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EyeballFryer wrote:
Hi HKJ,

Banggood’s brand Astrolux now has a charger, the Astrolux C2. Can you determine if this is a rebrand of another brand charger? Otherwise, can you do a review on it?

It looks very much a LiitoKala: http://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_424662.html

I expect to get the LiitoKala in the near future.

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https://world.tmall.com/item/13716148275.htm

“OnTheRoad” UC3 charger shipped bundled with several new flashlights.
Reported (and I confirmed on mine) charges to 4.28v consistently.
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/988717#comment-988717

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Dear HKJ,

Do you noticed this item?

http://www.xtar.cc/products_detail/productId=155.html

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MiG0 wrote:
Dear HKJ,

Do you noticed this item?

http://www.xtar.cc/products_detail/productId=155.html

Yes and Xtar has asked me if I want to review it when it is released

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HKJ wrote:
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Dear HKJ,

Do you noticed this item?

http://www.xtar.cc/products_detail/productId=155.html

Yes and Xtar has asked me if I want to review it when it is released

What did you say? Wink
Any idea when it will be released?

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Dear HKJ,

Do you noticed this item?

http://www.xtar.cc/products_detail/productId=155.html

Yes and Xtar has asked me if I want to review it when it is released

What did you say? Wink

That is a silly question :)), I do usual not say no to chargers.

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Any idea when it will be released?

Soon, I did not ask for a schedule.
As can be seen here http://budgetlightforum.com/node/48443 I have many chargers to test. The Xtar will not be last, but I have some I need to publish first.

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angerdan wrote:
Please consider following chargers:

Xtar VP4 Plus

I am already working on it.

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Found a new 8-slot Li-Io/NiMh/LiPo Charger:
GYRFALCON All – 88 Smart Battery Charger
http://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_365106.html

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angerdan wrote:
Found a new 8-slot Li-Io/NiMh/LiPo Charger: GYRFALCON All – 88 Smart Battery Charger http://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_365106.html

You mean this one: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/46713

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Oh, thanks.

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Here’s another charger:
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/12/20/14005972/finsix-dart-c...

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The Dart-C is the ‘world’s smallest’ USB-C laptop charger … Kind of pricey, though
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hank wrote:
Here’s another charger:
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/12/20/14005972/finsix-dart-c...
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The Dart-C is the ‘world’s smallest’ USB-C laptop charger … Kind of pricey, though

I cannot test advanced usb-c yet.

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Apparently there are a lot of Liitokala 100 clones being sold.

This answer claims they’re using a different circuit board:

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Thank you for your inquiry regarding http://www.gearbest.com/m-goods-sn-189533001.htm

Your original question is “Which version number is printed on the circuit board? This appears to be a LiitoKala product relabeled (same misspelled word on the back, “compalible”) but I know LiitoKala went through several revisionsl Which one is this?”

Here is the answer from Our Customer service Team:

Hello Hank,
It’s Colaier C20.


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Hi Henrik

 

Any update on your test/review of the Olight Magnetic Charger.

 

Thanks

 

John.

Maha C9000 – LaCrosse BC-900 – Floureon BT-C3100 V2.2 – Accumanger 10 and 20 -Thunder AC6 LiitoKala Lii-100 – Cozypony 24W Solar Panel – Soshine H4 – Soshine T2 – Soshine E4S

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Tinderbox UK wrote:

Any update on your test/review of the Olight Magnetic Charger.

I have just finished it, but it will probably be about two weeks before I publish it.

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I’d like to request a review on this charging board:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MAX1879-Lithium-Battery-Iron-phosphate-18650-A12...PCB-solar-power-/121267763283

Would be very interested if it was an ok charger for LiFePO4 cells as advertised.

Thank you,
Bill

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Another interesting charger that may be useful. Interested in how it would perform charging LiFePO4 and Lithium Ion cells.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/5A-DC-DC-Step-down-CC-CV-MPPT-Solar-Panel-Controller-Charging-Module-LED-Display/201789328946?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20131003132420%26meid%3Dadd7461396f149c9b4873df50ed4967b%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D401262677875
Thank you,
Bill

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http://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_625423.html
Quite cheap one cell simple-charger, even cheaper than the Lii-100

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It will most likely be junk like most *fire chargers. It’s not worth the time, really.

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L4M4 wrote:
http://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_625423.html Quite cheap one cell simple-charger, even cheaper than the Lii-100

I have ordered one. It will go in the low priority queue, i.e. it can be a long time before I publish a review.
There is a big risk it is a bad charger, UltraFire often is.

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https://www.aliexpress.com/item/TP5100-double-single-lithium-battery-cha...
I found this while searching for a small but >1A charging circuit
This thing is interesting, because you can choose 4.2 or 8.2V – I think the charging current drops to 1A at 8.4V
also, the input-voltage can be pretty high.
If you are bored (lol)… Wink

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L4M4 wrote:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/TP5100-double-single-lithium-battery-cha... I found this while searching for a small but >1A charging circuit This thing is interesting, because you can choose 4.2 or 8.2V – I think the charging current drops to 1A at 8.4V also, the input-voltage can be pretty high.
If you are bored (lol)… Wink

I have ordered one, but it will probably be a very long time before I get time to look at it.

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Hi HKJ, there’s the new 4-slot charger Liitokala Lii-402:
http://www.liitokala.com.cn/productView.asp?id=47

It would be cool if you can lay your hands on one of these when they are available Smile

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angerdan wrote:
Hi HKJ, there’s a new 4-slot charger from LiitoKala:
http://www.liitokala.com.cn/productView.asp?id=47

It would be cool if you can lay your hands on one of these when they are available Smile

I expect to test it, but I do not have any in queue and will very soon have a lot of other chargers in queue (DHL was supposed to deliver them today, but it looks like they where a bit too optimistic).

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Sofirn, again – very cheap 8-slot charger.
But does it trickle charge and hurt LSD cells? Can’t tell.

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Multi-Slot-Smart-Charger-For-AA-AAA-NiMH-NiCd-Rechargeable-Battery-8-Bay-Battery-Charger-Batteries/2933049_32807168511.html?spm=2114.12010608.0.0.DXkrUB

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Got a guess on this one?

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/feds-looking-teen-s-reported-electro...

I recall some chargers were wired so badly that they could put line voltage on the outside metal frame of cell phones.
Bad thing to take into a bathtub.

And there they are: https://www.google.com/search?q=cell+phone+charger+hot+voltage+outside+h...

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hank wrote:
Got a guess on this one?

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/feds-looking-teen-s-reported-electro...

I recall some chargers were wired so badly that they could put line voltage on the outside metal frame of cell phones.
Bad thing to take into a bathtub.

And there they are: https://www.google.com/search?q=cell+phone+charger+hot+voltage+outside+h...

That is a major risk with any charger that get two skulls in my list: http://lygte-info.dk/info/ChargerIndex%20UK.html

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