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Maximizing Your Recharging System

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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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The 2nd Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Rechargeable Batteries

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June 18th, 2011 In Part 1 of this series we discussed, you must first make a list of your battery devices and the batteries they need. Once you understand the needs and specifics of your wireless electronics, you can then select the right batteries. Here’s some helpful ideas in choosing the best battery for each application. Part 2 of 3 – Choosing The Right Batteries 1. High-drain devices. For electronic devices such as wireless mics, in-ear monitors, flash units, portable fans, etc., always use the highest capacity batteries available. Even if your run-time requirements are minimal, high-drain devices are best...

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3 Things You Need To Know About Rechargeable Batteries

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Part 1: Understanding Your Electronic Devices We all use rechargeable batteries. Cell phones, digital cameras, and a host of electronic devices are prevalent in every household and business. In this three part series, we provide some important guidelines that will save money, prevent frustration and disappointment and ultimately make the most of using rechargeable batteries. First and foremost, everything depends on what you are trying to achieve by using rechargeable batteries. How do you plan to use them? More importantly, what are the specifics of your portable electronic devices? Let’s explore some of the “need to know” rules about your...

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It’s About Time

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Well, we realized that all this good information we share with our customers when they phone us could sure be duplicated here on the Horizon Battery Blog — and help a lot more people.  So, check back weekly to catch up on all the tips and tricks of rechargeable batteries.  We have a boatload just waiting to make it’s way to you. Stay tuned.

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Stewardship and Rechargeable Batteries

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Equipment Planning and Purchasing Balancing the desire to make wise decisions with the need to save money. by Jim Kumorek Any technical ministry leadership role includes planning for equipment purchases. For the typical church tech, this can be a daunting task—there are so many options, and the desire to make wise decisions can be overwhelming. Here’s what some of the experts have to say about different aspects of planning your acquisitions. Long-Term Planning It’s important to consider the long-range goals of your ministry when adding equipment. Donnie Haulk, President of Audio Ethics in Charlotte, N.C., promotes the Technology Master Plan...

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