What is the difference between a nickel cadmium battery and a nickel metal hydride battery?

Nickel cadmium batteries and nickel metal hydride batteries have some interesting differences from each other:
– Nickel metal hydride batteries have up to twice the capacity of nickel cadmium batteries.
– Nickel cadmium batteries often suffer more from the ‘memory effect’ than nickel metal hydride batteries.
– Nickel-metal hydride batteries require less maintenance and care.


The nickel metal hydride battery can be considered the development on the nickel cadmium battery. For more details, click here.

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