UNiROSS UCQ001, 1 Hr Ultimate AA/AAA Intelligent Battery Charger-Charge, Refresh, Discharge, Test Capacity (1000mA charge current USB Port) 200,500,700,1000mA Charge Current-Charge Times From 54m, £19.99 (Prime) Sold By Fish-4-u, Fulfilled By Amazon
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UNiROSS UCQ001, 1 Hr Ultimate AA/AAA Intelligent Battery Charger-Charge, Refresh, Discharge, Test Capacity (1000mA charge current USB Port) 200,500,700,1000mA Charge Current-Charge Times From 54m, £19.99 (Prime) Sold By Fish-4-u, Fulfilled By Amazon

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LCD screen:
LCD Display showing voltage, current charge, mAh and time individually

FOUR FUNCTION MODES:
Charging Mode: A variety of charging current: 200mA/500mA/700mA/1000mA.
Discharging Mode: To discharge the rechargeable battery, then charge it to remove the memory effect.
Refresh Mode: To refresh the rechargeable battery to the maximum capacity by charging and discharging the rechargeable battery repeatedly until no further increase in the capacity is estimated.
Test Mode: Check the rechargeable battery capacity in mAh/Ah

Features:
Suitable for charging any NiMH or NiCd rechargeable AA/AAA batteries
Perfect for charging odd number of batteries (1,2,3 or 4)
Each battery slot is controlled and monitored independently. Independent LCD display for each battery.
Charging both AA and AAA rechargeable batteries simultaneously. Overheat and overcharge protection.
Minus delta voltage (-dv) detection for charge termination.
Damaged or bad batteries detection.

Various display modes during charging / discharging - the charging current ( in mA), time elapsed ( in hh:mm), the terminal voltage ( in V ) and accumulated capacities ( in mAh or Ah ).
Three function Keys and Four battery option buttons. With a Specialized Power Supply. A Separate USB output ( 5V, 1A ).

The New UK Version, Supplied with the UNiROSS ULTIMATE Battery Charger, Universal Power Supply (110 -240V ) with UK plug and Instruction Manual. (please note: any Batteries or any other device shown in pictures are not included).

Charge times from 54 mins based on 800 mAh AAAs.

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2868336.jpg2868336.jpg2868336.jpgOn a rechargeable battery thread hotukdeals.com/dea…184 chargers were being discussed and I noticed from looking around for boyf there were a few that were more or less identical in specifications and aesthetics -

The Technoline BL-700 £34.95 amazon.co.uk/Tec…QS2
  • New Technoline BL700N, the 2018 version of the professional standard Intelligent AA/AAA battery charger
  • Unique 'N-Step' Charge Technology (which does not feature on the copied clones) to successfully charge fully discharged batteries
  • Four modes of operation - Charge, Discharge, Refresh, Test
  • Three user selectable charge current settings 200, 500, 700mA which is the optimum charging range. Capable of charging odd numbers of batteries (1,2,3 or 4)
  • High specification BL700N UK model, soft touch finish, 12V UK power supply
2868336.jpglooks similar to the Youshiko YC4000 at £27.99 amazon.co.uk/dp/…UH0

Genuine Professional Standard Youshiko YC4000 Intelligent / Smart / AAA / AA battery charger with crisp display and precision internal components, each battery is controlled & monitored independently.
  • Four charge current settings:- 200mA, 500mA, 700mA & 1000mA
  • Four modes of operation: - Charge, Discharge, Refresh, Test
  • Charge any numbers of batteries (1,2,3 or 4) , no need to charge in pairs
  • USB port ( 5V, 1A ) to charge mobile phones or tablets with Ultra fast processor, 12V UK power supply ( Worldwide voltage compatible, 110 to 240 V ) , 12 month manufacturers warranty.
2868336.jpg and (this one) Uniross UCQ001, 1 Hour Ultimate at £19.99 amazon.co.uk/Ult…CB0
2868336.jpgWonder if they're all clones of one another?

TL;DR: The Technoline BL-700 has "Three user selectable charge current settings 200, 500, 700mA"
whereas the Uniross UCQ001 and Youshiko YC4000 have four current settings at "
200mA/500mA/700mA/1000mA".
The Uniross and Youshiko chargers also have a USB output.

Amazon Q&As suggest yes/no about whether the Uniross UCQ001 is a clone of Youshiko/TechnoLine (sigh).

Amazon's description, highlighted in bold above, and reviews, state the Uniross can charge odd numbers of batteries.

Question: Is this a rebrand of the technoline bl-700 or the bl-1000?
Answer: This is ** MOST DEFINITELY NOT ** a re-branded Technoline product. Cosmetically the casing and functionality have been blatantly copied but that is where the similarity ends and this product has no association with Technoline whatsoever.
By BatteryLogic on 08 March 2017

Somewhere in between I think. The differences are down to the maximum charging current. This one can charge at a maximum of 1,000mA, regardless of the number of slots being charged.
By Waypoint Charlie on 30 August 2016

as far as i know it has the same specs as the bl-1000.
By Amazon Customer on 30 May 2016

Question: Is this exactly the same charger as the Youshiko YC4000?

Answer: Yes, this is exactly the same, but cheaper!
By Locus10 on 05 May 2017

Uniross UCQ001 Reviews: amazon.co.uk/Ult…ent
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Id rather pay £2 more and get this one that can charge more battery types especially useful for 18650 batteries. I have this one and can recommend. Charges from USB too which is useful when away from the mains.
Edited by: "SuffolkLad222" 31st Dec 2017
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More Q&As:


Answer: (found a newer link ) lacrossetechnology.com/med…pdf is the link to the lacrosse version of the manual. This is exactly the same as the UniRoss unit.
By Collin on 01 May 2015

Hi i download the manual for the la crosse technology bc-700 as it the same . just put la crosse technology bc-700 manual into google which should give the results foe a manual. hope this is of help
By S. Parry on 29 April 2015

*From looking at the instructions, the La Crosse only seems to output up to 700mAh, don't think it has USB either*

There are contradictory reports about whether it charges in pairs or odd numbers, but most say it charges a single battery with no problems.

Question: Is is possible to select different charging speeds? I have 700mah eneloops and want to be able to do a slow charge

Answer: Hi yes the charger is totally customisable, each battery you put in can be set to do its own thing e.g. 1st could be charging at charging at whatever rate you set it, 2nd could be testing, 3rd could be discharging, 4th could be refreshing etc.
By Mr C Tran on 21 August 2016

Yes, you select different charging ampsges, for each battery
By MR S. on 21 August 2016

Charging rate is selectable from 100 mA in steps. Default is 200 mA. Hope this helps.
Geoffrey William Lyddon answered on 21 August 2016

Hi Yes is it is or 200, 500, 700 or 1000 ma also each channel is independent so you can mix the charging current and modes at the same time
Cell Solutions SELLER answered on 22 August 2016
Edited by: "louiselouise" 11th Jan
It's also on 7dayshop for £21.47, with great reviews: 7dayshop.com/pro…001

Here's their blurb:

Super quick, safe and intelligent AA (HR06) and AAA (HR03) NiMH battery charger with sophisticated LCD display. Suitable for NiMH or NiCd with four Independent battery/charge channels

Programmable charging currents of 200mA, 500mA, 700mA and 1000mA which allow you to customise your charging times. Optimise battery charge times and performance and battery life.

Superb battery and user protection featuring over-charge, overheat cut-out, bad battery and reverse polarity detection too. Delta V (dV) circuitry. Unit measures: 129 x 75 x 31mm

Unit features discharge, refresh and battery test modes. Also features a 5V 1A USB Output port for charging mobile phones, tablets, iPhones, Ipads and other USB powered devices.

Supplied sealed retail blister pack. Supplied with UK 3 Pin mains plug adapter. Adapter accepts 100~240V so is suitable for worldwide/travel use.

UNiROSS is proud to announce the launch of their ULTIMATE charger the first charger of this type to be produced by a professional Global Battery Brand.

UNiROSS ULTIMATE charger is similar in function to the La Crosse / TechnoLine chargers but with added USB 5V output.
A more practical version, In terms of power output the ULTIMATE charger 1000 mA is more powerful than La Crosse / Technoline BC 700 (700mA).


Importantly the ULTIMATE charger offers more options, such as USB output 5v DC 1A for charging your usb powered devices such as smartphones, tablets etc and is a more cost effective solution.

This charger is all-in-one: a micro chip controlled latest technology charger / discharger / battery tester and refreshing unit. It is a slow / gentle / medium / fast charger at a touch of a button, the ULTIMATE charger can be used with any NiCD or NiMH AAA AA batteries.

LCD Display shows voltage, current charge, mAh and time individually
4 Function Modes Charging Mode: 200mA/500mA/700mA/1000mA)
Discharging Mode: Discharge and recharge a battery to remove the memory effect
Refresh Mode: To cycle the battery repeatedly thereby achieving the optimum capacity.
Test Mode: To determine the capacity of the battery
Approx Charging Time
AAA 800 mAh 1000 ma 54 mins
AAA 800 mAh 700 ma 1h 15
AAA 800 mAh 500 ma 1h 45
AAA 800 mAh 200 ma 4h 24
AA 2400 mAh 1000 ma 2h 40
AA 2400 mAh 700 ma 3h 50
AA 2400 mAh 500 ma 5h 17
AA 2400 mAh 200 ma 13h 12
Edited by: "louiselouise" 31st Dec 2017
Seems hot to me, tenner less than i payed for a similar one and i'm very satisfied with mine
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good charger. I have one of the other labelled ones.
i have one of these, different name though, and its good, but i keep losing the 12vpower adapator.
so ive oredered one of these which use a normal micro usb 2a charger. plus nimh are almost as cheap as alkalines , so its worth having multiple chargers on hand


ebay.co.uk/itm…79V
Id rather pay £2 more and get this one that can charge more battery types especially useful for 18650 batteries. I have this one and can recommend. Charges from USB too which is useful when away from the mains.
Edited by: "SuffolkLad222" 31st Dec 2017
I have the BC700 and love it. However you may wish to future proof yourself a bit and get one that can charge an 18650.
These style of battery chargers are really good. I have the Technoline mentioned above and it's very reliable and does the job well.
Perfect timing, thanks louiselouise. After struggling with two cheapo chargers that don't work properly, this is exactly what I've been looking for. Heat
Great chargers, have had the TechnoLine BC1000 for a few years.

The only issue I have is, if the batteries are really flat they come up as null and wont charge, however putting them in my old charger for 30 seonds kicks them into life and then the charger finds them.
Edited by: "mikemod" 31st Dec 2017
Well, if I needed one- XTAR VC4 would be my choice. Charges all types of batteries, plugs to any usb power source and best of all - charges flat batteries, not like others. And cost £15 at AliExpress time to time.
That VC4 charges AAA at 500mah, it not having any selectable power output!

This unit is a battery meter, telling you the capacities too so completely different.
If you have old batteries you can match up cells for paired use.
LadyEleanor32 m ago

That VC4 charges AAA at 500mah, it not having any selectable power …That VC4 charges AAA at 500mah, it not having any selectable power output!This unit is a battery meter, telling you the capacities too so completely different.If you have old batteries you can match up cells for paired use.


You are totally wrong! Better watch THIS and learn .
Errr, just look at the manual mate!

Charge rate 0.5A for 4 batteries, 1A for 2. No options!
And the capacity it gives is an estimate from what goes in, not what comes out!
Half full or old batteries will be even more wrong there.

You need a discharge meter like this Uniross has to read actual capacity.
Edited by: "LadyEleanor" 31st Dec 2017
xtardirect.co.uk/pro…er/
'The charger makes an estimate of how much the battery has taken in mAh, this is what it has put in the battery and does not account for anything that was already in there, it also does not know how the battery will react on discharge, while this charger give some information that is to some degree useful, it is not giving you a absolute true reading of battery capacity. The only way to do this is by applying a load on the battery at a constant current and monitoring as it discharges.'


Does C, D, 18650 etc but again, capacity is a simple time and charge rate calculation.
I've been using a Voltcraft version of the BC700 for the last few years, never had a problem, and I always use the lowest charging rate. Be kind to your batteries.
I have various batteries from Eneloop and GP. Is this a good quality charger for those?

Appreciate the help
I have two of these
Poor service from Uniross that I received in past. Ended up binning batteries and charger. Therefore I am reluctant to buy again.
mikemod3 h, 13 m ago

only issue I have is, if the batteries are really flat they come up as …only issue I have is, if the batteries are really flat they come up as null and wont charge, however putting them in my old charger for 30 seonds kicks them into life and then the charger finds them.


Yeah, one Amazon review mentions to keep a "dumb charger" around for the times when a battery is really flat. Which sounds a bit annoying, though I don't really "do" rechargeables these days so not sure how often that would happen.
Rimi3 h, 3 m ago

Well, if I needed one- XTAR VC4 would be my choice. Charges all types of …Well, if I needed one- XTAR VC4 would be my choice. Charges all types of batteries, plugs to any usb power source and best of all - charges flat batteries, not like others. And cost £15 at AliExpress time to time.



Question is if you can trust Alibaba and Chinese sellers on ebay. As an example I found this XTAR VC4 which looks like a steal but the box is not the usual black one so there is a high chance that the charger is fake/chinese copy. Do you have any reputable source for the VC4 by any chance?
SuffolkLad2226 h, 9 m ago

Id rather pay £2 more and get this one that can charge more battery types …Id rather pay £2 more and get this one that can charge more battery types especially useful for 18650 batteries. I have this one and can recommend. Charges from USB too which is useful when away from the mains.

I think this Uniross UCQ001 charges by USB too - 7dayshop's listing says "UNiROSS ULTIMATE charger is similar in function to the La Crosse / TechnoLine chargers but with added USB 5V output." will ask boyf whenever he reappears online*

*Yes, confirmed it does charge via USB and I added the picture above:32957435-eCvfi.jpg
Edited by: "louiselouise" 31st Dec 2017
louiselouise19 m ago

Yeah, one Amazon review mentions to keep a "dumb charger" around for the …Yeah, one Amazon review mentions to keep a "dumb charger" around for the times when a battery is really flat. Which sounds a bit annoying, though I don't really "do" rechargeables these days so not sure how often that would happen.


You don't need a spare charger for this. Get a battery that isn't flat and just bridge the negative and positive terminals on the battery with the one that is flat (use a screwdriver, paperclip or anything conductive). The flat battery will have a small enough charge for use in this charger.
Have some likes from me LLL. All that effort and no likes! 😞
I really want one of these smart chargers, but I wish I could find a decent one at a decent price that would also charge PP3/9v NiMH batteries
This is the same as the WH2 DS 127 so it will come with the usual 12V 1.5A power adapter.
You can use the USB output for a 2nd charger or for your phone.
LadyEleanor3 h, 23 m ago

This is the same as the WH2 DS 127 so it will come with the usual 12V 1.5A …This is the same as the WH2 DS 127 so it will come with the usual 12V 1.5A power adapter.You can use the USB output for a 2nd charger or for your phone.


Curiously, the "7dayshop"-branded WH2 DS 127 7dayshop.com/pro…127 (you can see the model number at the end of the URL - unfortunately HUKD's new website doesn't allow you to see it in this post) is £1 or so more expensive at £22.99.

The Uniross UCQ001 is £21.47 on 7dayshop 7dayshop.com/pro…001

Assuming this is the same as the Uniross, the WH2 DS 127 is also discussed here talkphotography.co.uk/thr…88/
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Edited by: "louiselouise" 31st Dec 2017
Nice find @louiselouise . This looks like a very useful charger, unlike most posted on here! Have some heat
Am guessing now that the 7dayshop WH2 DS 127 and this Uniross WH2 UCQ 001 are one and the same, with 7dayshop doing the distribution.
I have this charger from 7day shop. Probably one of the best devices I've ever bought. Refresh mode works really well.
Rimi6 h, 29 m ago

Well, if I needed one- XTAR VC4 would be my choice. Charges all types of …Well, if I needed one- XTAR VC4 would be my choice. Charges all types of batteries, plugs to any usb power source and best of all - charges flat batteries, not like others. And cost £15 at AliExpress time to time.


The XTAR4 is not an intelligent charger. It lacks discharge,refresh and test functions so will only tell you the capacity put into each cell. I use the VC2 for 18650s which is similar but lacks NiMh compatibility.
Draken213 h, 29 m ago

Question is if you can trust Alibaba and Chinese sellers on ebay. As an …Question is if you can trust Alibaba and Chinese sellers on ebay. As an example I found this XTAR VC4 which looks like a steal but the box is not the usual black one so there is a high chance that the charger is fake/chinese copy. Do you have any reputable source for the VC4 by any chance?


You can trust 100%. Also backed up with eBay guarantee: any problems-just file for refund.
eBay full of fakes, but directly from AliExpress never had a fake. And that charger has serial number and you can always check if it is fake or not.
Edited by: "Rimi" 31st Dec 2017
Torres763 h, 42 m ago

I have various batteries from Eneloop and GP. Is this a good quality …I have various batteries from Eneloop and GP. Is this a good quality charger for those?Appreciate the help


I have been using this charger with my Eneloops and GPs. It works really well.
Edited by: "FoO.ShAKeS" 31st Dec 2017
FoO.ShAKeS21 m ago

The XTAR4 is not an intelligent charger. It lacks discharge,refresh and …The XTAR4 is not an intelligent charger. It lacks discharge,refresh and test functions so will only tell you the capacity put into each cell. I use the VC2 for 18650s which is similar but lacks NiMh compatibility.


Nothing is more intelligent than your head.
No need any intelligence for a charger. Whatever you think, XTAR VC4 is far best charger your money can buy.
Rimi1 h, 17 m ago

Nothing is more intelligent than your head.No need any intelligence for a …Nothing is more intelligent than your head.No need any intelligence for a charger. Whatever you think, XTAR VC4 is far best charger your money can buy.


can't argue with bulletproof logic like that. These are better chargers than the XTAR, regardless of what you think.
Re the TechnoLine and Youshiko "clone" chargers illustrated above - this reviewer states the TechnoLine "N-Charge Technology" can charge dead batteries that register as Null on the Youshiko, though one Youtube comment says this isn't true. Hard to say as I don't own either.
Though mikemod further upthread suggests the TechnoLine also has problems with very flat batteries, so, dunno!

mikemod 12 h, 55 m ago
Great chargers, have had the TechnoLine BC1000 for a few years.

The only issue I have is, if the batteries are really flat they come up as null and wont charge, however putting them in my old charger for 30 seonds kicks them into life and then the charger finds them.
Edited by: "louiselouise" 31st Dec 2017
No longer available as fulfilled by Amazon
themanwithapc2 h, 14 m ago

can't argue with bulletproof logic like that. These are better … can't argue with bulletproof logic like that. These are better chargers than the XTAR, regardless of what you think.


Really?
-How do I charge flashlight 26650 batteries with Uniross? or A and C type batteries?
-How about totally flat batteries?
-What if I wanna or need to charge in the car from USB?
-Why should I pay £20 when can have XTAR one for £10?

Peace! and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
Edited by: "Rimi" 31st Dec 2017
Rimi1 h, 6 m ago

Really?-How do I charge flashlight 26650 batteries with Uniross? or A and …Really?-How do I charge flashlight 26650 batteries with Uniross? or A and C type batteries?-How about totally flat batteries?-What if I wanna or need to charge in the car from USB?-Why should I pay £20 when can have XTAR one for £10?Peace! and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!


- How do I restore the full battery capacity of rechargeable batteries?
- How do I monitor the battery health?
- How can I vary the current to charge batteries faster when I need it, or slower to ensure they last longer?

There is a reason it costs £10 more than the XTAR. As I said this is the better charger. You have more options with the XTAR but for battery charging it is not as good as this. The XTAR is for all extents and purposes a 'dumb' charger with a screen.

Your comment about using your head is irrelevant as my head cannot monitor or measure currents.

Peace and happy new year to you too!
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