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Plus Battery will not charge/hold a chargeUpdated 2 years ago

It is very important to fully charge the battery before use EACH AND EVERY TIME - including before using the battery the FIRST TIME. Note: you can stop charging before it reaches full and continue charging later - as long as you don't USE it until it has been fully charged. 

Your Home Plus battery is a 14.8v 5000mAh battery. It has four internal cells which are balanced during the end cycle of charging to avoid damaging the battery.

When you plug the battery into the charger - the readout display will show a voltage between 12.8v and 16.8v - when the readout reaches the maximum capacity, the battery is fully charge. Note: the maximum capacity declines over time - this is normal. When it reaches 80% it will be time to replace the battery.

You will know the battery is damaged when:

  • The battery will not take a charge (the charger readout may just show 000 or nothing at all)
  • The battery is swollen
  • The battery will not hold a charge. 

Always charge the battery inside a fireproof container such as a battery charging bag

IMPORTANT: Fully charge before use 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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