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Dangers of a Motorola radio being left on when charging in a multiple charging station?

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  • brantwillett Jun 29, 2009

    Thanx Guru,



    I have always been taught not to have a 2way on when charging but was not certain why.

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Don't know if you'd call it dangerous, but wisedom would be not to leave a radio turned on while on the charger. 1) Shortened battery life due to short charging. The battery will never be fully charged due to powering the radio. 2) Inadvertently pressing the PTT button while the radio on the charger can/will burn out components in the radio including the PA (final amp) which is a costly repair.

Instead of leaving the radio turned on while on the charger, buy a second battery to keep on the charger. Then you only need to swap batteries. Your radio would be able to remain on, and never be on the charger.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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    eradiostore Jun 29, 2009

    You're welcome.

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