Know The Use Of Li-Ion Batteries

       By: Mike Stone
Posted: 2008-01-31 05:39:02
Well, to this point we have understood that these batteries are essential to pacify the rising demands and are able to cope with various types of mechanisms. How are they available? Like other similar forms they are also found in three ways that include, used, refurbished, or new. Now it does depend on you which one to have, but it should be kept in mind that the used laptop batteries without being refurbished will probably last for merely 30 minutes to an hour at best before needing recharging. Conversely, the refurbished laptop batteries are available from most manufacturers and retailers of refurbished laptops, certainly in good condition than the used ones, but not like the new ones.Well, if you think with the use of Li-Ion batteries you shall be in the best condition, you are totally wrong. Indeed there is a need to use several other things except that. For instance, at the time of using your laptop near a power source, there is the need of an A/C adaptor. However, at several times you will be forced to use your laptop with no access to a wall outlet, and the battery will run low. If there is any such situation you can extend the remaining power in the battery in three ways. They are, if your laptop processor does possess the feature of a power-save mode, you shall have to switch over to power-save mode. This will slow the laptop by up to 50%, doubling battery life for that time period.The next process is to turn off not pertinent energy-sucking elements. The major power vampires in your laptop are the hard drive, the CD and DVD drives, any networking devices, and any excessively bright screen settings. You shall also be able to double overall battery capacity by the means of the installation of a second battery. But to have this there is a need for your laptop to have a universal bay in order to do this. All you have to do is remove the CD-ROM or floppy drive and put a battery in its place. In this respect, the essence of the Li-Ion batteries comes before. In the modern days this happens to be one of the newest rechargeable batteries. It is also true that they are quite more expensive than the other available brads of rechargeable batteries present in the market in these days, but at the same time, these very batteries have more capacity and therefore are often used in wireless phones, camcorders, and notebook computers. But there is also a problem that has been responsible for the rise of skepticisms from several quarters of the society.The negative aspect of the Li-Ion batteries is that the length of their life commences from the date of manufacture, which is just the opposite in respect of others, where the life gets initiated from the number of times the battery is charged and discharged. What is the best option in that case if anyone intends to sue these batteries? In that case, the best option is to charge the Li-Ion batteries in a regular manner an also to store the used batteries in the refrigerator, but at the same time it is also necessary to allow them to warm room temperature before making a good use of them.
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