Energizer Max Battery AA, AAA, C, and D Size Review

The Energizer Max battery is a solid alkaline power cell. Many people rely on these to drive their consumer electronics. Gaming machines, Wifi thermostats, note takers, air cleaners, and LED lanterns, all like Energizer Max.  Toys, medical monitors, and memory backup in stereos, also like them.  DVRs, clock radios, and the Bose Wave Music System rely … Continue reading Energizer Max Battery AA, AAA, C, and D Size Review



JBL Flip 3 Charging Indicator Shows How Full Battery Is

The Flip 3 Bluetooth speaker sports a row of LEDs across its top panel, as shown in the pictures below.  These lamps tell battery charge and recharging status.  To summarize, the JBL Flip 3 charging indicator lets you see battery charging progress.  Specifically, the gauge shows how full the battery is at a given time … Continue reading JBL Flip 3 Charging Indicator Shows How Full Battery Is



JBL Flip 4 Charging Indicator, How to Read to See How Full the Battery Is

The Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker has a group of LEDs across its top panel, as shown in the pictures that follow.  These display battery status and charging status.  In short, the JBL Flip 4 charging indicator lets you see charging progress; how full the battery is at a given time while charging. How to Read … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Charging Indicator, How to Read to See How Full the Battery Is



APC Smart UPS Battery Replacement Troubleshooting SU1400NET

This week’s tinker project: An APC SU1400NET Smart UPS battery backup system. Rescued two of these from a junk pile bound wagon last week in Pittsburgh.  Both showed their APC replace battery light still on, even after left to run for several hours. We inferred thus, that the batteries had indeed died. So, we set … Continue reading APC Smart UPS Battery Replacement Troubleshooting SU1400NET



Duracell Coppertop Alkaline Battery Review

You can find the Duracell Coppertop Alkaline Battery in many battery-operated devices; electronics like smoke detectors, universal remotes, thermostats, stud finders, circuit testers, atomic clocks, flashlights, cameras, digital recorders, and lanterns. Coppertop batteries supply long-lasting, dependable power over the past couple decades that we’ve used them,  Rarely have they leaked, and they hold their charge on the shelf for years. Duracell … Continue reading Duracell Coppertop Alkaline Battery Review