I notice both wordings are 'extreme' temperature *and* moisture damage.
Sounds like mfg'rs know people are likely to lose from moisture damage
than gain from cold storage.
Or, they both want to sell batteries. Remember THEY'RE the ones who put
that little self check on the package without telling you the long term
effects of actually using that widget.
No, to me, in this case chemical process is chemical process and colder is
slower, well except for bread going stale. maybe there's a range?
Uh, is there a snopes on snopes?
For most of my life, I've been obsessed with flash
lights. In their various forms. At the moment, I've
got more than I'll ever need. And, they need batteries.
Seems a shame to have the power go out, or some other
need, and not have enough batteries.
I use a bunch of AA cells in my digicam, and my pocket
flash light (mini mag with LED conversion). 9 volt in
smoke detectors, and some devices at work. A few AAA
cells for pocket lights, #13 for hearing aids. I actually
use very few C or D cells, and 47 D cells is a bit too
much. I get carried away, now and again.
Christopher A. Young
Learn about Jesus
On 9/5/2013 7:39 AM, dadiOH wrote:
A while back we did testing on batteries and found Ray-o-vac far superior
in storage, something like 20% more than the next best, ...but NOT shelf
life, or stored in the product life. they tended to leak and destroy.
Second was Energizer had a loft of stored capability and never seemed to
leak in the product.
Third, at about 60% of Energizer was Duracell. didn't leak, but not much
power and same cost.
Jeff Liebermann [I think it was him] posted a URL showing recent testing
comparing batteries uner different load conditions. Turned out some were
better than others in different applications, like torch vs radio vs LED
I was told to NEVER test your stored battery, under load. Doing so starts
a deteriorating chemical process that runs your batteries down in like a
year. So don't test them if you want long shelf life.
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