Is a nickel oxy hydroxide battery an alkaline battery?

Answer An alkaline battery is defined as any dry cell battery that uses potassium hydroxide as an electrolyte. Nickel oxyhydroxide batteries differ from standard alkaline in the makeup of their positive t... Read More »

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Can you replace a lithium battery with an alkaline battery?

It depends on the size and voltage. Coin or button lithium batteries are not interchangeable with alkaline batteries. Cylindrical lithium batteries come in two voltages: 1.5 and 3.0. The first vari... Read More »

Can I charge a nickel metal hydride battery using a nickel cadmium charger?

Although it is possible to charge newer nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries in a nickel cadmium (NiCd) charger, it is unwise. Chargers for NiCd batteries will frequently deliver too little curre... Read More »

Can you recharge nickel-metal hydride batteries in a nickel-cadmium battery recharger?

Yes, nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries can be recharged in a nickel-cadmium (NiCad) battery recharger. However, using a NiCad recharger to charge NiMH batteries poses several risks. Due to the... Read More »

Is Duracell an alkaline battery?

Duracell manufactures several types of batteries. They include alkaline and nickel metal Hydride (NiMh). The common "copper top" battery that Duracell is known for is an alkaline battery. NiMh batt... Read More »