Electronic Products & Technology

October 16, 2018 by Stephen Law

AA covered battery holders are IP65 rated

EMX ENTERPRISES Keystone covered, plastic AA battery holders are reliable and IP65 water resistant rated. The self-contained holders may be placed on or off a board, as well as between components, cards or anywhere within a case or piece of…
September 21, 2018 by Stephen Law

Benchtop battery testers support simultaneous high-speed measurements

ACA TMETRIX Hioki BT3564 Battery HiTester benchtop battery testers support simultaneous high-speed measurement of the internal resistance and battery voltage of EV and PHEV battery packs. Unit simultaneously measures both internal resistance and battery voltage with an input voltage of up…
August 31, 2018 by Stephen Law

Battery analyzer stores data for up to 50 batteries

B&K PRECISION 603B handheld battery capacity analyzer tests 6 and 12 volt sealed lead acid batteries with capacities up to 100 ampere hour (Ah). Test results include voltage, state of charge and internal resistance. Product provides fast test cycle time…
August 24, 2018 by The Associated Press, Berlin

Man in Germany killed when AA battery charger explodes

Police say a man in Germany has died after a battery-charging device exploded, firing an object into the man’s chest. A spokesman for Hamburg police said Thursday the incident happened a day earlier in an office building in the city’s…
August 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

U of Waterloo app extends smartphone battery life

New research out of the University of Waterloo has found a novel method to extend the battery life of smartphones for up to an hour each day.  The researchers have developed an app which smartphone users can use to reduce…
August 4, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Kraken nets $9M deep-sea battery contract

Kraken Robotics Inc., St. john’s NFLD, announced that Ocean Infinity has agreed to purchase $9-million of Kraken’s deep-sea batteries with delivery dates expected between Q4 2018 and Q4 2019.  “We are very pleased to receive this large battery order from…
July 31, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Future inks global disty deal with Alium Batteries

Future Electronics, Montreal, has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Alium Batteries.  As the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of advanced batteries, Alium develops higher performing and critically reliable rechargeable batteries for wearable electronics, medical, portable electronics and industrial applications. Future…
May 29, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Researchers seek to increase battery life in electronic designs

Among the chief complaints for smartphone, laptop and other battery-operated electronics users is that the battery life is too short and—in some cases—that the devices generate heat. Now, a group of physicists led by Deepak K. Singh, associate professor of physics and…
April 22, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Fuji unveils ecological battery in Canada

Fuji Batteries Canada has introduced what it is calling the “first” ecological battery on the market in Canada. The range of Fuji EnviroMAX eco-friendly batteries are mercury, cadmium, lead, lithium and PVC free, and remains as powerful, if not more so…
December 12, 2016 by Stephen Law

Long-lasting lithium 9V battery represents next gen technology

ULTRALIFE U9VL-J-P long lasting lithium 9V battery represents the next generation technology with key improvements to energy density and cell technology. Battery is designed for applications including smoke detectors, security sensors and medical telemetry as well as test and instrumentation.…
July 21, 2016 by Stephen Law

Rechargeable button cells boost reliability in wireless apps

VARTA  CoinPower Series of lithium-ion rechargeable micro batteries consists of CP 1254 A2, CP 1654 A2 and CP 1454 A3 parts, supporting a voltage level of 3.7V and capacities of 50mAh, 100mAh, and 85mAh, respectively. Devices boast six patents and provide low…