[rescue] Revive an APC Matrix 5000?

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Apr 7 00:46:26 CDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 01:15:14AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> My understanding is that sometimes, you can recharge the batteries
> after hooking them up to a certain kind of charger that reconditions
> them.  I don't think they end up good as new, however.
> I think there is a "battery desulphater" charger that basically varies
> the voltage to the battery in such a way that sulphur buildup on the
> lead plates get zapped, allowing the battery to once again hold a
> charge.  However, IANAEE .

It's a 20v desulfating cycle.  I have a mattery optimizer for my
motorcycle that can do the same thing.

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