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Subject: Re: Eveready 1850 NiMh
From: Mike Payson (mpayson_at_dawgdayz.com)
Date: 2002-12-05


I've seen the Energizer 1859's for $10 for a four pack without the charger
(Not sure where... Possibly Circuit City?), but I wanted a external charger.
That was before I realized what a nuisance it is to change the batteries...

On Wednesday 04 December 2002 06:05 pm, Josh wrote:
> I have found 2100 mah 4 pack online for $17 (no charger though) I think
> I might end up getting those...
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se] On
> Behalf Of Mike Payson
> Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 8:50 PM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se; Simon, Wesley; 'rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se'
> Subject: Re: Eveready 1850 NiMh
>
> FYI, I picked up 4 of the Energizer 1850 MAh batteries, and a one hour
> charger
> with both AC and DC power adapters at Sam's Club for $29.00. Most
> chargers I
> priced were priced closer to $40, even for slower chargers. Of course,
> Sam's
> club is a membership store, so unless you have a membership, you won't
> save
> money.
>
> On Wednesday 04 December 2002 01:20 pm, Simon, Wesley wrote:
> > Good job Chris! I must have read that article a week or two ago and
>
> it was
>
> > updated two days ago. I have been negotiating a deal with a guy on
>
> Ebay
>
> > for 12 of the PowerEx batteries. We haven't reached any kind of deal
>
> as of
>
> > today. He normally lists auctions with 8 batteries and the MaHa
>
> charger as
>
> > one auction. I was trying to get him to sell me 12 and the charger or
> > create an auction so that I could do a "Buy it Now." But now, I think
>
> I'll
>
> > price the Sanyo batteries.
> >
> > thanks
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chris Holt [mailto:amiga2k_at_cox.net]
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 2:00 PM
> > To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> > Subject: Re: Eveready 1850 NiMh
> >
> >
> > I saw that article too. I noticed that the Eveready 1800Mah cells
>
> came in
>
> > around third place, and they have the added advantage of being readily
> > available in department stores and such. That is why I pointed them
>
> out.
>
> > Just found the page. Seems he has been doing some more testing and
>
> the
>
> > Sanyo and Energizer 1850s came out on top. Of course the testing is
> > ongoing so this may change.
> >
> > Here's the link:
> > http://www.imaging-resource.com/ACCS/BATTS/BATTS.HTM
> >
> > I like this in particular because this guy developed his own test
>
> setup and
>
> > does not rely on Manuf. hype at all.
> >
> > Like you, I was pretty satisfied with the runtime of the included
> > batteries, but I wanted to see how these "off the shelf" models worked
>
> out.
>
> > I'm using the green ones in my little NomadIIc player, so there is no
>
> loss
>
> > there. :)
> >
> > Chris
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Simon, Wesley" <wsimon_at_lsil.com>
> > To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 11:54 AM
> > Subject: RE: Eveready 1850 NiMh
> >
> > > Just a note here on batteries. I'm happy with the lifetime of my
>
> archos
>
> > > batteries. However, I recently purchased a digital camera that
>
> takes AA
>
> > > batteries. So, I researched to find the best NiMh batteries. In
>
> this
>
> > > process, I discovered that they are making 2400 Mah NiMh AA
>
> batteries
>
> > > now. I'm not sure what company makes these. I read a review of NiMh
> > > batteries and they claimed that PowerEx 1800 Mah has the best
>
> qualities
>
> > > as far as lifecycle and memory effects. I'd point everyone to the
> > > article if I
> >
> > still
> >
> > > had the link. The article convinced me to pick up this brand for my
> >
> > camera.
> >
> > > I'm sure they would work equally well in a jukebox.
> > >
> > > Thanks,

-- 
Mike Payson  |  DawgDayz Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
(206) 280-7295 | www.dawgdayz.com | mpayson_at_dawgdayz.com



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