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Nickel-Cadmium battery (Ni-Cd or NiCd)

The Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) battery is a type of battery commonly used in portable computers, camcorders, portable drills, and other small battery-powered devices, having an effective and even power discharge. Although Nickel-Metal Hydride and Lithium Ion batteries are becoming more popular in mobile computers, Ni-Cd batteries are still the most widely sold.

This was last updated in April 2005
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