Date: Fri, 08 Oct 1999 18:14:40 -0700

Author: Lou Burger

Subject: Re: Rayovac Rechargable Batteries


I think the answer is no, but not sure why.

Lou Burger

At 10:28 AM 10/8/99 -0600, you wrote:
> I have a couple of these batteries in my battery drawer. Don't
> know where
>they came from, and we don't currently use them in anything. But I was
>wondering what is different about their battery charger. Does anyone know
>if a Nicad charger would work for them too?
> Jerry
>At 05:52 PM 10/7/99 -0400, you wrote:
> >Our ~550 kids have had 82's. 83's and now 83+'s and I've been using a
> >RayoVac, renewal recharger for most of those years. I haven't run
> >into the leaking/exploding batteries (yet). The biggest problem I've
> >seen with the Renewals is not getting them recharged early enough in
> >the discharge cycle. If you let 'em go 'til the screen in on it's
> >last contrast setting, you WON'T get many successful recharges. Try
> >to get the batteries pumped back up when the screen contrast is at 6
> >or so and the batt's will last a LOT longer!
> >
> Jerry DiMarco, Instructional Lab Supr. ph: 406-994-6161
> Physics Dept., Montana State Univ. fax: 406-994-4452
> Bozeman, MT 59717-3840 e-mail: