- on Power Supplies
- Published in issue 11/2017 on page 6
How to Charge a Battery
Varieties of rechargeable batteries and their charging strategies
Knowledge among technical folk about rechargeable batteries and how to charge them properly can often be rather sketchy. And the situation among non-technical folk is even worse, with myths, hearsay and bizarre assumptions being perpetrated left, right and center. All this is despite the fact that rechargeable batteries are a part of many aspects of everyday life, and that most of us have the Internet at our fingertips as a potential source of accurate information. In this article we try to bring together the most important facts.