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Old 05-28-2007, 02:15 PM
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Hi there
I have a Zebra 4ch 40mz transmitter what nicad could i use with that also
can a Ni-Cd charger charge a Ni-MH i think it can just making sure!
also wheres the cheapest place to get a 7.2v or 9.6V fast charger ( in the uk)
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I have a Battery Charger from Radio Shack. I think they call it Tandy in UK. It chargers both Ni-Cad and Ni-Mh with the flip of a switch.


Worse case you buy it online with a power converter or try and locate the manufacturer's (GPI International Ltd) sales locations in the UK.

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Be carefull if you plan to use a ni cad charger to charge nickle metal. They cannot obsorb the charge as fast as ni cads so charge at a low rate and be carefull not to get em to hot.

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Charging a NiMh battery with a charger designed for use with a NiCd battery will work. However, both battery chemistries require two different peak detection methods. A way to get around this is to disconnect the charger from the battery when the battery starts to become very warm to the touch.


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