OT: Lowest-power small server solutions
pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Nov 2 17:26:41 CST 2005
On Wednesday 02 November 2005 18:19, Scott Stevens wrote:
> But don't lithium batteries contain just lithium, which is all gone
> by the time the battery discharges? An alkaline or carbon-zinc
> battery starts oozing as a rule within a few years. The AAA lithium
> battery presumably doesn't run the risk of that until at least 2020.
No. A battery with just one metal (or even no electrolyte) wouldn't
work too well.
As proof, I pulled a CR2032 out of a machine today, and it had some
green crust forming on the battery. The batteries were in machines
that were about 10 years old.
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