The Valiant 6-volt 4-Ah Lead Acid Lantern batteries ("Roamer Rechargeable Batteries") must be charged using only the Valiant Charger Unit, part number 1521-115.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD YOU ATTEMPT TO USE ANY OTHER TYPE OF CHARGER UNIT: THIS MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS DAMAGE OF YOUR EQUIPMENT AND WILL INVALIDATE THE WARRANTY.
- BATTERY CARE & WHEN TO CHARGE YOUR BATTERIES
- You MUST charge the batteries immediately on receipt, they may have been in storage for some time and will require it to ensure they become fully charged before initial use.
- Recharge the batteries immediately AFTER each use. This will keep them in tip top condition and is the only way of ensuring they are not unintentionally discharged.
- If you intend to store your batteries you must first charge them; they will then need recharging at least once every 6 months afterwards.
- NEVER leave batteries in the Roamer during holidays or other extended periods. NEVER leave batteries in the charger when it is not recharging as the batteries will DISCHARGE.
- HOW TO CHARGE YOUR BATTERIES
* BATTERIES LEFT PARTIALLY CHARGED OR WITH NO CHARGE WILL QUICKLY FAIL - PLEASE FOLLOW THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.
- Insert the two Valiant Lead Acid batteries into the charger housing, ensuring the spring contacts align correctly.
NOTE: THE CHARGER UNIT WILL NOT CHARGE INDIVIDUAL BATTERIES. BOTH BATTERIES MUST BE INSERTED BEFORE THE CHARGER WILL WORK.
- Connect the power adaptor jack plug into the charger socket. The red lamp above the charger socket should illuminate; then plug in the power adaptor to the mains electricity supply and switch on.
- The red lamp should stay illuminated, indicating FAST CHARGE. It will remain lit until the batteries are fully charged. Should your batteries already be fully charged, the lamp will extinguish after a few seconds.
NOTE: IF THE LAMP GOES OUT INSTANTLY, THE BATTERIES ARE NOT CHARGING BECAUSE THEY HAVE FAILED. Replacements may be purchased from your Valiant supplier.
- When the batteries are fully charged swftch off the mains electricity supply and disconnect the jack plug from the charger before removing the batteries - see 1 d) above.
- BATTERY DISPOSAL
When the batteries are no longer serviceable they must be disposed of in a safe manner. These batteries, in common with all battery types, contain chemicals that may be harmful to you and the environment, so contact your Local Authority's cleansing department for recycling arrangements.
NEVER throw batteries into fire.