Charging NiMH batteries

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by amirm, Mar 29, 2004.

  1. amirm

    amirm New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I have been using a Vistalite NiCad Nightstick over the past few years. Now I am about to purchase a NiMH version. Is it OK to charge the new NiMH battery with the old charger that came with the NiCad one? Or do I need to have a specific output for the charger? My NiCad charger qoutes 7.2VDC @300mA. I'd assume that 7.2VDC should be the same for NiMH, too. So, most likely 300mA is going to take longer to recharge the new battery. Right?

    Cheers,
    Amir.
     
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  2. stevek

    stevek New Member

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    as long as the voltage is the same it will be ok. 300mah is a slow charge.
     
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