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[1 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]
Rechargeable Battery care and tips

Follow these simple tips to get the most out of your rechargeable batteries, with proper care you can get around 5 – 7 years of usage with NiMH rechargeable batteries or over 500 charge cycles, these rules are universally applicable to most of the rechargeable batteries.
* A rechargeable battery is only as good as its charger, avoid using rapid fast chargers like (15 – 20 min chargers) as they overheat the batteries a lot, which in turn drastically reduces there life, I have seen rapid chargers reduce life of quality …

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[24 Jan 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
How to test the capacity of your battery

To test the storage capacity of a rechargeable battery like NiMH you need a battery charger / Analyzer like the La Crosee BC 900 / 700 Series or the Maha BC9009  and they have a mode to test the capacity of the batteries.
How do you measure the capacity of the battery

The only way to find out the true capacity is to fully discharge the cell at a fixed current, and measure the time it took and the capacity of discharge in (mAh) that is why the test modes in the …

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[17 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
Why to use rechargable batteries

Look around you, digital camera, remotes, mp3 players, gaming controllers, toys, flash lights  and other other little gadgets that you use, if I am not wrong most of these use “AA” / “AAA” batteries to power them,  like it or not but we are surrounded by batteries and you might be using Alkaline batteries or the older normal Zinc Carbon batteries in them, the problem with these batteries are that once you use them you just throw them,  image the amount of waste that is being generated due to disposal …