SZ-30MR - 3 Cruiseships in Town - UC-50 Charger

Started Feb 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
Henry Falkner
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Re: SZ-30MR - 3 Cruiseships in Town - UC-50 Charger
In reply to Fabiano Barbosa Vilela, Feb 13, 2012

Fabiano Barbosa Vilela wrote:

Great pics Henry, specially the second one.

Thank you.

I bought this charger for mine:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FLU3CK/ref=oh_o00_s00_i00_details
You can also check http://www.bestbatt.com

Both the Li-50C and the UC-50 chargers have three contacts in them. I am prepared to speculate that the three contacts, matching those in the battery, allow monitoring the state of the battery.

All the generic chargers I have seen so far only have two contacts, your examples included. Li-ion batteries are not cheap, yet they are rated only for 300 charge-discharge cycles. Throwing a cheap charger with limited monitoring capability at them therefore seems to me bad economy.

I´ve been to the South Island four times, mainly to Christchurch which I consider my second home, terribly devastated lately by the earthquakes.

I have been to Christchurch once or twice on Morris Dancing Tours, before the ground shifted underneath. This year that tour took place in Dunedin -

http://www.pbase.com/hfalkner/henry92&page=2
http://www.pbase.com/hfalkner/henry92&page=3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIiEGvQO_WU

Thanks for looking.

Henry

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