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We’ve all experienced that moment of panic when our smartphone, tablet, or laptop beeps and gives us that all too familiar five-percent of power remaining warning. Most of the time, this low power warning is nothing more than a reminder that we need to connect our device to a power source to recharge its battery. The issue of battery life vs power consumption of electronic devices has plagued engineers since before the transistor radio was first invented, and those challenges have remained ...
Now Available! An expanding line of Pro Elec LED Filament Light Bulbs which mimic incandescent bulbs with their classic shape and a similar looking filament. If you like the look and feel of classic incandescent light bulbs then you will love these LED's which are virtually indistinguishable to clear incandescent bulbs when lit! Currently we have LED light bulbs available in the classic A19 shape and the popular candelabra style. Available Bulbs: 25-7410 - 2 Watt Dimmable LED Filament Cande ...
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Leaking Alkaline Cells

Posted by shabaz Top Member Jul 9, 2015
I just opened up a (semi) expensive bit of equipment and discovered the Duracells inside had leaked with the typical white powder (potassium hydroxide) : (  and corroded contacts in the battery compartment as the result. These ones were dated 'best before' March 2024, and had been inserted for less than a couple of months (and had just average use during this time).   I was wondering what experiences others have had, and if they have successfully brought product liability charges a ...
The BMWi8 and i3 parked next to the Light and Charge lamppost. The Light and Charge system looks like the average streetlight, but is a charging post for electric cars. (via BMW)   Electric cars are more friendly to the environment since they don't depend on harmful chemicals and gas. Though it sounds good, it brings along different problems, such as making sure the car keeps its charge. Garages can be outfitted with an outlet, but what about if the car needs quick juice while on the go? T ...