How to Fix a 12 Volt Rechargeable Battery?

Answer A 12-volt rechargeable battery is the lead-acid type normally used in cars. If the battery is simply run down, you can fix it by recharging it with a charger approved for lead-acid batteries. If th... Read More »

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Is the 18 volt rechargeable battery in Black&Decker lawn tools interchangeable w/Black&Dec 18 volt Dustbuster?

I seem to recollect that they are indeed different. B&D likes selling batteries so although they may look alike they usually have some little difference in the mechanical mounting to the tool.

Whats the difference between a rechargeable battery and a non-rechargeable battery?

I am going to assume that you want a legitimate answer so here goes. There are several types of both batteries. Rechargeable include Ni-Cad (Nickel Cadmium), Lion (Lithium ion), NiMH (Nickel Metal... Read More »

Can you use a 12-volt battery charger to charge a 6-volt battery?

Yes if you wish to blow yourself up!Actually I found out that if you are using a trickle charger, you can. But thanks anyway.

Why is a 6 volt battery bigger than a 9 volt battery?

The fact that 6-volt batteries are so much bigger than 9-volt batteries seems a bit counter-intuitive, but it makes sense when you look at how that electricity is used. It all depends on the applic... Read More »