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Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Chargeing batterys in scanner

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  • MCH
    Threaded. ... You re far better off getting a dedicated NiMH charger. ... Exactly ... Correct. ... Good choice from what I ve seen reported about it. ... Not
    Message 1 of 13 , Dec 27, 2009
      Threaded.

      J Harrell wrote:
      > Hello all,
      >
      > Just bought myself a New BCD396XT scanner and so far love it! Just
      > wondering if anyone charges the battery's in the radio?

      You're far better off getting a dedicated NiMH charger.


      > Looking in the menu
      > system on the radio is has a option of charge time, what does this mean? If
      > I set it to 10 hours the radio stops charging after 10 hours?

      Exactly

      > I also assume
      > that the charge rate is fixed and will only charge at a certain rate for a
      > fixed length of time?

      Correct.

      > I normally use a LaCrosse
      > charger to charge up my NIMH batts with.

      Good choice from what I've seen reported about it.

      > Also the
      > proper charge rate for NIMH batts is 0.5c to 1c is that correct.

      Not sure about this one offhand. I tend to charge at .25c to .5c.

      Joe M.
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