[amsat-bb] Re: Question of the day!
aa2tx at comcast.net
Wed Jan 11 07:15:15 PST 2012
Lithium Ion cells also fail to a short.
But, typical consumer LiIon "batteries" include a
safety protection circuit that will disconnect the
cell from the battery terminals if the cell voltage
drops below the min discharge voltage so it looks
like it fails open.
On 1/11/2012 7:12 AM, g.shirville at btinternet.com wrote:
> Hi All,
> It is "said that" NiCad battery cells usually fail to "short circuit"
> and that Lithium Ion ones usually fail by just loosing their ability to
> hold a charge viz they go "open circuit"
> Is this true or....?
> many thanks
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