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Environmental factors

Environmental factors can effect the choice of power source. For example, a power source may be required to do the following:

These requirements are very specific and rule out the vast majority of conventional batteries. Special systems, such as spin-activated, thermal and other reserve batteries have been developed for such duties. For other examples, a consistent requirement for the CF is operation at -40oC, which also eliminates most battery couples.