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Tourist
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Dual Battery charger question

So, I have bought the dual battery charger to go with the Hero 7 Black, I have a question about how it charges the batteries.

I'm assuming that it is charging both in parallel if the lights are both orange, sharing the current between them, so if the wall plug is supplying 2.0amps, each should be getting 1amp?

 

If that's correct, when one finishes and the other is still going I.E. I put a depleted one in there, does that get the full 2amps available to it? Or would it be quicker if I removed all charged ones?

GoPro
Posts: 1,870

Re: Dual Battery charger question

@mrcrankyuk, the Dual Battery Charger will charge one battery at a time. From a completely depleted battery, it can take about two (2) hours using a USB wall charger 5V 2A/5V 1A.

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Dual Battery charger question

So why does the product page state "Conveniently charge two GoPro batteries simultaneously with the Dual Battery Charger. Charges via any USB port." ?

GoPro
Posts: 1,870

Re: Dual Battery charger question

@mrcrankyuk, the Dual Battery Charger will eventually start charging both batteries at once, but prioritizes whichever battery has the highest charge. This way, you get to have a fully charged GoPro battery as soon as possible.