Which between these 2 battery chargers?

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Which between these 2 battery chargers?

Hi, I am very sorry if I’m OT but I do’nt know where to post.
I just bought Sony NP-FV100 battery 3700 mAh for my videocamera and now I like to charge them with a dual channel charger that recharges two batteries, but one at a time.
I saw these two chargers:
Sony AC-VQV10 with these specifications:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/236960998/ACVQV10_EN_FR.pdf
Here is its cost:
http://www.amazon.it/Sony-ACVQV10-AC-VQV10-ACVQV10-CEE/dp/B00336G7LE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397750300&sr=8-1&keywords=Sony+AC-VQV10

and this other one where you can check out the specifications and the cost:
http://www.bestbatt.com/Sony-NP-FV-Dual-Channel-Battery-Charger-p/bbdcnp...

What I would like to know by experienced guys is if the second cheaper battery charger can charge the batteries as well as the original Sony much more expensive.
Many thanks

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It looks like there are only two pins on the less a expensive charger.

The extra pins probably connect to a temperature sensor or battery monitor chip. If the temperature is too high (or too low) a charger should suspend charging.

The original sony is really expensive though. More expensive then it needs to be in my opinion.

~ edit ~
I see that charger is also on amazon. Kapaxen Dual Channel Charger You can zoom in more there. It claims “two-way microchip communication” with the battery but that is unlikely with only two pins.


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Helios- wrote:
It looks like there are only two pins on the less a expensive charger.

The extra pins probably connect to a temperature sensor or battery monitor chip. If the temperature is too high (or too low) a charger should suspend charging.

The original sony is really expensive though. More expensive then it needs to be in my opinion.

Thanks for your suggestions. Therefore do you think it is better to buy Sony charger?

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I guess between the two chargers I would have to recommend the sony one. It does seem overpriced though. Two single battery sony chargers would be less expensive.

Maybe others will come by and add their opinions.


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Is this a good charger?
CHARGER

PS: Out of curiosity: is there a battery charger with 3 plates for NP-FV batteries?

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The Sony charger sure looks fancy, but as HKJ has shown, most chargers don't do a very good job of charging.  Just because a charger is expensive is no guarantee that it will do a good job.  Is that fancy charger over charging, under charging, does it terminate properly?  

I'd prefer taking apart some generic charging cradles and using it with a good hobby charger.  That's a lot more work though, and probably wouldn't save you any money.

The low mode should be lower.

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But is Sony suggest to use Sony AC-VQV10 to charge NP-FV batteries, I think there is a reason. I hope they mad some tests. I have just bought Sony charger. Thanks for your suggestions.

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Of course they recommend to use their charger.  Accessories are a big money maker.

The low mode should be lower.