The G.T. A8 is made in the same factory as the iMAX charger with several important feature differences. Namely, it has different internal resistors and includes a USB plug and temp probe plus software.
The G.T. Power A-8 can charge up to 8 cell lipoly packs, and has a maximum of 150W output power. As a result it can charge / discharge up to 8 series cells lithium polymer with a maximum charge rate of 7A.
The A-8 has various programming and charging modes, and can cycle and discharge packs. It will accept and safely charge NiCd,Lilo, Lipo, LiFe, Pb batteries.
This charger has a JST-XH charge plug, which makes it compatible with Zippy, HXT, Loong Max and any pack with a JST adapter.