TITLE

The battery need not be the weak link

AUTHOR(S)
Buchmann, Isidor
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Portable Design;Dec2004, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on rechargeable batteries. The ready light should eventually illuminate, indicating the battery is fully charged. However, the ready light doesn't guarantee a good battery; nor does it assure sufficient runtime. It only indicates the battery is fully charged on whatever space that was available to fill. The rechargeable battery is a corrosive device that gradually loses the ability to hold charge. In the first year, a battery-operated system works well because the batteries are fresh. During the second year, some batteries start losing capacity and reliability begins to decline.
ACCESSION #
15445473

 

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