Hohm Tech HOHM BASE the world's first oscillating charger review

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  1. Heartsdelight

    Heartsdelight Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    @mjag I have a question on the Hohmtech charger. Do you let it automatically charge your 18650 at .5 amp or do you select 1 amp or 2 amp?

    Also when charging it tells you the mah rating after it's done charging is that the mah your battery has?
     
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    mjag Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    Slower charging is said to improve battery life so I always run it at .5 amp. A couple of times I was in a hurry though and have charged at 2amp, it doesn't damage the battery but shortens it's life a little bit, you just don't want to do it all the time but every once in awhile is not going to make a huge difference IMO.

    If just regular charging (no battery doctor or mah detector) then the mah shown is what it added, not the overall mah of the battery.
     
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    jazzman VU Donator Silver Contributor

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    Thanks for the review of the charger. I have one on order since Monday from IMR Batteries. Looking forward to getting my old batteries back in shape.
     
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    mjag Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    Your welcome, always happy to help.
     
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    gakudzu Gold Contributor

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    I also have a question for anyone using the Base:
    Does the display ever turn off on yours? I got the impression from the manual that it is supposed to go dark after 2 mins of inactivity, but mine only dims.
     
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  6. mjag

    mjag Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    Both of mine only dims as well, never off.

    Sent from my SM-N910P using Tapatalk
     
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    Heartsdelight Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    :hug: Thanks! That's what I thought but wanted to be sure :blowkiss:
     
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    Carmmond Silver Contributor Member For 1 Year

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    Just got mine and running the Dr. on a set of browns I have had for almost 2 years. Runs nice and cool.....
     
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  9. Carmmond

    Carmmond Silver Contributor Member For 1 Year

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    Well one ended up being 2750 and the other was 2743... not bad for 2 years old.
    Have the next batch of 4 in.
     
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    mjag Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    Not bad at all, I just redid my 18 month old LG browns that had the BD done 6 months ago and got 2831 and 2825. I have started not just putting the date I last ran the battery doctor but the mah I got as well so I can compare to the next time I run it in 6 months.
     
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    Carmmond Silver Contributor Member For 1 Year

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    That's not a bad idea!
     
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  12. Carmmond

    Carmmond Silver Contributor Member For 1 Year

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    Well had one bad LG HG4.... one charged to 2340 and the other only 1932!
    May run the bad one one more time if it charges the same it looks like it's days are numbered.
     
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    mjag Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    Is that a married pair?

    Sent from my SM-N910P using Tapatalk
     
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  14. Carmmond

    Carmmond Silver Contributor Member For 1 Year

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    Yes sense day one.
     
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    mjag Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    That's a bummer, I guess it is better to find out then not know

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  16. Carmmond

    Carmmond Silver Contributor Member For 1 Year

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    True
     
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    hellcatrydr Bronze Contributor

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    Man you sure screwed that up... :)


    ....absolutely awesome review papa.
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    mjag Gold Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    I know right....lol

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    Lol, I meant about the screwed up part. Thanks for the compliment bud
     
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