Rechargable batteries.

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Rechargable batteries.

Postby Sparkey » Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:09 am

Went looking for batteries yesterday.

How long to they last ? as some of my older ones dont seem to be holding their charge for very long.

They do have a life of so many charges dont they ??

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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby JohnSR » Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:30 am

I understand a person has to "deep cycle" them every so often. I know on the 2 mtr ham radio the battery had to be deep cycled after so many charges. Had to buy a resistor to slowly bleed it flat. The darn batteries develops a memory where they won't charge below that amount. The only way to remove the memory is to deep cycle. One thing though, I think the D3 battery charger will do it automatically when it sense a memory problem.
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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby Sparkey » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:33 am

I was talking about those pesky AA batteries.

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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby JohnSR » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:52 am

Same-o same-o
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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby Sparkey » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:10 pm

:mrgreen:

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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby Rick Shutterman » Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:36 am

The "memory" problem only really apply's to Ni-Cad batteries, most modern batteries are Ni-amh and don't have the same problem. They do, however, eventually wear out, but I'm still using a couple of sets that came with my Fuji S2 back in 2004.

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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby Sparkey » Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:24 pm

I must have bought a few dudds then.

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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby Sparkey » Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:21 am

Back on this topic again.

Binned the entire stock of AA Re-chargeable batteries about 30 Total.

Pished off recently trying to work out which ones hold their charge and which are junk.

Whole lot went BINside in the recyle bin of local Supermarket.

8 new Duracell are now in stock for the Annual Christmas Photos.

http://www.argos.ie/static/Product/part ... TERIES.htm

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Re: Rechargable batteries.

Postby jon.oman » Sun Dec 14, 2014 12:37 pm

Sparkey wrote:Back on this topic again.

Binned the entire stock of AA Re-chargeable batteries about 30 Total.

Pished off recently trying to work out which ones hold their charge and which are junk.

Whole lot went BINside in the recyle bin of local Supermarket.

8 new Duracell are now in stock for the Annual Christmas Photos.

http://www.argos.ie/static/Product/part ... TERIES.htm


They look like they will do the job.....


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