Lithium-ion batteries double the power in your hand
By Ryan RobbinsPosted 01.22.2006 at 2:00 am 2 Comments
Companies are rolling out lithium- ion cells-old hat in mobile phones-with enough juice to feed amp-hungry power tools.
Engineers have tweaked the
li-ion recipe and added circuit boards that monitor cells to prevent batteries from exploding.
How You'll Benefit
Li-ion tools offer 40 percent more power per pound than those using nickel-based batteries.
A sneak peak at the flashlight U.S. warfighters havenâ€™t even gotten their hands on yet
By Ryan RobbinsPosted 10.13.2005 at 2:00 am 1 Comment
If you need to temporarily blind someone, consider the DEF3. It's the latest flashlight dreamed up by the U.S. government's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)-and designed by optics experts Science Applications International Corporation with flashlight maker SureFire-for use as an Army-issue non-lethal weapon.