What is a universal battery charger?

A universal battery charger is a type of battery charger designed to charge or recharge any type of battery, including various sizes as well as types of battery, like nickel-cadmium, alkaline, and others.

Does a universal battery charger work?

A universal battery charger can be used to charge all different types of batteries, including those used in cell phones. Simply attach the battery and plug the universal battery charger into the wall to begin charging. Chargers even can work in your car.

How many amps do I need to trickle charge a 12-volt battery?

For general use, any battery charger, or trickle charger, that puts out between about 1 and 3 amps will do, and you don’t really need one with float mode monitoring unless you want to be able to leave it connected for some reason.

Can I use a regular car battery charger on a 12V?

As your charger was designed for a car 12V battery, it has same voltage parameters for your tiny 12V battery. So most probably YES you can charge using this charger if and only if you limit the charging current to the battery. You will need to adapt & check a few steps: Limit inrush current to I< 0.39A.

How long does it take to charge a battery with universal charger?

2-6 hours
Energizer Recharge Universal Charger

Charge Time Charge Batteries Number of Charge Positions
2-6 hours* AA/AAA C/D/9V 4 AA/AAA/C/D 2 9V
Auto Shutoff LED Charging Indicator Bad Battery Detection

How long does a universal charger take to charge a battery?

How do you set up a universal charger?

Basic instructions for most chargers include:

  1. Make sure the charger is off.
  2. Hook-up the positive cable on the charger to the positive terminal on the battery.
  3. Hook up the negative cable on the charger to the negative terminal on the battery.
  4. Set the charger to the slowest charge rate.