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How long does it take to charge the 14.8v Plus BatteryUpdated a year ago

Generally speaking the Home Plus battery should take about an hour or two to fully charge. How long it actually takes to charge depends on how low the voltage dropped - and other factors as well, so realistically, it can take anywhere from 1 to 12 hours.  

  • Do not leave the battery on the charger after it is fully charged.
  • Do not leave the battery charging unattended. 
  • Always charge the battery inside a fire resistant container
  • Always monitor charging - Remove the battery from the charger when you are away and continue charging when you are back

During the last part of the charge cycle the charger is balancing the voltage in the four cells. If the battery is left on the charger after it indicates FUL - it may STOP showing full and only indicate a voltage (such as 16.7)  

Remember that over time - as the capacity naturally decreases (meaning a full charge might become 16.6 - then 16.5 etc.) the battery will need to be replaced once the maximum capacity reaches 80%


Always charge in a fireproof charge bag.

IMPORTANT: Fully charge before use every time to assure proper balance of all cells inside the battery. 


CAUTION: The battery should always be allowed to come to room-temperature before charging. Charging a hot or cold battery might delay charging or damage the battery. For best results, charge the battery at temperatures between 50º and 80ºF (10º-30ºC).


The advice given above is general in nature and you are responsible for the safety of your batteries. SwiftPaws is not responsible for any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages and personal injuries, including that to life, and health, resulting from the customer’s application and use of batteries sold by SwiftPaws.com.

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