Get the facts on battery types, care, and use.
Through the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), our rechargeable batteries are collected and sent to facilities where they are processed to reclaim reusable materials. Learn how and where to recycle here.
The approximate run time on a fullycharged Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) battery is 15-20 minutes and actual performancemay vary based on usage.
A Lithium Ion battery that is not being used will hold a charge for up to 500 days between use, but will need to be recharged before use after that time. Battery life may vary depending upon factors included but not limited to charging conditions, battery maintenance, storage and environmental conditions.
Sealed lead acid batteries are used with a product that consumes a lot of energy and weight is not a major factor. Recharging is somewhat slow and takes several hours for a full charge. Battery life is around 150 recharges and needs to be charged after every use.
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