Batteries

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The Fox
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Batteries

Post by The Fox » Mon May 02, 2016 6:59 pm

Hi got xs 2a pro ,at moment using normal batteries.as battery pack not holding charge. I want to get rechargeable batteries,but what ones Looked on auction site and rechargeable batteries are like ==2500mah,2400mah,1300mah etc.Dont know which ones to get, any help will be gratefully had ,Thank you

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Re: Batteries

Post by sweepstick47 » Mon May 02, 2016 7:29 pm

Hi, I had an XS 2a Pro at one time and converted it to alkaline AA's which worked well with good quality batteries installed. Any of those you quote above will work ok, but the longest life is denoted by the suffix Ah. Best bet is to get the highest Ah value you come across, with a mindful eye on quality of the product. Warning:- There are plenty of fake examples claiming to be' high rated' Ah but aren't!!
My advice would be avoid 'theebay', as there are plenty of good suppliers elsewhere on-line.
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Re: Batteries

Post by neil » Tue May 03, 2016 5:14 pm

I've got the 2500s with an intelligent charger from Amazon, works a treat.

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Re: Batteries

Post by Koala » Tue May 03, 2016 6:30 pm

Supermarkets are a good bet. Aldi's normally come out well with the geeks that test them.

Agree with the previous post about sticking the wrong labels on them. Same with memory cards bought online.


Larger the aH longer the charge lasts.

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Re: Batteries

Post by sanjuro » Tue May 03, 2016 7:32 pm

Buy Powerex the best batteries money can buy all the pro camera men use them

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Re: Batteries

Post by Bridex » Tue May 03, 2016 7:43 pm

Rechargeable NiMH Batteries are 1.2volt, normal AA batteries are 1.5 volt.
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Re: Batteries

Post by Koala » Tue May 03, 2016 9:08 pm

Bridex wrote:Rechargeable NiMH Batteries are 1.2volt, normal AA batteries are 1.5 volt.
Yes

But when you 1.5V battery is down to below 1V your detector is still working fine.

If it only worked at 1.5v you would have to change yoyo batteries every 5 minutes.


As long as to voltage is above the internal regulator plus any voltage drop of protection diode then it will work fine with no performance loss. Been tested many Times by people on here

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