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Old 02-27-2003, 04:33 AM   #15
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Originally posted by Grizzbob
I also agree with Scotty, I work on avionics too(from passenger aircraft), including some backup power supplies that use NiCd Sub-C cells for power. Believe it or not, they only use 1200mah cells(in 20-cell packs) despite the technology that we now have access to, & the manufacturer seems to have no interest in switching to any higher capacity cell. I have to wonder if they're afraid to spend the development time & money testing a new cell for their purposes, when they still get what they need from 1200's...
Very true...the batteries you find on your average aircraft is definately pretty low grade Nicads.....at high grade prices!
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