RE: NTLK Re: Will using AC lenghten NiMH pack's lifespan?

From: Bradley Smith (
Date: Thu Aug 24 2000 - 03:01:13 CDT

I never used the term 'memory'.
I said memory effect which is what you get if you charge the cells before
they've drained.


> Crystaline formation in NiMH and NiCD cells is a natural,
> normal occourance
> as the cells go through their normal charge cycles.
> Crystaline formations
> reduce maximum charge capacity. This is fundamentally different from
> memory, but people still misuse the term because of the myth.
> *That* is what the article says when everything is placed in proper
> context.
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