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Old 08-19-2008, 04:43 AM #1
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Default CR123A Charger

Hey guys, im setting some bookmarks and such, getting ready for my first DIY, still :/
Im curious as to recommendations on a CR123A charger, im currently looking at this one:
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.6672
anyone have this one? or heard whether its good or not?


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I wish someone would suggest one that can fix my protected cells, so that they break out of their protection mode that fixes them to 1.25V instead of their 3.6+V. I hate having to buy new batteries because of some errant short that renders the ones I have useless.
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i have this and its good.http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.4151
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YEAH, I've got the same one &amp; it works GREAT for all battery types listed on DX. phoenix77/rob
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Default Re: CR123A Charger

i have this one
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.1236

it works great and it has 2 individual led indicators letting you know how charged the batteries are. also, it hase a switch to either charge3v or 3.6v batteries
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I use this one http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.936, works like a charm. Cheap and fits all kinds of batteries too.
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oh wow, i never saw that one 50freestyle.
its got auto off, and supports another kind too.
i was originally gonna get the trust fire all in one charger, but its 3 bucks more (i know, small difference, but i have a limited budget, every dollar makes a difference) and its doubtful i will ever need to charge anything else.
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I have the same one as 50freestyle its a great charger, its the one that Optoronics provides with its RPL's as well.

It can also charge 17670 and other batts not mentioned in description IIRC. Very pleased with it and for 6 bucks you really can't go wrong anyway hehe



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awesome
i think thats the one im going to get. its not like ill be needing a charger for any of those other odd batteries anyway.
not to mention the auto off feature is a bonus.

edit: hmm. on second thought maybe i should get the trustfire one, it charges 10440, which are AAA sized. That way i can also use hosts with 3xAAA configuration...
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Default Re: CR123A Charger

I use this one because i have some 3.6v and 3.0v rechargeables:

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.1236

works great.

But, I also just bought that trustfire charger (SKU 04151) since it can charge a large variety of battery sizes.

Just make sure you get one that has voltage cutoffs (ie stops charging at the max voltage of the batteries) and has independent charging channels.
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