Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Batteries?
From: Neon John <johngd_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 01:45:23 -0500
On Wed, 17 Dec 2003 05:25:38 +0000, BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net> 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 ..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
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 johngdDONTYOUDARE_at_bellsouth.net http://bellsouthpwp.net/j/o/johngd/ Cleveland, Occupied TNReceived on 2003-12-17