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Motorola GP 350

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james12345

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Does anyone know how long a GP 350 should take to charge?

I've had it charging for about 20 hours now and the light is still red. Not too sure if its supposed to go green or stay red?
 

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What model charger are you using? Some models are "smart" chargers that change the LED color to green for complete or even orange to indicate a bad battery. Other chargers never change from red, they just keep charging until you pull it out.

I'm guessing that you have the latter. Pull it out and try it. Does it power up? If so, the battery is good enough to take a charge and it's not shorted. Check the voltage with a meter. I think those are 7.5V batteries.
 
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Im using a Brodit 982412 charger. Thanks for your response.
 

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I never heard of that charger, but it ifs a slow charger aka overnight charger the battery should be fine after being on the charger for 20 hours. With slow chargers I usually leave my batteries in them for about 14 hours on the first charge
 
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