A quick look at some charger choices in 2013

1. …. Model: HB-22650
Input: 100V-240V AC
Output: 2 x 500mA 3.8V DC
2 x 500mA 1.2V DC
Two independent charging slots for 18650, 26650 and 14500 (AA) batteries
Auto detection of LiFePO4, and NiMH / NiCd batteries
Charging method: constant current and then constant voltage
Auto cutoff after full charge to avoid over charge
Two LED lamps indicating charging status: red for charging, green for complete
AC power cord bundled (offered in American, European, and Australian versions, dependent on buyer’s location)
LiFePO4 batteries in 18650 and 14500 (AA) sizes are also available in my eBay Store.

2. … Item No.:31238
Input: AC 100V-240V 50-60Hz
Output: DC4.2V 650mA
Dimensions: 10.7 x 5 x 3.4cm/4.21 x 1.97 x 1.34inch(L x W x H)
Weight: 78g/2.75oz
Charging time: 6-8hours

3. … Non-linear super power constant current switch of intelligent charger
It is a multifunction charger, suit for 26650,25500,18650, 14500, 18500, 17670, 17500,16340 different kinds of battery.
With two kinds of output voltage, DC4.2V or DC3.0V
The charger use the way of PWM, which is high voltage, large current-mode and constant current one. People can enjoy a fast and efficient charging battery.
In a certain voltage, the battery of charger can maintain a constant current and can control itself when the battery is full.
The charger with anti-battery-inversion circuit ensure the safe of the charger and battery.
Function: Multifunctional Charger
Compatible Rechargeable Battery Type: 26650,25500,18650, 14500, 18500, 17670, 17500,16340 Rechargeable Battery
The charger can be used for 3.2V iron phosphate lithium battery and 3.7V lithium ion battery. And you only exchange the switch to corresponding location.
Rechargeable battery’s voltage should be above 2.7V. If not, the charger will be not used.
Input Voltage: 110V - 240V, 50 - 60Hz
Output 1: 3.0V, 1000mAh
Output 2: 4.2V, 1000mAh

4. …. Input: 100-240V (AC), 50/60Hz,200mA(max)
12V-24V (DC), 1000mA (max)
Output: 4.2V (DC), 2×1000mA
Size: 87×88×26mm(Length×Width×Height)
Weight: 110g (excluding batteries)
Operating Temperature: 5%(0℃) - 90%(40℃)(Full-load in normal working condition)
Storage Conditions: Temperature: 20℃ 85℃
Safety Specification
Compliant Standards:CE、 PSE、FCC、SAA、RoHS

Packing Included:
· Fenix ARE-C1 18650 Charger x1
12v Car cord x1
· US Power Cord x1

5. …… Brand New & High Quality.
World wide voltage input.
Constant voltage and current for charging.
Not charge when the battery positive and negative is reverse.
Repairing the low-voltage battery.
Trickle charging function,to ensure that the battery is in saturated.
Input: 100-240V AC 5O/6OHz.
Output: 4.2V DC 300mA.
Charging for flat cylinder batteries: AA / AAA/ 18650 / 17670 / 18490 / 17500 / 16340 / 17335 / 14430 / 14500 / 10440 etc.
Package Included:
1x Universal Battery Charger
1x Power Cord (EU or US Version)

6. …… JETBeam i2 PRO Rechargeable Battery Charger For 18650 CR123A 16340 AA AAA Ni-MH

Compatible With:
Li-ion: 26650, 22650, 18650, 17670, 18490, 17500, 17335, 16340(RCR123), 14500, 10440
Ni-MH / Ni-Cd: AA, AAA, C

Input voltage: AC 100~240V 50/60HZ or DC 12V
Input power: 10W
Output voltage: 4.2V ±1% / 1.48V ±1%
Output current: 375mA × 4 / 750mA × 2
Dimensions: 139mm × 96mm × 36mm
Weight: 156g (without batteries and power cord)
Compatible with:
Li-ion: 26650, 22650, 18650, 17670, 18490, 17500, 17335, 16340(RCR123), 14500, 10440
Ni-MH / Ni-Cd: AA, AAA, C

Package Includes (with original packing):
1x JETBEAM i2 PRO Charger (White)
1x Power Cord (U.S. and the EU under the power plug, Choose one.)
1x User Manual

7. … The Intellicharge i4 is universal, automatic smart-charger compatible with almost all types of rechargeable batteries thus eliminating the need to own several chargers. The i4 is able to automatically identify Li-ion, Ni-MH and Ni-Cd rechargeable batteries and apply an appropriate charging mode (constant Charge Current (CC), Constant Charge Voltage (CV) and Trickle Charge). Each of the i4’s four microcomputer-controlled charging slots is capable of monitoring and charging batteries independently. Additionally, yellow and blue power/ charging status indicator lights could visibly indicate battery status and charging process. i4 : The all-new highly advanced smart charger. It’s as simple aas insert, detect and charge.
Features :

- Capable of charging 4 batteries simultaneously

- Each of the four battery slots monitors and charges independently

- Automatically identifies Li-ion, Ni-MH and Ni-Cd rechargeable batteries

- Features three charging modes (CC, CV and Trickle Charge)

- Automatically detects battery statue and selects the appropriate voltage and charge mode

- 3 Color LED displays charging rpogress for each battery

- Auto matically stops charging when complete

- Features reverse polarity protection

- Certified by both RoHS and CE

- Input : AC 110 – 220V 50/60Hz / DC 12V

- Output (MAX) : 4.2V 500mA x 4 / 1.4V 750mA x 4

- Weight : 175 g

- Size : 13.7 x 9.8 x 3.7

  • Cable Length : 90 cm
    Compatible with :
    Li-ion : 26650, 22650 ,18650, 17670, 18490, 17500, 17335, 16340(RCR123), 14500, 10440
    Ni-MH/ Ni-Cd : AA, AAA , C
    Note : Depends on the battery size, you may not be able to use 4 slots to charge above battery type at the same time.

Package Includes :
1 x i4 Charger
1 x Power Cord ( Euro Plug)

8. … Model:MARSFIRE
AC Input:100V-240V 50-60Hz
DC Output:1.2V-4.2V 500mAh*2
Applicable battery type:26650/18650/17670/18490/17500/17335/16340/CR123A/14500/10440 / Ni-MH:AA/AAA/18650/C
Adaptor:(Only flat and round adaptor)

NetWeight(g):168(include packing)

9. … AC100v-240v 50-60Hz (World voltage)

Charging current 2x 4.2v-1000mA/4x 4.2v-800mA

USB output 5v, 1A-2.5A (by 1/2 batteries, Select USB O/P)

Built-in Auto Cut Off and Timer protection with Auto Volt Monitor

Four individual channel, can charge different size at the same time

Compatible with 10440, 16340, 14500, 17500, 17670, 18500, 18650, 18700 and 26650 Li-ion batteries

Size 132mm x 90mm x 37mm

10. …… ● Precision end-of-charge voltage detection
● Floating-charging maintains battery in full charge
● LCD displays for multi-information, voltage, time, percentage, capacity, bad battery
● Automatic 3.7V/1.2V battery pack voltage and polarity detection
● Over charging timeout protection
● Auto alert indication for worse battery pack and bad battery pack
● Power input can use DC12V or Mini-USB DC5V for charging
● Auto active function for Lithium battery pack open ( 0 Voltage )

● Intelligent reverse-connect protection, detects the polarity of the inserted battery
● Battery type: Li-ion 3.7V / Ni-MH 1.2V rechargeable battery pack
● Protection: short circuit, defective battery detection
● Power Input: 12 VDC 1000mA / USB Input: 5VDC 1000mA
● Charger mode: CC / CV @ Li-ion / - Δ V @ Ni-MH battery
● Cut-off voltage: 4.2V@3.7V battery,1.4V@1.2V battery
● Charging current: 1000mA
● Standby current: 60mA for 5V input, 100mA for 12V input
● Operating temperature: 0℃~ +55℃
● Storage temperature: –25℃ ~ +70℃
● Size (mm): L95x W48 x H23mm
● Weight: 54g

11. …. Charger:
100% Brand New
Input : DC 12v 2A (AC-DC adaptor included)
Ouput : DC 4.2v Channel I-1000mA, II-1000mA, III-1000mA and IV-1000mA
Compatible Protected or non-Protected - 17500, 18500,17670 & 18650
End of charge detection assures the safe and full charging
Short-circuit and over voltage cut off
Over voltage or temperature cut off protection
Complete 4 channel with individual LED charging indication
Individual auto timer, power cut after 8hrs charging
Reverse polarity protection

Charging time:
For e.g. 2800mAh capacity (pcs of batteries/charging time):
1x/2.6hrs, 2x/3.9hrs, 3x/5.9hrs, 4x/7.8hrs

LED indication:
Green - Standby/Full
Green Flashing - charged 80-90%
Red - Charging
Red+Green Blinks - Faulty battery
No light - Battery reversed

Package includes (with original packaging):
Soshine SC-S1 Max V3 Charger x1
AC adaptor x1 (AC 100v-240v 50-60Hz 2A, world voltage, US plug)
(Please email us if you need plug for other countries)
DC 12v car adaptor x1
Soshine 18650 3.7v 2800mAh Li-ion Rechargeable Protected Battery x4
Soshine Battery Case x2

12. …. · 100% Brand New TrustFire Portable Multifunctional Battery Charger
· Adopt Dual-channel independent charging mode, each other no affected when two batteries charged synchronously
· CPU control and detection, automatic stop when full charged, protect the batteries
· Designed to charge your batteries quickly and safely
· Led charging indicator: Charging-RED, Full Charged- GREEN
· Compatible with 26650,25500,18650, 14500, 18500, 17670, 17500 and 16340 rechargeable battery

Input: AC 100~240V / 50-60HZ
Output1: 3.0V/ 1000mA;
Output1: 4.2V/ 1000mA;
Plug Type: US
Dimensions: 146x 70 x 40mm
Weight: 202g

13. …. *Model: UltraFire WF-200
*Input:100V-240V 650mA
*Output:2x(4.2V 600mA)
*USB Output: DC 5V 1000mA
*Applicable battery type:18650/18700/14500/10440 3.7V Li-ion
*Color: white
*NetWeight(g):161(include packing)

Do not forget ML-101/102/103. Cheap and good chargers

2 Channels 10440/16340/14500/14650/17670/18500/18650/18700 XTAR VP1 Intelli-Battery Charger

Operation Temperature: Room temperature 0~40℃
Input AC: 12V DC 1000mA
0.25A CC :250mAh±30mAh
0.5A CC :500mAh±50mAh
1.0A CC :1000mAh±80mAh
Cut-off Voltage: 4.2V±0.05V
Detection precision:±0.03V
Weight: 95g
Size(mm): 118.0length x 62.0width x 34.0 height


1.Two independent charging channels for 10440/16340/14500/14650/17670/18500/18650/18700 Li-ion battery
2.Algorithm(CC.CV)charging system
3.Optional and adjustable charge current:250mA,500mA,1A
4.VP1 with switchable LCD indicator to display the real-time charging voltage and battery status
5.Activation function for over discharging battery.VP1 can recover the overly dicharging protected batteries
6.Soft start function avoids damage from a large current surge
7.Automatically restart charging when batteries voltage(full charged batteries not taken out from the charger channel)is below 3.9V(batteries may self discharge)
8.Reverse-polarity protection circuit board

Notice: The above-mentioned parameters tested in Lab are approximate and may vary between flashlight/charger, batteries and environments.

VP1 Link

What is the name of the charger #10? It looks nice. Does anyone have one or are there any reviews for it?

Soshine SC-S7

I did test it.

Thanks, HKJ. I read your review. Nicely done. Looks like I will stick to my ML-102.

How is number 9 able to fit 26650’s?

That is an interesting charger ...

You could maybe get one in there ...