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Austrlia Battery Depot
Australia
http://www.drill-battery.com.au
Interests: http://www.battery-depot.com.au http://www.drill-batteries.com http://www.drillbattery.co.uk
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There are many different reasons for choosing DeWalt drills. DeWalt is a company that has been in business since 1922 so they have more than eighty years of experience in the quality tool business. They started making cordless power hand tools in the early nineties, and at this time they... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
A Hitachi EBM1830 battery powered band saw is a tool I never would have thought would be capable of having enough power to get the job done. Well I was wrong. This tool is light weight, very durable and more then capable of handling what it's corded cousin can. There... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless power tools may be heavier than corded ones but the extra mobility afforded is important for both homeowners and professional craftsmen alike. Advancements in battery technology have made cordless power tools as powerful as corded ones. Packing more power into the same volume of battery definitely extends how long... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
I have just discovered an amazing new service that I never knew existed, and I have to share it. It's a Dewalt power tool batteries rebuilding service. Now as an avid handyman, I use many different tools and I'm always amazed at the price of replacing one of those batteries.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Here are a few things you can do to make your lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries last longer, whether they be used in an electric car, a large home installation – such as Tesla’s newly announced Powerwall – or in your portable device, such as a smartphone or power tools. These tips... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
We are always keen to get more from our Apple A1185 laptop battery, allowing us to work that little bit longer on the road without needing to find a power socket. Aside from the simple and well-known tip of turning your screen brightness down to save power, there are plenty... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
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Whether you just got a brand new laptop or you've had an old notebook for several years, it's in your best interest to maximize your Satellite C850 laptop battery life so you get the most out of your computer. Make sure you "work" the juice in your laptop batteries by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
A standard cordless is basically a lighter and more compact version of a regular push-along bagless Dyson 17083-5211 vacuum cleaner battery, with the added bonus of being cordless. Some models have an extendable hose with a nozzle or attachment that can be used to get into crevices or difficult-to-reach places... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
When purchasing outdoor lawn or power equipment, most people have leaned toward either gas or electric powered versions. But during the past few years, major players have continued to improve their Bosch cordless drill battery technology and have introduced more products that offer cordless options. Previously, the battery technology used... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Windows Insiders are getting an early glimpse at what Microsoft has in store for the next big Windows 10 update scheduled for the Autumn, with CPU throttling and potential anti-cheat systems taking centre stage for gamers. Gamers love graphics, right? So make sure you get the best GPU for you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Windows Insiders are getting an early glimpse at what Microsoft has in store for the next big Windows 10 update scheduled for the Autumn, with CPU throttling and potential anti-cheat systems taking centre stage for gamers. Gamers love graphics, right? So make sure you get the best GPU for you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
What does NiMH stand for? The material is Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) which has many advantages over other battery construction materials. What is meant by battery memory? Older generation and Makita power tool battery with other chemical make-up were subject to a memory effect. This is when a battery must... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
What to do with old, spent batteries has become an environmental issue as more and more battery-powered items hit the market every year, amassing an ever-increasing number of batteries for disposal. Due to their chemical makeup, batteries cannot be thrown in a fire because they will explode. Therefore, laws and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Lithium-ion technology is continuing to redefine the cordless power tool industry. As tool manufacturers continue to search for that “Holy Grail” of the perfect power tool, advances in Bosch drill battery technology keep changing the game. Lithium-ion battery technology is considered to be one of the biggest innovations in nearly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless drills are useful around the home for repairs and building projects. Most cordless drills run on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. After a while your drill's battery may start to lose charge quickly, or not sustain a charge at all. In most cases, this problem is caused by the drill's... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Insert a hex socket into the chuck. If the method above failed to loosen your chuck, an impact wrench can provide more force. Insert a hex socket into the center of your chuck and tighten the chuck to hold it in place. If there is a screw in the center... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Insert a hex socket into the chuck. If the method above failed to loosen your chuck, an impact wrench can provide more force. Insert a hex socket into the center of your chuck and tighten the chuck to hold it in place. If there is a screw in the center... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
What to do with old, spent HP 593554-001 laptop batteries has become an environmental issue as more and more battery-powered items hit the market every year, amassing an ever-increasing number of batteries for disposal. Due to their chemical makeup, batteries cannot be thrown in a fire because they will explode.... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Eighteen-volt batteries are commonly used in such professional power tools as drills, which require more electrical energy than power tools designed for the DIY enthusiast. However, an 18-volt battery is not a single battery cell, it’s made from multiple battery cells that are wired in series, a method that combines... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Many users will find the need to reformat their HP laptop at one time or another. Most reformat to restore their laptop to the original factory settings, and the most common reason to do that is to remove a virus. Another reason to format your HP 593554-001 battery is to... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Electric batteries are made of two different kinds of metals. Since metals release and absorb electrons at different rates, a battery uses this imbalance to create electricity. When the anode and cathode of a Dewalt power tool battery are attached, electrons flow from one to the other. If a device... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
A lithium polymer, or LiPo, battery pack is commonly used in hobby, model and toy cars, planes and helicopters. Unlike other types of batteries and battery packs, lithium polymer batteries are environmentally safe and with a little pre-work, can be disposed of in the regular garbage. Remove the power tool... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless drills are useful around the home for repairs and building projects. Most cordless drill battery run on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. After a while your drill's battery may start to lose charge quickly, or not sustain a charge at all. In most cases, this problem is caused by the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Drills with electrical cords use a key chuck system in which the drill bit is loosened and tightened by using a key inserted into the chuck of the drill. With Makita power tool battery there is no need for a key because the drill bit is added and removed using... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Drill battery packs can contain nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, lithium ion or lithium polymer cells. Lithium ion and lithium polymer cells produce more energy and last longer, but they have to be monitored during the charging process as lithium-based cells can catch fire, or even explode, if they are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog