Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1877 posts

Uber Geek


# 146787 29-May-2014 10:10
Send private message

I just received a pack of  nimh rechargeable batteries. I was looking around to see if the "charge for 24 hours" "let fully discharge" advice is still true?
Also in looking I came across several articles where they suggest that freezing older nimhs's will resuscitate them True or False?




Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

 

gnfb on trademe

Email Me


Create new topic
14299 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1055718 29-May-2014 10:25
Send private message

Its a myth




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

There is no planet B

 

 


19282 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 1055726 29-May-2014 10:33
Send private message

Myth

 
 
 
 


15331 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1055743 29-May-2014 10:50
Send private message

Read up on Battery University. Everything you want to know about batteries should be there.



1877 posts

Uber Geek


  # 1057012 31-May-2014 11:51
Send private message

Thanks




Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

 

gnfb on trademe

Email Me


4958 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1057061 31-May-2014 13:17
Send private message

It was suggested to me for my nearly-dead cordless drill batteries. I duly froze one solid then attempted to re-charge it. It didn't do jack.




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


22591 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1057088 31-May-2014 14:38
Send private message

It did nothing when I tried it.




Richard rich.ms

1892 posts

Uber Geek


  # 1057331 1-Jun-2014 00:20
Send private message

I froze a laptop battery that only lasted about 10 minutes for 48 hours, let it come back to room temperature and charged it.  It was usable for about and hour and 10 minutes, which I thought was awesome but it degraded again very quickly.

Then again, that was Lithium, not Nickle.





Sometimes what you don't get is a blessing in disguise!

 
 
 
 


925 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 1057369 1-Jun-2014 07:32
Send private message

Although other more wiser men on here have stated myth I'd say it falls into the same category as the towel wrap trick for a Xbox 360 that's sufferred the RROD.  Although it may work it would be marginal and a temporary fix not suitable for any long term fix.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48


CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42


Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41


Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30


BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14


Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24


2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35


New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13


OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27


D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07


LG Electronics begins distributing the G8X THINQ
Posted 24-Oct-2019 10:58


Arlo unveils its first video doorbell
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:27


New Zealand students shortlisted for James Dyson Award
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:18



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.