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Subject: Re: Best Batteries
From: eD\\/ARd0 F/\\KEn^M3 (cojonesdetoro_at_badeddie.com)
Date: 2003-10-30


Here's a a good site:

http://www.imaging-resource.com/ACCS/BATTS/BATTS.HTM

This guy did a lot of work to measure AA cells. He seems to have been pretty
objective. He shows that the Mah rating holds a lot of wiggle room. I
wouldn't trust the rating on the Lenmar 2300 based upon what I can see of
their 2000 Mah cells. If you're going to go cheap with cells, and still get
some good bang/buck, you can find Nexcell 2100s for almost $1.50 each on
Ebay with $5 shipping.

http://tinyurl.com/t03w

BTW, Sanyo looks like an honest company when it comes to Mah ratings.

----- Original Message -----
From: "ashur1" <ashur1_at_cox.net>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 8:10 AM
Subject: Re: Best Batteries

> I found these on the net this morning:
> http://www.thenerds.net/productpage.asp?un=175569&s=1 Seems like a good
> deal?
>
> Also, Fry's (California. Online it is Outpost.com) has 2300 mAH NiMH, 4
> PACK, AA's for about $13.00(+or-). They are marked: LENMAR NoMEM Pro.
I've
> been using 8 of these for about 5 months in my Archos and a radio with
great
> life and no problems. In my jukebox I get over 10hrs reguarly.
>
> Al
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: BlueChip
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 9:11 PM
> Subject: Best Batteries
>
>
> Given the NiMH batteries we get free with out Players/Recorders are
> cost-cutting-exercise induced cheapies.
>
> There have to be two things to consider when replacing them?
> 1) Rating in mAh
> 2) Life Span
>
> ...my local electronics outlet offers two brands of battery "unbranded"
and
> "sony" and the price of the sony things is considerably higher (typically
> about 10-20%)
>
> Does anyone have anything extra to add before I need to replace mine?
>
> BC



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