Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Batteries?
From: SteamShip <steamship_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 02:45:55 -0500
Eddie, I just ordered 2 sets of these 2200 mAH batteries after talking to
them on the phone. (USA)
There are some that are 2300, but they feel that those are over-rated, and
strongly recommended these. These seemed like a fair price to me. I use a
simple Radio Shack NiMH "Fast Charger" (#23-043)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eddie" <frogkiller01_at_hotmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 12:55 AM
Subject: Re: Batteries?
> 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
> so far is 1800 mAh. I want find some higher than that. Anyone know a good
> ----- 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
> > >Alkaline batteries?
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >Eddie
> > Obviously it will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, age of
> > 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,
> > 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
> > this in itself is very unlikely to cause a problem in 99% of
> > http://tinyurl.com/zlco
> > :)
Received on 2003-12-17