Solar light batteries and the garden lights they power take on a new importance during the month of December. The 21st being the Winter solstice it is the point of the year when the sun is at its lowest point in the northern hemisphere sky. The days are at their shortest and therefore we rely on artificial lighting to be able to see during the extra hours of darkness.
Traditionally we adorn our homes and gardens with all types of lights to add festive cheer during the run up to Christmas and through to the New Year. While all of this adds excitement, it would be easy to over look more modest but no less important lighting for our pathways, steps, patios and driveways. The advantage of using battery powered lighting is that it doesn’t rely on having any complex outdoor electrical installations. There is no need for outdoor sockets and the light units themselves can be arranged wherever you need them without employing t
Christmas is right around the corner and with each passing day, the dilemma of what to get those who mean most to you is creeping in. Radio controlled cars and vehicles are a cliched but brilliant Christmas gift for both enthusiasts and amateurs alike. If you want to create a Home Alone 3 style chase with a remote-control car, you’re going to need the Vapextech range of model batteries.
At Vapextech we specialise in batteries for all hobbies and in particular for a wide selection of radio control model batteries.
Our batteries are ideally suited to many different RC and aircraft vehicles. Our range of model batteries are designed and manufactured to the highest standards and q
As the festive period is around the corner, right now feels like the calm before the storm, because in a few days the manic Christmas period begins!
Electronic items are some of the UK’s most popular gifts to give, whether its children's toys, household appliances or items for hobbies such as digital cameras, airsoft or remote control or model vehicles. Electronic items need batteries! And here at Vapextech, we supply a huge range of rechargeable batteries perfect for all the above items and more. Rechargeable batteries have been around for a while now, but their popularity has risen thanks to the many benefits they offer.
Batteries for Every Use: To start with Vapextech provide rechargeable batteries
Airsoft is a fast-growing hobby for enthusiasts who are looking to play out war scenarios and battles. One of airsoft biggest draws is the realism of the firearms. If you want the very best performance out of your weapon when on the frontline, then Vapextech airsoft batteries are a must.
Here at Vapextech, we are the UK’s main importer of Vapextech batteries and we stock a variety of high-quality airsoft batteries in numerous types such as NiMH, LiPo and Life batteries.
Our stock of airsoft batteries ranges from 7.4 volts to 12v, which are specifically designed for airsoft use and for every weapon type. When the enemy is bearing down the last thing you want is to be worrying a
Lipo batteries have a different range of voltages. This is indicated by the “V” on the battery itself. A typical Lipo battery cell will have a nominal (resting) voltage of 3.7 volts. Sitting bang in the middle of its maximum charge of 4.2 volts per cell and the minimum and safe charged rate of 3.0 volts. This is why 7.4 volt batteries are a configuration of 2 cells, ie double the nominal voltage.
The voltage of a battery pack is essentially going to determine how fast your vehicle is going to go or potentially influence the discharge of your Airsoft weapon. Vapextech lipo batteries range from 7.4v to 11.1 volt batteries giving you a wide range of power sources for your chosen use.
Model batteries will be an important part of every enthusiasts’ kit this summer as aviation fans of all ages commemorate the centenary of the RAF. 2018 marks 100 years since the service was founded and airshows involving real aircraft and those dedicated to radio controlled models will look to the skies in honour of the achievements of the Royal Air Force and to remember the airmen and women who have served their country.
August is a month packed with events all around the country, and if the weather we have experienced during the June and July heatwave continues, it will offer perfect flying conditions for radio controlled aircraft of all types and sizes. Making sure that you have fully charged model batteries and a backup set will ensure that pilots will gain the maximum flying time available during this season. Many o
Summer is the season when all types of batteries, including model batteries, associated with recreational activities get the most use. Generally, the weather is better, the extra hours of daylight, and a packed summer of gatherings and events within the model communities sees us flying, driving and sailing miniature vehicles. It is always worth being mindful of how batteries are stored, used, transported and charged. With the extra sunshine and heat at this time of year, extra vigilance is required.
This summer has seen temperatures being broken in the UK as a heatwave has descended over the country with weeks of hot dry weather. This has provided superb conditions for enjoying your radio controlled models and drones. But care must be taken with all model batteries and especially LIPO
Lipo batteries are a popular 21st century electrical source. Used as model batteries, they provide energy for radio controlled cars, aircraft and boats of many kinds. Some people consider them to be prone to over heating and a fire risk. But when handled and used correctly, they are a safe and versatile means of powering many types of models, and Summer is the season to get the most enjoyment out of this hobby. More common than you might think, we use lipo batteries on a daily basis in phones, laptops, tablets and many other devices away from the radio controlled model scene.
Lipo batteries certainly pack a power punch by delivering as much as four times the amount of energy density compared to the equivalent nickel cadmium or nickel metal hydride batteries. Another unique characteristic is
Model batteries are an essential part of the kit that keeps all radio-controlled models working. With better weather and longer days during the summer months, enthusiasts are always keen to get out and enjoy flying, boating, and driving. Throughout the season there are plenty of model shows and events of all sizes. From large spectacular events like the International Weston Park Model Show to a smaller gathering of your local model club. Vapextech has a vast choice of batteries suitable for transmitters and receivers.
The popularity of radio-controlled models means that you will find clubs and societies where like-minded people gather to share their enjoyment in most towns and cities across the United Kingdom. Some groups are purely recreational, where it is all about the collective fun of being with friends who have the same interest. There are those who like to race their model car, boat, or plane. Depending
The 8 cell charger from Vapextech is a portable device which will enable you to charge a collection of rechargeable batteries anywhere around your home, workplace or in a vehicle. You will never be short of battery power again with this highly adaptive piece of kit. AA and AAA batteries are the most common sizes being compatible with many everyday items. From cameras, remote control handsets, electric toothbrushes, torches, and many toys and games consoles. These batteries are now a part of everyday life and feature in every room in our homes and workplaces.
The perfect way to recharge your Vapextech AA and AAA batteries is with our own 8 cell charger. It is one