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Offline Stevekennedy

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Petzl atex duo led5
« on: June 13, 2019, 02:20:56 pm »
Having some charging issues with a lamp I’ve bought.  It doesn’t seem to be charging with the one that come with it. I tried it with another one I have and I works fine but gets hot when charging. It’s not a Petzl charger but has the same peramiters on the plug. Anyone had any similar issues?
The Petzl charger just flashes orange. Does this mean it’s chargjng.

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Petzl atex duo led5
« on: June 13, 2019, 02:20:56 pm »
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Online Ian Ball

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Re: Petzl atex duo led5
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 02:34:37 pm »
If it only has red lights (like mine), then constant light is charging, flashing is charged.
If it has green and orange lights, then I've  a note (attached) saying its

Constant Green = Charged
flashing Orange = Charging
Fast flash orange = Error (remove battery switch off charger then try again).


This looks like the one I have though with a UK plug adaptor

https://www.batteries4pro.com/en/LIGHTING/battery-charger/3,2512-petzl-duo-and-duo-atex-battery-charger-3342540064034.html

Offline Stevekennedy

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Re: Petzl atex duo led5
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 02:41:40 pm »
it’s now flashing green quickly

Online Ian Ball

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Re: Petzl atex duo led5
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2019, 03:08:55 pm »
This is from the instructions for the Atex 5

Main charger: E65200 2
A green light is lit when the battery is charging.
Time for complete recharge:2h20,
The green light flashes when charging is complete.


One consideration is that a 2700mAh cell such as the Accu, when charged from flat to full, the charger outputing 850mAh suggests a 3.5 hour charge time as the manual suggests.  If your cell is not taking 3.5 hours to charge then I would expect capacity to be reduced, 50% charge time from flat (under 2 hours) 50% capacity on a rough scale so your run time will follow suit.

A flat battery charged at that power will probably get hot, the power supply and the cell.

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Re: Petzl atex duo led5
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2019, 04:06:41 pm »
buy a AA holder and use standard natteries or rwchargeables