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Are Fenix chargers compatible with non-USA sockets?

Fenix chargers do not come with non-USA plugs, but you can contact the Fenix manufacturer at [email protected] to request a plug that is compatible with your location. Also, the ARE-X series and ARE-D series chargers both charge via micro USB.

Can Fenix chargers charge CR123 batteries?

No, Fenix chargers cannot charge CR123 batteries.

Can Fenix chargers charge the ARB-L18-2600U and ARB-L18-3500U batteries?

Yes, you can charge the Fenix USB rechargeable 18650 batteries in a battery charger. You are able to charge any of the USB rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in Fenix chargers rather than just 18650 batteries. In most cases, a Fenix battery charger w

Can Fenix chargers charge unprotected 18650 cells?

We can't recommend any of our chargers for an unprotected 18650 battery. All Fenix batteries are protected batteries, so that's all we recommend to our customers. It's a safety feature for a very powerful battery type. Fenix chargers will charge othe

Can I charge Fenix USB rechargeable 18650 batteries using a battery charger?

Yes, you can charge the Fenix USB rechargeable 18650 batteries in a battery charger.

Can I charge non-Fenix batteries in my Fenix battery charger?

Yes, our Fenix battery chargers are able to charge non-Fenix batteries. Check the manual to see which specific battery types your Fenix charger can charge.

Can I leave a fully charged lithium-ion battery in an unplugged Fenix charger?

Storing a fully charged lithium-ion battery in an unplugged Fenix charger shouldn't be any problem; however, it's probably not the best practice. These batteries are very powerful and do require careful handling. It is recommended that you put them i

Can I leave my rechargeable flashlight or battery plugged in all the time?

The answer to this question is both yes and no. All Fenix flashlights and Fenix batteries have protection circuits that should prevent any damage to the light or battery that could be caused by overcharging so it is possible to leave it plugged in al

Can I use a USB AC adapter with a Fenix USB rechargeable flashlight or Fenix charger?

Yes, you can use a USB AC adapter with a Fenix USB rechargeable flashlight and Fenix charger. Fenix rechargeable flashlights and certain Fenix chargers are able to charge using any USB port including a USB wall adapter, a USB port on the computer, a

Can I use the Fenix ARE-C1+ to charge an 18650 Li-Mn battery?

We would highly advice against charging Li-Mn batteries in the Fenix ARE-C1+. The ARE-C1+ User Manual states that the charger is only intended for rechargeable Li-ion batteries, Ni-MH batteries, and Ni-Cd batteries. Other types of batteries may cause

Can the Fenix ARE-X2 battery charger be plugged directly to an electrical outlet?

You must have a USB AC adapter to plug the ARE-X2 charger into the adapter in a wall outlet because it is powered by micro-USB.

Can the Fenix RC40 be charged through European wall plugs?

Yes there are non-USA plugs available for most Fenix products. However, we at Fenix-Store only carry USA parts. Please contact the manufacturer at [email protected] for information on how to attain a wall plug for your country of destination.

Can you charge different types of batteries together?

Yes, in all Fenix chargers that have multiple charging bays, each bay can charge a battery individually and all bays do not need to be occupied to provide a charge. They can also charge multiple battery types in each of the different bays at the same

Can you use AC outlet with the Fenix ARE-X11 charging kit?

Yes, you can use an AC outlet with the Fenix ARE-X11 charging kit. All you need is a USB wall adapter.

Do Fenix battery chargers discharge from all bays?

No, there is only one select battery bay that supplies power when discharging from a Fenix charger. Look for the bay that lines up with the USB-out (the regular USB port).

Do Fenix chargers include non-USA plugs?

Fenix chargers do not come with non-USA plugs, but you can contact the Fenix manufacturer at [email protected] to request a plug that is compatible with your location.

Do you still sell the ARE-C2 charger?

The Fenix ARE-C2 charger is discontinued and we no longer sell it. It was replaced by the Fenix ARE-A4 multicharger.

Does the Fenix ARE-A4 charger plug into a regular 120 volt outlet?

The ARE-A4 does plug directly into a 120 volt outlet.

How do I charge my Fenix 18650 battery with the ARE-X1 charger via the Micro USB charging?

Here is a summary on how to charge a battery: Insert the battery to match the polarity marks (+ and -). Plug the LITTLE end (Micro-USB) of the cable into your charger. The bigger end (regular USB or USB-A) of the cable plugs into your computer or oth

How do I know when my battery is finished charging?

All Fenix products that charge batteries have a pretty clear way to tell when the battery is full!

How does the discharge function work on my Fenix battery charger?

The charge/discharge function on Fenix chargers has two uses. First, you can use it to charge 18650 batteries by plugging the cable in. You will plug the micro USB end of the cable into the appropriate port on the charger. The other end goes into a U

How long does it take to charge a Fenix battery in a Fenix charger?

This depends on the battery you are charging as well as the battery's capacity. For example, an 18650 battery with a 3500mAh capacity will take longer than an 18650 battery with a 2600mAh capacity. These times we provide below are general charge time

I lost the AC cable for my Fenix charger. Can I purchase a replacement?

We do sell parts and accessories for Fenix items. Please use our Contact Us form to let us know which part you're looking for and we'll get back to you

Is there a Fenix charger that will charge AA Ni-MH batteries?

Any Fenix multicharger will be able to charge any Ni-MH AA batteries. We've listed the chargers below:. ARE-A2. ARE-A4. ARE-D2. ARE-D1

What are things to consider when purchasing a charger?

There are a number of types of chargers available. Fenix makes chargers to suit the needs and applications of most customers. Features to consider when purchasing a charger:. Some chargers will charge only 18650 batteries while others will charge a v

What does the Limited Lifetime Warranty Cover?

All Fenix flashlights are covered under a Limited Lifetime Warranty. "Limited" refers to the fact that the warranty has a full-coverage warranty for a set period of time where both parts and labor are covered and then a limited warranty after that fo

What Fenix battery chargers will work with the ARB-L2 2600 mAh 18650 battery?

Any of our Fenix chargers will work with the ARB-L2 18650 battery. Check out our battery chargers.

What is the charging voltage for the Fenix battery chargers?

ARE-A2, ARE-A4 chargers. ARE-D1, ARE-D2 chargers. ARE-X1, ARE-X1+ chargers. ARE-X2 charger. ARE-X11 charger

What is the difference between the Fenix ARE-C2+ battery charger and the older Fenix ARE C2 battery charger?

The new LCD screen is much sleeker and better looking than the previous model. The charger can now automatically detect what kind of battery is inserted and adjust the charging operation accordingly. You can also display more with the LCD screen. The

What size is the pin connector on Fenix chargers?

The currently available ARE-A series and the discontinued Fenix ARE-C series chargers use a C7 AC plug pin connector IEC C7 style - 120VAC. The currently available ARE-D series and the discontinued ARE-X series chargers use a micro-USB connection.

Which Fenix battery chargers can charge 14500 batteries?

Below is a list of Fenix chargers that can charge 14500 batteries:

Which Fenix battery chargers can charge 26650 batteries?

Below is a list of Fenix chargers that can charge 26650 batteries:

Which Fenix battery chargers can charge a 16340 battery?

Below is a list of Fenix chargers that can charge 16340 batteries:

Which Fenix battery chargers can charge a 21700 battery?

Here are our list of battery chargers that will charge a 21700 battery:. Fenix ARE-A2 - 2 Bay AC Plug ChargerFenix ARE-A4 - 4 Bay AC Plug ChargerFenix ARE-D1 - 1 Bay Micro-USB ChargerFenix ARE-D2 - 2 Bay Micro-USB Charger. Learn more about 21700 lith

Which Fenix battery chargers can charge Ni-MH / Ni-Cd batteries?

Below is a list of Fenix battery chargers that can charge AA, AAA, and C Ni-MH / Ni-Cd batteries:

Which Fenix battery chargers charge 10440 batteries?

Below is a list of Fenix chargers that can charge 10440 batteries:

Which Fenix battery chargers charge 18650 lithium-ion batteries?

Here is a list of Fenix chargers that charge 18650 batteries:

Which Fenix rechargeable batteries are compatible with the Fenix ARE-C1 battery charger?

Only 18650 lithium ion batteries are compatible in the Fenix ARE-C1 battery charger. Learn more about 18650 lithium ion batteries.

Why are my batteries not charging in my Fenix charger?

If a single battery will not charge in your charger, but other batteries will, it is safe to assume the battery is faulty or not compatible with your charger. In order to find which batteries are compatible with your charger, please check the user ma

Will the ARE-X2 charge a 21700 battery?

Here are our list of battery chargers that will charge a 21700 battery:. Fenix ARE-A2. Fenix ARE-A4. Fenix ARE-C1+ (discontinued). Fenix ARE-C2+ (discontinued)

Will the Fenix ARE-A4 charger work with the 18650 batteries used in my Fenix TK35UE flashlight?

Yes, the ARE-A4 charger, along with any of our Fenix chargers, will work with the 18650 batteries.

Will the Fenix ARE-C2+ charge 10440 batteries?

The Fenix ARE-C2+ is not compatible with 10440 batteries. We do have a few chargers that are able to charge 10440 batteries. We've listed them below:. Fenix ARE-D1. Fenix ARE-D2. Fenix ARE-X2. Fenix ARE-A2. Fenix ARE-A4