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NTN8831 charger, no lights on a specific battery

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madrabbitt

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Ok, This is my current annoyance.

I have two radios I bought with me to my summer duty assignment.
One is a XTS2500 (with a single Nicad battery) and an XTS5000 with a pair of IMPRES batteries.

I dropped the 2500 in the charger for the first time since i got here, and i have no LED on the charger at all. (NTN8831A, non-impress charger)

Figuring that was weird, i went and got the 5000 from the truck, got a flashing yellow (battery temp or voltage issue). Pulled the spare battery for the 5000 and put it in there, and it started charging normally.
When it was done, I pulled it out and put the first one back in, since it had cooled down, it charged normally as well.

Put the 2500 back in, no lights. Re-sat it to be sure, no lights. Tried battery only, no lights.

Battery is not bad, because the radio works just fine.

Aside from buying a new impres charger and a pair of impres batteries on my next paycheck (which i already planned on doing, since the 2500 is my primary radio) any suggestions on what I should do or check?
 

madrabbitt

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Never mind.

I literally just removed the belt clip from the battery and put it back in.

Freaking works now.

 

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One of those things about Moto products. I have two impress chargers, put a battery for my APX in the charger, steady yellow (on a 2 month old battery). Change the APX adapter to the other charger, insert APX battery green light. Put a XTS battery in the first charger, the one giving me a yellow light on the APX battery, green light....go figure.
 

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steady yellow mean an impres battery is reciving a conditioning.

thats a good thing.
 

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My error, I meant flashing yellow which means "see manual". Sorry about that.
 

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Happened to me with one of my XPR7550 units. The belt clip sits just low enough that when on the charger it prevents the radio from seating properly. Took me a bit to figure it out so your not alone.
 

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My error, I meant flashing yellow which means "see manual". Sorry about that.
When I come in from outside, & try to charge my battery, I sometimes get that flashing yellow. It means the battery is too hot. 3 minutes in the freezer, & back in the charger. Works every time.
 

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One of those things about Moto products. I have two impress chargers, put a battery for my APX in the charger, steady yellow (on a 2 month old battery). Change the APX adapter to the other charger, insert APX battery green light. Put a XTS battery in the first charger, the one giving me a yellow light on the APX battery, green light....go figure.
What's the firmware versions?
 
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