Can the portable and benchtop HQd meters charge rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries?

Document ID

Document ID TE6806

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
Can the portable and benchtop HQd meters charge rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries?
Summary
Rechargeable battery charging with the HQd portable and benchtop meters
Answer
The portable and benchtop meters can be powered with rechargeable NiMH batteries. The meters are not capable of charging these batteries when the meter is plugged into A/C power. The batteries must be charged with a separate NiMH battery charger.