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Tesla Electric Cars have Covered over 10 Million Miles Powered by Batteries

clock April 4, 2011 21:13 by author Ty

Tesla Roadster 10 Million Miles

Tesla Motors located in Palo Alto, California has announced on March 28 that over 1500 electric Roadsters in 30 countries have covered 10 million miles. In retrospect, these electric sports cars have saved over 500,000 gallons of fuel from being burned and 5.3 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions.

The Tesla electric cars are remarkable vehicle since their Roadster launched in 2008 as the only highway-capable electric vehicle to accelerate from 0-60 in 3.7 second and a range of 245 miles off of one full charge. The Tesla Roadster consistently outperforms other traditional supercars around the world, while also being credited with leading the automotive industry to a zero-emissions future.

At an average of 500 Tesla Roadsters being manufactured and sold each year, more fuel will be saved to achieve a zero-emissions future. Tesla is also adding a new Model S to the production line and deliveries will be taken in 2012.

Source: Tesla Roadster Drives 10 Million Miles



Duracell Powerpack 450 - AC, DC, USB, Car Jumper Cables, Air Compressor - Video Review

clock March 31, 2011 20:42 by author Ty

Duracell Powerpack 450 Portable Power Solutions

The Duracell Powerpack 450 is the perfect portable power solution for camping, remote jobs, and emergencies. As seen in The Best Junk for Your Trunk article on the The Wall Street Journal Web site, the Duracell Powerpack 450 is ready to power your portable devices, jump start your car, pump up tires with air, and provide light during emergencies. The Powerpack 450 is also been featured in a Gizmodo article: The Duracell Powerpack 450 Talks You Through a Jump Start.

Check out our video review and tutorial on what the Duracell Powerpack 450 has to offer.

The Powerpack 450 puts out 340W continuous (450W peak) of AC power, to power laptops, radios, cellphones, lights and other small electronics and household appliances. The Powerpack 450 comes with 2 AC outlets, 1 DC outlet, 1 USB charging port, car jumper cables, air compressor, voice instructions and battery power level status.

Product Features:

  • Micro processor controlled voice technology provides instant system diagnosis information on device runtime, battery status and fault conditions.
  • 150 PSI air compressor for inflating tires and small sports equipment.
  • Jumper cables designed for safe and efficient jump-starting.
  • Built-in light provides illumination in emergency situations at home and on the road.
  • AC charger stored in the unit.
  • Recharge at home or from a vehicle.

Product Applications:

Work and Outdoor Power:
Will operate small power tools, stereos, internet modems and computers.

Home Backup Power:
Will operate camcorders, video games, blenders, TVs, fans, laptops and clock radios.

Emergency Power:
Will operate cordless phones, radios, lights and will inflate ties and jumpstart vehicles.

Duracell Powerpack 450 Portable Power Solution units are available on eBatts.com



Longest Laptop Battery Life - Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Lasts 20 Hours!

clock March 28, 2011 21:18 by author Ty

The Lenovo ThinkPad X220 is now considered one of the longest lasting notebook  off of one full battery charge lasting 20 hours and 18 minutes on the LAPTOP Battery Test from www.laptopmag.com. The Laptop Battery Test consists of continuous surfing over Wi-Fi at 40-percent brightness. TheThinkPad X220′s 1,218-minute time beat the HP EliteBook 6390p record holder for the year of 2009 and its 854-minute (14:05) duration. The ThinkPad X220 achieved the endurance times with an extended battery, 9-cell with slice. Further information on the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 20 hour battery life review can be found on the LaptopMag.com Web site.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Video Tutorial: Removing Your Netbook Battery and Finding Model and Part Numbers

clock March 8, 2011 21:16 by author Ty

In this video, customers are provided an example of how to remove a battery from their netbook. We also demonstrate the two ways customers can find model numbers, with which they can use to find their corresponding replacement laptop battery.

Transcription of the netbook battery removal video.

Jeremy: "Hey everyone, this is Jeremy from eBatts.com, and today I'll be showing you how to remove a battery from a netbook.

This is our HP Mini, which we'll be using for an example today. (flip laptop over to expose bottom-side)

You'll notice that for this particular netbook, there are two battery locking clips located on either side of the battery. Once you push those forward, as indicated by the little arrows here, the battery will begin to pop out, and you can then pull it out.

There are two ways to find your replacement laptop battery. One way is to locate the battery model number, which is listed on the battery itself. As you can see from this example, this is an "HSTNN-LB0D".

The other way is to use the laptop model number itself, which is listed, sometimes, on the bottom of the laptop. In this example, the product is the "HP Mini 110". (flip)

A more common place to find your laptop model number is on the front. Here it is located on the bottom-right corner of the laptop screen.

This concludes our video tutorial on how to find the various model numbers associated with your netbook. For more video tutorials, check out our website at www.ebatts.com/blog."



Video Tutorial: Laptop Battery Removal, Locating Laptop Model and Laptop Part Numbers

clock March 8, 2011 02:20 by author Ty

This video tutorial shows customers how to remove their laptop battery and where to find the “battery lock clips” so that they can remove their laptop battery. Customers are also shown the common areas where they can find the original laptop and battery model numbers, in order to search for their corresponding replacement laptop battery.

Transcription of the laptop battery removal video.

Jeremy: "Hey there guys and gals, this is Jeremy from eBatts.com. Today I'll be showing you how to remove a battery pack from your laptop. What we have here in front of us is a Compaq CQ60 laptop.

You just flip that over - warning: never try that at home, be a little more safe with your laptop.

Over here, we have the "Battery Lock Clip". You can just go ahead and pull that back, your battery will start to pop out, and you can then remove it from the laptop. Now in some cases, your laptop might actually have more than one clip. In that case, you'll have to press both, and your battery will begin to pop out.

Once you remove the battery from the laptop, you can begin to locate the battery model number. For this specific Compaq laptop, you see here in the top-left corner that this is an "EV-06".

A common place to find your laptop model number is on the corners of the laptop. For this specific model, we see that the model number is listed here in the bottom right corner of the screen. For other brands, it can also be listed in these corners and elsewhere.

For this laptop model, it also contains a sticker in the bottom left corner.

This concludes our video tutorial on how to locate battery model numbers, laptop model numbers, and how to remove your battery from your laptop.  For more video tutorials, visit our blog at www.ebatts.com/blog.”



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