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Adventures in Rechargeable Batteries

Jeff Atwood on the state of rechargeable batteries, including the key insight that raw capacity isn’t the most important factor:

For one thing, there’s the issue of discharge rate. It turns out that massive 2500mAh capacity of the Energizer rechargeable battery doesn’t mean much when the battery drains itself within a month.

I asked on the Twitter, and many people are recommending Sanyo Eneloops.

Thursday, 10 April 2008