- Rechargeable AA Batteries
I need to get some new rechargeable AA batteries to use in my Hope Vision 1, all the ones I’ve used in the past have been a bit rubbish. Are there any that anybody would recommend, and does the milliamp amount matter?Posted 6 years ago
I only got a tiny amount of charge at full level with any others I’ve tried.clubberMember
I’ve used these guys several times and found them good. Not the cheapest though. 7dayshop are good too.
does the milliamp amount matter?
Assuming you mean the mAh figure, then yes – that’s the capacity so a higher number (assuming it’s accurate – many less reputable brands massively over-claim on that figure) means your lights will run longer.Posted 6 years agomintimperialSubscriber
The best rechargeable batteries I’ve used are Vapex ones. Here, the NIMH+ ‘New technology’ ones, green and grey with ‘INSTANT’ on them. I run a couple of rear lights on them, among other things, and they hold charge well and last for much longer than any other rechargeable I’ve used.
Good for kids toys too, they’ll sit unused in the cupboard for months and still work when they get dug out again…Posted 6 years agoStirlingCrispinSubscriber
Eneloops by the bucket in our house.Posted 6 years ago
But use something like a Technoline BL-700 Battery Charger to really get the best out of any battery.
I’ve ended up with several sets of 7dayshop 2900mAh and the BL-700 charger SC links to keep my pair of Vision 1’s going. They need recharging about once a week, so I can live without the Eneloops clever internals for the higher capacity and lower cost. All IMHO, obv!Posted 6 years ago
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