This concept is protected by US PAT 6545444, which means it would be illegal and also unethical to reproduce for personal financial gain.
That said however, you are allowed to make one for your personal use, which is what this instructable is all about.
This device is used to charge batteries, pretty much anything, but happiest with lead acid types.
Not LiPo cells which have very specific requirements, (LiPo being Lithium Polymer cells)
It can also recover dead NiCad cells, I acquired 2 Sanyo 1800 ma "C" sized cells, one was 0V the other 0.4V (considered dead and unable to be conventionally charged). Both cells are holding steady at 1.303V and 1.327V 3 days later.
Step 1: Preamble
I got it from the Bedini_Monopole3 forum.
I'm not a member of this forum or any other monopole forum, I have merely come across a thread and followed various sources and info from people who have given freely of their time and energy.
Some of whom are rick friedrich, dr peter lindemann, aaron murakami and tom bearden, thanks for their solid gold efforts.
Lastly the double platinum goes to John C Bedini for obvious reasons.
with the oscars out of the way lets get on with the build :)