Development of Nickel Metal-Hydride Battery “HR-AAAUTU” for Power Backup Market
- Conforms to JIS C 8708(*1) MU standard and meets the needs of customers who require long-life batteries -

Jan. 13, 2021

FDK CORPORATION (Tokyo Stock Exchange 2nd Section: Code 6955) has added the “HR-AAAUTU” nickel metal-hydride battery to its product lineup and will start mass production and shipment in January 2021.

Nickel Metal-Hydride Battery "HR-AAAUTU"
Nickel Metal-Hydride Battery ”HR-AAAUTU”
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For 30 years, FDK has been manufacturing and selling rechargeable nickel metal-hydride batteries for a variety of applications, including security, automotive and medical. In recent years, there has been a growing needs for longer battery life in security and other applications that require power backup operation in the event of a power failure.
In order to meet these needs, FDK has thoroughly reviewed the materials and structure of existing nickel metal-hydride batteries. FDK successfully developed the nickel metal-hydride battery “HR-AAAUTU” which conforms to the JIS C 8708 MU standard and achieves the industry's highest level of longer life(*2). The longer life of the battery reduces the frequency of battery replacements and increases convenience for customers.
Samples of this product were already available from November 2020, and mass production will begin in January 2021 as part of the product lineup of high durability nickel metal-hydride batteries.

FDK, as a Smart Energy Partner, will continue to provide customers with proposals for the efficient use of electric energy with safe and efficient manner by assembling advanced technologies.

- Specifications -
Name in accordance with JIS standard: HR11/45
Nominal Voltage: 1.2V
Nominal Capacity: 500mAh
(Typical capacity when a single cell is charged at 50mA for 16 hours and then discharged at 100mA to the end voltage of 1.00V)
Dimensions and weight: Diameter 10.5mm, Height 44.5mm, approx. 13g (including heat shrink tube)
Applications: Security equipment, measuring instruments, emergency lights, guide lights, medical equipment, other backup equipment

*1: JIS C 8708 Sealed nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery for portable equipment (single and battery) issued by the Japanese Standards Association.
*2: Compliant with JIS C 8708 MU standard, as of January 13, 2021 (according to FDK's investigation)

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