A lethargic audience – and acceptance of VRLA limitations – gave battery makers an easy ride at this year's Battcon meeting. But maybe that's because telecom standby as we know it could soon be history… The Editor reports.
You have to bow to the wisdom of your elders. Readers of the Spring 2006 issue (page 83) will recall an article written by esteemed battery consultant Ken Peters, who wondered whether I'd have anything to write about now that valve-regulated lead-acid batteries are made properly.
As I made the 15 minute journey (a sort . . .