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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 5
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 5
Quite a money saver – 2x 18650 Digital Battery Charger Reviews

posted by firewarrior1705 on 05/10/2013 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

Pros:
This charger is very, very cheap. If you use 18650 batteries in your lights, this will save you a ton of money as opposed to buying CR123As. It can charge 2 18650 cells up to 4.2V (measured with a multimeter). It has an LED which lights in red when the batteries are charging and then turns to green when the batteries are fully charged
Cons:
Not really a con, but it doesn't come with a standard EU plug, you will have to buy SKU: 3529 to make it work with a 220V plug, but for the price of both, I'm just nitpicking :) A higher input than 600mAh would be nice, as fully charging 2 18650 cells with a capacity of 2400 mAh will take almost 6 hours.
Other:
Very compact (small size), which means you can take it with you on a vacation without sacrificing too much space.
Bottomline:
If you are using 18650 cells, which are probably the AAs of the future, don't hesitate and buy now! You won't be dissapointed

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