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How to pick the right battery charger

Discussion in 'XTAR (flashlights, battery chargers, batteries)' started by XTAR, May 8, 2020.

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    Battery chargers can be confusing and we're here to show you how to pick the correct charger for the job. Choosing the right battery charger is important to ensure that batteries are charged efficiently and accurately. Choosing the right model depends on the input voltage, battery type, and battery capacity. Features of the different models are briefly introduced.

    Choosing the right type of battery based on your need

    There are many types of battery in the market, such as Li-ion battery/Lead Acid Battery/NiCd battery/NiMH battery and etc. Whether you have good or bad service from your battery will first and most importantly depend on choosing the right battery for the right job. If you are a vapor, then you may need unprotected 18650 or 21700 batteries to keep your cloud growing. Or if you are a photographer then the small size of NiMH would be your first choice. Be sure to check your charger is suitable for your battery type

    Choosing the right type of battery charger

    When choosing a battery charger, it is important to choose one that charges your battery as accurately and efficiently as possible. A battery charger has lots of features. It seems difficult to decide which one is best for you. Smart or trickle charger? Do you need manual select charging current? Should you buy superfast? Do you really need a screen display?

    In the next few days, I will give you a guide on choosing the right battery charger that suits your own needs from XTAR

    Type 1 - Chargers for protected 21700 batteries

    XTAR VC8 -- A new LCD 8 slots max 3A fast charger that could charge both protected 21700 & 20700 batteries.

    XTAR X2 Extended Version -- As the updated version of XTAR X2, it has dual input ports and LCD display, and could take both Ni-MH and Li-ion battery.

    XTAR X4 Extended Version -- Four slots smart battery charger, only take 1.5 hours to fully charge two 2500mAh 18650 batteries with max 2A speed.

    XTAR SC1 -- A handy but powerful speedy charger for everyone. Charge anywhere anytime with Micro USB charging port.

    XTAR SC2 -- Extreme compact size, max 3A fast charging. Real 2A charging for 2 bays.

    XTAR OVER 4 SLIM -- As the first 4.1A fast charger at that time, O4S could give you a fast and safe charging experience that you ever had.

    XRAR ST2 -- 4.1A Ultra-fast Charging for Two Slots, takes only 30min fully charged 2*18650 2000mAh Li-ion batteries

    These products can be found at AliExpress store and Amazon store:

    That’s all for today if still have any question about it please leave your comment below. In the next post, I will teach you guys how to select another type of XTAR chargers.