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Old 11-08-07, 02:19 PM   #1
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Will this charger give me everything I need?

I had a slightly frustrating occurence today. I put in some 2800AH AA batteries that I thought I had charged, and they weren't. I have a crappy Uniross Express 150 wallwart charger, and I was thinking that I might like something that told me when the batteries were full, when it was only trickling, etc. I found this, and wondered if there are other features I should be looking for:

http://www.7dayshop.com/catalog/prod...ucts_id=100598

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To give you a bit more info, it takes AA, AAA, C, D or PP9 cells, and can mix and match. It indicates full rate charging, trickle charging, and battery full, and can cycle cells, discharging them first, then recharging.
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I have what appears to be the same charger re-branded as a Varta. It has worked just fine for the past 4 or 5 years, although it isn't extremely fast when it comes to charging. Being able to charge different cells independently is a nice feature it has, and it's cheap too.
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I don't really need it to be super fast.
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Then it sounds like the right solution to me!
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I don't really need it to be super fast.
FWIW, I'd buy mine again. But also I don't need a super high zoot charger that tells me the time and place where the batteries were made or whatever. I'm just a 'pop 'em in and charge 'em' kind of guy.
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If you haven't bought a charger yet you might want to check out your local Euronics shop. I just picked up a Hama Delta Slim charger and four 2700 NiMH batteries for 10 pounds.

http://www.hama.de/portal/articleId*...omcat_de_lin23

http://www.euronics.co.uk/

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