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Old 05-23-2013, 11:18 AM   #1
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Recharging a Rechargable Battery


Hey All,

I got (3) Power Sonic 6 Volt 12Ah rechargeable batteries (Model #PS-6100 F2)

I got these from a friend who removed them from a demoed emergency light fixture. I use these for testing various electrical components (car, electronics, etc.) that I work on.

Is there anyway I can get a recharger than I can plug into a 120v Outlet and attach leads to the 2 top post terminals.

Any help/links would be appreciated.
Thanks!

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Old 05-23-2013, 12:08 PM   #2
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Auto/vintage/motorcycle chargers can come with a 6 volt setting.
Example:
http://www.sears.com/plus-start-batt...&blockType=G12

The slower you charge these batteries the longer they'll last. 2 amps may even be too much. Look for the words trickle charge.

Also look for float charge or three stage charger, if possible.

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Old 05-23-2013, 12:21 PM   #3
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Buy a cheap motorcycle battery charger. Mine has a switch for 6 or 12 volts.
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Hey All,

I got (3) Power Sonic 6 Volt 12Ah rechargeable batteries (Model #PS-6100 F2)

I got these from a friend who removed them from a demoed emergency light fixture. I use these for testing various electrical components (car, electronics, etc.) that I work on.

Is there anyway I can get a recharger than I can plug into a 120v Outlet and attach leads to the 2 top post terminals.

Any help/links would be appreciated.
Thanks!
The ideal charging would be 1/10AH,
so if 12AH = 1.2A for about 14 hours.
It wont need 1.2 amps for the full 14 hours,
as it will drop off as the charge comes up.
so if you can find a wall wart to supply about 8 volts at 1.2amps
you will be fine.
Its an odd voltage, so an adjustable power supply could
be the go.
But I think it would be easier to find a cheap battery charger
at a discount car supply store.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:20 AM   #5
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Yeah you can think to buy for a cheap Battery charger that can fulfill your requirement. Lot of sources are available for this. Otherwise checkout http://wagawoo.com/battery-chargers hope it will help you a lot.
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