Used on Mobile Printers
Metal Hydride (NiMH)
batteries offer capacities up to 30% higher per charge than NiCd batteries of
the same physical size. They are less likely to be damaged by the 'Memory
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newest rechargeable battery chemistry available. Lithium Ion is not affected by
the 'Memory Effect'. It can deliver the same capacity and run time in a smaller,
lighter pack. The chemistry is most popular in cellular and laptop products.
most popular type of rechargeable batteries used in the industry. Can be damaged
by repeated charging without fully discharging. This is called the 'Memory
should charge your new battery a few times before using it. This is referred to
as initializing or forming and will enable you to obtain maximum battery
Batteries should be fully discharged before recharging. (A full charge is
suggested before storing), This is also known as re-conditioning and can be
performed by the external battery charger.
Batteries remain in a fully charged state when not in use. Storage is only
acceptable up to 30 days without a charge.
Batteries should be charged, by a charging system, capable of proper shut-off.
cold will seriously reduce battery life
is important to note that you should not attempt to connect one type of
battery to another type of battery technology.
It is not possible to predict the length of time a battery will hold a charge because of the wide range of usage it can be subjected to. The battery cell may last up to 8 hours in an Idle state without a radio. Adding the radio option will reduce the time the charge will last.
If you print standard type labels (not solid black) intermittently throughout the day, you may need to change the battery once every 3 to 6 hours. Therefore we recommend having at least one spare battery to use while an exhausted battery is recharging.