View Full Version : Battery not Charging
05-31-2006, 06:50 PM
I have had my Spyder Imagine for about a month now and the battery has chargedi think but when i charged it. after 4 minutes it like had the red light glowing and im like WTF!!?!? so please help me out i mean i dont know if i should charge my gun witth safety on or off its soo freakin complicated and there is like nothin anywhere that helps me out about it so could anyone please please please!!!!!!!!!!! help me A.S.A.P.
05-31-2006, 07:18 PM
whenever i charge mine safety is on. ive had no charging problems as of yet. i don't know what kind of things could cause it to not charge properly.
05-31-2006, 08:41 PM
do you leave it charging all the time? if you do, that is your problem. everytime you charge a battery, it loses its total power it can hold, slowly getting shorter and shorter charges. if you eave it plugged in all the time, it simply charges and then begins to drain.
06-01-2006, 11:35 AM
well if it charges then dains what should i do?
06-01-2006, 11:40 AM
buy a new 9.6 rechargable and don't leave it plugged in all the time
06-01-2006, 11:43 AM
yeah ill probably do that i think my local paintball store (liberty paintball which is freakin awesome) might have some they are a kingman distributor
06-01-2006, 11:49 AM
wait wait wait before i go and buy another battery what would yuou reccomend to do with my current battery do i need to put safety on or off leave it charging for only like 5 hours or 6 then unplug it or do i need to plug it in when the battery is completely drained? or just do something else before i spend some money on a new battery? please man help me out i dont want to go and buy a new battery when theres something else i could do to get it how it should be
06-01-2006, 12:07 PM
turn the gun off, then charge it. if the battery is completely drained it takes i think about 16 hours, but it should get a good charge off about 6-8. buy 2 batteries, charge one full, then take it out and put a wide rubber band around it so it goes across both connections. then plug in the other one and use it.
06-01-2006, 12:17 PM
Well, I have a charger that detects when the batteries are cahrged and stops charging them then, very usefull, because I can also charge two 9 volts in it at the same time.
06-01-2006, 12:24 PM
where did you geet the charger that detects when it has a full charge?
06-01-2006, 01:13 PM
radio shack and walmart have them
06-01-2006, 01:16 PM
well whats the name of it?
06-01-2006, 02:31 PM
its just a dual 9v charger, be right next to the rechargeable 9v batteries.
06-01-2006, 03:48 PM
thank you soo much man