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Liitokala Lii - 500?

I got an Opus BT - C3100 V2.2 from GearBest last year and it developed a defective left bay-

GearBest Support said it's covered under their 1-year warranty, and has offered me #2 options-

#1 Send it back to them for a discounted $16.00 Shipping Fee and get sent back a replacement, or:

#2 Get a 50% refund ($17.00) put in my GearBest Wallet and $17.00 worth of equivalent points to spend at GearBest, and keep the OPUS-

Keep in mind I already have an older version XTAR WP2ll, XTAR SP2, OPUS BT-C3100 2.2 (N/G extreme left bay) and an XTAR  VC4-

 

I like to analyse mAh capacity for batteries and was thinking of option #2 and getting the Liitokala Lii - 500 LCD Battery Charger-

All comments, suggestions and criticisms are all welcome-

Thanks!

 

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I would get the refund and order the Li-500

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will34 wrote:
I would get the refund and order the Li-500

That's what I was thinking...

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will34 wrote:
I would get the refund and order the Li-500

Hi.
Do you know please,if this charger can charge all four batteries in its 4 slots,simultaneously at 1A each?
I ask because my XTAR VC4,can’t charge all four at 1A,but only two.If I put more than two,the current drops to 0.5A.

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I am fortunate and have 8 different chargers I collected over the last four years. My first choice was two XTAR VP2’s which are still in use.

Batteries and chargers are an integral part of flashlights; I have studied the technology of batteries and the way they are maintained with as much interest as any new flashlight.

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Theodore41 wrote:
Do you know please,if this charger can charge all four batteries in its 4 slots,simultaneously at 1A each?

Yes, it can.
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light-wolff wrote:
Theodore41 wrote:
Do you know please,if this charger can charge all four batteries in its 4 slots,simultaneously at 1A each?

Yes, it can.

Thank you very much.
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Did you order the Lii-500? How do you like it? I have an Nitecore D2 which works fine for charging, but I also want to measure the true capacity of my various batteries, purchased and pulled. So I ordered a Lii-500 yesterday. I bought it from Fast Tech. I had something else I wanted to buy from them so even though it was a couple of dollars more than from others I put in the order. Now I’m wearing down a variety of batteries so I can discharge and charge and measure the capacity.

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Windsurf wrote:
Did you order the Lii-500? How do you like it? I have an Nitecore D2 which works fine for charging, but I also want to measure the true capacity of my various batteries, purchased and pulled. So I ordered a Lii-500 yesterday. I bought it from Fast Tech. I had something else I wanted to buy from them so even though it was a couple of dollars more than from others I put in the order. Now I’m wearing down a variety of batteries so I can discharge and charge and measure the capacity.

I haven’t received yet.It is now in the Postage office,and I think I get it tomorrow.
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Hope it works as well for you as it has for me. A few important things to temember:

1) + toward display (down)
2) 26650s only fit in slots 1 and 4
3) it can be a bit tricky removing 18650 cells

I have a vc4 and lii-500 and prefer the lii.

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tekwyzrd wrote:
Hope it works as well for you as it has for me. A few important things to temember:

1) + toward display (down)
2) 26650s only fit in slots 1 and 4
3) it can be a bit tricky removing 18650 cells

I have a vc4 and lii-500 and prefer the lii.


I also have the VC4 but I want more 1A slots.
Thank you for the hints. Smile
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temember? I thought I wrote ‘remember’. Aargh… I HATE typos!

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Is there a copy/fake of this lii 500 chargers ?

I found one with price of 13$ only.

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vidramon wrote:
Is there a copy/fake of this lii 500 chargers ?

I found one with price of 13$ only.


Perhaps that one comes without power supply. Some sellers do that. Read the fine print carefully.
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vidramon wrote:
Is there a copy/fake of this lii 500 chargers ?

I found one with price of 13$ only.

Wondered about that one myself.

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Aggressor wrote:
vidramon wrote:
Is there a copy/fake of this lii 500 chargers ?

I found one with price of 13$ only.


Perhaps that one comes without power supply. Some sellers do that. Read the fine print carefully.

Package List: L0871EU
1 * Battery charger
1 * Power adapter (EU)
1 * Car charger cable
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tekwyzrd wrote:
Hope it works as well for you as it has for me. A few important things to temember:

1) + toward display (down)
2) 26650s only fit in slots 1 and 4
3) it can be a bit tricky removing 18650 cells

I have a vc4 and lii-500 and prefer the lii.

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I use this trick to remove the 18650s.I turn the charger upside down,and press the moving metals next to the negative pole ,down.Voila,you have the battery down on your table.
Edit.
Because I saw that the charger got hot,during the discharging -charging cycle of the fast test,I put a 12cm/220V fan below the charger,and there was not any high temperature.
http://www.cosmomarket.gr/index.php?p=4&item_id=41508&skr=skr15946&cat_i... .
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Where is this deal?

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Aggressor wrote:
Where is this deal?

It is in Greece,but I now found one shop in Slovakia as well.https://www.soselectronic.com/sunon?gclid=Cj0KEQjw3s6-BRC3kKL_86XDvq4BEi... .
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You have to know,that there is not a cable ready for this fan,so you have to buy one and fix it.
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I ask seller is charger original and genuine Liito Kala not some copy/replica of it, and he confirmed that is original, so I order one for 13$, and we will see when it arrive.

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vidramon wrote:
I ask seller is charger original and genuine Liito Kala not some copy/replica of it, and he confirmed that is original, so I order one for 13$, and we will see when it arrive.

Can you share the order link with us?
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I pick up a last one, it is not available more Crying

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vidramon wrote:
I pick up a last one, it is not available more Crying

Could you at least tell us where it was?

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Is the Liitokala Lii-500 on Aliexpress for $20 likely to be genuine?

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NeoGeo wrote:
Is the Liitokala Lii-500 on Aliexpress for $20 likely to be genuine?

I got the Liitokala Lii - 500 from GearBest, so far works great and appears genuine-

 

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aL1 wrote:

NeoGeo wrote:
Is the Liitokala Lii-500 on Aliexpress for $20 likely to be genuine?

I got the Liitokala Lii – 500 from GearBest, so far works great and appears genuine-


 


That is where I got mine to and my experience has been the same as yours ‘aL1’. Thumbs Up

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Aggressor wrote:
vidramon wrote:
I pick up a last one, it is not available more Crying

Could you at least tell us where it was?

Ebay.
I aks seller after he told me that it is genuine, why price i so low and that price is suspicious for original product, he answer :

‘‘The project uses surface mail shipping, in this way to reduce the price’‘

I still doubt because if the price is 13$, ebay have their fee ( who I do not know how much is ), and shipping cost must be at least 1-2$, and seller must earn some $ so what is his purchase price of charger… 7-8$, I doubt it but we will see, I tell him that product must be as listed, new and genuine Liito Kala, or I seek protection and refund due to sellers lie.

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The owner of the Liitokala brand is XinShengLi Power Co., LTD and they sell the Lii-500 on their Aliexpress store for $15 USD with free shipping so $13 seems an acceptable discounted price.

I got my Lii-500 from them and it took about a month to reach Australia but it works *really *well once you get a grapple on the interface.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Liitokala-lii500-LCD-3-7V-1-2V-AA-AAA-18...

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Hi and welcome brakenick. What power adaptor are you using with this charger?

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

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I have a few 12V 2A DC chargers from other electronics that work well. It has a standard DC jack and I had two sitting around that fit (one from an iMax b6 hobby charger, the other an external hard disk drive).

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