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Old 06-27-2008, 01:32 PM
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Default Battery questions...Alkaline vs NIMH

All of my airplane radio receivers use 4.8V battery packs. All of the 27 or 75 mhz recivers that I've looked at use 4 1.5V alkalines. Will these receivers work as well using 4 NIMH batteries that total 5.4 V at full charge vs. the 6-7 that four fresh alkalines have? Same question goes for replacing the eight alkalines with eight NIMHs in the trandmitter.
Old 06-27-2008, 01:50 PM
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Default RE: Battery questions...Alkaline vs NIMH

yes to both questions.

although the voltage is less the capacity is much higher, I used 4 cells for a few years and have recently switch to 5 cells AAA's and 5 cells 2/3 A for my Rx and 8 cells NiMh for the Tx.

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Thank you. I feel better now as I had already bought a dozen NIMHs in AA size. I ahve a Titan Jr. field charger and a battery holder to use to charge them.

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