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Help Wanted: Official Candy Inspector (OCI) Job Requirements | Rayovac Blog

by rayovac24, October 2014

Lights provide the necessary lumens to inspect the trick or treat bags for unwanted candies.

Description: Almost as important as trick-or-treaters, the Official Candy Inspector serves a vital purpose on Halloween night. Rayovac is seeking experienced Candy Inspectors to join our team of responsible adults who check the candy before letting children dig in. You will be working with other elite parents to ensure each child is safe on Halloween by inspecting the goods prior to consumption.

Qualifications: Degree in Responsible Parenting preferred. Two or more years of experience taking care of small children and keeping their best interests at heart. Ability to recognize foul play and eliminate potential hazards at a moment’s notice. Knowledgeable in current technologies that make parenting easier, i.e. flashlights and portable power. Able to realize that Rayovac products are indeed a better quality for a lower price.

Requirements: The Official Candy Inspector is accountable for understanding the products needed for the position. Necessary products include a flashlight and portable power. Suggested lights include the LED 3AA Glow in the Dark Flashlight or the 2AA Indestructible Flashlight. Both of these lights provide the necessary lumens to inspect the trick or treat bags for unwanted candies. When combing the neighborhood for tasty treats, portable power keeps your cell phone powered up when away from an outlet. Suggested portable power is the 7-Hour Power RechargeMore...

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Recharge Before Going Back To School | Rayovac Blog

by rayovac27, August 2014

The few remaining days of summer should be spent recharging your batteries

Cloud nine can’t begin to describe it - the feeling you get when school is out and your summer plans can finally start. So much to do in a 3-month window that before you know it the final days of August have passed you by ending another summer chapter in the book you call life. And with a new school year fast approaching, the few remaining days of summer should be spent recharging your batteries.

Winding down from a fun-filled summer can be a tall task especially with all the back to school madness weighing heavy on your mind. The phrase ‘recharge your batteries’ fits perfectly in this scenario. On one hand, relaxation is key to overcome the dog days of summer, which can take a toll on your mind and body. The other scenario takes into account the tech devices you cherish most. They also need a fresh recharge before the new school year starts.  More...

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Spectrum Brands’ Rayovac Division Named As CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

by rayovac13, November 2013

New York,  NY, November 13, 2013Rayovac, a worldwide leader in battery power and innovation and a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), announced today  that two of its products, the Rayovac Emergency 2 Hour Power mobile charger and the Rayovac 15-Minute Battery Charger, have been named International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honorees. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.

The Rayovac Emergency 2 Hour Power comes ready-to-use and provides a mobile phone with two additional hours of talk time for those unexpected emergencies. Having eliminated the outlet from the charging equation, Rayovac has successfully created a portable charging product that can rescue any mobile device from a dead battery. The Rayovac Emergency 2 Hour Power mobile charging device, which has a shelf life of 10 years, provides instant power to Apple and Micro USB mobile devices.

Rayovac has addressed all of the inconveniences associated with the use of traditional rechargeable batteries with the launch of the Rayovac 15-Minute Battery Charger. The IC3 rechargeable system can hold up to four batteries per use and charges both AA and AAA batteries. Batteries are fully charged in 15 minutes flat – the fastest charger on the market. The Rayovac 15- Minute Battery Charger was designed with the consumer in mind. More...

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Portable Power: Long Time Accessory, New Age Necessity

by rayovac22, April 2013

In today’s world, owning a personal cell phone has quickly become a rite of passage. The age to acquire and operate a mobile device has gradually been lowered as the younger generations have started to rely on technology more than ever. Those who do not own a cell phone or mobile device are quickly becoming the minority.

The transition to connect the world via cell phone has caused mobile device accessories to become necessities all their own. Sure, cool accessories like designer phone cases and wireless headsets have seen a rise in popularity, but they’re still not considered a necessity from today’s standards. Conversely, an innovative gadget like the mobile battery charger has transformed itself from optional accessory to absolute necessity.

To make the list of daily human necessities, a common problem must be solved. Portable chargers have created new peace of mind for those who depend on their mobile device on a day-to-day basis. Forgotten are the days when leaving the house with a half powered battery would be a cause for concern. Rayovac’s charger for mobile phone has cured this new-age problem by providing consumers with convenient on the go power.

Living the ‘prepared’ lifestyle dates back a number of years, but only recently has taken on new meaning. With the introduction of new technologies, being prepared for the failure of these technologies has become increasingly important. Recognizing the mobile device is the most vital technology in the world today, Rayovac set out to create a mobile cell phone charger that people can depend on. Consumers can now feel secure knowing their mobile device has its own fail-safe in case of emergency. The evolution of ‘being prepared’ just became a little easier to tame, courtesy of Rayovac. More...

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Mobile Battery Chargers Are Handy for Power in a Pinch

by rayovac18, February 2013

Keys? Check. Wallet? Check. Phone? Check. While it may not make your A-list of must-haves before walking out the door, remembering to keep a mobile cell phone charger at work, in your car or stashed in your bag can prove to be convenient and reliable. One less thing to think about, one less thing to worry about.

Whether you need a charger for mobile phone battery-extension, MP3 battery extension, or tablet battery extension, it makes no difference: Mobile chargers are pretty much one-size-fits-all, so they can rescue most any portable electronic device that has a USB port. They don’t cost much, pack a pretty sweet charge, and keep your portable device usable even while charging.

The nightly chore of charging your phone while you sleep is not for everyone. Sometimes portable power is the only way to go for frequent mobile device users. Honestly, we can all think of a time when a quick boost of portable power was needed to fuel our electronic devices. If you’re not sure what kind of portable power you need, check out this quick rundown on Rayovac’s mobile battery charger offerings:

 

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Battle of the Batteries: Alkaline or Rechargeable?

by rayovac18, February 2013

Laverne or Shirley? Boxers or briefs? White meat or dark meat? Oh, the hard questions of our time! In our high-tech society, the question of alkaline or rechargeable batteries has finally landed in this elite group of either/or’s. Don’t you sometimes find yourself standing in the battery aisle thinking about eloping with the rechargeable batteries and charger and kicking your relationship with alkaline batteries to the curb?

Hang on, cowboy. There’s no need to break up with your alkaline batteries—and at the same time, by all means, go ahead and grab those rechargeable batteries and charger. Alkaline batteries and rechargeable batteries each have different features that make them attractive, so you really need both!

Alkaline Batteries lose power at a much slower rate than rechargeable batteries. That’s why they’re best for slow-drain devices like your remote controls, home phones, and the LED display on your home elliptical machine. Alkaline batteries are also your best bet for emergency devices and your alarm clock—things that could seriously bungle your life if you don’t use a slow-drain battery.

Rechargeable Batteries are best for frequent-use and/or high-drain devices like your Wii nunchucks and digital cameras. You don’t want to break the bank buying truckloads of alkaline batteries for these devices, but if you’re like most people, you use them all the time. That’s why rechargeables are your best bet here. What are the best rechargeable batteries? Are you kidding? We’ve got plenty to choose from, including some with nice, little portable chargers—even a charger you can hang on your keychain!

So, there you have it. When it comes to alkaline vs. rechargeables, you can have your cake and eat it too. No need to fully commit to one or the other, because no household is complete without both!

 

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