I’m trying to charge the Lithium Ion battery in a GPS unit. Unfortunately, the store didn’t have the charger unit, and the supplier wasn’t able to provide the charging unit, so I bought a universal AC adaptor/charger.
I’m trying to figure out what setting to use for the charger. The battery is a “Hitfar 900 mAh Lithium Ion Battery.” The GPS is a “Magellan Explorist 500.” I’ve gone to their web-site and can’t find out what rating to use for the charger. I tried calling their technical support, but they weren’t very supportive…
On the back of the charger is a sliding switch with the following numbers:
3 3.5 5 6 6.5 7 8.4
I’ve been using it on the lowest setting, but the battery doesn’t seem to be charging very quickly. Obviously, I don’t want to set it so high that the damn thing bursts into flames.
If I can’t get a charge into the Lithium Ion battery, the alternative is 4 AAA cells, but I’d prefer to use the re-chargable battery if possible.
Anyone have any suggestions or info?