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Old 04-14-2008, 09:42 AM
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i wanna get a rechargeable battery for my JR XS3. i found this one but can someone give me a link to a charge lead i can use to charge it?????

also is this the right battery?

http://cgi.ebay.com/JR-Transmitter-B...QQcmdZViewItem



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also i don't want a lipo battery because i don't wanna buy a new charger.
Old 04-14-2008, 10:47 AM
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That''s a crappy 700mAh pack. Just get 8 NiMH 2500mAH AA cells and a charger from www.batteryspace.com.
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That''''s a crappy 700mAh pack. Just get 8 NiMH 2500mAH AA cells and a charger from www.batteryspace.com.
if i got 8 AA rechargeable batteries. could i leave them in the AA holder and charge them with this...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXAFJ2&P=7
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Take them out and charge them individually instead. That''s what I''ve been doing for years now.
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Take them out and charge them individually instead. That''''s what I''''ve been doing for years now.
okay sounds good.

what single AA cells would you recommend??
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Three sets of 8 cells for $35.
[link=http://www.batteryspace.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=245]I''ve been using these for years now.[/link]
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[link=http://www.batteryspace.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=3833]Cheap charger. $13.[/link]

I''m using a similar charger from Energizer.

Or get the pack with 8xAA batteries and charger for $25
[link=http://www.batteryspace.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=3836]Good deal.[/link]
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I''ve had troubles with off brand batteries not taking a full charge to their stated capacity. However i just got these for my tx [link=http://www.batteryspace.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=4135]Sanyo 2700[/link] and they last days on a charge.
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Whatever floats your boat. I''ve had no issues yet.
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I''''ve had troubles with off brand batteries not taking a full charge to their stated capacity. However i just got these for my tx [link=http://www.batteryspace.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=4135]Sanyo 2700[/link] and they last days on a charge.
i already have 4 of those from another purchase. so if i get 4 more i''ll be good.

what charger are you using with those
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Those sanyo 2700`s are alright... They dont work well in super high drain devices like a Canon 580EX flash, they cycle the flash too slow, but they behave like standard nimh after about a year.. Take them off the charger and let them sit for a day or two and their pretty much dead...
Old 04-18-2008, 07:41 AM
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I've had the Sanyo 2500's in my JR XS3 for at least 2 years and they have graduated to the Futaba 3PK now.

If there has been any loss in capacity, I haven't noticed it because they last for days without needing a recharge.

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