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Re: [IP] Re: pump battery storage



I read somewhere, I don't remember where, that it is ok to keep regular
(non-alkaline, including flashlight) batteries in the fridge, but that
Alkaline Batteries should NEVER be refrigerated.  Aren't our pump batteries
alkaline?

email @ redacted
David  Type 1  LADA  (who LOVES his MiniMed 507c Insulin Pump!)
Assimilated into the Borg Collective on May 3, 1999, at 1200 hours
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, September 03, 1999 8:33 AM
Subject: [IP] Re: pump battery storage


> Unfortunately not everything that seems to make sense superficially is
> always the best thing to do.  The battery manufacturers do not think this
> makes sense and do not recommend it.   There can be condensation problems,
> and any moisture in the battery is very bad for its capacity and life.
> Refrigerator is ok, but is not needed normally.
> -wayne
>
> <From: email @ redacted
> <Subject: Re: [IP] pure fluff -Butterdish Club
> <I've heard of putting flash light batteries in the freezer to keep
them=20
> <fresh...Why not Pump batteries...makes sense...
>
>
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