E a S Y Battery Test (alcaline AAA , AA , C , D? )

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Step 1: Battery to Be Tested

Make sure battery is free of dust , build up , etc

This test is 100% accurate and is good for sizes triple A , double A , C , and sometimes D depending on the individual and you'll see why.

Step 2: Test

Using your eyeteeth or tooth , (that's right your chompers) bite down slightly on the battery being careful not to peirce metal exterior (same pressure you would use to dent a number two pencil). If battery is easily dented it is practically brand new. If somewhat soft it is at the midlife point. If rock hard its dead as a doornail and time to replace.

Step 3: Attention

If battery is rock hard and you have no others to replace and need it to work just a few more times/hours I know a trick (not recommended/ somewhat unsafe). I do it to most if not all of my batteries mainly because I m just a wee bit on the lazy side. ;)

Take that battery outside and bounce it off the side walk a few times...It brings a wee bit of life back, enough for one more night with the television/directv/dish remote anyways.

Also its another way to confirm a dead battery , higher the bounce worse the battery

Krista Gragson

Chino Ca.

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    4 years ago on Introduction

    Sometimes you can extend battery life just by shaking it. No need to bounce it off a sidewalk. I do this with my camera batteries. Good for a couple extra shots. Just take out, shake a few times, then reinsert.


    4 years ago on Introduction

    I've never heard of testing a battery by biting it, or trying to extend a battery's useful life by bouncing it on the sidewalk.

    Are there any battery experts out there that can weigh in scientifically on the veracity of these techniques?

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