Liitokala S1 charger question

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Liitokala S1 charger question

I wanted to buy the S1 charger the one with the digital display) but I realized something odd, I can’s seem to find any reference about charging 18350 batteries.

It supposed to be a replacement for the Liitokala 100 and 100B but I can’s seem to find any reference about charging 18350 batteries.

The 100, 100B, 202 all charge 18350 batteries,

Is that right, the newer S1 does not charge 18350 batteries? Crying

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Do not worry about it.

Any 3,6-3,7V cell will be charged in the Liitokala S1, which includes 18350s.

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Got it, Thumbs Up
makes no difference if they omit 18350 as compatible in their listing?

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The reason 18350 are not listed is potentially that unprotected, short 18350 are too small to sit correctly inside the charger. I have this charger and my smaller 18350s simply fall out if I move the charger even slightly (they either drop out or move enough that the charging cycle is interrupted).

The solution is a magnet or to turn the cells around (in this charger you can neglect the cell polarity).

So, can this charger charge 18350s? Yes, absolutely.
However, saying that “all 18350 cells fit” would not be correct as they may slip out or not stay in the charger.

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Both box and manual say it can charge 18350 and 16340 (if you think it has something to do with lenght).
The description on the bottom of the Lii S1 charger only mentions 16340. And 18650, so why not 18350?
Consider your question answered, if this was the real question.

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My S1 charges both 18350 and 16340 just fine.

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Thank you and I appreciate all responses. Smile