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Old 01-12-2016, 08:39 AM
 
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Eneloop are great! And I use them in LED torch as well as my camera flash. Once they are fully charged Voltage is about 1.48V not 1.2V as it says on the battery and as some people think it is.
What brand and model charger do you use?
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Old 01-12-2016, 08:58 AM
 
Location: New Market, MD
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What brand and model charger do you use?
It's the same one that came with the package. I bought them at costco - I have two sets of charger now and about 12AA and 12 AAA batteries.
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Old 01-12-2016, 11:22 AM
 
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Some Costco buyers are selling their small charger by itself. Either they got more than one or the charger in their opinion is not a good one and they use a different brand.
We may try one.
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Old 01-12-2016, 12:33 PM
 
Location: New Market, MD
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Some Costco buyers are selling their small charger by itself. Either they got more than one or the charger in their opinion is not a good one and they use a different brand.
We may try one.

charger (and batteries) is very good. I have two sets and can certainly vouch for them. Old one is about 4-5 years old and is still working like new. I have two because I keep one at work otherwise I would have sold one too
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Old 01-12-2016, 05:01 PM
 
Location: la la land
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This is the charger I have, I've had it for a long time, only difference is mine came with 4 AA batteries
http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-Adva...attery+Charger
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Old 01-28-2016, 11:27 AM
 
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I use 4 rechargeable batteries in the camera I use for online selling. If I were spending a full workday taking photos, they'd last me 2-3 days, thats a full 8 hour day of snapping photos. Shorter if video. I keep 4 in the camera, and 4 on the charger, so its easy to switch and keep working if needed.

My mouse and keyboard last months/years without needing a battery change. Logitech. I find AA rechargeable batteries and charger a very good investment, given the number of things around the house that need batteries, such as remote controls.
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Old 01-30-2016, 03:34 AM
 
Location: north central Ohio
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There is something wron with your batteries. Rechargeables may not last as long as regular, but they should last weeks.

I have used rechargeables in wireless Xbox controllers and they last a few weeks and those controllers use way more power than many AA devices.


I bought Sanyo Eneloop Ni-MH Charger and 8 Rechargeable AA and 4 Rechargeable AAA Batteries
Sold by: Internet Seller
$30.99
Order placed
January 19, 2011

and my son uses the AA in his Xbox controllers. Have only recently started not holding a charge as long, so will be getting a new charger and batteries soon. They were so very worth it!
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Old 01-30-2016, 04:30 AM
 
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i have been using eneloops for years now in all our photography gear .
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Old 01-30-2016, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Saint Johns, FL
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I switched to Eneloops after doing a little research about 2 years ago. All my AAA's and AA,s. I rotate 2 cases. I use all the charged batteries in one and put the newly charged ones in the 2nd, till case 1 is empty and then I switch. That way I'm not using the same ones over and over.

I assume I'll never buy AA's and AAA's again.
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Old 01-31-2016, 02:42 AM
 
Location: north central Ohio
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I switched to Eneloops after doing a little research about 2 years ago. All my AAA's and AA,s. I rotate 2 cases. I use all the charged batteries in one and put the newly charged ones in the 2nd, till case 1 is empty and then I switch. That way I'm not using the same ones over and over.

I assume I'll never buy AA's and AAA's again.

I like that idea!
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