Re: [NTLK] Recharging disposable AA batteries?

From: L.W. Brown <>
Date: Wed Dec 06 2006 - 21:49:17 EST

That has been my experience as well.
It was great back when it first came out (early 90s) and rechargables
were bloody $$$. And, it has remained cost-effective for the couple
of situations where constant recharge was feasible or not too
But the hassle factor & leaks make it not worth replacing the unit
after it falls apart completely (my first unit died, and the 2d unit
is down to only 2 reliable bays out of 4).

On 6. Dec, 2006, at 18:31, Dan wrote:

> On 12/6/2006 5:46 PM, Tovi wrote:
> Well I have used one of the "alkaline battery chargers" before and
> while
> it did work, it is really not worth it. For example you should
> "recharge" (or refresh as they call it) the battery shortly after you
> use it and never let them get below say 75% of a full charge. If they
> get too low then you can't recharge them well. So you end up doing
> this
> a lot (which is annoying) and I have had a battery or two leak after
> charging (though I have had new batteries leak shortly after I baought
> them, so hard to judge that but I believe I had more instance of
> leakage
> when I was charging them).

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