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Ring Auto 8A Smart Charger 12V

Ring Auto 8A Smart Charger 12V
Average Customer Rating:
3.857 out of 5
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Rating Breakdown 7 reviews
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6 of 7(86%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
Review 1 for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
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Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger
08-Sep-2014
By
, Leighton Buzzard
"Tried this out on a couple of batteries. Works great, does what it says on the tin! Easy to use."
Review 2 for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
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Excellent diagnostic charger.
05-Sep-2012
By
, Heighington,Lincoln
"A very good charger with fault finding and rectification capability. Easy to use and understand. Only wish is that it could have been supplied in a box or sleave to keep it in when not in use, minor niggle.
I would recommend this to anybody that needs a charger and needs to fault find on a battery. Unfortunately, having used this charger I have now found out that I need to replace 2 of my batteries as they would not pass the diagnostics to charge/hold their charge."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
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excellent money saving charger
25-Dec-2011
By
, northern ireland
"this charger brought 3 dead batteries back to life with its reconditioning function, one was a bmw battery which was £100 so it saved its price first lift, plus you can leave the charger on all weekend if you want and you wont do any damage"
Review 4 for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
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Ring Automotive 8A Smart Charg
18-Jun-2012
By
, Maidstone
"I have a number of large garden machines that have electric start. Trouble is that when they are not used especially over winter, the batteries invariably end up being duds when you want to use them in the following spring. This charger is fantastic, because of the way that it charges a battery it ensures that the battery's ability to hold a charge is not compromised. Moreover, the charger was also able to save a battery on my lawn tractor which I was sure could not be saved so its already saved me £77 - which is more than the cost of the charger. Well worth the money a good investment.."
Review 5 for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
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It's smart & it charges
01-Jun-2012
By
, Middlesbrough
"Only used it "out-of-car" so far but it does seem to do a good job at reviving dead batteries. Fan is a little noisy when on high charge but then you wont be charging while watching TV so no problem. If I have an older car that's not being used all the time I'm sure this charger will be very useful."
Review 6 for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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What about flat batteries
26-Oct-2013
By
, London
"Seems like a nice charger and well built.
The internal fan is fairly noisy (4x that of a computer), but the real nagging problem is:
You can not charge flat batteries. i.e. when there is absolutely no charge.
I think this is because it has some clever detection stuff inside to make sure you don't connect up the terminals backwards, so it won't provide power until its sure its connected to a battery. Cool feature perhaps.. But the fault is that that for a totally flat battery it can't indicate what is positive or negative or if you've even connect to the battery at all.
To solution, is you connect up to a 9v battery (or anything with charge), just to fool the charger, and then switch the leads over to your car battery. It appears not to be smart enough to detect a battery change!"
Review 7 for Ring RSC508 8A Smart Charger 12 / 24V
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Expensive Trickle Charger
31-Jul-2013
By
, East Anglia
"This device will not charge a flat battery, nor indeed any battery with less than 5 Volts across its terminals. This is not mentioned in the instruction manual or on the web-site; in fact they only admitted the situation in an exchange of e-mails.
This was far from the smartest purchase I ever made.
Fortunately Screwfix refunded my money, if the supplier gets a few of these returned, they might get an idea for a battery charger with a sensible spec at a reasonable price. Had this machine reported the battery to be flat and advised removing it from the car before continuing, it would at least have served a purpose, instead it wasted a lot of time.
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