Charging & Power Archive

Guide to the Best Rechargeable C & D Batteries + Chargers

If you use a lot of battery-powered devices, it makes sense to use rechargeables. Not only will they save you money in the long run, but they’re also better for the environment. But most rechargeable batteries are in the AA or AAA size, or maybe a 9-volt. This makes sense, since these are the most commonly-used types of battery. Remote controls, game controllers, fire extinguishers, …

Review of the Quntis 18w & 30w PD Fast Charger

Smartphones and tablets have changed our lives in ways we would never have dreamed possible just a few years back. Nowadays, we rely on them every day, both for business and for pleasure. For instance, you might use your tablet to take notes at a meeting, then use the same tablet for Netflix. Smartphones, meanwhile, are used for everything from online banking to games to …

3 of the Best 12v DC to DC Battery Chargers

At first glance, using a DC to DC battery charger might seem redundant. Why not just charge directly from your power source? There are a couple of reasons for this, and the first is a multi-battery vehicle setup. If you’re trying to keep your backup battery charged, it can be very difficult on a modern vehicle. The reason for this is that modern “smart” alternators …

Layman’s Guide to the Best 1000w Inverter (Pure Sine Wave)

Home solar arrays have made a lot of advancements in recent years. No longer do you have to be rich, or take out a second mortgage, in order to install one. Just about anyone can install a solar power system, and many people are taking advantage. Most people know that a solar system requires battery backups. This is necessary to supply a steady current. Otherwise, …