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Managing and Testing Rechargable AA and AAA Batteries
Written: 2004.09.03 by: Robin Tivy

Rechargable battery facts and strategies: GPS, Digital Cameras, and Headlights.

Preface: The reason you should read this is because there are some fairly simple things you can do to avoid unexpected dead batteries, and to get more charge capacity from your rechargables. I never used to pay much attention to battery theory. But lately I've been running into more than my share of prematurely dead batteries, and so I decided to investigate. After all, if I graduated at the top of my electrical engineering class at U of Toronto, I should at least be able to manage a bunch of batteries! Don't think that all you need to do is look at the little battery charge indicator in

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