Frequently Asked Questions
Following Q&A will teach you everything you wanted to know about batteries and how to optimize the usage.
Can Panasonic rechargeable batteries be charged by chargers of other brands?
It’s possible, yes. But we can never guarantee perfect functionality - so we recommend charging your Panasonic batteries with a Panasonic or eneloop charger.
Why do my batteries leak?
Battery leakage can be caused by various problems. Read on to learn more.
Do your batteries respond to RoHS?
The revised RoHS (Reduction of Hazardous Substances) Directive 2011/65/EU...
Which devices are not compatible with Ni-MH rechargeable batteries?
Never use Ni-MH rechargeable batteries for waterproof appliances, appliances specifically designed for alkaline batteries, or in appliances with battery indicators.
Why do I need to use the same type and brand of battery? Why is the mix of old-new and other battery types bad?
Mixing batteries causes an imbalance in the energy flow. Some batteries will overcompensate this by discharging faster than usual - greatly reducing their lifespan.
Does Panasonic have a 12V battery which indicates A27 or 27A?
Panasonic does not produce or sell 12V batteries like A27, 27A, G27A, MN27 or bi09 of other manufacturers.
Can I use different kind of batteries mixed together?
Never mix batteries. Mixing batteries causes an imbalance in the energy flow. Some batteries will overcompensate this by discharging faster than usual - greatly reducing their lifespan.
Can hearing aid batteries be carried on a plane?
You’re always allowed to board the plane with your hearing aid batteries in the device. For regulations on bringing spare hearing aid batteries, please consider contacting your airline.
Why is battery life of my smart key so short?
Batteries in smart keys usually last between 1 to 2 years. Unusually short battery life may be caused by electromagnetic interference. Avoid keeping your smart key near other electronic devices such as phones, laptops and other screens.
What could cause Ni-MH rechargeable batteries to leak?
Battery leakage is caused by forcefully discharging, short-circuiting, or the safety valve releasing excess gas from inside the cell.