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Old 04-11-2006, 08:56 PM   #1
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Default NiMH Batteries OK?

I haven't used my equipment for almost a year. Just a few minutes ago I flicked my radio on and the batteries seem to be working fine. Is there any process I can use to rejuvenate my NiMH batteries? Or will these cycle out (revive) after a few charges?
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They should cycle out as you say after a couple charge/discharge. I wouldn't bother doing it on a charger. Might as well get some funout of doing it in your ride. Plus that way you can feel if they are coming back or not.
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Charge at 3.5 Amps for 5-10 min then run them dead in your car or some other kind of discharger.Then they back the way they were.
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Best way is to force charge them at c/10 for 15 hrs. Use normally.
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