Battery Charger Recommendations

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  1. 88ArDeN88

    88ArDeN88 Silver Contributor

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    Alright, so I have been through about 4 or 5 Nitecore intellichargers. At least 3 of the 2 cell chargers and 2 of the 4 cell chargers. The spot where you plug in the wall cord on my 4 cell just went out. I'm tired of giving them my hard earned dollars. I am not rough on them and there is really no reason for all this. Anyone have any suggestions for better chargers? I will gladly spend a little more for a charger I won't have to replace for the next few years.
     
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    I can still use the 12v circular adapter with the car charger, I am thinking maybe I could buy a wall port that fits that and it would still work?
     
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    Look for chargers with butt plugs..... Like shown.....[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    Yes, my Nitecore has one of those and it still works. The DC 12v 1a input. That input still works. So I am going to order one. I have the car charger one.
     
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    Yeah that Nitecore Q2 is sweet..... It takes any battery ever made without any problems (easy-cheezy).

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    Ha ha..... [​IMG]

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    At least you're ready if there is ever a vapocalypse
     
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    Yeah you have to be ready, an ICBM could strike in your sleep...

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    Well then I think I'd be dead. If they strike us with ICBM, chances are unless I start driving towards Canada immediately, I will be wiped out with the rest of the North East.
     
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    Enova Gyrfalcon All-88.

    That is all.
     
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    I have a Gyrfalcon all-40 and like it, Just got a miboxer 4 bay and it works great too, it was 22.00 on amazon.
     
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    Love the Golisi

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    um, not to hijack this thread, but mooch said if you charge slower, you get a great deal more battery life.
    do any of these allow different charging?
    he also said if you don't charge up to 100% batteries last longer.
    plus, he said to store batteries at 50% charged.
    is there a charger you can set to do this?
     
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    My two chargers allows you to charge slower, but you should charge to 100%
     
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    thanks, tej
    why 100%?
    did i misunderstand?
     
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    shawn.hoefer Gold Contributor Member For 4 Years

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    The Gyrfalcon line allows you to select between 0.1, 0.25, 0.5, and 1 amp per bay. All bays are individually adjustable.

    ETA: you can also select different termination voltages... 1.5, 3.6, 4.2, 4.3, 4.35. Never charge LiIon calls over 4.2, but you could stop them at 3.6... A little over 50%
     
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    thanks shawn.
    as i understand it, charging at .5 can double battery life, so the charger could pay for itself.
     
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    I charge at 1 amp... Balancing speed and battery life :). However, when I have a battery that is slightly undercharged, I'll switch it to .25. I also charge my 14XXX, and 18350s at .5 amps.
     
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