Differences Between Ni-CD, Ni-MH and Li-Ion Batteries
There are three main types of two-way radio batteries: Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-CD), Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion). Consider environment, weather conditions and type of use to choose the battery which will work best for you.
Ni-MH (Nickel-Metal Hydride)
up to 4 years
up to 2.5 years
up to 2 years
Much less than Ni-CD
Low - Standard
Standard - Ultra High
Standard - High
Cycle the battery by fully charging it and then use it until it is completely drained as often as possible.
Cycle the battery twice a month.
No special maintenance needed.
Why you need it
Extra Durable for use in harsh conditions (low temperatures, heat etc.)