut by the delta peak for receiver battery and glow starter
Charging current for receiver and glow starter is adjustable
LCD screen monitors, input voltage, output voltage, charging current,
peak voltage, charging time, and charging amount
Handles 4-6 cell receiver batteries
Black cord with White mini adapter for hooking up alligator clips
One year limited warranty


One CR-2500 battery charger
Two charging adapters, Futaba connector male and female ends
Black charging adapter for charging battery while in transmitter
Alligator clips with mini white connector for a 12V 6A or
more power supply
12V car battery cigarette socket


Power supply, 12V 6A or more


Input Voltage: DC11V-15V
Operating Voltage: 10.5V
Charging Current: Tx: 1.5A, Rx: 0.05A-2A, Glow: 1A-2.5A
Discharging Current: Rx: 0.5A
Battery Range: Tx: Futaba Li-ion 7.4V battery pack/2200mAh
Rx: 4-6 cells/50mAh-2000mAh
Glow: 1 cell/2000mAh-3000mAh
Cut-off: Tx: constant voltage and timer/Rx, Glow: delta peak
Case size: 5.9" x 3.3" x 1.4" (151mm x 85mm x 35mm)
Weight: 12.9oz (365g)


For replacement Transmitter Charge Cord, order FUTM4235
The CR-2500 was designed to charge the 14MZ, 12Z and FX-40 batteries
while in transmitter. The Futaba adapter cable is only for the
purpose of charging the batteries while in the transmitter. It will
not charge the batteries from other Futaba transmitters.

updt 8/17/06
updated jpg 12/4/06

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Parts Compatibility
Parts Compatibility for Futaba CR-2500 Li-Ion 14MZ Tx/Rx Battery Charger
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