#### BatteryCharger

##### Flashlight Enthusiast

I was just doing this test for myself but I thought you guys would be interested in the results. I have several different brands of new NiMh AA batteries that I charged 30 days ago. First they got 5 cycles to break them in. Now I am using my BC700 to test their capacity @ 350ma. They have been sitting here on my desk at about 70 degrees for the last 30 days.

Test is not finished, I can only do 4 batteries a day, but so far...

Starting voltage: 1.29

Starting capacity: 2.45Ah +/-

Starting voltage: 1.31

Starting capacity: 2.43 to 2.50Ah

Starting voltage: 1.28

Starting capacity 2.50Ah +/-

I demand a rematch! These resulsts also correspond with mismatching date codes. New test in progress.

Starting voltage: 1.15

Starting capacity: 2.60Ah +/-

*cough*

Ouch. I'm testing a larger sample of these.

Duraloops currently on the tester. I will update this as information comes in...

Test is not finished, I can only do 4 batteries a day, but so far...

**Duracell 2450**, 4 samples:Starting voltage: 1.29

Starting capacity: 2.45Ah +/-

**Capacity after 30 days:**1862mAh, 1823mAh, 1783mAh, 1843mAh.**Energizer 2300**, 4 samples:Starting voltage: 1.31

Starting capacity: 2.43 to 2.50Ah

**Capacity after 30 days:**2158mAh, 2150mAh, 2162mAh, 2155mAh.**Energizer 2450**, 4 samples:Starting voltage: 1.28

Starting capacity 2.50Ah +/-

**Capacity after 30 days:**1265mAh, 2120mAh, 1318mAh, 2160mAh.I demand a rematch! These resulsts also correspond with mismatching date codes. New test in progress.

**Duracell 2650**, 4 samples:Starting voltage: 1.15

Starting capacity: 2.60Ah +/-

**Capacity after 30 days:**169mAh, 200mAh, 6(six)mAh, 50(fifty)mAh*cough*

Ouch. I'm testing a larger sample of these.

Duraloops currently on the tester. I will update this as information comes in...

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