Valken 8.4v-9.6v NiMh Smart Charger Safety Manual
Watch the 3 safety videos below if you are unfamiliar or new to charging airsoft batteries for safe and proper care, maintenance, and use of all type of airsoft battery packs and chargers.
Connect the DC power or AC adapter to the proper NiMh charger.
Always charge your new battery fully before its first use.
Plug the charger's power into an appropriate wall outlet.
Connect the battery pack to the charger with the small Tamiya connector and make sure the polarity is connected in the right way. Then charging will start automatically.
After being connected correctly to the battery pack, the power LED will turn red, indicating that charging has begun.
Battery pack is at full charge when power LED turns green.
Disconnect battery pack from charger before unplugging the charger from the wall outlet.
Do not charge any Lithium battery packs with this NiMh charger.
Never leave the charger unattended while it is connected to power supply.
Never attempt to charge more than 1 battery pack simultaneously from the same charger.
Only use the appropriate charger with your NiMh batteries. Use of other chargers can result in fire, personal injury and property damage.
Never leave batteries and chargers unattended when in use. Always remove the battery from the charger or airsoft gun when not in use.
Always charge batteries in a safe area, on a stable non-flammable, heat-resistant, and non-conductive surface away from other flammable items. Unsafe charging surfaces include, but not limited to, car seats, carpet, bed, or something similar that can heat up quickly and melt or catch fire.
Never allow your battery and charger to be dislodged or fall during charging as this can result in fire, personal injury and property damage.
Never alter, modify or open your battery pack or charger.
Terminate charging immediately when any malfunction is observed.
Before charging complete a visual inspection of your battery and charger. At the sign of any damage or short circuit, do not use.
Never expose batteries to temperatures higher than 160 degrees F.
Never leave your battery in a closed vehicle.
Never use any charger accessory, such as wires extensions, adapters, or multi-connector adapters, that were not included with your charger from the factory. They may not be compatible with your charger and result in fire, property damage, or personal injury.
Any service or modification of any battery must be completed by a qualified dealer or original manufacturer.
Always keep your battery in a safe secure location to prevent damage during transport or storage.
Always keep batteries away from liquids.
Always keep batteries out of the reach of children.
Don't charge the following types of batteries:
Lead Acid battery or VRLA.
LiPo, LiFe, or Li-ion battery packs.
Non-rechargeable battery (explosion hazard)
Faulty or damaged battery.
Battery pack which consists of different types of cells.
Any other type of battery except for NiMh battery packs.