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Subject: Re: Batteries?
From: ajf_at_midmaine.com
Date: 2003-12-17


Why not carry extra fully charged Nimh batteries for your long train trips?

Then all you would need is a small battery charger to recharge the set
that is currently not in use and swap them as needed.

> 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
> place?
>
> Thanks,
> Eddie
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> 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 ..an 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
>>
>>
> http://professional.duracell.com/start.asp?section=product_data&page=alkaline&hardload=chemistrylist&chemistry=alkaline&lang=english
>>
>> http://tinyurl.com/zlco
>>
>> :)
>>
>>
>



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