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Mar 25, 2012, 04:50 AM
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My Wife Hates the Beeps from My Charger - Any Suggestions for a Quieter Model?


Yep, this sounds pretty ridiculous, but my wife cannot stand the beeps from my Sigma Pro Peak charger. Does anyone know of a brand that is typically quieter, or better still, has an adjustable volume? Note that I also need to have an A/C power supply option (240V here in the UK) as I typically charge the night before in the house. Also, up to 6S is a must with taps for balance charging.

Any suggestions (apart for divorce) will be appreciated!

Jacques
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Mar 25, 2012, 06:38 AM
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Umm why not just pull the cover off the charger and muffle the beeper?
Be quieter, you'll have more money in your pocket from not buying another charger.
Wife happier, all is well.
Mar 25, 2012, 07:43 AM
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On my Hyperion chargers you can turn the beeps off.
Mar 25, 2012, 07:59 AM
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I had the same problem. So I got a "quieter model". This new model never says anything about the beeps.!!!!
Mar 25, 2012, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Jacques.Eloff View Post
Yep, this sounds pretty ridiculous, but my wife cannot stand the beeps from my Sigma Pro Peak charger. Does anyone know of a brand that is typically quieter, or better still, has an adjustable volume? Note that I also need to have an A/C power supply option (240V here in the UK) as I typically charge the night before in the house. Also, up to 6S is a must with taps for balance charging.

Any suggestions (apart for divorce) will be appreciated!

Jacques
I would keep the charger and get a new wife!
Mar 25, 2012, 09:52 AM
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Mar 25, 2012, 01:08 PM
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Umm why not just pull the cover off the charger and muffle the beeper?
Be quieter, you'll have more money in your pocket from not buying another charger.
Wife happier, all is well.
Did not think of that, will open it up and give it a try.
Mar 25, 2012, 01:10 PM
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i had the same problem. So i got a "quieter model". This new model never says anything about the beeps.!!!!
Hilarious! Good work, dude!
Mar 25, 2012, 01:17 PM
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I charge in the room next to our bedroom and have a fire detector mounted directly over where I charge (2') My detector is so sensitive that it will go off at the slightest problem. I have the same detector in my workshop that went off just turning on a new soldering station. No smoke and thought it was a bad unit. Called the company and they told me there is no alarm in the unit but sent me a new one anyway. Turned out to be the smoke detector going off and I was too stupid to figure it out.

Harry
Mar 25, 2012, 03:42 PM
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I agree with tacx. If that bothers her, I guess life must be great at your house!
Mar 25, 2012, 05:19 PM
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There is a chance you can turn them off. I had the same problem with my iCharger but I was able to get into a menu and turn them off.
Mar 25, 2012, 05:48 PM
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At my house, the beeps are called "THE HAPPY SOUND!" (I do charge outside, so the beeps don't bother her)


Ancient proverb for everyone : HAPPY WIFE EQUALS HAPPY LIFE
Mar 25, 2012, 05:53 PM
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My $25 HK Accucell 6 is able to turn off the alarms. I would think a better charger would have that option as well.
Mar 25, 2012, 06:45 PM
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Take cover off & look around while beeping.
OR

Put plugs in wifes / ex wifes ears.
Mar 25, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Any suggestions (apart for divorce) will be appreciated!

Jacques
Tell her that you found a silent one but it is going to cost $400 and ask her if that is fine with her?

Charles


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