Frequently Asked Questions

Following Q&A will teach you everything you wanted to know about batteries and how to optimize the usage.

Batteries will become unfit to use after they’ve been in the water. Usually however, a battery won’t leak inside the washing machine thanks to the safety valve - so chances of your textile being affected are minimal.
Mixing batteries causes an imbalance in the energy flow. Some batteries will overcompensate this by discharging faster than usual - greatly reducing their lifespan.
Panasonic EVOLTA NEO is your best choice for high-drain devices. Thanks to more precise manufacturing, increased density and silver compounds, the battery will greatly outperform other batteries.
Yes, Ni-MH rechargeable batteries can be used for (torch) lights with a wire filament.
Always insert batteries with the poles in the correct direction. Not doing so will lead to a short circuit.
The capacity of batteries is indicated as XXXX mAh (milliampere/hour). If you insert this battery into an appliance which consumes 100 milliampere current continuously, the operating time of the appliance will be around 20 hours mathematically.
Panasonic does not produce or sell 12V batteries like A27, 27A, G27A, MN27 or bi09 of other manufacturers.
Never charge Ni-MH batteries with a Ni-Cd charger. There are significant differences in charging conditions between those two types of batteries.
There can be several reasons why the appliance doesn't work. The battery can be wrongly inserted in the battery compartment, there can be a bad connection between the battery and the compartment connection terminal or it is possible the appliance does not work properly.
Battery performance greatly depends on the device and on the conditions.

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