Will a nickel-cadmium battery charger work on NiMH batteries?

Answer It is possible to use an NiCD battery charger to charge a NiMH battery, but it is not recommended. The charger will possibly charge correctly, but there is a higher chance of it undercharging or ov... Read More »

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Can I charge a nickel metal hydride battery using a nickel cadmium charger?

Although it is possible to charge newer nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries in a nickel cadmium (NiCd) charger, it is unwise. Chargers for NiCd batteries will frequently deliver too little curre... Read More »

Can you recharge nickel-metal hydride batteries in a nickel-cadmium battery recharger?

Yes, nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries can be recharged in a nickel-cadmium (NiCad) battery recharger. However, using a NiCad recharger to charge NiMH batteries poses several risks. Due to the... Read More »

Why do some battery electronics use lithium ion batteries and others use nickel cadmium?

NiCads are cheap and like providing a lot of current, which is why they are used in power tools and such. NiMH the same, except they require the added expense of a smart charger.Lithium ion batteri... Read More »

Can you regarch NiMH batteries in an alkaline battery charger?

I think you will find that this is not at all recommended. Different battery types have different ratings for charging current, voltage when charge is complete, trickle charge current and also temp... Read More »