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Originally Posted by cl04k3d View Post

It always felt like Duracell lasted longer then any other battery I tried.

My gameboy color agrees.


Aren't disposable batteries slowly becoming obsolete though?


Like the charge mats for the iPhone. Soon enough remotes will have their own dedicated charge mats too eh?
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post #22 of 27
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No thanks, I'll stick with my Eneloops and charge them myself.
I wonder what the enviromental impact of continually shipping these batteries back and forward rather than just recharging them in the home is?
Because I bike to work I go through a lot of batteries in the winter; two AA's up front, two AAA's for the rear and 3 AAA's in my headlamp. I spend about an hour on my bike every day, so rechargeable batteries are a must; they get charged every week (I can't afford to let them run all the way down each time, lights get too dim). In the summer one charge lasts me about a month.

This 100%

Eneloops are incredible. I haven't bought batteries since(several years now).
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post #23 of 27
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Exactly!
Read my posts above. These are EXACTLY the same type of batteries as Sanyo's Eneloops. You can recharge them at home. Read the FAQ, they it themselves, although they try to deceive you, like I said in my previous post.

Sanyo ftw then.
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post #24 of 27
Seems like it is a marketing scam then, take advantage of the Green consumer crowd and selling them products they already have... but in a new and convenient way!

I guess technically they are selling a battery collection service :/
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post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post

My gameboy color agrees.
Aren't disposable batteries slowly becoming obsolete though?
Like the charge mats for the iPhone. Soon enough remotes will have their own dedicated charge mats too eh?

I would hope so. Rechargeable is the way to go. Especially with the price of batteries.
post #26 of 27
At first I was all like AWESOME!
Then I watched the video and I heard him say "Ni-MH, A new battery technology"

And then I was all like TROLOLOLOLOLOL
Those are just "fancy" rechargeable batteries. I know Ni-MH used to be all the rage of RC's then LiPO's started taking over frown.gif
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post #27 of 27
kewl. now squeeze a nuclear reactor in one of those tiny AAA batteries and i'm sold.

i want an ipod shuffle that lasts a century.
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