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Subject: Re: Batteries?
From: Eddie (
Date: 2003-12-17

Thanks for the response Michael O'Quinn, and BlueChip. I have only used
Alkaline batteries as backup when the rechargeable run out juice while in
the train. I have searched for high capacity batteries, but all I have found
so far is 1800 mAh. I want find some higher than that. Anyone know a good


----- Original Message -----
From: "BlueChip" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 12:25 AM
Subject: Re: Batteries?

> >This is an out of topic question, but does anyone know what is the mAh on
> >Alkaline batteries?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Eddie
> Obviously it will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, age of battery,
> working temperature etc.
> And it is NOT advised to use them in your Archos
> You may also note that most rechargables give only 1.2V per cell, whereas
> alkali's give 1.5V per cell increase of 4 x 0.3 = 1.2V; so using
> alkali's would be in effect like using FIVE rechargeable cells ...although
> this in itself is very unlikely to cause a problem in 99% of applications
> :)

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