Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Batteries?
From: SteamShip <steamship_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 13:39:28 -0500
WOW! I'll be damned, searching google for "2300 mAH" was what got me to
that award winning MAHA Powerex battery site, and there were so many brands
of NiMH batteries they sell, I was confused as to why they said that the
2200 Powerex were their best until I called them.
They are $4.00 each (in packs of 4), but given their long term rechargeable
nature, it made a lot of sense to splurge on getting the best batteries.
The tech support person there also said that it was perfectly fine to use
the simple Radio Shack Fast Charger that has the auto-shutoff when it
detects the batteries not taking any further charging, but I went ahead and
also ordered their new 100 min highly rated charger shown here because I'm
Hey I'm a gadget nerd, what can I say.
----- Original Message -----
From: "eD\/ARd0 F/\KEn^M3" <cojonesdetoro_at_badeddie.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 11:42 AM
Subject: Re: Batteries?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eddie" <frogkiller01_at_hotmail.com>
> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 12:55 AM
> Subject: Re: Batteries?
> >but all I have found
> > so far is 1800 mAh. I want find some higher than that. Anyone know a
> > place?
> My personal 'cheap' favorites are NexCell 2100Mah. They scored very well
> the 'great battery shootout' (see google) and can be had for a little over
> $1USD each. The really good ones have always been the powerex cells by
> (not to be confused with powerizer, a lousy brand). Powerex are expensive
> but are regarded as 'the best'. Some of the other good brands found at the
> great battery shootout are not readily available in the USA.
Received on 2003-12-17