How to Charge an Electric AirSoft Gun

Electric airsoft guns, also known as automatic electric guns (AEGs), originally developed in Japan. Electric airsoft guns are equipped with a battery pack which powers an electric motor. The engine operates gears, which the plastic airsoft BBs. Electronic airsoft guns typically replicate modern or historical weapons and used in scenario propel games and reenactments. As the popularity of airsoft has increased, so has the number of models available on the market. But purchasing the best airsoft gun is always a smarter choice.


1) Remove any clips or magazines from the airsoft gun and release air pressure or spring gun. Make sure the safety is on.

2) Find the specifications of the power of the charger, which are printed on a sticker or molded into the plastic of the charger. Make sure that the power of the charger is compatible with the rechargeable battery in the AEG.

3) The correct battery tip attached to the cord of the charger if necessary. Some models of charger cords come with various other tips. This feature allows the unit to be used for charging of more than one type of gun. Verify that the correct tip is used and the polarity of the tip before charging.

4) Determine how long the battery in the AEG should charge. To do this, take battery capacity milliamp-hour (mAh) and dividing the rate of the charger. For example, it would require four hours for a 250-mAh loader into a 1200-mAh battery to fully charge it. If you do not have any of this information in whole or in part, just regularly checking the battery and disconnect when warm to the touch.

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Tips & Warnings

Remember that all battery chargers are different and can charge at different rates.
Completely discharge nickel-cadmium (NiCad) before charging to prevent damage to the battery.

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