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Wireless Mic Batteries – How to avoid the expense

Posted by David Schliep on

July 20th, 2011 Contrary to what many sound techs (and battery companies) will tell you, there are rechargeable batteries that can be used as microphone batteries. The main thing to know is what your run-time requirements are for your wireless mics. Instead of using a disposable battery alkaline battery one-time and throwing it a way, you can use  pro-audio batteries to power your wireless mics with no compromise in performance. Why use a battery once when you can use a rechargeable battery as a wireless mic batteries up to 1000 times?

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Rechargeable Wireless Mic Batteries – Do they Work?

Posted by David Schliep on

July 7th, 2011   After working with over 25,000 churches, schools, and theater groups – and supplying them with high quality microphone batteries, the answer is a resounding yes.  In very few instances have we found that rechargeable batteries will not work as wireless mic batteries. In fact, a majority of the wireless mic manufacturers now design their microphones to work with rechargeable batteries.  If you’re throwing money away on disposable batteries, you should at least check out the possibility of going green with your pro-audio equipment.

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When Not To Use A Fancy, Intelligent Charger

Posted by David Schliep on

July 1st, 2011 As long as I have been using and suggesting the usage of rechargeable batteries, I have also strongly purported the employment of a smart charger having a refresh or reconditioning function. So, why, when I place a rechargeable battery that’s barely six months old on my own Ansmann Energy 16 charger – the most advanced charger on the globe – does my battery show as defective? This ever happen to you? If you’ve used rechargeables for almost any stretch of time, the answer will be a resounding yes.  But there is a good possibility there is nothing...

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Our Customers Speak

Posted by David Schliep on

June 21st, 2011 After 25 years of service and literally speaking to thousands of clients, we finally asked our clients to share their stories with the rechargeable world. Ansmann and Horizon continue to lead the pack in top quality rechargeable batteries and amazing battery chargers. So… here are just a few of our 25,000 + customers comments on their experience with Ansmann products and Horizon Battery.

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Maximizing Your Recharging System

Posted by David Schliep on

June 21st, 2011 Equally important as the correct rechargeable battery is the proper battery charger. You don’t want to ruin great batteries with a bad charger. Let’s take a look at the battery charger options. First, determine if you want to use a universal, high capacity centralized charging unit or several portable units or both. Most avid users of rechargeable batteries wind up using a combination of both. Suppose your facility is a church with 12 AA wireless microphones, four 9V in-ear monitors, 5 listening assistance devices that use AA’s, and 10 LED lamps that use AAA’s. Obviously, this application...

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