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toys require batteries, so we have put together a few reminders
on how to use them in your sex toys most effectively. Many points
we make in this article are often not well known and are important
to keep your sex toys running well.
mean the difference between having a sex toy for a few months
versus a few years. We also cover installation issues below
having a sex toy for a few
months versus years.
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Toys & Batteries: Keeping
Your Sex Toy Running for Years
batteries outside of the toy to extend the battery and toy life.
There are a few reasons why this is important-
- If your
sex toys is inadvertently turned on when moved around and
not in use, even at a low speed, it can drain the batteries.
- If you
washed your sex toy and some water accidentally got into the
battery compartment, it can corrode the battery and the contacts
inside the toy. Always make sure to completely dry your toy
and leave the batteries out to let in air dry and keep from
getting damaged by moisture.
batteries can leak and corrode everything inside your sex
toy, causing it to be permanently ruined.
excellent battery alternative is to buy NiMH rechargeable batteries.
They offer a high current much like Alkaline batteries. When either
of those types of batteries start to slow down, you should pull
them out. The rechargeable batteries can easily be put into the
recharger to be brought back up to speed. If you have older rechargeable
Ni-Cad batteries, these can suffer from what is considered a "charge
memory" that make them impossible to charge fully; whereas the
NiMH rechargeable batteries do not have that issue. NiMH rechargeable
batteries last for years and are great for sex toys. Just make
sure that they are not larger than disposable batteries as rechargeable
ones can run slightly larger and become stuck in a product. See
our tips below should you have batteries become stuck in your
mistake that many people make is to keep batteries in your sex
toy when it is running low and let them run out of power. This
is not good for your sex toy. This applies to Alkaline, Heavy
Duty and rechargeable batteries. The reason for this is because
the voltage keeps the motor spinning and when it is at a low pressure
caused by low and almost drained batteries, it puts more pressure
on your sex toy's components and can cause them to prematurely
break. That is why it is better to use fresh batteries and take
them out as soon as you notice decreased power. It is also why
rechargeable batteries make better sense for financial savings
and to help protect the environment.
may be worth investing in Heavy Duty batteries (AKA Zinc Chloride
batteries) as they are much less likely to leak (as compared to
Alkaline batteries). They tend to be more expensive, but will
keep your sex toy in good shape. You should still remove them
after using your sex toy as discussed above and stop using them
when they run low.
in landfills are not just bad for the environment, they are bad
for your health! Even though landfills are lined, rain water carries
chemicals in your trash into the water table which in turn contaminates
your drinking supply. So next time you are heading to the trash
with a batteries, think about that glass of water you just drank
and choose to recycle it. A good resource for finding recycle
centers in your area is Earth
Tips on how to remove batteries that are stuck in your sex toy-
it is great to use rechargeable batteries, please be aware that some
brands run slightly larger than others and may be larger than standard
disposable batteries. Using them is not usually a problem unless the
battery compartment of your sex toy is very tight which can cause
the batteries to become stuck. If your batteries get stuck, you may
want to try the following tips, however, please note that we are not
liable for any damage you do to a sex toy due to batteries becoming
stuck inside and/or your attempts to remove them. These are suggestions
only and are to be done at your own risk-
- You can attempt
to pull the batteries out with some slim pliers.
- You can
also try using a flat head screw driver or butter knife to wiggle
the batteries out.
- You can try
putting the battery compartment (not the whole product) wrapped
in a plastic bag into the freezer and wait a few hours. If you
cannot remove the battery compartment you may try putting the
entire product inside. The point in doing this is to reduce any
swelling of the batteries and allow for them to loosen up inside.
- If cold does
not work, you may try using a hair dryer to warm the battery holder
so that it will flex a bit to remove the batteries.
- If you are
able to remove the batteries do not use these type of batteries
in the product again.
warned that if it is an alkaline battery or other type that is
stuck and/or has leaked or exploded within the device, do not
attempt to remove it. You will need to properly dispose of the
product so that you don't incur chemical burns from the damaged
Is Your Product Defective or Could It Be Your Batteries?
who think an adult toy is defective often find that it was just improper
positioning of the batteries, so make sure to read the following carefully-
sure your batteries have not expired.
sure the battery contacts are clear of paper or residue. This
will ensure that the battery will have a clean connection for
providing the most power.
sure that the batteries have been inserted properly.
the toy is not working, try adjusting the batteries to make
sure they are making contact. If your batteries are in good
condition and installed correctly and the vibrator still doesn't
work, check that the base cap is tight. A lot of waterproof
vibrators come with a rubber grommet at the base to prevent
water from entering the battery compartment. For the contacts
to reach the battery, it's often necessary to tighten up the
base. It's OK to tighten up the base as long as you're twisting
the base, and not the adjustment dial - be careful not to break
it! Twist the base until it comes in contact with the batteries.
vibrators come with a paper or plastic insert inside the battery
compartment. Before removing them consider that vibrators often
work best when these inserts are left in tact. They cut down
unwanted noise by separating the battery from the outer casing
and allow the battery to fit snugly in its compartment. If the
insert is not installed the battery could rattle against the
outside casing causing a lot of noise. The inserts also act
as a moisture barrier, helping to prevent unwanted moisture
from coming in contact with the battery, and helping to prevent
any battery leakage from coming in contact with your vibrator's
you haven't already, check the battery compartment for a battery
diagram. If it isn't written on the paper insert, it might be
imprinted on the casing inside the battery compartment, on the
battery compartment lid, or written on a card included with