Sanyo announces C and D sized eneloop Batteries and Universal Charger for Japanese market

Sanyo announced today new additions to the ‘eneloop universe’ products: C- and D-size ‘eneloop’ batteries and a Universal Charger, to be sold in Japan only. These much-awaited C- and D-size ‘eneloop’ batteries expand the line-up of eneloop, which currently includes AA- and AAA-sizes. Eneloop AA-size batteries can be used with adapters (spacers) for conversion to C- and D-sizes. Sanyo eneloop batteries combine the benefits of dry cell batteries by coming pre-charged with the economic and environmental benefits of rechargeable batteries, as it is rechargeable up to 1,000 times.

The Sanyo Universal Charger can charge all eneloop battery sizes from the smallest, AAA, to the largest, D. With advanced charging technology including voltage monitoring to prevent overcharging, the Universal Charger also has LED lights to indicate charge status. Sanyo C- and D-size eneloop batteries and Universal Charger will be available in Japan from September 12, 2008.