What makes a battery rechargeable?

Answer Rechargeable batteries differ little in construction from non-rechargeable batteries. The primary difference is that the chemicals in rechargeable batteries can hold a charge after they have been ... Read More »

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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 »

The Difference Between an Ordinary Battery & a Rechargeable Battery?

Batteries are generally electrochemical cells, which convert chemical energy to electrical energy. They mainly consist of an anode, a cathode and an electrolyte. There are two major categories of b... Read More »

How to know if a battery is rechargeable?

Alkaline batteries are not rechargeable! If you try to recharge them they could heat up and burst! Rechargeable AAs are cheap enough, I wouldn't bother with them.

DIY Rechargeable Battery?

Build a DIY rechargeable battery pack so you can power your devices for longer, or get more power from your batteries. If you wire rechargeable batteries in series, the output voltage increases, so... Read More »