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Old Aug 29, 2004, 7:34 AM   #2
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1.2V is nominal, when 1st removed from a charger the battery will put out a slighly higher voltage...

-> It's OK to use your old charger, but from the current rating: 250mA, it looks like a "dumb" slow charger. This unit will take at least 9.2(2300mAh/250mA) or longer hours due to efficiency to charge your new set of batteries. 0.35VA is the power rating (1.4V x 0.250A = 0.35VA).
IMO it's more convenient to get a faster 1-hour charger or less. Theses new devices will have a much higher current ratings, do it in pulses and will have control circuits in them to stop the charge when completed, the better ones will have individual circuit for each cell and you can tell by the numbers of LEDs on them.
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