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measuring batteries capacity

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by tunmin, Feb 4, 2004.

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  1. tunmin

    tunmin Guest

    Hi,
    I have a problem on determining batteries capacity. I want to
    determine the two batteries capacity and without discharge them.
     
  2. Yes indeed you do have a problem if the nanufacturers can't tell you their
    capacity and you don't want to discharge them.
     
  3. Bill Bowden

    Bill Bowden Guest

    If they are alkaline batteries, the capacity is about 16 amp hours
    for a 'D' cell that weighs 6 ounces. For smaller alkaline batteries,
    just put it on a scale and extrapolate the capacity from the weight.

    -Bill
     
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