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Batteries will not charge

I was told that filling the unit with rechargable batteries would be a good idea.

The batteries are not charging when the unit is not running.

Was i mislead?

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  • owrfan1 Feb 23, 2009

    8 C cell nicads. I will leave it on for an extended period.

    I had been turning it off, thinking this would accel the process.

  • owrfan1 Feb 23, 2009

    Nicad's 8 "C"s.

    I will have on. I think I did this. But will try again.



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May I ask which type of rechargeable batteries you are using.
NiCad or lithium Ion?

Also, any rechargeable battery will not charge unless the unit is powered up or "running".

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

  • My reply is Feb 23, 2009

    NiCads are OK but do deteriorate over time and also suffer from what is known as the "Memory effect".

    A better rechargeable battery would be the Lithium Ion type although these are a little more expensive (but in my opinion, worth the extra cost), also they do not suffer from the "Memory effect" but as with all rechargeables, they will not recharge unless the unit is connected to a power supply or separate "Stand alone" charger.

    Regards and thank you for rating my reply.


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