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Fast Charger Combo Pack
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OWNER’S MANUAL —
Please read before using this equipment.
23-043
Thank you for purchasing a RadioShack Fast Charger Combo Pack. Your charger can charge
2 or 4 AA batteries. The charger comes with four 1800mAh Ni-MH AA batteries. Its universal
100- 240 V AC input with foldable plug is perfect for travelling.
Folding Plug Blades — lets you
fold the plug blades for easy
storage.
Short Circuit
Protection —
protects the charger
from damage.
100–240V AC Input — lets you
plug the charger directly into any
100–240V AC outlet.
CHARGING Lights —
turn on when the batteries
are charging.
Auto Full Charge
Shut-Off — shuts off
automatically to
prevent over-charging.
Reverse Polarity Protection —
protects the charger and batteries if
the batteries are incorrectly installed.
Alkaline Battery Protection and
Bad Battery Detection —
prevents the unit from
unnecessarily charging.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
DANGER – TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK,
CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE
INSTRUCTIONS
This manual contains important safety and
operation instructions for your battery
charger. Before using your charger, read all
instructions and cautionary markings on the
charger, the batteries to be charged, and the
product that uses the batteries.
• Charge only rechargeable Ni-Cd or NiMH batteries battery packs with this
charger. Other types of batteries might
burst, causing personal injury.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose this product to
rain or moisture.
..CAUTION..
RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK DO NOT OPEN
The exclamation symbol is
intended to inform you that
important operating and
maintenance instructions are
included in the literature accompanying
this product.
!
!
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
COVER OR BACK. NO USERSERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
• Do not disassemble the charger; take it
to a qualified service technician when
service or repair is required. Improper
reassembly may result in a risk of
electric shock or fire.
• Do not use an attachment not
recommended or sold by RadioShack
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.
! IMPORTANT !
! — Important
• Do not expose the charger to rain or
excessive moisture.
• Do not operate the charger if it has
received a sharp blow, or been dropped
or damaged in any way. Take it to a
qualified service technician for repair.
• Do not use an extension cord. Its use
could result in fire or electric shock.
• Never use the charger as a DC power
source for any electrical equipment.
• Do not charge alkaline batteries. If you
try to charge alkaline batteries, the
CHARGING light flashes or turns off.
• Never mix alkaline batteries and
rechargeable (Ni-Cd or Ni-MH) batteries
in the charger for charging. If you place
alkaline and rechargeable batteries in
the same charging chamber, the
charger might not detect the alkaline
batteries.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS!
If an icon appears at the end of a paragraph, go to the box on that page with the corresponding icon
for pertinent information.
— Caution
as this could result in a risk of fire,
electric shock, or injury.
Ô — Note
© 2002 RadioShack Corporation.
All Rights Reserved.
RadioShack and RadioShack.com are trademarks used by
RadioShack Corporation.
CHARGING BATTERIES
1. Lift the battery compartment cover from
the left side and place 2 or 4 AA
batteries into the battery compartment
according to the polarity symbols
(+ and –) marked inside each
chamber. CAUTION Be sure all batteries are correctly installed
according to polarity before powering the
charger.
2. Close the cover.
3. Lift the plug from the recess on the back
of the charger and plug it into an AC
outlet. The red CHARGING lights turn
on. Ô
Ô NOTE Ô
• It is normal for the batteries to become warm
while charging.
• Charge the batteries in a location that is
between 32° and 113° F (0° – 45° C). If the
location is too cold, the batteries can
permanently lose their ability to charge. If the
location is too warm, the batteries will not be
fully charged.
• You cannot charge different battery types
(Ni-Cd or Ni-MH), different capacity batteries
at the same time.
• If you only charge two AA batteries, place
them in the same charging chamber.
• If the CHARGING lights do not turn on,
unplug the charger, remove the batteries,
and clean their contact surfaces. Then
reinstall the batteries and plug in the
charger. If the problem persists, the charger
may be faulty. Take the charger to your local
RadioShack store.
• If the CHARGING light flashes, one or more
of the batteries may be defective, shorted, or
an alkaline battery. Replace the battery.
• If the CHARGING light turns off after several
seconds, the batteries may be fully charged,
or alkaline batteries.
When the batteries are fully charged, the
CHARGING light turns off. Unplug the
charger and remove the batteries.
CHARGING DIFFERENT
CAPACITY BATTERIES
Ni-Cd AA
Battery
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 company-owned 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
Charging
Time
4 Cells
(Hours)
600
0.6
1.2
800
0.8
1.6
1000
1
2
1200
1.2
2.4
1300
1.3
2.6
1.5
3
1.6
3.2
1.8
3.6
Ni-MH AA
1500
Battery
1600
1800
Limited Ninety-Day Warranty
Charging
Time
2 Cells
(Hours)
Battery
Capacity
(mAh)
However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna.
• Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
The charger can be used to recharge Ni-Cd
and Ni-MH batteries with different
capacities. The following chart lists
estimated charge times.
Battery
Type
Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on
a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult your local RadioShack store or
an experienced radio/TV technician for
help.
• If you cannot eliminate the interference,
the FCC requires that you stop using
your charger.
Changes or modifications not expressly
approved by RadioShack may cause
interference and void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
Your charger is ETL listed to UL standards
and meets all applicable FCC requirements.
SPECIFICATIONS
CARE
Input Voltage Range ... 100 – 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
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.
Safety Timer:
2 AA Batteries ................................... 2.25 Hours
4 AA Batteries ..................................... 4.5 Hours
SERVICE AND REPAIR
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
and void your FCC authorization to
operate it.
Charging Current:
2 AA Batteries ........................................ 1200mA
4 AA Batteries .......................................... 600mA
Supplied AA Ni-MH Battery Capacity .......... 1.2 V
1800 mAh
Operating Temperature .................... 32 to 113° F
(0 to 45° C)
Storage Temperature ..................... –13 to 140° F
(–25 to 60° C)
Dimensions (HWD) .... 51/16 x 33/16 x 11/16 Inches
(128 x 81 x 26.5 mm)
Weight (Without Batteries) ............ 4.9 oz (138 g)
Specifications are typical; individual units might
vary. Specifications are subject to change and
improvement without notice.
THE FCC WANTS YOU
TO KNOW
This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
23-043
0904-212-04301A
10A02
Printed in China
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