Monthly Archives: April 2015

Recondition a NiCAD Power Tool Batteries

Nickel-cadmium (NiCad) rechargeable Ryobi power tool batteries build up a dendrite crystal substance with continual use and recharging. Over time, they hold less of a charge and their battery life noticeably decreases. Eventually, they no longer hold a charge at … Continue reading

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How to Charge NiCad Batteries

NiCad–short for nickel cadmium–refers to a class of rechargeable Pansonic power tool batteries available in a variety of sizes, including the ever-popular AA and AAA sizes. Unlike the typical alkaline battery, NiCads are formulated to be rechargeable in a common … Continue reading

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How to Test AA Batteries With a Voltmeter

Testing batteries with a voltmeter is quick and easy. The test can tell you if the problem is with the battery or with the device. The important things to keep in mind are making a good connection, reading the right … Continue reading

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