AMX of Richardson, Texas and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are voluntarily recalling rechargeable batteries sold with MVP 5000 Series Wireless Touch Panels. The recall was announced after discovering the battery pack can overheat and rupture, as reported by the CPSC. This recall involves AMX 5000 series (MVP-5100, MVP-5150, MVP-5200i) wireless touch panels. [...]
In what amounts to a 13 percent increase over last year’s total, and with a couple of weeks still left in 2009, New York City has already collected and recycled more than 44,000 pounds of rechargeable batteries this year through Call2Recycle’s free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program. In a symbolic ‘tip of the cap’ [...]
Winter has arrived, and the time has come to think about how to keep yourself warm when confronting frigid temperatures. One of the best ways to go about this is with items that come prefaced with the phrase ‘battery-powered’; as advances in battery technology have led to the creation of a multitude of products designed [...]
You’ve got to hand it to Sanyo. They are definitely doing their best to make their rechargeable Eneloop batteries stand out. The recently upgraded AA and AAA rechargeable Eneloop batteries, which are touted as having the capacity to be recharged around 1,500 times, have just been given a bit of flavor by Sanyo. Now instead of just [...]
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Coby Electronics has announced a recall of nearly 20,000 rechargeable batteries sold with it’s portable DVD players between January 2007 and September 2009. The electronics manufacturer says they may overheat, creating a fire hazard. So far they have
In a world that is becoming more mobile by the day, the ability to complete tasks while on the move is proving to be as valuable as ever. Hence the Twin Socket Battery Charger. The Twin Socket Battery Charger is a simple, yet effective way to juice up your rechargeable batteries while you’re on the [...]
While it’s name might seem a little suspect, the concept behind the Boo battery-charging boomerang could very well be seen as brilliant.
We all need to do our part. Individually, our impact on the earth is much greater than we think. By making small changes around the house, we can significantly decrease the amount of waste we create and decrease the amount of energy we use.
Forget having to search for outlets in order to recharge the batteries powering your portable electronics, all you have to do now is give them a solid shake and they’re ready to go again. That’s the concept behind the latest battery design provided by Mint Energy anyway; whether or not it
By applying a similar concept to that being used in zinc-air batteries, researchers at the University of St. Andrews believe they are close to developing a lithium-air battery with the potential to allow up to ten times the energy storage than that of current lithium batteries. The battery is being called the STAIR (St. Andrews [...]