Uniden PRO401HH - Do I need to take batteries out before using DC Power?

dragon48

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Currently using alkaline batteries. Can I damage the unit or the batteries if I don't take them out before using DC power?
 

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Shouldn't hurt a thing... As long as you have the switch in the battery compartment set correctly...
So as not to try and charge the alkaline batt's...
 

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Shouldn't hurt a thing... As long as you have the switch in the battery compartment set correctly...
So as not to try and charge the alkaline batt's...
Didn't know there was a switch. I just checked both my radios and they defaulted to alkaline. While I'm here, I have a follow-up question. The other side of the switch is labeled NIMH. Can I assume that it is OK to use and charge lithium rechargeables as well?

Ty
 

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No... Only Nickle Metal Hydride rechargeable batt's (NIMH)

Be carefull now... 14500 lithiums are 3.7v apiece and the same size as AA batt's...

A good way to go "Up in Smoke"...
 
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I am aware of those...
But you can't charge them with a NIMH scheme...
just warning against the 14500's... They are the same size as AA's
 
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