[NTLK] Recharging Energizer e2 Lithium Cells

From: Dale Raby <daleraby_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu Feb 15 2007 - 11:41:09 EST

Has anyone tried recharging the Energizer e2 Lithium cells? I tried them
out in my 2100 recently. They lasted ten days of pretty heavy use, but a
dollar a day is too costly.
Now, having four discharged batteries to experiment upon, I read the label
and determined that according to the manufacturer, they "could" explode
under certain conditions, one of them being if the cell is "charged", the
others having to do with high heat and/or being installed backwards. This
tells me indirectly that the cells can be charged.

So... being a risk taker, I have four of them in a NiMH charger in my garage
at a temperature well below freezing. My theory being that charging will
cause heat, but the cold floor and air around it should sink the heat away.
If it blows up in the middle of the garage, I'm only out the cost of the

The red LED is glowing now. When (if) it turns green, I'll attempt to
retrieve them. Stay tuned....


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