Is my charger working?

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wahoowad
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Is my charger working?

This Rodee AD-108 charger is what I have been using for years for occasional charging duties for my 18650 cells. I only need to charge a couple cells a couple times a year.

https://www.dx.com/p/rodee-ad-108-lithium-battery-charger-for-18650-1767...

I left 2 cells in it overnight expecting they would be finished this morning, easily charging for 10 hours, but still had that red charging light showing this morning. I hooked it up to my Kill-A-Watt meter and see it is only pulling 0.07 amps. I swapped out the cells with a couple others and still the charger is only pulling out 0.07 amps from the wall.

Is it charging? I would expect it to pull more. My unit doesn’t have any specification printed on it to check.

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Read the reviews on the link you provided. “Strange Charger”

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ok. seems like it is working then

       
       
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wahoowad wrote:
ok. seems like it is working then

Seams to be a slow charger, from what I read.

I’d check voltage of cell, then again after some time. See if there charging.

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Sounds croaked, and not too hot to start with. You can get a decent Lii-202or 402 for a pittance at Bangood or Gearbest which would be a significant improvement, or you can go completely crazy, spend $20 and get an excellent analyzing charger. See HJK reviews. http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55264#new

Good pre-Black Friday sale going on at IMR. https://www.imrbatteries.com/black-friday/

Just about any of the Xtars are excellent.

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