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Re: More on batteries

On Wed, Mar 01, 2000 at 02:41:39PM -0500, Cindy Wong wrote:
> much.  Essentially, with the current we draw out of this thing (1.5A),
> it's duration of discharge will be about 30 minutes to an hour (this is
> assuming that the current will not be at a constant 1.5A). Now, if

Or less.  Those amp-hour ratings are given by manufacturers who
measure them by choosing an optimal current draw, typically.  More
current --> fewer amp-hours (ie. not just fewer hours).

For alkaline batteries, at least.  I imagine lead-acids are no

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