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long term nimh storage

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by Ken Weitzel, Jan 29, 2007.

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  1. Ken Weitzel

    Ken Weitzel Guest

    Hi...

    Wonder if anyone has any experience or opinions they'd be willing to
    share...

    Heavily into photography, use lots of nimh's. Found some on sale at
    a fantastic price a couple of weeks age. Smart charger (110/220/12)
    packaged with 4 2600 aa's, and 4 1000 aaa's.

    Good enough deal that I bought lots, for myself, family, and friends.

    Bad news is that family and friends did too; now we have way more than
    we could possibly use for the next few years.

    Question then, is: How should I (we) store the unused ones for long
    term storage? They're virtually discharged as shipped. Should I just
    leave them still sealed up at room temperature, or in the fridge, or
    perhaps even in the freezer. We need as long a shelf life as we can
    get :)

    Appreciate suggestions, and take care.

    Ken
     
  2. Guest

    http://www.powerstream.com/Storage.htm
     
  3. Ken Weitzel

    Ken Weitzel Guest

    Hi...

    Great, thanks very much. I appreciate it!

    Looks like all we have to do is toss them in a drawer, and forget about
    them until we need them :)

    Take care.

    Ken
     
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    dont store charged ones casually, if they short out they WILL burn your home
    to the ground!
     
  5. I believe you're thinking of lithium-ion batteries, unless theres been some
    problems with nimh batteries that I'm unaware of.
     
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