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New Shure Products and Rechargeable Batteries

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September 19th, 2012   I’ve spent the last couple days conversing with a representative from Shure’s Product Management Team.  Recently, Shure has released a few body packs and one transmitter that are not currently compatible with NiMH rechargeable batteries. The problem lies that unlike conventional alkaline batteries, it seems that on all NiMH rechargeable batteries there is little or no insulation around the negative contact.  With a few affected Shure products, there is a data contact that sits in between the two AA negative battery contacts. (see below) Since rechargeable batteries are slightly wider than alkaline batteries, and/or  provide little...

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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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Church Batteries – A Rechargeable Solution

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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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