Do LiFePO4 Cells Require A Special Charger?

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Do LiFePO4 Cells Require A Special Charger?

I have never tried LiFePO4 cells before and ordered a couple of CR123A LiFePO4 cells and was wondering if they need a special charger?

Can they be charged on regular Li-ion chargers? Thanks.

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They are only 3.2v and are charged upto 3.6v, so cannot be used in a normal lithium 3.7v charger that charges to 4.2v.

I use an Xtar mp2 which has a switch for 3.2v LifePo4 or 3.7v li-ion.