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Do RAYOVAC® batteries have to be fully drained before recharging because they have “memory”?2021-08-09T09:54:16+00:00

No. There are absolutely no memory problems with RAYOVAC®Rechargeable batteries. They can be recharged after a few hours of use or when convenient, with no effect on performance or battery life.

Do RAYOVAC® Rechargeable Batteries need to be charged in a RAYOVAC® brand charger?2021-08-09T09:53:43+00:00

No, all RAYOVAC® Rechargeable Batteries can be charged in any NiMH charger. However, we recommend using RAYOVAC® chargers.

My batteries get warm during charging. Is this okay?2021-08-09T09:53:08+00:00

Yes. The batteries will get warm during charging but will cool quickly after recharging. This is a normal occurrence and no cause for concern.

How many times can RAYOVAC® Rechargeable NiMH batteries be recharged?2021-08-09T09:52:37+00:00

They can be recharged hundreds of times! That’s why using RAYOVAC® Rechargeable batteries may result in significant cost savings over alkaline batteries.

Can RAYOVAC® Rechargeable batteries be used in any device that takes alkaline batteries?2021-08-09T09:52:12+00:00

Yes, you can use the comparable NiMH battery size in any device that uses alkaline batteries. For example, if you typically use AA alkaline batteries, you can also use AA NiMH.

Why shouldn’t you mix old batteries with new ones?2021-08-09T09:45:27+00:00

The performance of a battery-operated product is limited by the weakest of all the batteries in the device. One old or weak battery can cause poor product performance, even if all the others are new or fully charged.

What is Cycle Life?2021-08-09T09:44:56+00:00

Cycle Life is the number of times you can recharge the battery before it will no longer perform.

Can old and new batteries be mixed in a single device?2021-08-09T09:43:20+00:00

No. Never mix batteries with different best if used by dates in a single device—battery leakage may occur. Replace all batteries in a device at the same time.

I really like the flashlight that I have, but it stopped working. Can I get the exact model as a replacement?2021-08-09T09:42:15+00:00

Product line improvements are always being made, so we cannot guarantee that we can replace your product with the exact same model. If we don’t have that exact model, we’ll match it as closely as we can with the current product.

Part of my flashlight broke. Can I just send in that part and get it replaced?2021-08-09T09:41:37+00:00

Unfortunately, we cannot replace just a part of your flashlight. If you’d like to participate in the warranty, the entire flashlight must be returned to us.

What are all those symbols on flashlight packaging?2021-08-09T09:58:03+00:00
What is an LED?2021-08-09T09:37:38+00:00

LED stands for Light Emitting Diode. It’s not a bulb, so it doesn’t use a filament. It’s plastic with a phosphorus coating and metal conductor that produces light

How do I properly insert the batteries into my device?2021-08-09T09:34:07+00:00

1. Locate the battery component on your hearing aid and open the door.

2. Place the battery into the hearing aid so the tab is facing outward.

3. Remove the tab and leave the battery door open for 60 seconds to let the battery air up.

4. Securely close the battery door.

Battery Safety Tips2021-08-09T09:33:21+00:00
  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Make sure batteries are secure in the device
  • Do not leave batteries out where they can be mistaken for medicine or pills
  • Do not put batteries near the mouth

For more information about battery safety please visit: http://www.poison.org/battery/

If a battery has been swallowed call Poison Control immediately at 1-800-222-1222.

How should I store my hearing aid batteries?2021-08-09T09:32:21+00:00

Store your batteries at room temperature. Avoid extreme temperatures, heat will shorten the life of the batteries and refrigeration is not recommended. Avoid carrying batteries in your purse or pocket because metal objects such as keys or coins can short out batteries.

– Do not leave batteries in the hearing instruments if you do not use them over a long period of time, they can potentially leak and ruin your hearing device.

– Replacing the tab when the battery is not in use will not extend the life of the battery.

How long do hearing aid batteries last?2021-08-09T09:31:39+00:00

Battery life is determined by the type and amplification of your hearing aid, as well as the hours you wear it. Because this varies from person to person, we suggest you consult your hearing professional so they can properly diagnose the expected battery duration in accordance with your specific lifestyle.

Where can I go to get additional information about household batteries?2021-08-09T08:56:48+00:00
How and where can I recycle my batteries?2021-08-09T08:53:44+00:00

Refer to the recycling logos on the battery and a telephone number or address identified on the label to identify if your battery can be recycled.

RAYOVAC® has been a proud supporter of Call2Recycle, a free recycling program for consumers, allowing you to return your used rechargeable batteries at retail locations across the country. For specific information, please visit the Call2Recycle website.

Alkaline batteries can be safely disposed of with normal household waste.

Do RAYOVAC® batteries contain mercury?2021-08-09T08:53:16+00:00

RAYOVAC® alkaline batteries use a Mercury Free Formula.

Are batteries hazardous waste?2021-08-09T08:52:31+00:00

No. Household batteries (RAYOVAC® FUSION™, HIGH ENERGY™, Zinc Carbon batteries and rechargeable batteries such as RAYOVAC®’s Recharge and Recharge Plus (NiMH), and fully drained lithium primary batteries) are not hazardous waste. They are qualified as non-hazardous after having undergone government required testing.

Certain others, such as lead acid rechargeables and Nickel-Cadmium (NiCd) batteries, are required by regulation to be recycled. If you throw them away then they are a hazardous waste. Recycling logos on these products contain the information you need for finding your recycling outlets.

For specific chemical and technical information check out our Safety Data Sheets.

How should I dispose of my alkaline batteries?2021-08-09T08:52:03+00:00

Alkaline batteries can be safely disposed of with normal household waste. Never dispose of batteries in fire, as this could cause an explosion.

Can batteries be stored in devices for long periods of time?2021-08-09T08:51:35+00:00

No. Batteries should be removed from any device that will be stored for long periods of time.

How does the cold affect batteries?2021-08-09T08:51:00+00:00

Batteries can’t deliver much power when they are cold. You may find that the flashlight kept in your car in the middle of winter casts a faint beam. Let the batteries warm up to normal temperature, and try them again before you decide to replace the batteries.

Where should batteries be stored?2021-08-09T08:50:24+00:00

Do NOT put loose batteries in your pocket. Batteries should be stored in a cool, dry location. Avoid temperature extremes. Keep batteries in original package until you are ready to use them.

Can old and new batteries be mixed in a single device?2021-08-09T08:49:31+00:00

No. Never mix batteries with different best if used by dates in a single device—battery leakage may occur. Replace all batteries in a device at the same time.

What is mAh?2021-07-30T12:14:11+00:00

mAh stands for milliampere hour and indicates the battery’s capacity. The higher the mAh, the more charging of devices you can do before you need to recharge the battery.

Can different battery types be mixed in a single device?2021-07-30T06:35:16+00:00

No. Never mix battery types—such as include alkaline, heavy duty, and rechargeable—in a single device. Battery leakage may occur.

What’s the difference between LED and incandescent bulbs?2021-07-30T06:34:43+00:00

What type of battery should I be using in my hearing aid?2021-07-30T06:33:17+00:00

There are four different battery sizes: 10, 13, 312, and 675. Manufacturers use an industry-standard color code to identify the battery size. Different battery sizes are used to power different types of devices. You can find which type of battery your device requires by referring to your hearing device’s manufacturer’s manual.

Can different battery types be mixed in a single device?2021-07-30T06:21:24+00:00

No. Never mix battery types—such as include alkaline, heavy duty, and rechargeable—in a single device. Battery leakage may occur.

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