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Horizon Battery Introduces New 12-bay AA AAA Battery Charger

Posted by David Schliep on

April 24th, 2012 We’re pleased to announce the addition of our 12-bay battery charger to our arsenal of quality AA and AAA chargers. This inexpensive automated charger works well with both Max E  low discharge batteries as well as Ansmann high capacity cells. Horizon’s New 12-Bay AA-AAAA Battery Charger This LCD Microprocessor controlled, 12 position battery charger boasts the follow features: Suitable for 1-12 pieces of AA or AAA N-iMH Ni-Cad rechargeable batteries Built-in IC and Advanced Delta-V charging control function Individual monitoring/charging of cells Overheat, over-current, and short-circuit protection Detection of non-rechargeable and defective battery LCD indicator for individual...

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Lithium Batteries Now Available at Horizon Battery

Posted by David Schliep on

March 6th, 2012 We’ve added several types of primary batteries to our arsenal of products. The Ansmann Extreme Lithium Batteries are sure to be a winner for those who are looking for high quality lithium batteries. These batteries last 7X longer than standard alkaline batteries and are much lighter.  Another benefit is that our lithium batteries have a shelf life of over 10 years. Lest you forget, we still advocate the use of rechargeable batteries whenever possible. Over time, a rechargeable battery will still be the best money saving (and planet-saving) investment you can make. So, when should you use...

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Church Batteries – A Rechargeable Solution

Posted by David Schliep on

February 15th, 2012   With over 25,000 churches using our rechargeable systems, church batteries should be a no-brainer. The days of stockpiling huge amounts of disposable are over. With Ansmann and Horizon award winning rechargeable systems, each church we convert saves money, time and the planet – each and every year. Although we are encouraged to see mega-churches make the switch to rechargeable batteries, it is our goal to convert every church, large or small to Ansmann rechargeable batteries for church. An average size church can easily save their battery budget times five years. Depending upon how active your music...

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High Capacity Rechargeable Batteries Are Still Preferred For Professional Use

Posted by David Schliep on

February 14th, 2012 While there has been an onslaught of low discharge rechargeable batteries on the market over the last several years, most professional users of rechargeables still prefer high capacity rechargeable batteries. Why? Two reasons. First, most professionals are using their rechargeable batteries on a daily basis, so the need for batteries that have a long shelf life is not necessary. Most pro-users choose a good reconditioning charger like the Energy 8 Plus or Energy 16 battery charger and leave the batteries on the charger until ready for use. This assures the batteries are fully charged for maximum usage....

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The Ever, Never Changing World Of Rechargeable Batteries

Posted by David Schliep on

January 13th, 2012 Rechargeable batteries have come a long way from the early days. Well, maybe. Sometimes, I wish the manufacturers had waited before introducing them. Without giving away my actual age, as a kid I can remember the first set of “rechargeables” that made it’s way to our home. They were made by General Electric and consisted of a rudimentary “cook your battery” battery charger and a set of Ni-Cad cells. My parents – in good faith – tried them, and because of lousy performance, eventually gave up. The promise of “never buy batteries again” was soon laughable and...

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