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From: Keith R. Williams
Subject: Re: Difference between AC adapter and charger?
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 20:52:27 -0400
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> On Mon, 21 Oct 2002 13:35:54 +0100, "The Happy Hippy"
> Gave us:
> >Everything you have said in the thread makes good sense to me Phil; can I
> >ask you to clarify one point ...
> >Is there any problem with leaving NiCd batteries in a flat condition for a
> >prolonged period of time ? What's 'prolonged' ?
> >I have read that lack of use is a problem with rechargeables, and they
> >should be charged and used ( discharged ) regularly ( weekly was
> >uggested ) to keep them working nicely. How to do that, when not actually
> >needing to use 40-odd batteries most of the time has always intrigued me.
> >Also; any info on how to treat DSM batteries ( camcorder battery belt ) ?
> >There's a dearth of information available on the web.
> Switch to Nickel Metal Hydrides.
NMH batteries have a rather poor reliability record. I looked
into this for cordless drills. The best performance still
belongs to NiCds. NiMH hasn't lived up to its promise, or at
least NiCd technology has surpassed expectations. The only thing
NiMH batteries have going for them is the green thing.
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