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freeme wrote:

Keeppower L1

I have seen it, but was wondering where to get it. It is ordered now.

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It is a pretty new model if I am not wrong. I found it while searching for keeppower battery at China sites. It is kind of low profile charger... Any way, I am looking forward for your Pro review! Tongue Out

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freeme wrote:

Keeppower L1

I have seen it, but was wondering where to get it. It is ordered now.

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Interesting new 1*18650 charger from BG

Gearbest has the same (I believe) and has promised to send me one.

did they send you one?

if not pm me your address and i dropship it to you…

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M4D M4X wrote:
did they send you one? if not pm me your address and i dropship it to you...

You mean this one: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/40967

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ooops.. Big Smile

you are too fast Wink

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L4M4 wrote:
Maybe even these ultra-HQ-chargers? http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/2015-Hot-EU-Plug-3-7V-18650-1450... http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Charging-Charger-Li-ion-Battery-... http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/18650-26650-14500-16340-10440-Au... I'm interested what's inside them.

My charger queue is fairly low, I have ordered all of them.

I will not promise to open them!

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First and foremost: Many thanks for all your awesome reviews!
Second: How about a test of the Panasonic BQ-CC18? Or is that one older than the -CC17 and -CC16?
(Available at Amazon for under € 10.- Did not know which of the European ones you prefer so I did not get a link.)

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How about a test of the Panasonic BQ-CC18?

I do not see it as very interesting, the specifications says it is timer controlled.

But now I have ordered one, it will be a couple of months before I publish a review.

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How about this one?

These are currently cheap at US Radio Shack stores.

It’s a 2-cell li-ion charger *bunded with 2 cells) (slider to take batteries up to 26650, green light for “no battery or charged” and red light for “anything else”)

http://shop.digitalenergyworld.com/18650-Batteries-2-PACK-Button-Top-37V-2000mAh-LI-ION-w-Dock-812376017694.htm

One surprise — it was able to reset protection on a (same DEWorld brand) 26650 cell — which I“d already tried in a Liitokala 260 (just reported “Null’) and in an Xtar WP2H (got blinking red) and an Xtar VC4 (gauge stayed on zero for close to an hour).

The DEWorld gave a red “charging” indicator and after about half an hour I moved the cell back to the VC4, which now shows 3.0v and charging happily.

So — I would guess the DEWorld just brutally slapped the cell around til it gave up and reset, and I have my doubts it’s very smart, but that was useful.

(I can take pictures of the circuit board inside it if that might help recognition)

They also sell (direct from that site) various other things including this car charger:

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Nitecore i1 looks interesting, except that i don’t care about the vaping extras…
http://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_239104.html

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Here's a picture of the board in the "deworld" charger from Radio Shack (mentioned above as a suggestion).

I haven't figured out some new trick about making flickr pictures appear, it used to work straightforwardly; educate me by PM, anyone

Curious if this is enough to identify any useful information about this. It seems to terminate (or trickle?) -- at 4.21v (light changes from red to green).

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wossname/22086062281/

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OscarM wrote:
Nitecore i1 looks interesting, except that i don't care about the vaping extras...

Nitecore had the same idea, I expect to receive one for review soon.

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I have these and I’m pretty impressed so far, would be nice to have a review of yours:

Miller ML-202
http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Miller-ML202-mobile-power-bank-f...

Miller ML-102 V9.0
http://www.gearbest.com/chargers/pp_232581.html

I have posted some basic info and teardown of the ML202 here:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/40942#comment-821336

About the ML-102 V9.0 I can’t detect any significant difference with my V8.0 other than a sightly more stable USB output, charge current and termination seem to be the same.

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It’d be nice if you could make a graph for the ego output. I have a sneaking suspicion most ego USB-powered chargers people use are terrible (IC in pic is an LM324) and the Nitecore could be a reliable alternative that I can recommend.

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Are you going to test the miller ml-102 v9.0?? (The one with battery level indicator with 5 green leds..)

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ferongr wrote:
It'd be nice if you could make a graph for the ego output.

My guess is that it is parallel to the normal charging terminals. I will check it.

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Are you going to test the miller ml-102 v9.0?? (The one with battery level indicator with 5 green leds..) Tx

Yes, I do have it on order.

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Thanks mate. I already have 1 here and two more in order.. Is a great update on the ml102… But I dont have equipment to test it.

However I stop charging once the leds show battery full and the battery ends at 4.15 volt… I think it stops charging..

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Hi HKJ. Do you have experience with this charger? The physical quality is good, but I’d like to know if it would be safe for unprotected high drain cells… if so, it would be a great ‘gift’ charger.

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shrick wrote:
Hi HKJ. Do you have experience with "this":https://www.fasttech.com/p/1879404 charger? The physical quality is good, but I'd like to know if it would be safe for unprotected high drain cells... if so, it would be a great 'gift' charger.

I do not know about that charger, but generally I lack any confidence in that kind of cheap chargers and that is both for charging and safety.

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shrick wrote:
Hi HKJ. Do you have experience with this charger? The physical quality is good, but I’d like to know if it would be safe for unprotected high drain cells… if so, it would be a great ‘gift’ charger.

I do not know about that charger, but generally I lack any confidence in that kind of cheap chargers and that is both for charging and safety.

Thanks…

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Did you ever received the 2.2 revision of the OPUS? Did I miss it?

I remeber the 2.1V was provided directly by them. Would be nice if they changed the pwm charging algorythm, unlikely but…you never know.

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Did you ever received the 2.2 revision of the OPUS? Did I miss it? I remeber the 2.1V was provided directly by them. Would be nice if they changed the pwm charging algorythm, unlikely but...you never know.

No, the change from 2.1 to 2.2 was suppose to be minor.

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Ok. thanks!So they are not software related….
My NITECORE i4 exploded last evening, so I’m looking for a better replacement and the usual suspects are always the same Lii-500 and C3100, I like haveing 2A but not the PWM, but also having a decent impedance meter is nice, without to have to use my hobby charger

nevermind, i will flip the coin and decide if the (pwm) OPUS is worth the price 50% more of the (linear) Lii-500

Thanks again.

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HKJ, are you planning to review the SkyRC MC3000? :bigsmile:

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HKJ, are you planning to review the SkyRC MC3000? :bigsmile:

I do expect to review, the question is when. The testing will probably take about a month to do.

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The Efest LUC BLU6 looks interesting though I don’t know if it warrants a review http://www.efestpower.com/product/674021945.html

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ferongr wrote:
The Efest LUC BLU6 looks interesting though I don't know if it warrants a review http://www.efestpower.com/product/674021945.html[/quote]

It is one of the chargers I want to review, but nobody has given my one yet and I have not found a good shop to buy one either.

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It’s on the .co.uk Amazon site IIRC.

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ferongr wrote:
It's on the .co.uk Amazon site IIRC.

Thank you, I have one on the way.

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