A&P eneloop questions...

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  1. fukijama1

    fukijama1 OT Supporter

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    can i charge AA eneloops on a sony "cycle energy" charger? its an Ni-MH charger. it outputs 60mA more than the eneloop charger
     
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    ballz Two of 'em OT Supporter

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    its just the way it charges and it obviously charges faster. I wouldn't hesitate.
     
  3. fukijama1

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    shouldnt hurt my eneloops?
     
  4. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    from what i've read, the quick chargers will shorten the lifespan of the rechargeable batteries.
     
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    I don't know if this is true. I always use the quick chargers and my batteries seem to last just as long as before when I didn't use the quick charger.
     
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    I need to get some new batteries. My old rechargeable energizers are starting to die :(
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    It's due to a direct cause and effect correlation. They charge quicker so you use them more often. This leads to extensive wear on the batteries.

    In all seriousness though, depending on the exact mechanism they use to charge the battery, it could very well reduce life.
     
  8. mikeskillz

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    the slower you charge a battery the better, but the difference is small and if youre talking about a $4 pack of AA's its not worth fretting about. if its a ~$200 gel cell car battery then you would take more care.

    other than that, eneloops (and other low discharge batteries) charge just the same as any other.
     

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