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Advantages of Low Discharge Rechargeable Batteries

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August 9th, 2012 The Advantage Of Low Discharge Batteries Low Discharge Batteries are rapidly becoming the battery of choice for many users of rechargeable batteries for several reasons: 1.  Ease of Operation. You can use these batteries just like an alkaline. Not need to worry about getting them back on the charger after use. They remain charged in stand-by mode for up to one yr. 2.  Higher Capacity.  The newer versions now tout higher capacities that rival the standard high-capacity rechargeables. For example, our new Ansmann 9V 300 mah is a low self discharge battery that has a higher capacity...

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Great News For Ansmann AA and 9V Rechargeable Users

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July 27th, 2012 Great News For AA and 9V Users As you may know, Ansmann recently upgraded their rechargeable battery line. The AA’s, 9V’s, and AAAs all have higher minimum capacity which translates into longer run-times and higher recycles. The Bad News Was . . . Some of our clients with dimension-sensitive devices could not tolerate the slightly wider diameter of the AA cells. The Good News Is . . . Through special arrangement with Ansmann, Horizon Battery will continue to provide the original “slimline” version of both the 2850 mah cell  You will now see both versions available on...

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High Capacity Rechargeable Batteries Are Still Preferred For Professional Use

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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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