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Old January 1st, 2009, 01:05 PM   #1
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How do you test a wall charger?

I have a 120volt wall chager for my dogs e-collar (tri-tronics) and it wont charge the batteries. The output of the charger is 9v 350mA. I hooked up my multimeter and probed the inside and outside of the wall charger's end and only got 0.145V. Is there a different way you guys know of to test a 9Volt wall charger??
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Old January 1st, 2009, 01:11 PM   #2
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Old January 1st, 2009, 01:17 PM   #3
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Old January 1st, 2009, 01:17 PM   #4
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Old January 1st, 2009, 01:23 PM   #5
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Old January 1st, 2009, 01:38 PM   #6
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Old January 1st, 2009, 02:02 PM   #7
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Old January 1st, 2009, 02:16 PM   #8
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Old January 1st, 2009, 05:46 PM   #9
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I have a 120volt wall chager for my dogs e-collar (tri-tronics) and it wont charge the batteries. The output of the charger is 9v 350mA. I hooked up my multimeter and probed the inside and outside of the wall charger's end and only got 0.145V. Is there a different way you guys know of to test a 9Volt wall charger??


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Old January 1st, 2009, 05:49 PM   #10
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Did you have the meter on AC or DC
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Old January 1st, 2009, 07:16 PM   #11
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Measure the terminals while its hooked up and charging. Sometimes they'll look OK with no load...
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 08:15 AM   #12
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Thanks guys,

I checked it while on DC volts as the output is 9 volts DC.

I'm sure its dead, just wanted to get some oppinions.

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Old January 2nd, 2009, 08:32 AM   #13
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Thanks guys,

I checked it while on DC volts as the output is 9 volts DC.

I'm sure its dead, just wanted to get some oppinions.

Thanks
I'm thinking the batteries in the doggy collar the the problem.
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 05:11 PM   #14
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Old January 5th, 2009, 05:30 PM   #15
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I hope you're wrong. I ordered a new charger ($10) so i'll see when it gets here.

If you're right, i'll be spending $100
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Old January 9th, 2009, 06:18 PM   #16
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Got the new charger today....problem solved
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