Replacing rechargeable battery

9 Oct 2008
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United Kingdom
I bought a twin-pack solar light at last year end in a local shop and found the product will not be lit up recently, most probably I think is because of the battery.

But it says the battery shall use 1.6V Ni-Zn battery. Is it same as to Ni-MH? I try to google/wiki the detail Ni-Zn but found nothing. Can anyone tell me more about this battery? And is this type battery special? Thanks~
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Any re-chargeable battery will do for these solar lamps. NMH instead of Nicad will give better results, ie, a full re-charge instead of just a top up.
When you replace the batteries, make sure that any corrosion is scraped away from the battery housing terminals and, if you have a domestic charger, fully charged batteries will get the lamp off to a flying start.
Thanks a lot, but how do i get rid of those battery? do then need special treatment?
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Isn't that there all our recycling ends up anyway?

Dealextreme etc will be able to provide replacement batteries to suit your need & AFAIK they are in HK.

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