Alkaline battery vented in MDC-AA

alpg88

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Believe it or not modern alkaline have some power, not all, but yesterday i was experimenting with li ion 1.5v cells, and as a control i used few alkaline cells, energizer optimum, pulled 4+ amps, higher then all 1.5v li ion, which managed 2-3+A, rayovac high power alkaline pulled 2 amps max. a 4A load optimums barely got warm, while Rayovac's at 2 amps draw got quite warm over a minute.
 

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I have had an Energizer lithium AA leak and it destroyed a remote temperature sensor. Blue liquid that was worse than what leaks out of alkaline batteries. Very rare but very bad!
 
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Lazy, I guess. I used to live up in the Denver foothills where winter frequently got too cold for other batteries. I was in a habit of using the lithium primary batteries for the outdoor temperature sensor for my atomic clocks. Work brought me back to my home state of Texas so I don't really need the cold performance anymore. I had three of these clocks so I used a spare sensor with eneloops and change them out twice a year when I switch out the clock batteries.
I have never heard of eneloops or even tenergy LSD Ni-MH leaking. Have you?
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Lazy, I guess. I used to live up in the Denver foothills where winter frequently got too cold for other batteries. I was in a habit of using the lithium primary batteries for the outdoor temperature sensor for my atomic clocks. Work brought me back to my home state of Texas so I don't really need the cold performance anymore. I had three of these clocks so I used a spare sensor with eneloops and change them out twice a year when I switch out the clock batteries.
I have never heard of eneloops or even tenergy LSD Ni-MH leaking. Have you?
Thanks
Bob
No, but I haven't been looking for it.
 

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WOW! Disappointing. Is there anything safe for our flashlights?
well nimh are probably the safest choice, they do leak, but it s not the same as alkaline, they ooze electrolyte, and it is not as damaging as alkaline leak, nor it happens nearly as often, i personally did not have any nimh cells leak, not that i remember.
Also do not discount the fact that there are plenty of fake eneloops around.
 

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well nimh are probably the safest choice, they do leak, but it s not the same as alkaline, they ooze electrolyte, and it is not as damaging as alkaline leak, nor it happens nearly as often, i personally did not have any nimh cells leak, not that i remember.
Also do not discount the fact that there are plenty of fake eneloops around.
I wonder if part of the reason Eneloop has their own chargers is due to other brand chargers damaging their cells.
 

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