[time-nuts] OT Gel Cell question
paulswedb at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 20:16:55 EDT 2014
Oh man I have seen the amp hour magic also.
Thought maybe I was just getting older batteries. We have major home chains
in the US that batteries sit around for quite some time as measured by the
dust on them. So I was thinking that was the case.
On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 6:50 PM, Elio Corbolante <eliocor at gmail.com> wrote:
> In my previous work I was developing UPSs: I can confirm that in the last
> years the quality of the typical gel batteries has declined.
> What once was 7Ah batteries now are sold as 9Ah ones!
> And 5-6Ah ones are sold as 7Ah... :(
> One of the best way to identify the "quality" of sealed batteries is to
> weigh them: the heaviest have the highest capacity (and in general are also
> the best because the producer didn't spare on materials).
> _ Elio Corbolante.
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