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67341Re: [backpackgeartesters] Re: MEMBER COMMENT - Princetontec Byte Test Problem

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  • jerry adams
    Jan 4, 2011
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      The Byte came with Alkaline batteries.

      Alkaline are the most common batteries that people use, cheapest.

      Princetontec says that the Byte will work with Alkaline or Lithium.  The burn
      time spec is for Alkaline.

      I assume the test should be done with Alkaline.

      From: redbike64 <redbike64@...>
      To: backpackgeartesters@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tue, January 4, 2011 3:27:03 PM
      Subject: [backpackgeartesters] Re: MEMBER COMMENT - Princetontec Byte Test

      Has anybody tried NiMH cells? You'll only get about 2.4V total but their output
      curves are much better than alkalines. There's also disposable lithium, which
      put out 1.5+V for extended periods (but are expen$ive).

      I'm very interested in what y'all find out.



      --- In backpackgeartesters@yahoogroups.com, Derek Hansen <derek.hansen@...>
      > This is bizarre. My guess is that the light draws too much amperage and kills
      >off the battery -- a single burn until the life is sucked out. Subsequent uses
      >require more amperage from the battery and it just doesn't have it.
      > ~derek
      > On Jan 4, 2011, at 1:53 PM, Edward wrote:
      > > Wacky. I don't see why turning off the lamp would cause this

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