Originally Posted by Dave Hederich
Requiring the user to monitor an automatic process and halt the process if it is incorrect is not intuitive for most people, as this is not a common situation with modern consumer electronics devices. The common assumption is that modern consumer electronics devices are designed for intuitive operation and with automatic protection to minimize human error.
The key point to me is that any Li charger with any automatic features must be designed so that it automatically defaults to the safest setting if there is no user intervention. This is not the case with the AF 109 if the autodetect feature can change cell count and continue into an over-voltage condition in the absence of user intervention.
Therefore, I do not see this issue going away.
What does Astrobob have to say about this? Can something be done? Will something be done?