Q: How do I reset my charger?
A: To reset the MH-C401FS charger, please follow the steps below:
1. Remove all batteries from the charger
2. Unplug power adapter from charger
3. Unplug power adapter from the wall
4. Wait for one minute
5. Plug the power adapter into the wall
6. Plug the power adapter into the charger
7. Insert batteries into the charger
Q: What does a solid RED light mean?
A: It means the battery is charging.
Q: What does a flashing RED light mean?
A: It means you have a bad battery.
Q: What does a solid GREEN light mean?
A: It means your batteries are done charging.
Q: What happens if I insert my battery in the charger backwards? Will it damage the charger or battery?
A: The charger will not charge that slot. The LED light will start flashing a Red Light on that particular slot indicating there is a bad battery.
Q: When do I use the Slow charge?
A: The Slow charge is used when charging time is not critical. We always recommend charging at a slower rate whenever possible. It maximizes the battery's life and its performance.
Q: Can I leave my batteries in the charger?
A: You can leave your batteries in the charger once they are done charging and don't have to take them out right away. However, we DO NOT recommend storing your batteries in the charger. You can use a battery holder to store your batteries.
Q: Can I use other brand batteries in the charger?
A: Yes, as long as they are NiMH rechargeable batteries. However, we always recommend using Powerex batteries for best performance.