There has never been an easier or safer way to charge your batteries than with the EZ-Peak Live. Just plug in a Traxxas iD-equipped battery and press start – thats all there is to it! Traxxas pioneered this exclusive technology to eliminate complicated charger programming.
The iD system detects which Traxxas iD-equipped battery you are using and automatically configures the settings for the optimal charge. The progress bar and audible alerts keep you informed while the advanced high-resolution peak detection delivers a perfect charge every time.
The EZ-Peak Lives Storage Mode protects your LiPo battery investment by safely preparing the batteries for extended storage. The EZ-Peak Live puts out a full 100 watts of power that equates to 12-amps of charging horsepower.
The charger automatically detects the size of your iD-equipped battery and configures the settings for the fastest charge possible. NiMH batteries charge faster than ever with a full 5-amps of charging power.
LiPo batteries charge even faster with up to 12-amps of colossal power! No other charger in the market features EZ-Peak Lives combination of power and flexibility with iD safety and simplicity.
Like the title says, this is exactly what my son and I need for the moment. It leaves room for someone just starting out to grow. We can charge the NiMH batteries that came with our Stampedes and then when we would like to move to LiPO we can still use this same charger up to 3s! It doesn’t get hot and works great!.
Very happy with this charger. I put 2 amp meters in series with two 5000 mAh NiNM batteries and both sides tracked the charge setting exactly. 1 Amp setting was 1 Amp up to the highest setting of 4 amps.
I only have NiMH batteries so I cant comment on its LiPo charging.
Fan cooled fast lithium-ion charger comes with an internal fan that pulls air across battery to cool and reduces hot/cold pack delays. It charges a DCB606 flex volt battery in 60 min. The charge rate is 8 Amps for premium batteries and 4 Amps for compact batteries.
This fan-assisted cooling results in faster charge times and reduced downtime in the field.
Compatible with all 20V MAX* and 60V MAX* DEWALT Batteries
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Reviews From Real Customers
Great item. Really impressed with the speed it can charge a 4ah battery. I spent a year using 2 ah batteries and the standard charger, got fed up with projects being slowed down because of slow charge and not enough juice.
Got myself this charger and 4ah and 5 ah batteries and my life has changed!.
Ive used this style of charger several times over in the past. I chose this charger specifically because it has the cooldown fan function built into it. This helps on two levels, that being quicker charging, and extended battery life because you dont overheat the battery while its being charged if you have just recently done high usage of the battery and it is still hot.
No more trying to plan battery usage and charge times. This charger is quick. Even the stubborn 5ah batteries are up and ready before running through a 2ah pack. Runs cool and no more running 2 chargers.
Anyone that has ever waited on a battery to continue, get this. Price is even good. Winner.
The Panasonic CC17, 4-position Ni-MH battery charger delivers advanced, individual cell charging capabilities. Ideal for use at home, in the office, or on the road, this Panasonic CC17 charger is a convenient way to recharge any combination of up to four AA or AAA Ni-MH Eneloop Pro, Eneloop, or conventional Panasonic Ni-MH rechargeable batteries.
The CC17 charger also features 4 LED charge indicator lights and a retractable AC plug. This package comes complete with the CC17 charger and four Eneloop Pro Ni-MH “low self-discharge” Aaa, high capacity batteries.
These Eneloop Pro cells utilize Panasonic’s advanced rechargeable battery technology allowing them to deliver up to 950mAh Ni-MH of power and be recharged up to 500 times. Eneloop Pro battery cells deliver consistent power performance, maintain 85% of their charge for up to 1 year (when unused and stored properly), come pre-charged using solar power (at the factory) and are ready to use out of the package.
These Eneloop Pro cells also have extreme temperature performance down to -4 degrees Fahrenheit. Batteries can be recharged when fully, or partially DRAINED. Panasonic Ni-MH battery chargers are recommended.
Recommended storage conditions 68 degrees F. Results may vary based on conditions of storage and use.
I bought these Pro versions to replace some regular Eneloops that were getting old. I use them for a Mac wireless keyboard and Magic Mouse. They seem to be holding a charge and working nicely with the keyboard.
Unfortunately, because of Apple’s battery compartment design in the Mouse, and that these Pros are a fraction of a millimeter taller at the shoulder than my old ones, the nipple at the positive end doesn’t reach the contact in the mouse and it will not function.
I did put some foil in the mouse to verify that this was the problem, and found it would work, but was glitchy. So, be warned.
My old portable charger?s plug blades broke right off, so I shopped reviews and prices for a replacement. This Panasonic model won the ?contest?. It does all I need it to do. It even flashes green when it tries to recharge a cell that will no longer take a charge.
My old one just stayed green. The only improvement I would wish for is that it doesn?t have 9v contacts, but I hardly ever need those while traveling. This model is is thinner and lighter than my old one, and great for traveling.
It certainly does the job for me! Unfortunately, the ?SHARE A PHOTO? option in the feedback interface in this email (Subject: “You’re in Luck! Review Your Panasonic Purchase and Win!?) does not provide a way to SHARE the PHOTO I took the time to shoot.
Efficiently charge your AA batteries with this Panasonic AA battery charger. It takes up to four AA NiMH batteries and can charge them in as little as seven hours, and you can also use AAA batteries with this charger should the need arise.
The Panasonic AA battery charger detects defective batteries and nonrechargeables to prevent accidents.
Just plug in a pair of Traxxas iD batteries and press Start. Advanced Mode opens the door for backwards compatibility. Optimized for faster LiPo balance charging. Built-in balance ports for conventional LiPo batteries.
Clearly see what’s going on with the batteries. Tachometer-style LCD display shows detailed charging status. Powered by any 5V USB power. Intelligently chooses charging currents from 0. 1A to 1A. Wide adaptability, adapts from 10440 to 32650, from Li-ion to Ni-MH.
Energy-saving LCD backlight, can be turned off at your will.
I’ve owned a LaCrosse smart charger for about 5 years now and it’s a wonderful piece of equipment, but it won’t charge 18650 cells. The el cheapo charger which came with my first 18650’s was just that-el cheapo.
It puts a charge into a cell but offers no information beyond a red [charging] and green [charged] LED. Additionally, the cells get quite warm to the touch during charging and that makes me nervous. This XTAR VC4 will charge a wide range of both NiMh and lithium cells and shows accumulated mAh.
I doubt it is highly accurate but it does give an idea of a cell’s actual capacity. After charging approximately 50 cells with the XTAR I have yet to have one get warmer than body temperature during the charging process.
The first “Ultrafire”1860 cells I bought claimed “4000mAh”. Hogwash! My flashlight would run on “high” for 5 minutes maximum before dimming on 2 freshly-charged cells. When I belatedly realized that you get what you pay for in lithium cells [as in the rest of life] and purchased some LG 2600 mAh cells, the same light will run over 30 minutes on “high” before dimming.
I’ve never been able to get the Ultrafires to accept more than ~ 450 mAh [starting at 2. 8v] as indicated by the display on the XTAR, while the LG’s will show 1900-2100 mAh when full [Idon’t discharge my 18650’s below 2.
8v]. The XTAR build quality seems on a par with my old LaCrosse, all 4 slides work very smoothly, and the autosensing of cell types is really handy to have. The only control is a button which toggles the display between slots 1&3 and 2&4.
I can charge a mix of an Eneloop AAA NiMh, a Tenergy D NiMh [have to weight it down or it will pop out of the slide sometimes] and two 18650’s of different capacities simultaneously and they will all end up charged to their correct cutoff voltages.
While it would be nice to be able to adjust the endpoint voltage, the charge rate and have “discharge” and “recondition” cycles like the LaCrosse, as a practical matter I don’t need the extra complexity and expense of those bells and whistles in order to keep my ever-growing assortment of LED lights loaded with freshly-charged cells.
The charger comes with a USB cord, no transformer required. I have not yet tried it in my vehicle but have no reason to believe it won’t work just as well there as when plugged into my wall USB ports.
This unit is extraordinarily good value, as it offers a lot for the money, in terms of build quality, the display, some features, and the drawstring bag being luxurious too. I would recommend this unit for someone who specifically wants to charge Lithium Ion batteries, and anyone with hybrid/Ni-MH batteries that have 0 volts in them, as it will recover them with its pulse technology (something they don’t actually make much of deal about, but is unusual among most mainstream chargers).
It also charges fast, but there is a price to pay. I was NOT therefore pleased with how warm (almost hot) the batteries became. With an infra-red thermal tester I measured 40 degrees on the batteries.
It may well be within the working limits, but it’s way higher than my other charger, which is usually below body heat! The more heat, the more damage to the longevity of the batteries. The reason for this is the charging current being higher than my other charger.
This is fine if you can change or alter this, but you cannot (other than switching between the outer and inner bays – but I’m talking the inner bays anyway, which still charge at a current that produces this unnerving heat.
Batteries can explode, though I’m not saying they would here, but I’m just not used to this heat. I knew it was0. 5amp in the centre bays when I purchased it, but was hoping the pulse technology would reduce the possibility of battery temperatures being higher than it would otherwise.
Sadly this doesn’t seem to be the case. There is also no ‘refresh’ feature, where the charger repeatedly discharges and then charges, to bring the batteries back to their maximum capacity. I had 3 batteries that only charged to about 25-30% of their capacity and there was nothing I could do about it.
So I put them in my old existing charger (which can’t charge Lithium batteries, hence my decision to buy this unit, as because I liked the comprehensive display, and excellent value etc) and within a couple of days it brought them back to their claimed capacities.
One battery capacity also was showing as 4250mAh, which is ludicrous, as the batter was an AA, rated at 2050mAh! So the capacity display I now don’t fully trust. But another positive aspect of this charger is the soft-start feature, which takes it from very low, to normal charging current over 8-10 seconds or so.
The display is intuitive also, and easy to switch between the outer and inner bays at the touch of a button, and clearly displays which bays are being measured. It would be even easier is the bays having their battery monitored flashed, rather than just a red light while charging, and the bay being ‘read’ displayed separately on the display.
It just means a little more eye movement to work out. I will by default stick to my previous charger, which is really excellent indeed, and very compact too, as it’s kinder to the batteries and you can choose between 2 charging rates.
However, if I have any 0 volt batteries that need kick starting to bring back to life, and Lithium Ion batteries to charge, then this charger will of course be the one I’d use. I would recommend this charger for the purposes I’ve described, and the really solid construction, beautiful display, decent informative packaging, good instruction manual, and really lovely little storage bag.
I also like the fact that it utilises a USB charge socket too, and a cable is provided also. For the money it really is excellent value! If they were to offer a user-controlled charge rate for those not in a hurry, that would charge at 200mA, for example, instead of 500mA, and a ‘refresh’ feature – and even the display improvement idea I’ve outlined – then I’d opt for this one each and every time.
This is supposed to be a direct upgrade from the Xtar VC2, which I own and really enjoy. Charges at stated specs (kinda), and the display is very nice & lights up brightly. Onto my gripes with this model: Charger connection was a bit iffy on my particular unit.
the little prong inside the port was misaligned to the outer body, so I had to turn the plug around a few times & angle it to make the connection. BAD XTAR. The slot sizing is weird on this model. Slots 1 & 4 can accept 2×700 batteries, while 2 & 3 can only accept 18650’s.
This means you have to plan ahead if you want to charge 18650’s and 2×700’s at the same time. Quick charging (1. 0 Amps) only works in slots 1 & 4, which, as previously stated, are the only ones that can accept 2×700’s.
This means if you want to quick charge a set of 18650’s and slow charge a set of 21700’s, you’re gonna have to do them sequentially rather than all at once. I usually charge my married batteries in pairs, in slots 1 & 2 and slots 3 & 4.
With this design, you have basically have to pair them as 1&4, and 2&3. Overall, I think that XTAR could have done a better job. I’d like to see all 4 bays accept 2×700 batteries, and have all 4 bays support 1.
0 Amp charging if you only charge 2 batteries at once. Nothing in here is a complete dealbreaker, but when you add up all the little faults, it becomes a lot less great of a device.
The Nitecore D2 Digicharger is an intelligent battery charger that can charge almost all types of rechargeable batteries. You can charge up to 2 batteries at the same time, each with a separate program.
With the advanced digital LCD display you can easily follow the charging process. The Digicharger will automatically stop charging when the batteries are fully charged.
Best charger i ever bought and its so solid!! Yes folks its build so well its worth the money just for that but it got more. The digital display is awesome and you can toggle charging speeds which is a feature I love because a lot of times it can hurt the battery more if you charge them to fast so I change the setting to charge at a lower speed.
Only downside to the charger is the noises it makes and yes it is kind of loud but over time you really do get used to it. Overall I love the charger and I’ve had mine now for almost a year. I’ve heard stories about this charger only lasting people 6 to 8 months and then dying out on them.
I unplugg my charger when I’m not using it so this may help the charger from dying out on you, either that or they could of gotten a bad batch of chargers, it does happen. Either way if it does go out on me I’ll just buy another one since the price isn’t really all that bad.
These type of Lithium batteries are becoming very popular now and having a charger that you feel you can trust is vital. For the money you can’t really go wrong with this one. It’s compact, tells all the info you need and if it’s a genuine one, it will have a scratch code on the box which you can check online to see if it’s a genuine product and not a cheap copy.
After hours of research and reading reviews, I only found two chargers (in the price bracket) that I would buy, this Nitecore D2 and another brand which did pretty much the same thing. The choice between the two was 50/50 but I went for this one and I’m more than happy with it, especially when compared to the unsafe chargers which usually come with gadgets that use Lithium batteries (like torches etc).
Charge 4 AA or 4 AAA batteries easily with this Panasonic eneloop K-KJ17MCA4BA battery charger, which features an LED display with 4 indicator lights to let you monitor the status of each battery. Four included eneloop AA batteries offer immediate use.
Compatible with most eneloop and eneloop pro NiMH AA and AAA batteries To deliver a reliable charge. Charges up to 4 batteries In 7 hours (AA) or 6 hours (AAA) for simple overnight charging. Auto shutoff Helps conserve energy.
Overload protection Safeguards against sudden surges of power. LED display with 4 indicator lights Let you monitor the status of each battery’s charge for ease of use. Retractable AC plug Allows easy portability.
4 eneloop AA batteries Offer up to 2100 lifetime charges and retain up to 70% of charge after 5 years without use for long-lasting power.
I have used many chargers and I absolutely love these chargers. I use rechargeable batteries in everything. I own 12 of these chargers and have over 500 batteries. I charge every few months religiously.
I have never had any issues not even a dead battery (battery that wouldn’t take a charge). I date the batteries I buy and my oldest ones are from 2014. That is quite a lot of charging! So trust in Eneloop, they have been time tested by me!.
Dual Charge Circuitry This charger features two individual charging circuits allowing you to charge 2 batteries simultaneously, regardless of battery chemistry or cell count. High Power Charging Circuit The Venom Pro Duo charger features a powerful 80-Watt charging circuit.
The charger can safely charge or discharge up to 15 cells of NiMH or NiCd batteries and up to 6S LiPO batteries. Lithium Cell Voltage Monitoring The Venom Pro Duo Charger can monitor and balance individual cells within a LiPO battery in either charge or discharge mode.
Multiple Chemistry Charging The Venom Pro Duo charger will charge NiMH, NiCd, LiIo, LiPO, LiFe and Pb battery types. Multiple Charging Leads Included The Venom Pro Duo comes with the following charge leads to include the most common connection types.
I gave the Venom Pro Duo Dual Power 80W AC/DC Charger five stars. great price, good versatility, solid set of connectors included; it’s complete and ready to go to work. I like the Venom brand-name. solid hobbyist products at a nice price.
This is my second charger. my older one didn’t do LiPos, and I am headed into working with electric aircraft: gotta go Lipo. The first task I gave it was to charge my 12v 4A flight-box Pb battery. I had to tell it the charge rate I want.
3A, in this case. When I pushed “Start”, it detected the number of cells and confirms the battery type and then started charging. The unit responded as per the instruction sheet and charged that battery.
reporting FULL when it was done. It shows you elapsed time and the current voltage of the battery. The unit has only five buttons on its face. and it has MANY functions and menu items, so there is a bit of a learning-curve for you: you will learn the mind-set of the unit’s designers as you use only those few buttons to access the many features of this charger.
The unit is silent except for the quiet internal cooling fan that cuts on and off, as needed, while it charges the batteries. There is no “On/Off” switch. “plugging it in” turns it on. Plug it into the 110V AC wall plug or your vehicle’s 12V cigarette lighter cable.
So far, I have charged several 5-cell NiMH receiver and transmitter batteries, a 4-cell NiCd, a 3S 1300mah LiPo (charged in LiPo Balance Mode). all without incident and all with easy success. I charged a couple of batteries at the flying-field: my old Blazer doesn’t have a 12V tap.
so I used jumper cables attached to the vehicle’s battery under the hood, and then used the Venom Pro Duo Dual Power’s alligator-clip 12V connectors off of that jumper cable. It worked just fine. Because it’s a DUAL charger, you can charge two batteries, two very different batteries, at the same time.
This charger has two 80W chargers, each independent from the other. you can be charging the Pb flight-box battery on one of them while you are balance-charging a LiPo on the other one. I am very satisfied with my purchase of this charger.
Great Charger. Seems a little confusing when you charge a battery for the first time, but by the second charge it was a breeze. I got this for my Xmaxx and Maxx, no problems charging my Zee 9000 MAH 4s batteries.
I had to buy another banana plug EC5 charging wire because the charger only comes with 1 adapter for each style plug. I have only charged and storage charged a couple of times so I don’t know durability yet, but overall I am happy with the purchase.
This charger obviously was designed by people who understand battery technology. It is perfect for what I want, being able to charge two batteries at once, using either AC or 12V DC power source. Some have complained that it only comes with one of each type of battery connection.
This was not a problem for me, as I could take one of the supplied connections I don’t need, and replace the connector. The display is good, but the button menu interface could be a lot simpler. But all you really need to do is set the current and cell count (voltage).
The flexibility it offers actually increases the complexity. For example, the two chargers in it are completely independent, and as a result both sides need to be configured. It is very light, and smaller than the pictures look.
Overall, it seems like a very intelligent charger that more than meets my needs at a reasonable price.
The Panasonic eneloop Pro Charger with (8) AA and (2) AAA Batteries & Case Set takes the guess work out of recharging. A perfect choice for DSLR flash units, game controllers and other devices. They will also perform well in conventional devices that require AA and AAA batteries.
They can recharge up to 500 times and perform well at extreme low temperatures, down to -4° F (-20° C). This set includes 8x AA batteries, 2x AAA batteries, a charger and a case.
The Fenix ARE-D2 Smart Charger is a dual channel charger that can accept a large variety of battery types and charge two simultaneously. The high 2A charging current allows for rapid recharging. It only takes 1.
3 hours to completely charge a Fenix 2600mAh battery! The standard micro USB charging port gives you options for power input as it can fit a USB adapter, power bank and solar panel. The three different charging currents allows you to choose which option is best for your battery.
The high definition LCD screen allows you to monitor your charging status clearly for each bay. When charging a Li-ion battery in the B channel, you can also use the discharge function to charge other devices at the same time! Never be left without power to your essential devices again!.
I had to buy this charger because I finally bought a flashlight with rechargeable flashlight that had batteries that were longer than any of the other 7 flashlights I have. All of the others fit my chargers, but not the one from Fenix PD36R.
You could have said something. I didn’t know it until I needed to recharge the battery and could not find a charger locally. Then had to wait another week for Fenix to send one. I was going through with-drawl by then.
Ordered an extra battery so that I won’t get caught without a refill again.
The ARE-D2 is a very versatile 2 port charger that accepts the 21700 battery and features a quick charge mode in slot B. The ARE-D2 charges both Li-ion & NiMH cells. High quality length adjustable battery contact terminals are retract/expand to allow for use with different sized cells.
The Led display is a helpful feature indicates current charging settings. The illuminated display will automatically shut to save power when not in use. (Smart Circuitry and Features): Displays current level of charge and give a full bar display of the voltage each cell has when fully charged.
The charging settings control buttons are easily accesible via the front panel and allow for adjustment of charge rate. Fenix’s ARE-D2 works well as a quick charger, slow or overnight charger, and, can be used as a power brick to charge a cell phone if/when needed.
For all of your charging needs, the new Fenix ARE-A2 Dual Channel Smart Charger has everything you want out of a small battery charger. Accepting Li-ion, Ni-MH and Ni-Cd batteries, this can recharge 9 different types of cells.
The two channels operate independently of one another so you can charge two different batteries simultaneously, even if you didn’t insert them at the same time. The high-definition LCD screen clearly displays the real-time charging process, chemistry, and voltage of the batteries being charged.
Simple user interface with only two buttons for manual control of cycling through your batteries’ voltage, charging current, and charge time. A long press of either of these buttons will also turn off your LCD screen, a single press to turn it back on.
With several built-in protections, the safety of your batteries and charger will never be compromised due to short circuit, over current, over charging, or reverse polarity problems. Never be without a charger again with convenient AC and DC charging capabilities.
Always have a backup battery fully charged and on hand with this Fenix ARE-A2 Smart Charger from Battery Junction!.
Works perfectly for charging the 18650 batteries I use in my BC30 v2. 0 bikelight. What I like most about it is that the batteries stay cool throughout the entire charge cycle—even if they’re charging from a state of deep discharge.
That gives me the confidence that the charger is actually smart about how it regulates the charge current. I also appreciate the fact that it can accommodate multiple battery form factors and that the display is clear, bright, and readable.
Milwaukee M12New. No box. Look no further than the Milwaukee 48-59-2401 charger to keep your 12 volt M12 Milwaukee batteries in peak condition. This will handle your 12 volt batteries, charging the more compact models in as little as 30 minutes, with the high capacity models only needing up to an hour to become fully charged.
Onboard LEDs status indicators let you know whether your batteries are charging, charged, or are in need of maintenance. Other features include mounting hooks so you can keep this hung on a wall. Feet on the base of the charger let you keep this flat on the ground without wearing the unit down.
Keep it in room temperature, dry areas for maximum performance. If there is any maintenance you need to perform on this, its as simple as blowing compressed air into the charger to keep dust out.
We saw this tool on a DIY video and it is perfect for our job. Purchased the tool, battery & charger. 1 battery was green out of the box (odd) and 2nd flashed red-green. returned batteries, got 2 new ones.
Exactly the same. Returned the charger and 2nd one was exactly the same. No idea if tool works or not as could not get a good battery. Returned everything! This stopped forward progress on a project till we can figure out how to get into a tight spot to loosen a years old tightened bolt.
Too bad. Looks like the right tool for the job but we’ll never know. Have to think twice about purchasing again. Or will sure have to see it work before we shell out any more of the big money they want for this tool.
I have just opened the second of two M12 2326-21XCH kits that I have purchased in the last two weeks. The first one was returned to Home Depot as the battery would not charge and the charger indicated alternating red/green flashing lights.
I have just plugged the second unit in and have the same result. I have purchased many Milwaukee corded tools and trusted them. I cannot, in all honesty, suggest anyone buy this kit or tool based on my experience.
I would very much like to hear from Milwaukee to see what the issue is and how I can get this unit repaired/replaced. Otherwise, I suppose I will have to return this one and pursue a different manufacturer.
This is a technology and product safety situation that depending on how the designers implemented the features. I don’t know what a solution might be; that’s up to the designers of the batteries. The Charger works OK (see below) but it also won’t charge 2500mAh 12V Replacement for Milwaukee M12 Battery.
From the construction I’d say that both batteries came from the same OEM supplier. Both were bought from Home Essentials Direct within the past month. The reason seems to be a charger safety feature to prevent trying to charge a bad battery.
More on that later. When plugged into the charger, nothing happens: No steady or flashing indicators With other equipment I use for my electronics hobby, these batteries have been discharged and charged many times.
That to condition them for maximum charge. I use a ZB2L3 discharge controller and a stand-alone Li-Ion/Li-Po charger. They have also been used and work OK in a Milwaukee M12 drill. So I’m confident they are good.
But they would not charge in the same type of charger that comes with the drill kit my In-Law has. The stand-alone charger I have won’t charge a bad battery either. Unless the Milwaukee charger circuits detect an acceptable voltage level, nothing happens.
The sensor uses the LED supply voltage from the 3 terminals to do this. If that voltage, tapped from the battery cells, isn’t within the required limits, charging won’t happen. Apparently, the batteries mentioned above do the 3 terminal arrangement differently than the batteries that do charge.
DON’T DO THIS AT HOME How do I know all this? By inserting a thin plastic strip to cover the 3 terminals, a partially discharged battery charged OK. All I’m able to measure is the voltage at the 3 terminals.
It seems to be OK relative to that needed to light LEDs. But. How would one know before hand? Home Essentials Direct? UPDATE: 22 Feb 2020 I’ve discovered the reason for my charging problem. My stand-alone charger charges to about 14.
2 V. The Milwaukee charger only to about 12. 6 V or 3 x the nominal 3S 18650 4. 2 V per cell full charge. Trying to charge a battery with more than 12. 6V volts on the terminals must look like a failure to the Milwaukee charger and it shuts down to prevent damage.
I’m still using my stand-along discharge controller and charger and making sure the end charge voltage in no higher than 12. 6 for both the 3S 2. 5A and 2x3S 6A battery packs.
The DCB100 12 V Max to 20 V Max Lithium-Ion battery charger features quick charging and a LED indicator to display charging status, when to replace battery pack and battery temperature. Diagnostics with LED indicator communicates battery charge status, charged, charging, replace pack and battery too hot or too cold.
Diagnostics with LED indicator communicates battery charge status, charged, charging, replace pack and battery too hot or too cold. Charges the battery in 90 mins or less thus minimizing downtime.
90 day money back guarantee/1 year free service contract/3 year limited warranty
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12 V MAX – 20 V MAX Lithium Ion Battery Charger
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I have (4) of these chargers wall mounted to a piece of 1×8. I use them for my larger batteries and haven’t had any trouble. *I have (3) others that go on the road with me. I had one fail a year ago but that’s the only DeWalt charger that I’ve had fail out of about 12 of them.
DCB101/ DCB102/ DCB107 (Lots)/ DCB112/ DCB115. *I also have (4) DCB107 units mounted on the same board. I use those to charge my 12-volts and my 20-volt 1. 5 & 2 AH batteries. No trouble with any of them.
Just leave about 1-inch in between each unit for air flow. Mine are wired directly to the wall outlets. No surge strips or splitters. *Click the battery in tight and they work great. (Seriously, why is that a thing.
Do people turn on light switches half way and I don’t know about it? Of course you need to click the battery in tight for the connections to make contact and for the battery to charge. ).
My Dewalt gear is 9 years old. The batteries have a higher amphour rating then my existing and they fit perfectly to all of my devices and existing battery charges. I appreciate companies like this who go out on a limb to provide a comparitive or supurioir product at a very affordable price.
Well done brother ! I’ll be back for more when the remaiding batteries die off. KR Geoffro.
I was having trouble figuring out what this charger was doing, it kept not charging batteries and using a solid red light to indicate that depleted batteries were full. Looked at the manual, but nothing helpful there.
Then I accidentally found a random YouTube video with 200k views (!) indicating that you have to be careful to fully click in a battery to get this thing to work. Used at least 4x competitor’s systems and never seen anything like this.
Just plain bad design, and the comment section of the video was riddled with folks thinking there was something up with the battery pack and working on RMAs and the like. A few people said they had contacted Dewalt but were brushed off.
The XTAR VC2 charger is the world’s first lithium-ion battery charger that features an innovative tachometer-style LCD display screen. This charger will tell you the real power of your battery! The VC2 will display the batteries mAh capacity, assuming it is completely drained before charging.
Like all of our chargers, it can intelligently identify input power and automatically adjust the the most suitable charge current (0. 15A~0. 5). It is compatible with both IMR lithium batteries and small capacity batteries.
Both channels are independent and it can also tell you if you have bad batteries. And like all XTAR chargers, the VC2 features overcharge protection, over-discharge, short-circuit, and reverse polarity protection.
Adopted from the VP2 charger, the VC2 can revive overly discharged batteries as well.
This product has one particular problem, which is the 1A USB current limitation. With the right USB adaptor, USB can supply 2. 4A. Most lithium cells this product will be used with would be quite happy being charged at 1A as opposed to 0.
5A. I’m charging Panasonic NCR18650B batteries, and the data sheet refers to a standard charge current of 0. 5C, which is 1. 625A. Charging at 1A would make a huge difference to the usefulness of the product because it would halve the time to charge.
This limitation is spelled out in the product details, but I feel it’s worth drawing attention to because of it’s significant impact. It is not at all clear that this product is charging batteries to their full capacity.
The instructions do not describe how to interpret the information provided by the display. Is the ‘charge’ measurement telling me the charge state of the battery, or just the charge that has been supplied by the device ?.
I think it’s the latter, but in this case I cannot use it to tell if charging is complete. There also appears to be a bug in the display, because after a period of charging at 4. 2V the rate of increase in the charge measurement slows very significantly ( which is expected ), yet the current indicator stays on maximum ( 0.
5A ). This doesn’t add up. What should happen after reaching 4. 2V is that the charge current starts to drop rapidly, with a corresponding reduction in the rate of increase of charge. So overall, this product is disappointing.
It works, but it’s not as smart as the packaging tries to make you believe, the user interface is not useful, and not using the full current available from USB is just a big frustration.
This is one of the safest chargers on the market for Li-Ion cells. Charging stops when the cell is fully charged, this extends the life of the cell and removes the risk of fire associated with overcharging.
The LED display shows the condition of the cell when charging by displaying the approximate voltage, it also indicates when the cell is fully charged. The charging current is 0. 5A so, if it is a high-capacity cell (not strictly speaking a battery as these are single cells) and it is very low on charge, charging will take a long time.
This, however, is safer and will also prolong the life of your cells as they will not overheat. I have previously had two Xtar chargers, one is still working perfectly the other, which was more sophisticated and had variable charging levels and could also be used as a USB power source, has recently developed a minor fault but I did have several years of regular use from it.
The charger will also recharge cells which have been over-discharged and have no measurable voltage by priming them for a few minutes. Most other chargers will just indicate a fault and will not attempt to rescue the cell.
Works exactly like i expected it to, and while charging speed is somewhat slow at 0. 5A/battery, the display is very informative and easy to understand. It’s a great unit if you only need to charge 2 batteries at a time, especially if you run 2 pairs and can alternate between pairs so one is always on charge.
The product itself feels physically quite sturdy although it is quite light, possibly due to the plastic materials used. It does not feel like it would break due to mishandling or a drop though. The spring-loaded battery contact points are very strong so will keep the batteries in place even if shook upside down, and I believe it could keep them secure even if dropped from a reasonable height (although this is untested to me).
The actual movement is smooth although somewhat stiff, but the tension is fairly uniform so you don’t need much effort to push the batteries in the last bit.
This compact 18V charger gets the user power ready in a hurry. The Bosch GAL18V-40 Lithium-ion charger can fully charge a spent CORE18V 4. 0 Ah Lithium-ion battery in approximately one hour, and it is compatible with all Bosch 18V Lithium-ion batteries.
This means that users are ready to get back to work with little downtime. It is engineered with regulated 80/20 dual-mode charging for fast and safe charging. It features charging indicator lights showing when the battery is fast charging, charging in long-life mode or finished charging.
The error indicator will alert the user if charging is interrupted due to temperature and/or battery failures.
Great battery packs. Much better than the 2. 0Ah batteries. A couple extra charged batteries in addition to the ones you may already have is a great investment to have tools powered up and ready to go when inspiration hits.
Efest Luc V4 Lcd 4 Bay With Usb-out Multi-function Smart Battery Charger 4 Spring-loaded Self Adjusting Battery Bays For Charging The Following Battery Sizes 1044016340145001465017500176701835018490185001865018700226502650026650 Li-mn Or Li-ion Battery.
Advantages 1. Hd Mini Lcd Screen Displays Precise Voltage And Battery Capacity Level. 2. Each Charging Channel Has Independent Charging Display Status. 3. Automatically Adjusts Discharge Current To Charge Different Size Battery.
4. Four Kinds Of Protection Over-discharging Over-voltage Short-circuit And Reverse Polarity Protection. 5. Automatically Stops When Full Changed. Dc Wide Voltage 12-24v. Specification Input Voltage Dc 12-24v Output Voltage 4.
1500ma Cc Current 450ma 1000mah Cc Current950ma Cut-off Voltage 4. 2v0. 05v Tc Current 0. 5-1a 60-120ma Auto Recharging Threshold Value Voltage 3. 9v0. 15ma Activation Voltagebattery Voltage2v 0. 45 0.
15ma Operation Temperature 0-40 Storage Temperature -40 -70c Compatible Batteries 10440 16340 1 Efest Efest Luc V4 Lcd Universal Battery Charger For 10440 18350 14430 1 Apparel & Accessories.
Quick review of the LUC4 efest battery charger. I bought the LUC4 to replace a LUC6 which I unfortuantely broke after rolling a chair wheel over the LCD panel (the charger was a solid workhorse previous to that), but anyways.
This is a great little charger, works effectively, has a sturdy construction and I’ve had no issues with it. It has three selectable charge speeds but even on the 05a/lowest setting it charges more quicker than a Nightcore I2 I have.
This function alone imeho is why I chose this model over a newer K4 (also from eFest and a 4 bay charger), the LCD panel also gives incremental ‘live’ updates fo how much volts each individual battery has in it/has charged up.
For 3ish more (at time of writing review) these two features are imeho why I would suggest the LUC4 over the similarly price K4. It doesn’t have anything like bluetooth/phone app capabilities but I dont get the point or need for such things (and eventually such features become defunct as phone apps/phones update).
So to round up, great little sturdy charger that works solidly, robust construction, would recommend to others (I paid around 17 for mine).
I’ve been charging my batteries through the mod since I got it. This charger seems to give my batteries a more solid charge. The batteries seem to hold a charge much longer than when I charged them through my box mod.
I would definitely recommend this charger and will buy it again if I need another one in the future!.
I already own Efest Luc V2, but my box mod inventory is increases, so the battery inventory as well, hence the need for an additional charger. V2 still works good. About V4. So far, after a week or so and not so many charges, it works like V2, but there is one problem – battery wells are a bit deeper than on V2, so when battery has to be removed from the charger it is not as easy as in V2 (more shallow wells).
There is a danger of slow destruction of a battery – you have to use your nails to pull it out, scratching the battery edge and slowly destroying battery wrap, you have to be very careful in this process.
This is the only CON at this time. There is one CON with V2 – higher Amperage charging destroying charging screen, it starts loosing sharpness and certain lines go blank. For now reverting back to 0.
5 Amp charging restores screen to the “normal” condition. I did not try V4 with higher Amperage yet, since it is not good for the battery longevity. It is always good to have an extra batteries (I have 3 sets per device), so you can charge batteries slow and still have backup.
The New Nitecore Intellicharger I4 2016, an upgrade edition of the I4, is a charger with compatibility, efficiency, and intelligence. It works with almost all types of rechargeable batteries including 1.
2V, 3. 7V, 4. 2V, and 4. 35V batteries thus eliminating the need to own several chargers. The NEW I4 is able to charge the batteries twice as fast as the I4, with the Active Current Technology. The NEW I4 Automatically identifies battery types and capacity, and applies an appropriate charging current.
It can even restore your depleted IMR battery. The yellow and red power /charging status indicator lights visibly indicate battery status and charging process. It’s as simple as insert, detect, and charge.
This charger will charge Lithium ion, NiMh and also charge the LiFePO4 batteries. This charger and the Nitecore D2 are two chargers that will properly charge ti LiFePO4 batteries. Other chargers that charge the regular Lithium ion batteries will over charge and damage them.
This charger will charge the regular 18650 batteries faster than most other chargers. An important thing about charging the NiMh batteries is that each battery needs to be charged in an individually controlled slot.
Most of the consumer chargers for the major US battery makers will only charge batteries in pairs which tends to destroy batteries by over charging the one of the batteries. If the batteries are not discharged the same amount those paired chargers will continue the charge after the less discharged battery is full and over charge and ruin it.
I ruined many batteries before I discovered this fact. A really good charger for NiMh batteries is the Opus BT-C2000 which will charge as well as test and recover some older batteries. It is best to know the capacities for your batteries as you should only use similar capacity batteries in devices which use more than a single battery.
The device will only work till the battery with the least capacity is drained completely. Many people do not like therechargable batteries because they use poor chargers and don’t keep the batteries updated.
They will pay too much for disposable Alkaline batteries when properly maintained Nimh batteries would save them a lot of money in the long run.
Before I bought the charger I have watched several videos/reviews about it, but after having it I must say it is even better than I expected. And also I learned how to use it very quickly (using two buttons and understanding the charging rates at different scenarios etc.
), was easier than I tought previously from watching the videos. I have charged both Li-ion batteries (4x 18650 LG 3000mah) and Ni-MH (11x AAA 900-950mah) and it charged both fast, evenly and withouth heating them or anything.
The batteries I charged were all good, I didn’t try to charge any bad quality batteries. It detects the battery type and charged capacity very quickly and accurately (about 2 seconds after you insert the battery).
The built quality is flawless and the built material is nice. Each battery slot has two springs on each side, which is great for durability and use. Having the detachable cord also enables for better transport or for replacing the cable if needed in the future.
And also the price is good. Would buy again another if I’d need two chargers.
The Energizer 1-hour charger is one of the fastest charger on the market, recharging batteries in 1-hour or less. Compatible with NiMH AA, AAA rechargeable batteries it features an easy-to-read LED displays for detection of bad batteries and charging status.
The charger is equipped with an automatic shut-off when the charge is complete. You can conveniently charge batteries from your car with the adaptor included. Choose the Energizer 1-hour charger because time is precious.
I bought this charger because I was having to replace my batteries in certain lamps way too often. It is true that it does charge the battery within an hour. However I did a comparison and I noticed that they don’t last quite as long as regular batteries that are brand new.
So as long as you were OK with recharging them more often then I see how this could save money. It definitely works for me.
This has to be the best charger I’ve had for rechargeable batteries! We don’t use up the batteries fully, per use, but at least for the 2-hours per use we need them for wireless mics, it works amazingly.
Charges ultra fast. Will have to test for longer use cases. Batteries do get a bit warm/hot, but hasn’t been problematic in our case. Great product for those who just need to quickly charge, for short quick uses in our case at least.
The i8 IntelliCharger is a powerful, universal battery charger with 8 charging bays. The i8 intelligently distributes power among its 8 slots to maximize performance and charge each slot independently with speeds up to a blazing fast 1500mA per slot.
The unit also includes two USB output ports to charge devices like smartphones and tablets while the slim design offers a minimal footprint on your desktop. The i8 also features easy to view red and green indicators so you’ll always know the charging status – even from across the room.
Red indicates charging in progress, while green will indicate charging completed. Built-in safety mechanisms will immediately alert you if the batteries are inserted with polarity reversed or short-circuited.
Should this occur, the i8 will stop charging and a red indicator will rapidly blink over the affected slot.
Awesome charger! The display is nice and shows all necessary information. Charger is also fast and reliable. I have had a nitecore charger when they first came out and I accidentally smashed the screen when I had it in my backpack and smashed it in a car door but it kept on working.
I bought 3 other brand chargers to replace it but they never worked as well as this one so I bought another one from eBay and it works just as good as my first one 100% recommend for vape batteries or any other electrical projects where rechargeable batteries are needed.
The charger for rechargeable batteries is an important device that helps to keep our devices powered and running. It is important to remember to check the charger periodically to make sure that it is working properly.
If the charger is not working properly, it could cause our devices to overheat or even catch fire.