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charge 4.8V NiMH battery from computer's usb port Answered

I've a 4.8V 180mA NiMH battery i used to charge it with a 6V adapter but now it is broken can i charge with a usb port with directly hooking + terminal of battery to +V of usb and - with -V or do i need a specific circuit

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lemonie (author)2010-05-25

You should build a charger or forget it.
Incorrect charging can damage batteries, and sometimes very destructively.


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