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Multi-Current Universal Smart Charger for 9.6V - 18V NiMH Battery Packs (Tamiya Plug) CH-UN180

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  • Universal Fast Smart Charger is designed for charging any NiMH / NiCd Battery Pack from 9.6V - 18V, for 8 to 15 cells pack.
  • LED flashing red-green-red before charging (no battery connection) in order to test the IC of the charger if ready to use.
  • It is a very smart charger. Just plug it in and wait for the battery to get fully charged. Red LED indicates charging and Green LED means fully charged
  • Short circuit protection: No output voltage from the charger if the battery is not connected.
  • 120-240V AC input for worldwide use.
  • Buit in temperature sensor to double ensure the battery pack from overcharged
  • Extra battery temperature sensor wire included for your battery which do not have thermostat build in the battery. You need to DIY to add wire on you battery if necessary.
  • UL Listed – E308310
Specifications and Functions:
  • Auto detect battery pack voltage and set up proper charging voltage
  • Cut-off power automatically by negative delta V IC when battery pack is fully charge.
  • Built in IC protecting battery from over current, short circuit & reverse polarity.
  • One temperature sensor outlet ( Female BEC connector) is installed with the charger to double protecting battery from overcharged.
  • You must use temperature sensor to charge 12V or higher NiMH battery pack, except water bottle nimh batteries.
  • For <12V battery pack, you may recharge battery without sensor. However, putting a temperature sensor on the battery pack is always a good idea
  • Weight: .6 Pounds (272g)
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 64mm x 38mm (5.5" X 2.5" X 1.5")
Charging Current

Two current levels: 0.9A and 1.8A selectable by a switch for both low (< 2800mAh) and high capacity battery pack (> 2800mAh)

  • For battery pack between 900mAh and 2800 mAh, please use the low level switch -- charging rate: 0.9A
  • For battery pack over 2800 mAh, please use the high level switch -- charging rate: 1.8A
Charging time

The smart charger will cut-off power automatically when battery is full. However, Charging time can be estimated as the follow: Time ( Hrs ) = Battery capacity (Ah) / Charging current ( 0.9A or 1.8A )

Accesories included:
  • One 5' cable with female Tamiya connector and two clips which allow you to connect a battery pack to the smart charger.
  • One temperature sensor (70°C thermister ) is included for battery pack which don't have thermostat protection. It must be connect between battery charger and the battery pack before charging to protect battery from overcharging.
  • It will cut-off power if battery temperature is over 70°C.
Charge Channels:1
Supported Chemistries:Ni-Cd, Ni-MH
Compatible Battery Sizes:Custom / Battery Pack
Charge Current:1800mA
Batteries Included:No
Warranty:Battery Junction 30-Day Warranty
Return Policy:Battery Junction Return Policy
Product Weight:9.59452oz
Product Dimensions:5.5" (L) x 2.5" (W) x 1.5" (H)
Country of Origin:CN
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By nick
westphalia, MI
November 30, 2014
best around
By Tom H.
Cashmere, Washington
As advertised
November 29, 2014
Chargers were received on time and at a fair price.

Battery Pack Rebuilders, LLC
ProsHigher charge rate than others charger for the 18 volt pack.
CH-UN180 - Great Charger
October 19, 2012
THis is a great charger at a very reasonable price. I bought it with extra thermalcouples and use to charge all of my rechargable radio gear.

Thumbs Up!!
1 Question & 1 Answer
from pgh asked:
September 4, 2014
Can I charge a class2 NiCad 18 volt battery?
1 Answer
Yes, this charger is compatible with 18V NiCd batteries.
Customer Service
on September 4, 2014

Multi-Current Universal Smart Charger for 9.6V - 18V NiMH Battery Packs (Tamiya Plug) CH-UN180

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