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Re: rechargeables no comparison to throw away alkalines

January 03, 2020 09:07PM
Hard to compare the high quality rechargables to throw-away alkalines. Eneloops can readily be had for about $2.60 each and last from 500-1000 charges, so even if they slightly underperform a throw away for their stored power, they still blow them away on long term stability, reliability and cost.

Cost per charge conservative at $2.60/ 500 = about a half cent per charge for cost of battery. A single AA Eneloop battery takes approximately .02 kw hour for a charge. Average cost for a kw in the US is 12 cents,so the electricity cost is very close to zero.

Since Eneloops store power reliably for ten years you can always carry extra charged cells for backup and not worry about them being flat when you need them. Did I say no leaks.. that's a big deal.
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WANTED: Brand new AA Alkaline batteries, 4 of each brand for Testing.

Monte 97 January 02, 2020 03:07PM

Re: WANTED: "LIST" Brand new AA Alkaline batteries, 4 of each brand for Testing.

Sodbuster 16 January 14, 2020 11:26AM

UPDATE: Batteries tested so far, and more to go.

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Re: WANTED: Brand new AA Alkaline batteries, 4 of each brand for Testing.

DesertRokon 29 January 13, 2020 01:36PM

'Thank You' Vic. .. They are due this Thursday.

Monte 20 January 13, 2020 05:42PM

Re: WANTED: Brand new AA Alkaline batteries, 4 of each brand for Testing.

OregonGregg 20 January 11, 2020 11:35AM

Battery Test

UtahRich 37 January 03, 2020 10:19AM

Battery Test challenges. thinking

Monte 43 January 03, 2020 11:31AM

Battery Test challenges. - - - -

UtahRich 35 January 03, 2020 01:25PM

Rich, a good question and a simple answer.grinning smiley

Monte 41 January 04, 2020 01:14AM

What are you currently using ? ? ?

UtahRich 36 January 03, 2020 01:26PM

Do they still make those? smiling bouncing smiley N/T

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Selecting Detector Batteries . . . options.

UtahRich 31 January 03, 2020 10:14AM

Rich, for some folks your idea works.

Monte 40 January 03, 2020 11:49AM

Tape that 9v

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Re: rechargeables no comparison to throw away alkalines

Sodbuster 37 January 03, 2020 09:07PM

Eneloop a good choice -

UtahRich 29 January 04, 2020 01:01PM

Re: rechargeables no comparison to throw away alkalines

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Re: WANTED: Brand new AA Alkaline batteries, 4 of each brand for Testing.

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