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Old Nov 24, 2004, 08:55 PM
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Friend gave me a Charger but.....

I am wondering if I can charge my batteries with it. It is a 120V single lead charger.

It is a 9.6V charger, it has Deans connectors on it. It only thing it really says on it is"Charger for 9.6V batteries (NICD, AA)" it also mentions the input output...
Input 120VAC, 60Hz only, 0.10A--
Out 11.5VDC, 1.05VA
The battery he had been charging with it was a 8cell 9.6V 700mAh NICD AA battery, and one that he said was a 9.6V 1050mAh....bad thing was it took like 4-5hrs to do the higher mAh and about 2-3hrs to do the 700mAh....it was a charger he got with the purchase of an RC car...he put the Deans connectors on so he could charge plane batteries.
I think I can use it but since it does mention NICD, AA on the charger I just wanted to double check.
I would be charging a 8cell 9.6V 730mAh (AAA) battery with it...What do ya'll think??
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Old Nov 25, 2004, 09:35 AM
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Well guy at LHS says it shouldnt be a problem just I have to watch the time of charging since it isnt a peak charger......I did some math with what I told him and he said it should be fully charged in about 3 1/2hrs since he feels that the charger is designed to charge AA packs at a time length of 4hours (8Cell 700mAh), and I will be charging a 8cell 730mAh AAA pack.
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Old Nov 25, 2004, 10:27 AM
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You need to keep an eye on the battery temperature too. The batteries will warm up when they are done charging. Just don't let them get too warm.

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Old Nov 25, 2004, 10:31 AM
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Okay Thanks Dan for the extra information I will pay attention to the temp.
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