Frequently Asked Questions

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

It’s possible, yes. But we can never guarantee perfect functionality - so we recommend charging your Panasonic batteries with a Panasonic or eneloop charger.
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.
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Lithium batteries can give off a strong energy surge after a long period of low discharge, making them ideal for fire alarms.
Always remove the tab a few minutes prior to installing it into your hearing aid. This allows the battery chemicals to activate.
Panasonic strongly advocates not attempting to charge primary batteries such as alkaline, zinc carbon, or lithium, using Ni-MH chargers. Alkaline batteries are not designed for recharging, and doing so could cause leakage and in the worst case lead to the batteries exploding.
This should be avoided at any time. When the battery has been in a washing machine, it is no longer fit to use. Please dispose of this battery.
No. Condensation could cause damage to your batteries. Avoid putting batteries under extreme temperatures at all times.
Yes, the batteries' weight does change during usage.
The smart charge function on chargers checks the charging conditions of the batteries, the temperatures of both the batteries and the charger, etc. This allows the charger to individually charge each battery under the best conditions. This function shortens the charging time by 5% compared to the chargers without such function.

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