Energizer Advanced Lithium in AAA flashlight.

Woods Walker

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I stopped by Walgreens and seen two pack of AAA/AA advanced lithium batteries on sale for 3 bucks off. So for 2.99 I picked up a pack. Guessing that they have a reduced runtime from the standard lithium batteries. Anyways I am sure there are threads on this but has anyone tried a advanced lithium in a LOD? I am looking at the leatherman S2. From the runtime charts posted on CPF the light gets 1 hour 22 minutes to 50% on high and 10 hours regulated on low with lithiums. Want the S2 for use with my jakstrap for a cold weather camp headlamp as it would cost less than 3xAAA lithium or 4xAA used in my APEX also it is a clicky. That would be easier to work with on a jakstrap than a twisty. So has anyone tried these cells in a single battery flashlight?
 

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It's too bad that the data sheet for the Energizer Advanced EA92 does not contain the same kind of data as that of the Energizer Ultimate L92.

That way you could at least look at the data and take a guess at the possible runtime.
 

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:twothumbsYou can pull higher amps out of the normal L92 "2.0 amps" vs. the "1.5 amps" out of the advanced L92. Also the new Advanced Lithium will only last for 80% in 10 years vs. the 90% in 15 years of the old L92. SO the normal Lithium is far superior, I'm sure they just reduced the energy density / chemical quality / I don't know wha:shrug:t, to make them cost less then the older better cells:broke:.
 

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Both have data sheets with discharge curves on the Energizer site. At quick glance, the Advanced Lithium seems to be on par or better than the L92. BTW, the L92s seem to have a higher max discharge rate.
 

Woods Walker

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I get the standard lithium AA at BJs cheap. Even cheaper when they issue a 5.00 off deal. But they never have AAA for the same price. When I get my higher power AAA light I will test both out and see if one is better than the other.

One cheap way to get Lithium AA is check out HD and other B&M stores for old Energizer phone chargers. Sometimes chargers for outdated phones are blow out cheap. I got two chargers (each has 2xAA Energizer Lithium) for 1.10 each. Tossed the charger and kept the batteries at a cost of under 60 cents each.
 
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