Do I need a new charger?

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brendan
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Do I need a new charger?

I've had this charger ( Maha Powerex Smart Pulse Charger MH-C401FS  ) for 5+ years:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003FJEB1C/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_2?pf_rd_p=486539851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B000EJTOB8&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=0CBBN9E885S75ZSHSSAJ

Should this charger be adequate for current day use? If not, what would you recommend?

Thanks! 

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Looks like a good charger Laughing Don't know how much you've paid for this charger 5 years ago, but now it costs more than $40. Nice specs. Only one thing: 100 min charger. If it has option to charge slower, use it, I think batts degrade slower also Wink

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There is one Maha charger that is notorious as a battery cooker, but I can't remember which one it is. I think it is the 2Something.

 

Maha chargers are, in general, very good.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Seems to be a pretty decent charger to me. You may should avoid trickle charge LSD cells over any extended period of time after the main charging process is completed but apart from that I can't think of any reason why it should not be appropriate.

Why do you ask? Do you have issues with it?

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Thanks guys, no issues, it's just kind of old ( 5 yrs ) and wondered whether there were any recent technology advances in chargers that would justify a newer model.
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If you ever do want to upgrade, the Maha Powerex MH-C9000 is the best NiMH battery charger that I know of.  Just do a quick google on it and you'll see what I'm talking about.  I have 2 of them myself and am thinking about getting a third.  Good luck.

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