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Barney Magrew

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Battery Charger Test
« on: September 21, 2021, 12:23:11 pm »

Good afternoon.I have been experiencing problems with my charger, in that if I set it to "cycle" it only takes a couple of seconds for it to read discharge done, before it goes into a charge cycle, same with charge first, then discharge.  It only runs for a couple of seconds before it reads charge complete as well.
Any ideas on how to test it?Thank you.


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Re: Battery Charger Test
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2021, 09:41:33 pm »

Check the battery with a meter, see what happens with a dumb charger. 
A dud battery is the prime choice for showing a very fast discharge, and a very sudden return to full voltage.
Smart chargers are only programmed to work with good batteries, anything else, they go into porky mode.
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