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

On Wed, 17 Dec 2003 05:25:38 +0000, BlueChip <> wrote:

>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

They work fine in a recorder. One of my friends has been using alkalines in
his unit for some time, mainly because he doesn't like fooling with recharging
and because he has access to freebies.


John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN

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