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Project: Examining Capacity of Recharged Alkaline AA Batteries

As a young kid, my parents had told me about how great NiCad rechargeable batteries are for reducing waste and saving money. While we did have some alkaline cells around, we used rechargeable batteries whenever possible. Because these were quite … Continue reading

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Teardown: Grandcell Rechargeable Alkaline Manganese Battery Charger (GBTL208MB)

Batteries have always been an interesting subject for me and after the test of disposable Alkaline cells, I felt there was another unanswered question. To help answer it, I dug up my old Grandcell Rechargeable Alkaline Manganese Battery Charger (GBTL208MB) … Continue reading

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Review: Three Cheap Unbranded 1×18650 “DIY” Power Banks

A common theme I hear from readers is “well, those cheap power banks are rubbish, so why don’t I build my own?” I suppose that is not a bad thought, although designing one properly takes a bit of skill and … Continue reading

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Teardown: CE01-IPO 2xAA USB Emergency Charger

While USB Power Banks based on Lithium-Ion and Lithium-Polymer batteries offer a fairly large capacity for the weight and size, and are rechargeable, sometimes they take a long time to charge and you just can’t live with that. They might … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Nikon Battery Charger – Part 2

[For those who have not read the first part, here it is.] Thanks to a few words and pictures, and a reasonable seller, the issue of the counterfeit charger in terms of faulty goods and financial compensation was sorted. Thank … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Nikon Battery Charger – Part 1

In the world of eBay, you really do have to be careful. I try my best, but when shopping on price – often you will snag a counterfeit here and there. This morning, I was delivered a counterfiet Nikon MH-24 … Continue reading

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