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OWNER’S MANUAL — Please read before using this equipment.
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Charging Indicator — Lights
when the batteries are
charging, and automatically
turns off when the batteries
finish charging.
Safety Guard Protection
Timer — Automatically turns
off the charger to prevent
overcharging.
Tabs (for AAA battery
charging)
Foldable Charger —
For convenience
while
traveling.
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To reduce risk of injury, charge
only rechargeable Ni-Cd or Ni-MH
batteries. Other battery types
might burst, causing personal
injury or damage to your charger.
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Do not expose the charger to rain
or excessive moisture.
•
Use of attachments not for use
with the charger can result in fire,
electric shock, or personal injury.
•
Do not disassemble the charger.
Have it serviced or repaired by
qualified service personnel only.
Incorrect assembly can result in a
risk of electric shock or fire.
•
To reduce the risk of electric
shock, unplug the charger from
the outlet before attempting
maintenance or cleaning.
•
Do not operate the charger if the
AC plug is damaged. Have it
repaired by qualified service
personnel.
•
Never use the charger as a DC
power source for electrical
equipment.
Reverse Polarity
Protection —Protects the
charger and batteries
against incorrect
installation.
Ni-Cd/Ni-MH
Battery Type
Switch
Dual Charging Circuits —
Charges up to four AAA or
AA size Nickel-Cadmium or
Nickel-Metal Hydride
batteries at one time.
Thank you for purchasing the RadioShack Foldable Charger
for AA/AAA Ni-MH or Ni-Cd Batteries. It charges two
different sizes of nickel-cadmium or nickel-metal hydride
batteries (AA and AAA) within about 21/2 hours. You can
charge up to four AA or AAA batteries of the same type in
different battery bays at the same time.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
This manual contains important safety and operating
instructions for your charger. Before using the charger, read
all instructions and cautionary markings on the charger, the
batteries to be charged, and the product that uses the
batteries.
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© 2002 RadioShack Corporation.
All Rights Reserved.
RadioShack and RadioShack.com are trademarks
used by RadioShack Corporation.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or shock
hazard, do not expose this product to rain or
moisture.
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RISK OF ELECTRIC
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DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER OR
BACK. NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
The lightning symbol is intended to alert you
to the presence of uninsulated dangerous
voltage within this product’s enclosure that
might be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock. Do not open the
product’s case.
The exclamation symbol is intended to inform you that important operating and
maintenance instructions are included in
the literature accompanying this product.
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Do not mix battery types (Ni-Cd
and Ni-MH).
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Before connecting the charger
to AC power, be sure all
batteries are correctly
installed according to polarity,
as indicated in the battery
compartment. Incorrectly
installed batteries (polarity
reversed) will not charge and
can be damaged.
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You can charge up to two AA
and two AAA batteries of the
same type in different
compartments at the same time.
Batteries will not be damaged
by leaving them in the charger
until the timer turns it off.
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To prevent damage to the charger
and risk of shock, always unplug
the charger from the AC outlet
before you remove or replace the
batteries.
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• Completely discharge Ni-Cd/Ni-MH batteries before
charging them.
• It is normal for the batteries to become warm while
charging. .
1. To charge AA batteries, insert two or four AA batteries
into the battery compartments, as indicated by the
polarity symbols (+ and –) marked inside each
compartment.
To charge AAA batteries, push down the tabs on the
top of the charger until you hear a “click”. Place two or
four AAA batteries in the battery compartment as
indicated by the polarity symbols (+ and –) marked
inside each compartment. ±
2. Slide the Ni-Cd/Ni-MH switch to the appropriate
position to match the type of the batteries you are
charging.
3. Lift the plug from the back of the charger and plug it into
a standard AC outlet. The indicator lights to show that
the batteries are charging.
4. When the batteries are fully charged, the red indicator
turns off. Unplug the charger from the AC outlet and
remove the batteries.
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The following chart shows typical charging capacities and
switch selections for different types and sizes of batteries.±
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AA
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2.7 hours
AA
1000
3.3 hours
AAA
300
2.0 hours
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AA
1500
5.0 hours
AA
1600
5.3 hours
AA
1800
6.0 hours
AAA
450
3.8 hours
AAA
700
6.0 hours
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Keep the charger dry; if it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately.
Use and store the charger only in normal temperature
environments. Handle the charger carefully; do not drop it.
Keep the charger away from dust and dirt, and wipe it with a
damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking new.
If your charger is not performing as it should, take it to your
local RadioShack store for assistance. Modifying or
tampering with the charger’s internal components can
cause a malfunction and might invalidate its warranty.
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Input Rating . …………………………………………. AC 120V, 60 Hz
Output:
Ni-Cd/Ni-MH AA ........................................................ 360mA ± 10%
Ni-Cd/Ni-MH AAA ..................................................... 140mA ± 10%
Power-Off Timer ………………………………….… 3.5 Hrs for Ni-Cd
6.5 Hrs for Ni-MH
Operation Temperature ..……………………….………32°F to 113°F
Storage Temperature …………………………………–13°F to 140°F
Dimensions ………………………………413/16 × 213/16 × 11/8 inches
Weight...……………………………………………………………3.0 oz
Specifications are typical; individual units might vary. Specifications
are subject to change and improvement without notice.
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This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
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Limited Ninety-Day Warranty
This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under normal use for ninety (90) days from the date of purchase from RadioShack companyowned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED
HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES,
INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES
CONTAINED HEREIN. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE
OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to
you.
In the event of a product defect during the warranty period, take the product and the RadioShack
sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store. RadioShack will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) correct the defect by product repair without charge for parts and
labor; (b) replace the product with one of the same or similar design; or (c) refund the purchase
price. All replaced parts and products, and products on which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the performance of
warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the
original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after the
expiration of the warranty period.
This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to acts of God, abuse,
accident, misuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or
maintenance, alteration, lightning or other incidence of excess voltage or current; (b) any repairs
other than those provided by a RadioShack Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as
fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic damage; (e) transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs
of product removal, installation, set-up service adjustment or reinstallation.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from
state to state.
RadioShack Customer Relations, 200 Taylor Street, 6th Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76102
12/99
RadioShack Corporation
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
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0904-211-22401
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