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Subject: Re: Battery usage indications?
From: Bradley Alexander (storm_at_tux.org)
Date: 2002-10-18


On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 15:28, Josh (Norm) Audette wrote:
> <NORM>
> How old are your batteries? Also, do you use a charger when you're in

The batteries came with the unit, >1 yr old. I bought it secondhand from
a coworker, and she said that she had never used the second set of
batteries (which are in there now). I used to use a car charger, but do
not at present. (it was a cheap charger, and died on me.)

> the car? Rechargeable batteries alter their charge/discharge cycle
> when you don't charge and discharge them fully. If you get into your
> car and plug in the charger whenever you drive, you'll start to alter
> your batteries' discharge characteristics. You can fix this by fully
> discharging and then charging it a few times. Also, have you tried
> running it on another set of batteries?

This is the second (unused) set of batteries.

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