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Simple constant current nicad charging circuit.
AERO MODELLER #708 Jan 1995 (v.60) pg. 12

NiCad battery charger operates from both 117VAC and 12VDC to charge both C and D cells.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1982 [May 1982] (v.13#2) pg. 24
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 5/1982 [Jan 1983] (v.13#5) pg. 56

Circuit for a ni-cad battery charger that works off of a bicycle generator.
BICYCLING Jul 1995 (v.36#7) pg. 98

Super-charger programmable battery charger. Custom-configure your Ni-Cd battery charging profile with this ultimate battery charger. Est. cost: $90.
COMPUTERCRAFT May 1991 (v.1#2) pg. 46

The care and feeding of nickel-cadmium batteries. Includes schematic for building a simple battery conditioner which stops battery discharge at a preset level to prevent cell reversal.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1991 (v.47#3) pg. 18
Correction CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1991 (v.47#6) pg. 74

Tips on testing, cycling and charging nickel cadmium batteries to maximize their life.

Economy NiCd battery charger handles both trickle and fast-charge batteries. Est. cost: $10-$20.

Battery butler. Ni-Cd battery charger can also restore batteries that have developed a "memory". Est. cost: $50.

Technique for measuring the internal resistance of a Ni-Cd battery.
ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1994 (v.65#2) pg. 12
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW May 1994 (v.65#5) pg. 12

Circuit to charge nickel-cadmium cells that are used to provide power to a CMOS memory when the device is turned off.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1994 (v.65#9) pg. 8
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1994 (v.65#12) pg. 10
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1995 (v.66#2) pg. 13

Charging NiCd batteries. Includes a simple resistor/diode circuit to do the job.
ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1996 (v.67#11) pg. 14

Tip on "zapping" NiCd batteries to temporarily bring them back to life.
ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1996 (v.67#11) pg. 16

Advice on charging and using nickel-cadmium batteries.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1993 (v.42#11) pg. 8

The Ni-Cd topper. An easy-to-build project that can trickle-charge as many as ten electric model aircraft battery packs simultaneously.
MODEL AVIATION Aug 1996 (v.22#8) pg. 30

Ni-Cd batteries. An in-depth look at a modern cell, causes of failure, charging, cycling, etc. Includes schematic for a constant-current discharge circuit.
MODEL AVIATION May 1998 (v.24#5) pg. 43

Mobile battery charger for NiCd batteries plugs into your automobile cigarette lighter. Est. cost: $23.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 37

Cycler. A battery-charging circuit that completely discharges the battery before charge, thereby eliminating the "memory effect" of rechargeable batteries.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 27

NiCd-battery charging circuit can be modified to shut down automatically when the battery is fully charged.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1990 (v.7#7) pg. 22

Auto-Cad zapper circuit is designed to restore NiCd cells to their original charge capacity. The charge from a large-capacity capacitor is repeatedly dumped across the NiCd cell to remove internal shorts.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1990 (v.7#7) pg. 23

Zap-Adapter. A super-simple NiCd-battery rejuvenator circuit.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 63

Tip on rejuvenating NiCd camcorder batteries.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1992 (v.9#12) pg. 3

Battery Butler. Eliminate frequent NiCd battery replacement with a charging circuit that can also restore NiCd batteries that have developed a memory. Est. cost: $50 (kit).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 31

Constant-current nicad battery charger circuit can handle batteries up to 12 volts.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 61

Circuit to discharge nicad batteries prior to recharging.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 61

Charge-It. A dual-regulated charger for NiCd and Gel-Cell batteries. Both charging current and voltage are variable.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 46

Circuit to zap NiCd batteries back to life after a memory loss.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1998 (v.15#2) pg. 68

Looking after Ni-Cads. Some basic advice on keeping batteries in tip top condition. Tips on maintenance, charging, storage, repairs, etc.

Advice on recharging Ni-Cd batteries. Includes a charging circuit which will monitor the voltage and provide a signal when a limit is reached.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1991 (v.62#6) pg. 8

Build the battery tool. A microcontroller-based discharger for Ni-Cd batteries. Uses your PC to monitor the discharge process. Est. cost: $89 (kit).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1991 (v.62#12) pg. 53

Battery alternatives for handheld aircraft radios. Tip on selecting a long-life battery, building a constant-current charger for Ni-cad cells, charging techniques, etc.
SPORT AVIATION Mar 1995 (v.44#3) pg. 30

Breadboard of battery holders lets you completely discharge nickel cadmium cells (AA, AAA or D) before charging.
SPORT AVIATION Feb 1996 (v.45#2) pg. 113

Myths and facts about the care of sealed nickel-cadmium batteries used in cordless tools.
WOOD MAGAZINE #42 Apr 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 21, 84