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ISDT C4
Color screen charger with lots of features.
Preorder up on Banggood now: https://www.banggood.com/ISDT-C4-8A-Touch-Screen-Smart-Battery-Charger-W...USB-Output-For-18650-26650-AA-AAA-Battery-p-1248735.html?rmmds=search&cur_warehouse=CN

I’d rather have one that can charge 4 18650’s at a time. But since there’s only this one for now I would love to know both how it does as a charger, but also how good you find a UI as an experienced user.

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YoFlash wrote:
ISDT C4 Color screen charger with lots of features. Preorder up on Banggood now: https://www.banggood.com/ISDT-C4-8A-Touch-Screen-Smart-Battery-Charger-W...USB-Output-For-18650-26650-AA-AAA-Battery-p-1248735.html?rmmds=search&cur_warehouse=CN

I have ordered one, but it do not look that impressive (A fancy screen do not make a good charge).
I have received the Armytek C2.

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I have ordered one, but it do not look that impressive (A fancy screen do not make a good charge).

Why do you find it to be “not that impressive” before even testing it?

It looks like only two LiIon batteries and not much flexibility with battery length.

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Battery size: AAA, AA, 10440, 10500, 12500, 13500, 13650, 14500, 14650, 16650, 17650, 18650, 20650, 22650, 26650
according to their spec, this look promising
i have isdt sc608, really love it, the rotatory knob is quite annoying

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mrheosuper wrote:
Battery size: AAA, AA, 10440, 10500, 12500, 13500, 13650, 14500, 14650, 16650, 17650, 18650, 20650, 22650, 26650 according to their spec, this look promising i have isdt sc608, really love it, the rotatory knob is quite annoying

I only looked at the images, not at the specifications, but there is one thing that catches my eye in your list:

Length is 44, 50 or 65 mm with diameter restrictions, i.e. 50mm cells can only be up to 14mm, not 18500 cells.
And what about protected and button top cells that are a bit longer or the new xx700 cells.

There may be enough tolerance in the springs to handle it, I will be checking that when I get it.

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Hello HKJ,
Maybe I missed it but have you had chance to test the new Nitecore SC4? Thanks much.

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Gebe wrote:
Hello HKJ,
Maybe I missed it but have you had chance to test the new Nitecore SC4? Thanks much.

http://lygte-info.dk/review/Review%20Charger%20Nitecore%20SC4%20UK.html
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Thanks for that mate!

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Gebe wrote:
Thanks for that mate!

You’re welcome buddy Thumbs Up
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Doesn’t look like anything better than what’s already out there.

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There’s a new LiitoKala single slot universal charger, called the Lii-S1, which may be a successor to the great value Lii-100:

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/2018-LiitoKala-Lii-S1-18650-Cha...

The thing that catches my eye about it is that it has an LED display for voltage & current, not an LCD one. I like that, because I’m legally blind, and some LCDs have such low contrast or poor view angles that I find them almost impossible to read. I might order a couple after the Chinese New Year chaos is over Smile

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Phlogiston wrote:
There’s a new LiitoKala single slot universal charger, called the Lii-S1, which may be a successor to the great value Lii-100:

I have ordered it

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Thank you Thumbs Up

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New concept: A mix between DC power supply and USB meter in the case of an powerbank, but without battery.
4 independent channels with 3A each, 2,5-12V. And WiFi control from an app.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/786154913/voltbot-visual-safe-charg...

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Any chance we see a test of this “professional” charger?
https://m.banggood.com/Outdoor-20W-Multifunction-Portable-Manual-Crank-G...

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joechina wrote:
Any chance we see a test of this “professional” charger?
https://m.banggood.com/Outdoor-20W-Multifunction-Portable-Manual-Crank-G...

Smile

Probably not. After the one hour load test I would not be able to write anything for days Big Smile

In reality I would have to do some setup with a speed controlled motor to test it and start plotting power vs RPM. It could be fun, but it would take a lot of time and I would have to manufacturer some of the test equipment first.

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Hi HKJ, would you also consider tearing down and analyzing the black box ac-dc adapters that usually come with these sort of chargers?

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xephon wrote:
Hi HKJ, would you also consider tearing down and analyzing the black box ac-dc adapters that usually come with these sort of chargers?

Usually not, I only do a high voltage test from mains to low volt side. The inside is made about the same way as usb chargers.

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Aliexpress have a big sale, that means it is the right time to post review ideas for discounted stuff from them.

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IKEA STORHÖGEN
Battery charger with storage
When batteries are fully charged, this battery charger switches to stand-by charging so that you can store your batteries in the charger if not using immediately. When batteries are fully charged, this battery charger switches to stand-by charging so that you can store your batteries in the charger if not using immediately.
https://www.ikea.com/dk/da/catalog/products/60303650/
https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lighting/batteries-chargers/storh%C3...

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IKEA STORHÖGEN Battery charger with storage When batteries are fully charged, this battery charger switches to stand-by charging so that you can store your batteries in the charger if not using immediately. When batteries are fully charged, this battery charger switches to stand-by charging so that you can store your batteries in the charger if not using immediately. https://www.ikea.com/dk/da/catalog/products/60303650/ https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lighting/batteries-chargers/storh%C3...

I did that charger some time ago: https://lygte-info.dk/review/Review%20Charger%20Ikea%20Storhogen%20603.3...

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Keeppower L2 smart.  I ordered it  but not sure how good it is.  https://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_286342.html

 

https://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_286342.html

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Keeppower L2 smart.  I ordered it  but not sure how good it is.  https://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_286342.html



 


https://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_286342.html

I checked that charger long time ago: https://lygte-info.dk/review/Review%20Charger%20Keeppower%20L2%20UK.html

Use this table to see what I have reviewed: https://lygte-info.dk/info/roundCellChargerIndex%20UK.html

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Thank you HKJ 

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Use this table to see what I have reviewed: https://lygte-info.dk/info/roundCellChargerIndex%20UK.html

Thanks, i’d see why i didn’t find the IKEA Storhögen – numbers are sorted as letters. So the 12 is between the 1 & two slot chargers.
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angerdan wrote:
Thanks, i’d see why i didn’t find the IKEA Storhögen – numbers are sorted as letters. So the 12 is between the 1 & two slot chargers.

Fixed.

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https://www.xiaomitoday.com/xiaomi-60w-fast-charger-launched-price/
i’ve just bought it, to me it serves very well, but i wonder how good it is

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angerdan wrote:
How about some universal chargers like these:

I do not review battery pack chargers, at least not at the current time.

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